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Maekawa Bar

Map & Directions 601 S. King St., Ste. 206
Seattle, WA 98104
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206-622-0634
  • Japanese, Sushi
  • Mon-Thu 6pm-12am, Fri-Sat 6pm-2am
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Takeout
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • Garage, Meters, Street

Description

Seattle Weekly's Description

Maekawa is Seattle's first, and arguably its most authentic, izakaya. Izakayas are Japanese pubs that typically host a boisterous after-work crowd of businessmen and underage students. Here you won't find sushi but easy fare like tonkatsu, udon, and tempura. Drunk staples like takoyaki (octopus fritters) are served with pink bonito shavings; fish cakes arrive blanketed in bubbling cheese; and the food is more likely to come with a hefty dollop of mayonnaise than a bizarre garnish. Their ramen (not pho) is unmatched, if unchallenged, in Seattle. Mugs upon mugs of cold Sapporo are available to chase it all down.

 
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  • Jennifer C. on 02/06/10

    You should definitely put butter on your ramen. Everything here is good.

  • Nessa C. on 08/04/11

    The bento box is your friend! Try a new dish with a familiar one and share accordingly. I recommend the yakiniku, agedashi tofu, chicken katsu, tenzaru soba, and salmon with shiitake mushroom.

  • Naomi B. on 04/30/10

    Order the kakuni. Pork belly bliss

  • Mike R. on 08/05/10

    always order takoyaki. down it with some nigori sake. a bummer the natto is gone. 美味しい!

  • Paolo M. on 01/15/10

    Order the beef tongue! Ramen's good, too.

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