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Makaha Restaurant

255 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720-4739
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Ranked #30 of 54 restaurants in Acton
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- May 9, 2014
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25% Recommend
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English first
Dracut, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Thanks guys for always remembering my face. That's so great considering all the regulars who must come alot. I was a weekly regular.friday night usually and I ate in the lounge. If your drinking the service is stellar !!but if you want tea and Siverware you will have to ask for it.other people order food , why that woman does... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Here is the thing about Makaha, if you go with the right expectations, you will be fine. This is a typical cheap Chinese food restaurant. If this restaurant was next to the campus of a large university, it would no doubt have countless loyal fans. But it is in Acton. And Acton is fancier than it used to be and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

As a Scot I'm used to very different Chinese food. Been in area 3 or so years and tried this stop last night. PUPU for 2 was a tad greasy but tasty and portions were decent. Service was excellent attentive but not obtrusive Not very expensive as I write this review am thinking of being lazy and ordering take out.... More

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Boxborough, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

There are 3 kinds of Chinese restaurant food in my book. Bad, or really cheap. Good. Top shelf/expensive. I try to eat at the better places in the middle category. This place definitely gets friendly with the preservatives, (according to my better half's gastric system) but I put it on the high end of the good joints. A touch on... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews 100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I get a kick out if sitting in the bar area and sipping on a pretty good Mai Tai. The place has original 1968 decor in good condition. Besides the nostalgia, chinese food like the PuPu platter and other classic, if not a bit greasy, foods done well. The Hot and Sour soup is pretty good too. There is something... More

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Acton, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Ordered over the phone, and went to pick up food. They charged me 80 $ instead of the 20 they were supposed to, and consequently I was out of money because of that, and had to wait the entire weekend before I had the money replaced into my bank account. When confronting the manager about the incident, he was hostile... More

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Concord, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Sure it is unhealthy and a tad greasy, but this is the way American Chinese food is supposed to taste! Even the inside is a throw back to the 80's...

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This place has been around for years... A group decision made and I had no choice but to go. Food tasteless, not freshly cooked, reheated, terikayi on stick was dry and hard. Food not hot, sent back rice as it was cold. Drinks were terrible....mai tai's tasted like they were made with powdered mix. Service in the bar was slow... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 via mobile

Nothing special but not bad. This is typical Chinese food you'd find at a buffet. It's easy take-out. No frills interior. You can get all of the usual stuff.

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Boston, MA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

The menu contains nothing especially exciting and the execution is nothing special. It is reliably average.

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