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Makoto Japanese Steak House

297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
609-978-9986
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Ranked #7 of 65 Restaurants in Manahawkin
Cuisines: Japanese, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you like Japanese its a great place. They cook on the grill rightin front of you. The chefs like to tease and play with the crowd so if you like that it's fun. They small kids love it!! Food is great but be prepared to drink a lot the next day they use lots of salt. A bit pricey.... More 

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Makoto has the best sushi in the area. The owner Tan is friendly and makes sure all customers are served quickly. Also Alex the sushi chef is the best. Try it, you won't be sorry.

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When I come here with my son, he loves sitting at the hibachi tables to watch the antics of the chefs and laugh with other guests. I like the hibachi, but even more, I like the Japanese dishes that you don't usually see at hibachi or sushi restaurants. They make a delicious eggplant with miso, which is sweet and satisfying.... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My family went here for dinner while on vacation and it was great!!! The food was good and the chef was entertaining for the kids!!! Could be a little bit cleaner but other than that it was very fun. Would come back again.

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Forked River, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went with a group of friends for a sushi feast. We had a variety of rolls and sashimi. It was fresh an quite good. I like that it is a byob, it makes eating out more reasonable price wise. There was a wait for the Hibachi and I really didn't care for the set up of that area. he... More 

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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The sushi chef is very good and very creative, giving the evening an entertaining flair. Though the lights are dim, I couldn't get past the dirty tip jars, bathrooms and floors yuk If they could clean it better, I might go back. Also ventilation is not good and you will smell like hibachi even if sitting on the other side.

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

My boyfriend and I went for a quick late lunch the other day and had an almost wonderful experience! We were the only people in the restaurant so the service was excellent and the food was very quickly made. The sushi came out so fast, I was amazed. My boyfriend also ordered the chicken teriyaki and it was just a... More 

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Toms River
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103 reviews 103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in on a slow week night. I had #62, beef negimaki for $15.95, the meat was tough and the sauce greasy and heavy handed. The ambiance is fine. Hostess could use a smile or two. While wait staff was pleasant courses came out too close together and even after setting cup at edge of table had to request a... More 

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Manahawkin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

This is my favorite place to eat. It is by far the most delicious food in the area. My only negative would be that you may not be in the mood for the Hibachi style. But the food is always good and the entertainment is fun.

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Best sushi in town! Love the hibachi dinners. Great entertainment and great food. Lunch or dinner I have been very pleased with both. We eat here once a week and regularly order take out. Don't miss this one.

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Additional Information about Makoto Japanese Steak House

Address: 297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone Number: 609-978-9986
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse

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