Kau Kau Barbeque Market

656 S King St (at Maynard Ave S), Seattle, WA 98104, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.6/10

Based on 89 votes

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  • BBQ pork
  • lunch specials
  • roast pig and rice
  • duck
  • great value
  • off-menu items
  • wonton soup
  • good for groups
  • good for a quick meal
  • big portions
  • whiskey
  • chicken
  • noodles
  • fried rice
  • beef
  • curries
  • inexpensive
  • brunch food
  • dinner
  • chow mein
  • Seattle Weekly

    Voted Best Ducks in a Row in Best of Seattle 2010! An explosion of flavor that will make you melt and keep you coming back for more!

    Seattle Weekly · December 14, 2010
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  • China Daily USA

    Famous for their BBQ pork, Kau Kau's affordable fare is a must when in Seattle.

    China Daily USA · June 7, 2011
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  • Vania K.

    Tasty fatty roast pork!

    Vania K · January 17, 2012
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  • Praisye S.

    Get the bbq pork!! Nyummieee. U will love it.

    Praisye Sandy · August 15, 2010
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  • R. Lariza B.

    bbq pork is always crispy and juicy at the same time -- definitely worth every penny :)

    R. Lariza B. · October 16, 2010
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  • Christopher S.

    The BBQ Pork Roast Pig are amazing

    Christopher Sterling · July 27, 2010
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  • Brian T.

    Go and have some BBQ Pork or Duck!! You will not be sorry you tried this place.

    Brian Theissen · March 16, 2009
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  • Alan L.

    The lunch special used to include two choices of meat/eggroll, but now only includes one.

    Alan L · March 23, 2012
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  • LaMar B.

    BBQ Pork is excellent.

    LaMar Berry · August 27, 2012
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  • ɐzǝɹ .

    The side pork is amazing!

    ɐzǝɹ  · June 26, 2012
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  • Sam S.

    BBQ combination over rice is theee best! and don't forget to ask for the sauceeee

    Sam Sicilya · December 7, 2011
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  • Anthony S.

    Nice and friendly service, cheap food, but tasteful.

    Anthony Sayles · August 21, 2011
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  • Shannon W.

    The BBQ pork is the bomb!! And the $4.99 lunch special with BBQ pork, rice veggies & an extra dish is a great deal!!

    Shannon W · March 12, 2010
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  • Mike S.

    Lunch box at mid-day or roast pork + bbq pork at dinner.

    Mike Schechter · February 23, 2010
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  • Dan S.

    Ignore the dead things in the window. Order the ginger onion chicken (not on the menu). I'm told the pork dishes are incredible but I wouldn't know...

    Dan Shapiro · January 18, 2010
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  • Laurentia H.

    Get their roasted duck, cha siu (BBQ pork), and salted chicken. They're the best around! On the weekend, expect to stand in line for at least 30 minutes.

    Laurentia H · October 1, 2014
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  • Lyn Y.

    My go to place for yummy roast pig and rice!

    Lyn Yancha · August 12, 2014
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  • Nann B.

    Excellent BBQ Pork, Roasted Pork

    Nann B · March 1, 2013
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  • Lyssa A.

    The BEST BBQ IN SEATTLE! Gotta have the roasted pork and BBQ pork everytime. And roasted duck with plum sauce. Also try pot stickers, wonton soup, and beef chow mein. :D Hope this helps!

    Lyssa Ashlee · October 2, 2011
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  • Jennifer A.

    Hong Kong style noodles in the beef tomato curry. Delicious!

    Jennifer Armentrout · August 3, 2011
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  • Restita D.

    Ask for "roast pig and rice". If you like pork, you'll LOVE this place's roast pork! Get the duck too!

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  • John C.

    One pound of BBQ pork is *a lot*!

    John Cormie · March 23, 2010
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  • Sandy W.

    Literally the worst service. Do not go here.

    Sandy Whittington · 12 hours ago
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  • Aya S.

    BBQ pork is my favorite thing to get.

    Aya Sato · 1 week ago
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  • Oremo O.

    The $6 lunch specials are a good deal.

    Oremo Ochillo · November 21, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    Mark Fuller, chef of Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whiskey, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Roasted duck. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 22, 2014
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  • stew t.

    BBQ pork duh!

    stew tong · August 7, 2014
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  • Stefanie H.

    Their bbq pork is to die for! Also try the roasted pig!

    Stefanie Hansen · July 3, 2014
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  • Bren I.

    Fantastic Chinese BBQ pork. Really exceptional.

    Bren Inman · May 25, 2014
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  • Gabrielle K.

    King of roast pork

    Gabrielle Kauffmann · March 31, 2014
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  • Brian G.

    BBQ Pork + Lunch Special is the way to go!!!

    Brian Goff · November 4, 2013
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  • Mayanne F.

    BBQ Fried rice, bbq pork, house special crunchy noodle and roast pork.

    Mayanne Feliciano · August 26, 2013
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  • Franziska M.

    Great place to eat in Chinatown. Order the Kau Kau for Two for just 20 Dollars in total. Delicious and you definitly can take a lot of food home. Really big portions.

    Franziska Mlink · August 8, 2013
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  • Ravi S.

    Barbecue pork FTW!

    Ravi S · May 10, 2013
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  • This Is O.

    Best BBQ pork ever!

    This Is Ozone · March 2, 2013
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  • Kristin W.

    ill repeat it. but BEST chashiu I've ever had in my life

    Kristin W. · January 27, 2013
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  • Kay C.

    Great BBQ (pork & Duck)

    Kay Chinn · September 2, 2012
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  • Bill C.

    Go for the BBQ great, Peking Duck go elsewhere, mah mah, hoo hoo!

    Bill Caples · July 6, 2012
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  • Tom P.

    Sign out front is true. Best BBQ. Mustard will clear your mind

    Tom Pensabene · March 22, 2012
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  • Ron M.

    Best bbq pork!

    Ron Mendoza · January 4, 2012
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  • Hillary E.

    Get just a half pound of their duck or pork. Or just sit down for the lunch special.

    Hillary Eaton · November 20, 2011
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  • Judy K.

    Best BBQ pork in Seattle.

    Judy Kinney · September 5, 2011
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  • Don O.

    They charge 50 cents per person for tea. So if you don't plan on drinking tea while you're here, tell them you don't want any.

    Don O · April 27, 2011
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  • Britt B.

    $7.99 vegi lunch special and I always have leftovers for dinner. Plus it's delicious!

    Britt Bertolucci Cao · December 23, 2009
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