About Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky
Spring Hill Restaurant & Bar is now Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky. Same owner. Same chef. Same location. Same commitment to good food. Just a different approach and a brand new menu. Inspired by Hawaii and perfect for sharing, our new menu encourages you to have a bit more fun with it all. And the best part: our famous fried chicken is now on the menu every night of the week.
Seattle, WA 98116
Hawaiian, Northwest, Asian
Hours of Operation:
Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm
Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
Wed–Sun 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
Genesee Street and Oregon Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking along California Avenue SW, Genesee and Oregon Streets. Free West Seattle Junction parking lots located at Oregon Street and 44th Avenue SW and Oregon Street and 42nd Avenue SW.
Bus routes 22, 54 and 55 travel between West Seattle and Downtown Seattle approximately every 15-30 minutes. For specific times call Metro rider information or visit their website.
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact us for more information at 206.935.1075
Private Party Contact:
Marjorie Chang Fuller: (206) 935-1075
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky Ratings and Reviews
Staff was awesome, food was amazing, didnt have to wait too long, they are NOT lying when they say you don't see the bottom of your glass for your mimosa, oh yes...I said MIMOSA and all you can drink for only 14$. So good. Only thing is its super loud (on a sunday for brunch) but that would NEVER keep me away. I am only saying that for date-types.
Absolutely amazing gluten free fried chicken. Every piece was perfectly crisp and moist. The flavors did not disappoint, they were traditional yet so much bolder. The gluten "full" version was a bit on the salty side. Many reviews recommended the curry bacon friend rice but it was disappointing. It was very rich and just seemed to have to much going on, the potential flavors were lost.
Most other dishes can be made gluten free as well. Quite a noise spot though so not the place to go for a quiet dinner.
Ma'ono is the best, I love the brunch menu-the french toast with chicken nuggets (house-made) is the bomb! One of my favorite places for fried chicken for sure. And to top it off, you can order some fine whiskey for when you're feeling fancy and special. Make sure to get reservations for the weekend brunch, so worth it, you don't want to get caught wandering in and realizing its full and all you smell is that fried chicken as you walk back out the door. Thanks Ma'ono! <3
Great food; fried chicken was incredible. The corn dish was fantastic. The curry bacon fried rice was a little salty for my taste - but okay. Pretty good service. Only issue was they accommodated a large group of 12-15 people right next to us so it was a lot louder than normal with that party talking over each other to be heard. Glad they were seated about halfway thru our meal. Besides that noise level it was great.
Went for the Start of Restaurant week and chose to order off the regular menu and my friend ordered the Restaurant Week Special. $33 for 3 courses I had the loco moco and it was delicious, nice beef patty, topped by an egg that was perfectly cook, and there was also a piece of the Portuguese sausage. I missed the brown gravy on the loco moco. On The special had duck wings for the appetizer and that was awesome, the Lomi Lomi Salmon was good but the pudding for dessert had coconut in it and that was not listed on the menu.
We've been coming to Ma'ono for years and always enjoyed our meals, but this particular visit was really disappointing. Everything was overly salty and we waited for over half an hour in between our appetizer and our meal. In fact, we got some of the food sooner because we waved our server down and asked her where our food was. She hurried some of the order over and brought the rest later. Noise level is beyond annoying and made the ridiculously long wait in between courses even worse.
Fantastic as always! Divine Fried Chicken, delicious cocktails and even went for the Okra (which I'd never been a fan of until trying Chef's preparation at Ma'Ono). Our server was even kind enough to bring a slice of their scrumptious Banana Cream Pie with a candle in it, since we were celebrating my husband's big 5-0 with friends. Thanks Ma'Ono!
I have been here a few times and the more i go to this restaurant, the more frustrated i get about their reservation only policy for table seating. Even when there are tables available.
I made reservations for 6pm and arrived at 5:45pm. I noticed that there were tables that were completely empty, but i was told by the hostess that my only option was to wait 15 min before i got seated since there was also no seating at the bar. She would not seat us earlier than 6pm. I came back at the reserved time (at the persuasion of the person I was with) and those tables were still empty when they finally decided to seat us.
For a fried chicken place - it's very pretentious about seating. At least once you're seated they treat you very nicely. I find the entire process, though, ridiculous and not customer friendly.
Took some out of town friends for Sunday brunch - food was excellent, as always. We were a little surprised by how loud the restaurant was (there was a crying baby at the next table that we could barely hear) but overall it didn't detract from our conversation or experience.
A friend recommended that we go here for supper for the last night of our honeymoon stay in the Seattle area after she saw something on a food channel about Fried Chicken and Whiskey. Whoever makes the ribs is now my best friend. I literally ate some of the bones because the ribs were so delicious and tender I didn't realize that it was happening. The restaurant was out of chicken when we arrived, but we were still able to get a spicy chicken sandwich, and I'd make the drive just for another one with some Whiskey from the Northwest. Everything was ridiculous - including the $10 carrots. Yes, carrots. We are trying to replicate them for supper at home everyday until we are satisfied with our efforts. Incredible.
We were disappointed. And I hate to say that because other reviews raved about the food so we went with confidence- for the price, not worth it. Curry fried rice - soggy. The raw tuna in the poki was soft (bad). Chicken was good but @ $30 for 10 pieces, not THAT good High on hype, short on delivery.
First, the restaurant was freezing. It was a warm-ish summer day, but outside had gotten cold and it was even colder in the restaurant. Everyone in the place was in tank tops and shivering. When we asked to turn the AC down a tad, they said they could not due to the open kitchen. I actually walked back to my office nearby to get a jacket. Second, the food is great but there are no gluten free options except for gluten-free fried chicken which you have to order 24 hours ahead. Makes the choices very limited for those of us who must avoid it. The servers look at you like you have three heads if you ask for something without gluten. I'm a foodie, and I can eat almost anywhere without a problem. They simply don't care. That's unusual for Seattle these days.
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