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Kau Kau

Map & Directions 656 S. King St.
Seattle, WA 98104
  • Barbecue, Chinese
  • Sun-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover
  • Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted
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Seattle Weekly's Description

Kau Kau is so absurdly cheap that it would likely draw a crowd even if it didn't hang glistening roasted ducks in its window, the serious food lovers' equivalent of a flashing neon "eat here" sign. A party of four could spend $30 and head home with leftovers. But price and aesthetics aside, the barbecued meats at this International District institution are terrific, especially when folded into rice or noodles. Don't miss the lo mein with bacon.

Member Reviews

  • cudaclayton wrote a review for Kau Kau
    on 08/24/10

    Kau Kau barbeque lied to me at ruined my wedding meal. I called a month in advance to secure my order for a whole roasted pig. It cost $285 and was supposed to be 45-55 lbs with another 15 lbs. of pork stuffed in it to freed my 120 guests for a grand total of $400. I called the day of to make sure everything was ok and to pay the remainder of the costs. when i got the pig... More >>

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  • Seattle Weekly on 12/14/10

    Voted Best Ducks in a Row in Best of Seattle 2010! An explosion of flavor that will make you melt and keep you coming back for more!

  • China Daily USA on 06/07/11

    Famous for their BBQ pork, Kau Kau's affordable fare is a must when in Seattle.

  • Praisye S. on 08/14/10

    Get the bbq pork!! Nyummieee. U will love it.

  • Vania K. on 01/17/12

    Tasty fatty roast pork!

  • Rudette Lariza B. on 10/15/10

    bbq pork is always crispy and juicy at the same time -- definitely worth every penny :)

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