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Marination Ma Kai

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1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2028
+1 206-328-8226
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“kalbi beef” (15 reviews)
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Bar, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little spot near Alki beach with a nice big patio. We were there at happy hour and had some drinks and Aloha fries. Foot was very tasty and super cheap for happy hour! We will be taking the water taxi back...More

Thank Foodie4Life1982
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Having eaten here several times over the last couple of years, my wife and I were looking forward to dining with some visitors from the east coast. Happily, their choices of tacos and sliders lived up to their expectations. Not to happily, our orders of...More

Thank WSPres
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The food was above average and the beer was great but the view, across the sound, of downtown was great especially at dusk

Thank Carl R
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Take the water taxi from Pier 52 to West Seattle and right when you get of the boat, you will find this place. I never had Hawaian food and decided to try it. I did not regret it! They have some smaller bites like all...More

Thank 597Marco
Reviewed September 20, 2017

My husband & I were visiting our son in Seattle & decided to take the ferry over to West Seattle to see the sights. Our son recommended we get off the ferry quickly to run over to this restaurant. That was indeed a good recommendation....More

Thank Maryellen M
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic views of the city, plenty of outdoor dog friendly seating, good selection on both food and beers

Thank Lfcynwaklopp
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I love the fried fish and I get it with the kimchi tartre sauce. The view is awesome. This place can get busy and parking is poor so get there early.

Thank allysonh99
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I had there Taco Salad with Pork it was great. Ate on the deck which has a beautiful view of Seattle. Also had shaved ice for dessert, made we want to go back to Hawaii. Will definitely return!!

Thank seattlegray
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Local friends brought us here for lunch and we sat at the picnic tables on the water side facing the dock. This must be the best view of the city! This is an informal place. You order your food at a counter, find a table,...More

Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Took the ferry from Seattle to Marination Ma Kai which is so convenient since the ferry docks right near the restaurant. It was a short 10minute ride. We sat outdoors but it was a bit crowded. We had some beer, li hing mui margaritas and...More

Thank kukana m
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Nearby Attractions
Alki Beach
838 reviews
1.41 miles away
King County Water Taxi
20 reviews
.03 miles away
Alki Point Lighthouse
23 reviews
2.04 miles away
Hamilton Viewpoint Park
20 reviews
.32 miles away
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Jamie B
August 18, 2017|
Response from ebcnaz | Reviewed this property |
Technically no, but some do it if they come in from the back side
Sibylla O
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Al D | Reviewed this property |
The water taxi can be caught at the far North end of the main ferry terminal at the foot of Marion street. A new dock is being prepared so that may change by end of summer. Lots of non-spicey choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2028
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-328-8226
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