The Kingfish Cafe
Seattle, WA 98112
- Sun, Sat 10am-2am, Mon-Thu 11:30am-2am
- Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
- Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
- Full bar
- Not Accepted
Seattle Weekly's Description
Seattle is peppered with inventive and quirky dishes featuring delicate flavors, but sometimes a girl just wants a piece of deep-fried chicken with a side of butter-soaked collard greens and sweet potatoes. The Kingfish Cafe offers food inspired by owners Laurie and Leslie Coaston's Alabama ancestors. The key to good Southern food is fat, a notion that Kingfish embraces with aplomb. Even the menu's veggie options--macaroni and cheese and griddlejacks (a fried black-eyed-pea-and-veggie cake)âcomprise enough dairy fat to make you gain 20 pounds just by inhaling the fumes. To tide you over at the bar while you wait, Kingfish offers the city's stiffest mint julep, adorably served in a Mason jar. And whatever you do, order dessert, even if you don't think you have room for it. Kingfish is so famous for its cakes, people have been known to order a slice with brunch. If ever there was a reason to own pants with an elastic waistband, Kingfish is it.
Tips from foursquare
My fave fried chicken and greens in Seattle. Red velvet cake the size of your face! Crab cakes to die for. And amazing photography, family memorabilia and decors.
Seattle Weekly's Readers Choice for Best Soul Food in 2011! Find more winners with our Best Of App!
Probably one of the best southern-style restaurants I've ever been to!
get the side of cornbread as well, it comes with a fantastic pepper jam
Close the door behind you when it's cold out! It gets stuck on the pavement outside.
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