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| Battisputali, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1-4478378
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 3, 2017
“Great food”
Oct 26, 2015
“Exceptional ...”
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
| Battisputali, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

I fail to understand the reasoning to why there are negative reviews for this venue. You are having Japanese food in NEPAL not TOKYO...Under the circumstances the THREE meals we had were all excellent with great service. The lady owner Makosan was there every time...More

Thank Mamucum
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

... as our expectations were totally exceeded. One should definitely not compare eating Japanese food in Japan or where you can get fish caught only some hours ago. Under the local circumstances our dinner just made fun, suhsi, the famous spinach, teppanyaki and ALL the...More

Thank Travexperience
Reviewed September 28, 2015

We were at Mako's for dinner last February and enjoyed this Chef's restaurant, located among the beautiful and relaxing gardens of Dwarika's Hotel in Kathmandu. It is chic and trendy, with an extremely gentle service. We ordered missoshiro (soy) soup with tofu cheese, beef "sukiyaki...More

Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Fussy service forgot the tea... But for most of the meal I enjoyed my cheap, cold sake. My fault. I should have ordered the expensive version. The salmon nigiri was nearly tasteless partly because it was icy cold. Also, it was cut too thick. My...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a good attempt at a Japanese restaurant with quite authentic surroundings. The food is very expensive for what you get unless you go for the set menu which is still expensive. One comes here because one needs a fix for Japanese food after...More

1  Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed December 5, 2014

A charming Japanese place in the Dwarika's hotel. Especially enjoyed their teriyaki and they Salmon. Service was attentive. Will visit again.

Thank sahsasia
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great service and an interesting selection of menu items. Sushi may not be as fresh as Japan but then the fish has to be flown into the Himalayas. Inside or outside dining.

Thank SBF2
Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Me and my Husbend stayed the night in the Dwarikas hotel. We were tired and went to eat in the Makos hotel's restaurant. We didn't expect much. Living in NYC we have very high standards as per Japanese cuisine. It was just a wonderful dinner....More

Thank Navit Y
Reviewed October 24, 2014

Mako's is one of 3 restaurants in the excellent Dwarika's Hotel (the other two are a Nepali restaurant called Krishnarpan, and an "international" restaurant called Toran). This very friendly restaurant serves very authentic Japanese food in the tranquil haven of the Dwarika's hotel which is...More

Thank TripCase
Reviewed October 16, 2014

Tried for a late dinner and were impressed. The place is calm with a relaxing ambience. Service was attentive and understanding. We tried chicken yakitori that was fairly good (some gristle on the pieces of chicken) and a chicken Teryaki that was among the best...More

Thank David G
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  • Address: | Battisputali, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Location: Asia  >  Nepal  >  Central Region  >  Bagmati Zone  >  Kathmandu Valley  >  Kathmandu
  • Phone Number: +977 1-4478378
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