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All 91 East Brunswick Restaurants

Makkoli Seafood Buffet

415 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ
1-877-MAKKOLI
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Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Buffet
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English first
New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

For several times, I have been to Makkoli and every time I dine here, it is like the first. Always, I look forward to savor the wide array of sushi, seafood, General Tso's Chicken and fresh oysters, among others. I find Makkoli clean and the staff are friendly. My daughter just called for our reservation to celebrate the birthday of... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We all enjoyed it. The sushi is good (not excellent) and the place is nothing fancy but for the cost of 14$ it's a very good value. Everything was fresh and the Chinese food was good and not too oily.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Simply the freshest tasting sushi around by alot. Good variety and hot food is very tasty too. Consistantly excellent

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Howell, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My wife & I arrived around 7:15 PM, small crowd in the restaurant, we were seated. The sushi has to be some of the freshest I have ever eaten. Large selection of salads, fish , Hot food, soup, and dessert. Tried new things some were very good others I can live without. The seaweed salad was very good, I tried... More 

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Jamesburg, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great place for lunch or dinner. Pleasant atmosphere, polite staff, busy but not noisy, food very well made for a buffet, Complete sushi bar along with 20-25 hot dishes, Soups, salads, cake & fruit deserts. Dine as fast or slow as you like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

I go here almost every weekend & love it! My boyfriend and I are addicted! My only problem is they should offer more crab legs because they put out so little & people grab them fast & they also take too Long to put them out. other than that one complaint they're amazing & I can't wait to go again... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The atmosphere is in need of an overhaul. The walls need repair the furniture looks worn. Its showing its age. The quality of the food has gone down significantly. When I asked to speak with the manager regarding how cold the food was the hostess replied I'm NOT the owner!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I have a little mixed feeling about this restaurant. I have been here so many times before. Usually they serve good food. But for some reason my most recent visit wasn't that great. Service is always good. I would say it is average on food. I have eaten better food here on evenings and weekends. I would go back again... More 

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Colonia, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I selected Makkoli since it had the best reviews of this type of restaurant in the area. I understand a lot of reviews are bogus, but family was in and was looking for a decent place. This place was a wonderful surprise; food was fresh & delicious, sushi station was the best I have ever to for this type of... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We go here regularly. Great value for the variety of dishes available. They serve plenty of shrimp tempura which I love. The sushi is fresh. Hot tea with free refills is included in the buffet price. In other restaurants you have to pay extra for the tea. The green tea ice cream is a favorite dessert for my family. I... More 

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Additional Information about Makkoli Seafood Buffet

Address: 415 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ
Phone Number: 1-877-MAKKOLI
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Japanese

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