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Maneki Restaurant

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304 6th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-2714
206-622-2631
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Real Japanese food

This is one of the more authentic Japanese restaurants in Seattle; Maneki offers a comprehensive menu that specializes in Japanese home cooking: takoyaki, agedashi tofu, motsuni, fresh natto, and shiokara. The sushi is very good for the price too but Maneki is more of an izakaya. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Seattle
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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is one of the more authentic Japanese restaurants in Seattle; Maneki offers a comprehensive menu that specializes in Japanese home cooking: takoyaki, agedashi tofu, motsuni, fresh natto, and shiokara. The sushi is very good for the price too but Maneki is more of an izakaya. The restaurant has been in the same non-descript building on a side street for... More 

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Beijing, China
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255 restaurant reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

A staple of Seattle and its legacy of immigration - not to be disappointed when you arrive. Very reasonable prices especially considering the high quality and selection of the food - they have it all, takiyoki, yakitori, hamachi kama, toro and uni... The uni with quail egg was especially delicious - very clean flavor. Also recommend getting the black cod... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The blackened codfish melts in your mouth, the sushi is incredible, and for a sushi restaurant the prices are great! Always call ahead for a reservation. If not, try showing up and seeing if you can get a spot at the sushi bar in the back. Tatami rooms are great for larger parties.

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Clifton Park, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Black Cod was amazing. Location in Chinatown (International District). Old Japanese restaurant in the nation. They also have salmon collar (it's not in the menu so you have to ask for it).

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Edmonds, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been coming here, with just three owners, since 1989. Nothing much has changed, including the recipes. Many of the original waitresses are still around bartending and waiting on tables. Amazing! The traditional Japanese food is consistently good and be sure to check out the specials on the back wall. Ask for help because it's written in Japanese. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Just thinking about what I ate here last night makes me want to come back! My flight was delayed and I arrived late to meet friends and family with my huge suitcase and the hostess was nice enough to keep my suitcase behind the screen so I wouldn't have to worry about it. Food was already ordered and everything was... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Went here with some fisherfriends who definitely know their stuff. Maneki didn't disappoint. Cute little place and not pretentious at all. Service staff was super friendly and our food came out SUPER promptly. The sushi rolls are fantastic...not drenched in sauce or too gussied up. As my friend told me, 'It's nice to actually because the flavor of the fish... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I recommend the black cod and highly recommend making a reservation (I couldn't get through calling so I sent a text to their other number and got a reply). All the food was delicious. A couple next to us said they came in yesterday and liked it so much that they came again that next day lol

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

This was a great discovery for me. After reading multiple reviews in local magazines I have decided to give it a try. Parking is ample on the street and free after 6 pm. The place was packed. There are 2 bars . One upfront and does not have a sushi chef. You order the food from an older lady. The... More 

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Welland, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I have a favorite local Sushi place that is amazing and also All-You-Can-Eat, so when we go out for Sushi we are most often disappointed. I must say that Maneki's has the most bang for your buck of anywhere else we have been for Sushi, and had really good flavor as well! Being a vegetarian, I only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 304 6th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-2714
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 206-622-2631

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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