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The Avenues, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 22597120
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Ranked #103 of 307 Restaurants in Kuwait City
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Japanese
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Description: Located at the largest Shopping Mall in Kuwait, Maki the Avenues brings contemporary fusion Japanese cuisine in a fine dining style to the Avenues.
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Greetings. I was at the Maki in The Avenues mall in Kuwait and experienced the worst Japanese style dining of my life, on any continent. The service was non-existent, the sushi was dry, flavorless, and old. The rice was hard(we're in the middle east, how do you not find good rice!!) I also made the mistake of ordering Gyoza(dumplings) that... More 

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Director at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit and your review. I am sorry that your experience was not enjoyable. We value your opinion and will take your comments into serious consideration. We would also like to invite you to contact us at Toufic.salloum@olivermaki.com and leave us a phone number to reach you. This way we can listen to your... More 

Kuwait
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

My best restaurant at Kuwait, should I say more? Try the spicy edamame, beef teriyaki, sesame chicken, special prawns tempura & negimayaki! They're a must!

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Director at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit and your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed our cuisine and I thank you for your patronage. I look forward to the pleasure of hosting you again soon. Best Regards Joe Hajjali More 

Manama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is my first time having Japanese food and I loved both the food and five star service. I highly recommend sajoud Maki and the smoked braised rib that the manager informed me is exclusive to maki . I am definately coming back

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Director at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you so very much for your patronage and your kind review. I am happy that you enjoyed our food and hospitality. Besides Sajouda Maki™, I would recommend trying Tara Maki™, and Dr. Samer Maki™ next time you are in. We also have a set of featured house beverages to quench your thirst in this warm... More 

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Maki restaurant located at Avenues Mall Kuwait is only namesake Japanese restaurant. "An authentic food from any country has to be made by the person from that country". Good Japanese food can be prepared only by Japanese Chefs. Unfortunately, the food from Maki tasted not so good and was very pricey. Overall: 3 Stars

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Director at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit and your review. I am sorry you did not enjoy your experience. At award-winning Maki restaurant we have been touted by gourmands for having one of the most exquisite Japanese fusion menus in the region. Just to clarify, though, our cuisine is not traditional Japanese; rather it is based on Japanese cooking,... More 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Excellent customer care! Soothing atmosphere and food was delicious! First experience for me and will not be the last!

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Director at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you for your visit and your kind review. At Maki the Avenues we are always glad to welcome you with award-winning Japanese fusion cuisine after a long day of shopping one of the largest Malls in the region. We look forward to the pleasure of hosting you again soon. Best Regards Joe Hajjali More 

Los Angeles
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

this is kinda American style Japanese sushi if you like your rolls xtra mayo crazy crunchy go there. price is not bad

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Director at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you for your visit and your review. Please note that in no way is Maki an “American” style restaurant. The inclusion of mayonnaise in maki rolls is a “fusion” aspect of contemporary Japanese cuisine found at some of the most renowned Japanese restaurants in Dubai, London, and New York. Furthermore, Maki does offer many other... More 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
Top Contributor
776 reviews 776 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
1,204 helpful votes 1,204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

this one Lebanese style food and I went to for breakfast with my friends and we really have good time

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Manager at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you for your visit to Maki and for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and it was a pleasure to host you. Just one minor correction, Maki restaurant is not in any way or form a “Lebanese style” restaurant. We use Mediterranean ingredients in some of our Japanese fusion dishes for... More 

Kuwait
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Well I have to say that the costum here in kuwait that most of the family day out will be concluded with a nice meal in one of the various good resturants here in Kuwait, and simply I can say that Maki is the best of the bests. That of course if you are a Sushi lover

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Manager at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you for your visit to Maki and for your kind review. It will always be our pleasure to host you. Count on new Japanese fusion dishes from us on a consistent basis. Being a sushi lover, you will be pleased to know that we are now receiving regular installments of fresh, blue fin tuna “toro”... More 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I went to Maki Marina Waves The Atomshpere inside not good and they said we can set outside the service was bad wheile your eating one of the waiters come and push the chair the food was goood love it but i wont go to maki marina waves ever agine

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Joe H, Group Business Development and Marketing Manager at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you for the review and for visiting Maki Marina Waves. I am happy to hear that you loved the food; however, I am sorry that your experience was not as good when it came to service. As we value each and every guest, would love for them to have an immaculate experience, and accept nothing... More 

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great first impression when you're given the menu on an iPad. Was taken here for dinner and liked it so much that we went back again a few days later for lunch. The quality and taste of the food is really great. Great service too. Not sure if I should be saying this, but we got free dessert for filling... More 

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Joe H, Group Business Development And Marketing Manager at Maki, responded to this review

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words and your patronage. It is our pleasure to serve you fine Japanese fusion cuisine. As for the complimentary dessert, we are more than happy to offer it to all our VIP’s and new guests. We are very thankful to get your feedback and will constantly strive to do... More 

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Address: The Avenues, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Phone Number: +965 22597120
Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Japanese

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