Right under a sign that welcomes you with ALOHA, not one, but three Japanese maneki-neko (“beckoning cat”) figurines – symbols of good luck – are at the Marination ma kai ordering counter to welcome you too. We dropped by just after the doors at Seacrest Boathouse were unlocked for an unspecified period in “soft open” mode. The sign on the door explains the “limited menu” we reported last night – the basic fare their truck serves:
By 11:10, they were already fairly busy. They’re expecting to stay open tonight till 8.
P.S. See more of what’s happening inside and outside the renovated restaurant space in our sneak-peek report from last week.