Zaika Bar and Lounge

4.2
14 reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary Indian

Top tags:

Good Vegetarian Options
Casual
Zaika means “taste”, but to us it means so much more than that. It’s the immediate feeling of surprise and joy when you taste something outstanding for the first time. We strive for that feeling in everything we do and every experience we get to share with our guests

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 14 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.3
Service
3.9
Ambience
3.8
Value
Noise · Moderate
69% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ManasaC
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Fresh ingredients, good selection of vegetarian option. Not your typical Indian restaurant. It has a good variety of options from different parts of India. Desserts had a different twist as well. Will definitely plan another visit to try things I missed the first time.

RD
RipuDamanG
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice place with innovative and nice tasting food. Tried cocktails, small plate items and masala chai. Me and my wife loved everything.

AH
AdamH
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We had a very nice night at Zaika. The food was quite good - shared 3 small and 3 large plates with a group of 4. Drinks were interesting, especially the Mumbai Mule. Recommended to try if you are in the mood for Indian but want a more modern atmosphere/take.

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vipMazie
Seattle
14 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a delicious sharable dinner for 4---go with the waiter or owners reccomendations.

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Anand
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Service was a bit slow but very courteous. Food was really good.

SP
vipSueP
London
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience2

I'm really sorry but someone needs to call this out. We've just paid $83.68 for disinterested service and, quite frankly, appalling food.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

Pretty unimpressed

Would not return

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Wolf
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

This place has amazing food. Everything we had was inspired and the Mumbai Mule is popular for a reason. One thing to note: everything was intensely rich, even for a vegetarian. If I could ask for anything from Zaika, it'd be a vegetarian starter or main that was as big on flavor as everything we had but did so without dairy. Mostly so we could've ordered that in addition to the rest of our food to compliment and cut through the richness.

Overall, highly suggest this place to anyone seeking upscale Indian cuisine

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service were great. Such wonderful flavors.

RN
RobinN
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

We wanted to be blown away, but unfortunately weren't. It's good, don't get me wrong. But not just what we were expecting based on photos and hype online. The menu was a bit confusing (under the stuffed bell pepper ingredients, it pretty much just said "stuffed bell pepper" again LOL), not many vegetarian options, the cocktails were probably the best part. Food took a lonnnnng time to arrive, even though the restaurant wasn't full and there seemed to be plenty of staff on the floor. Servers and manager were extremely friendly.

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Ankit
7 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience5

I made an appointment with the restaurant couple of week’s ago for my wife’s birthday. They did not personalize our experience at all, no one even cared to mention happy birthday or have our table reserved. It just felt like walking in. Would have been fine on a casual day but it did not meet my expectations. Pretty disappointed.

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vipMazie
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Go early. The food is terrific. They have large plates and small plates to share. I called it Indian tapas.

CB
CanBeBetter
Miami
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience4

Nice restaurant concept that needs better execution. Overwhelmed maître d' didn’t keep guest seating organized when there were only 5 parties waiting; ambitious but poorly mixed drinks; good presentation but average tasting food; well intentioned but average service (shared food plates were set at the edge of the table instead of middle; check was delivered before the food was cleared) Expensive for the quality of service and food

OT
OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We came here for my husband’s birthday and had a wonderful experience! We found the Indian twist in the menu especially , interesting !

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Zaika Bar and Lounge using the Order Online button. Zaika Bar and Lounge also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar and Postmates. Zaika Bar and Lounge also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 432-9355.

Zaika Bar and Lounge is rated 4.2 stars by 14 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.