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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 #20 of 126 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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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I just can't say enough about this restaurant and the waiter. Audan has a wonderful character . He did a great job serving his tables . He sang to us and was a joy to spend time with . His smile is contagious . When I return I will request his table . Dan the chef was great and the... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very good sushi menu!!!! They have their specialties and all of them are very good. Service is excellent! Will go back when I'm in Boone again!!

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Denton, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We are from around Greensboro NC and are accustomed to eating at Arigatos there. This place doesn't compare by a long shot, I am hoping that management sees this and are willing to make some changes. I suggest that you eat at other restraunts (specifically Arigatos) and see how the food should really taste. We always order medium well filet... More

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gwendhing, Owner at Makoto's Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know what we need to improve upon to make our guests experience a more enjoyable one. I hope you will give us another chance. We strive for excellent service, quality and show. I'm sorry that we did not deliver that for you. Sincerely, Gwen Dhing Owner More

North Carolina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I had dinner here a few nights ago with 2 friends. We did have to wait about 15 minutes to be seated and shared a table with a family of 4 and a young couple, but one expects that at this type of restaurant. We had a nice waiter who took our orders and brought our beverages and salads. Then... More

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Timberlake, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Went to eat here for dinner when we were in town on a business trip. I thought the portion was small for the price. what bugged me was when the bill came, there was a service charge on the bill, when I said something to the waiter, he just said the majority of that was for the chef. didn't offer... More

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Boone, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have been to this restaurant many times for special occasions - the food is wonderful - and plentiful, and the chefs are great fun. This is a great experience for the family!

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Chimney Rock, NC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was the occasion of a family meal during a "deliver your child to college" weekend and we could not have been more pleased. Everyone was friendly and welcoming and our server was polite and extremely attentive to our needs. The show by our Japanese chef was such fun! Everything from the fried rice to the lobster tail was prepared... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We are visiting Boone, NC from Wilmington, NC and love our local Japanese style steakhouses. Our boys, ages 5 and 9 always enjoys the "show" that the chefs usually put on during the preparation. We chose to eat at lunch as we had evening plans. Our chef had no interaction with us or other patrons at the table except when... More

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Corolla, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our 12 year old nephew was so excited to learn we'd be lunching here as he adores Japanese steakhouses. First time for all of us. Beautiful, bright courtyard earns 5 stars in our dining experience. Our waiter, Cory, was extremely courteous and attentive to our every need. Lots of rice with entree. No sesame with "sesame chicken" order. Nice portion... More

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Sugar Grove, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had a truly delight late lunch with tasty and perfectly prepared edamame, sashimi that literally melted in our mouths, and a beautifully presented and wonderfully flavorful assortment of sushi. My hot green tea was just right with this wonderful meal, and the very polite, friendly and informative service was GREAT! Lots of folks got to Makoto's for the steakhouse... 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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