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Makona Restaurant

Atamu Tekena, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
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Ranked #5 of 32 restaurants in Hanga Roa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chilean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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98 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I stayed on Easter Island for over a week and tried tons of restaurants. This was one of the few that we went to on multiple occasions. The waiter, who I think is also the owner, is a really nice guy, and speaks good English too. The menu has English listings in addition to the normal Spanish listings. The best... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Dived all day, really hungry. Great ceviche, great steak, great service and a good street presence. For the linguistically lazy the menu is in Spanish and English....Wanted to return on my last evening on the Island, unfortunately closed.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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230 reviews 230 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Heck, you are steps away from the ocean - why eat anything else. Options abound but this place is sure thing if seafood is what you seek.

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Phoenix, Arizona
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had an excellent fish dinner here! The service was a little spotty. But the food was worth it. The view of the water is beautiful. We missed the sunset but could only imagine how amazing it would be from this restaurant.

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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

As others have already noted this is a very good place to eat and it serves particularly good fish dishes with a variety of interesting sauces. The service is friendly and prompt, by local standards and if you are on the island for a few nights this is definitely a place that you should try at least once. A table... More

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Belgrade Lakes, Maine
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My favorite island restaurant because of the amazing sauces on the *very* fresh fish. Be sure to try the 5-pepper sauce...it get's 5 stars! Also, if you're craving veg, instead of rice or salad, get the stir-fried veg... Great! Only frustration is that it seemed to frequently be closed or to open fairly late in the evening for dinner. Other... More

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Austin, TX
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

food is overpriced on the island and this is no exception but at least the food is tasty and well prepared.

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Langstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Popped in to avoid a rain shower and had a really excellent meal. I had fish in a coconut and fruit sauce and my partner had a steak. Both dishes were really very good. The service was quick and friendly. It was reasonably priced for Easter Island. Couldn't ask for much more.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

When we weren't eating empanadas, we were at Makona for the large variety of fresh fish and ways to have it prepared. Everything we ordered was excellent, prepared perfectly, and very tasty. Service was fast and precise and the food costs are very reasonable. You can get just about anything to drink as the waiter runs to the grocery store... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Our hotel host said this was his favorite restaurant on the island, and we were not disappointed. The strength of the restaurant is the way the fish is prepared, with your choice of very flavorful sauces. The portion size was perfect for us, and the prices were very reasonable considering the quality and the location. The atmosphere is nice enough,... More

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