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Kingfish Cafe - CLOSED

602 19th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-4009
+1 206-320-8757
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
1 Jun 2015
“historic and excellent”
14 Jan 2015
“This restaurant has closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
602 19th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-4009
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1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed June 1, 2015

Now if you like the history of soul food in Seattle and plain old history including Jimmy Hendrix ,then these sisters will bedazzle you with their beauty and good cooking ,,try the greens and mint Juleps this soul food is the best ,,,in town ,,thanks...More

Reviewed January 14, 2015

Sad, sad, sad. This was a great little soulful southern restaurant and a gathering spot for musicians and anyone who loved jazz. Bye, bye, Kingfish.

1  Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed December 25, 2014

The family that runs this place are very warm, but this place is expensive and the food average at best. The comfort of the furniture is also a bit hit and miss.

Thank Atul B
Reviewed December 21, 2014

Absolutely love this restaurant! The food is outstanding, the service is excellent and the cocktails are superior. Seattle has some of the best restaurants I have ever visited, but when it come to Southern style comfort food, nothing in Seattle holds a candle to Kingfish....More

Thank Ricci K
Reviewed December 15, 2014

What a delightful surprise! I went to Kingfish primarily because it was close to a concert venue and the idea of southern food sounded good. My expectations, given this is the Pacific Northwest, were not high. What I found was some of the best southern...More

Thank SeattleLifejazz
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Kingfish is one of those places that you can call a treasure. Seattle is a great food scene, but Southern comfort food is somewhat limited. We usually go for lunch, and mostly order the friend chicken salad, with an order of corn bread on the...More

Thank WestcoastRay
Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is one of my "go to" restaurants whenever I'm in the area or whenever I have friends in town. The waiters are always very friendly and attentive to our needs. The menu is wonderful and offers everything you could ask for in a soul...More

Thank Janaya M
Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Located about 15 minutes away from the downtown Seattle area. I was curious to give this restaurant a chance for being owned by retired NBA basketball player Gary Payton after reading an article about former athletes restaurants to try. The restaurant was a slight challenge...More

Thank Denny T
Reviewed October 11, 2014

I really was set to love this place: I reviewed the menu online, loving the descriptions and attitude. And, I had heard good things from several people. I was set to go! Our party of four arrived at 8 pm on a Frida night, waited...More

1  Thank sharon l
Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is the third time I have been to the restaurant and this visit was disappointing. The meal was just so so and the restaurant was uncomfortable due to being too warm. I had the chicken salad and the chicken was good but the salad...More

Thank Ruth S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 19th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-320-8757
  • E-mail
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