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KAU KAU Barbeque Market

656 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-2938
+1 206-682-4006
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (10 reviews)
“wonton soup” (4 reviews)
“char siu” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Barbecue
656 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-2938
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me, my wife and another couple went to Kau Kau to expierence some true oriental cooking on the last day of our trip. What a mistake. First off...if the place is not crowded like their neighbors on a Saturday night, you may want to avoid...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the Peking duck. Very good. Was hoping for pancakes, but they serve on buns. Still very good. Also had BBQ pork fried rice and their BBQ pork. All delicious. Big portions. We also ordered the broccoli. There were three of us (2...More

Thank Alexandria B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Decent not great. Had huge portions. The meat was a bit tough . I would not go back. It was not very flavourful.

Thank josephcorbin911111
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to Chinatown on our last day in Seattle. We where standing on the corner looking lt and this kind woman asked if she could help us. We asked where to go to eat. She guided us to Kau Kau and it...More

Thank sick101
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We stayed in International District on our recent visit to Seattle and base on review of Kau Kau BBQ this was the first place we went to eat at and it wasn't worth it. The time of our visit was about 2:00 pm and it...More

Thank nycpr69
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The food was alright, we visited with another couple and everyone enjoyed their dishes. We tried the BBQ pork fried rice and lemon chicken, both good. There are some set menu dishes that look good as well for pretty reasonable prices. Service was quick.

Thank DJ_World_Traveller
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

If your downtown Seattle and want good cheap Chinese food this is the place box of rice with duck 6 bucks enough for two and I'm a heavy eater

Thank jayswann74
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Came because I read the reviews and I wanted some authentic old-school Chinese BBQ and rice. The portion sizes for the BBQ for the dinner special were just OK, especially since I paid extra for the roasted pork, but it wasn't otherwise anything to write...More

Thank SmartyBoy
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I ate here at lunch today. I have always been leary about eating in Chinatown because the cooked ducks and chickens hanging in the window freaked me out. This time, I decided to try something new and we came here. The staff...More

Thank Nawanna A
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Have been dining at Kau Kau since the 80s and have compared their barbecue pork and roast pork all over the US and abroad. I still rank Kau Kau number 1! Their soy sauce chicken is tender and never dry. Prices are cheap and I...More

Thank Southern_CA_Resident
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 656 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104-2938
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-682-4006
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