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Makoto's Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar

2124 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607
8282647976
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Ranked #23 of 128 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Boone's original Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar since 1981. Makoto's is the Best Tasting Show in Town! Watch our chefs perform their culinary magic tableside or for a more intimate dining experience, dine in our Sushi Bar. Enjoy the views of our Japanese garden from every table.No reservations. Full ABC permits. Visa, MC, Amex, Discover cards accepted. No personal checks. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Dinner (Open Christmas Eve Lunch 11:00-2:00), Christmas Day.

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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very good food, nice presentation, wait staff was excellent and very attentive. We celebrated a birthday and the extra special private happy birthday song was very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

I came into makotos the other night with my wife and we were seated with two other families. Our waitress deserved 5 stars. When she wasn't assisting us she was helping others. She spoke Spanish to the other families to help them understand the menu. Our chef was also incredible. His food was amazing!! I will be back very soon!!

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Trinity, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were seated quickly and our waiter was very prompt-- drinks and soup came out super fast (which was good because our kids were starving). Bar drinks came out fast as well. The menu selection is about average for a Japanese steakhouse with the exception that they also offer Chicken Livers. The kids and I find Chicken livers very unappetizing... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We love this restaurant GREAT food, better than some table side cooking we have eaten at. Wished they would open on in my home town. Quick service, for a Saturday night at 5PM we were able to get a table.

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North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Fast seating, but you sit in one long row so you cannot possibly converse with your friends. Limited menu. Every single meal includes super boring BOILED carrots (what the heck?) and rice. Blah. Tiny bit of soup, but it's good. Teeny tiny salad. Predictable "performance" by the cook, not even worth watching. Not cheap. You get one bit of chopped... More 

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Clinton, Indiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Dinner started with the normal clear soup which was quite tasty and a dinner salad. The ginger sauce is some of the best we have had at a JSH. Our chef was very efficient preparing the meal and was able to serve us quickly. If you are looking for a small dinner show and a great meal, then this is... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant and yummy. A must stop when you come to the area. Hibachi was wonderful . Our waitress was very attentive and well mannered.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Good sushi for being so inland! We weren't in the mood to see the "show", so we went over the the sushi section. Was a bit pricey, but my wife and I were happy with the quality of the sushi, especially to be in the mountains.

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Destin, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went to eat here. The wait was 35-45 minutes which isn't bad at all considering the kind of service you receive. We went to sit at the bar while we waited for our meal. After 10 minutes We hear someone walking thru the restaurant yelling the parties name that had a reserved table. It gets better.... 5 minutes later... More 

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Camden, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I just like to say this is the first review I've ever done that is anything less than excellent. I tried to keep my hopes throughout the night, however by the end I was just ready to go. At the beginning our experiance was great. There was entertainment while we waited on our table to become ready and shared laughs... More 

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Additional Information about Makoto's Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar

Address: 2124 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607
Phone Number: 8282647976
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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