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Marination Ma Kai

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#9 of 358 Bar in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Local cuisine, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegan Options

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Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews kimchi fried rice sliders kalbi beef fish and chips loco moco taco mac salad french fries tortillas water taxi seattle skyline shaved ice alki beach korean fusion plenty of outdoor seating ferry ride great view of seattle
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Lots of yummy island fare here at reasonable prices. I bring all my out of town guests here. They are impressed by the view and the beuty of the waterfront. Right by the water taxi, this is convenient and classic West Seatle cool.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Fiori C
Reviewed September 24, 2019

This place is really fun. Awesome and affordable menu. Delicious options. Our favorites were fish tacos (grilled, not fried which is awesome!!), kim chi fried rice which is massive and delicious, and fish and chips. Cool atmosphere. Service is counter which I love: quick, affordable,...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Magnus105
Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

This is a must stop each time we visit. The food is unique and very tasty. The Bloody Mary (make sure you get spam in it) is great. Oh, did I mention the views of the city, ferries and all, from the patio is worth...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Joe J
Reviewed September 3, 2019

I enjoyed the upbeat atmosphere and looking out over blue water to Seattle. Fun to see the water taxi leaving West Seattle and headed toward downtown. And the fries--terrific! The sexy tofu tortilla was a good treat.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank gogirltraveler
Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

...don’t be fooled by the “two pieces” description. It’s actually one very small taco with two layers of tortilla. Tasted good though. The mac salad is definitely not Hawaiian style and was not that good. Great view of the water sitting outside. Dogs are allowed...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Yessyhara
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We had a good lunch here, after arriving to SeaTac. A nice location, with great view towards Downtown Seattle. Good mixture of dishes. Good prices.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mael_88
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Amazing views of the Seattle skyline. Oh the food was reasonably priced. We had fish and chicken tacos and a burger with fried egg and fish/chips. The shaved ice was tempting, I dropped off the family and they stood in line while I drove about...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank GoHawksAnkenyIowa
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Best meal we had in Seattle! The restaurant sits out on a dock in west Seattle and sports a terrific view of the city. The menu is robust, reasonable and delicious. The Kimchi Fried Rice was a favorite in our group followed by the Aloha...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed July 2, 2019

it took me about 45 minutes to find a parking and had to walk about 200 yards to get to the restaurant because their parking lot is small. I ordered the kalua pork sliders and it was cold., my wife had their kimchee fried rice...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank kamuelab0y
Reviewed July 1, 2019

My Pork Sandwich was perfectly breaded and fried with asian slaw and aioli mayo. Fish Tacos and the gluten free pork tacos were winners also. Had to have the fries on the side and they did not disappoint. Food came quickly enough to catch the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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June 22, 2019|
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Response from kamuelab0y | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept credit cards.
June 11, 2019|
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Response from LarryGentry | Reviewed this property |
It's the West Seattle water taxi from downtown Seattle. It only goes between Seattle and West Seattle. I think there are a couple of other locations but the views coming back from West Seattle (where Marination is located... More
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Offthecouch65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. There are spots just outside the restaurant and street parking. The better the weather gets the more crowded it will become.
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