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Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

4437 California Ave. SW (SW Genesee St.) Send to Phone
206-935-1075 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A destination for Korean-style fried chicken served with Hawaiian-inspired sides.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky, Seattle, WA

Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky Restaurant Review

: The menu circles the Pacific with Northwest ingredients, American whiskey, Hawaiian side dishes and Korean-style chicken. Ma'ono bills itself as a fried chicken and whiskey destination, which conjures up a far more casual image than this sleek, modern reality. The star of the show is pricey but first-rate fried chicken, a concept that evolved from the popular Monday night fried chicken dinners from the same chef and owner's previous effort, Spring Hill Restaurant & Bar. Brined and then soaked in buttermilk, an order of chicken at Ma'ono (the word means "make tasty" in Hawaiian) is $30 for 10 huge, juicy pieces ($16 for a half order), plus dipping sauces. Add on sides of kimchi and rice. Not a chicken fan? The cheeseburger --- left over from the Spring Hill days --- is legendary. For dessert, try the banana cream pie with cocoa nibs in its crust, or the popcorn ice cream. At brunch, you may order fried chicken nuggets with French toast. Cocktails are another highlight, and there's also a decent selection of whiskey and Scotch.


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