No, it doesn’t have the incredible beachfront view that the West Seattle location has, but Marination in South Lake Union still has the same Hawaiian/Korean/Mexican riffs on beach food that you know and love. On a nice day, nothing will quite hit the spot like their “sexy tofu” tacos and spam macaroni salad, and on a disgustingly rainy day, a giant takeout container of kimchi fried rice is what you need to power through your inbox. Hey, only 579 unread emails until you can go home.
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Marination is the concession stand from you childhood, but with actually great Korean fusion food - and the best views in Seattle.
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