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Makaha Restaurant

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255 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720-4739
11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Acton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Your typical American Chinese restaurant. Old decor. Drinks are good and prices reasonable. Bar staff friendly.

Thank timbalou
San Antonio, Texas
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband's family has been frequenting this restaurant for years. He and I were in the area for a few hours and he took me to Makaha for dinner. We ordered three appetizers (chicken nuggets, french fries and pork strips) and one entree meal for the two of us. Our thought was that the appetizers would be small. We absolutely... More 

Thank txnikster
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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147 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

The restaurant is circa 1970's. Service wasn't great, but the food was decent....a little greasy. One of the dishes I ordered was subgum chow mein, which is very hard to find in Chinese restaurants today..I love that dish if it is made properly...and this was! Made my day!!

Thank Bryna289
Westford, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

5 stars for the cronies and regulars who frequent this place. 5 stars for the owner Ray who is the nicest guy to ever tend bar.5 stars for kenny who is an exceptional mixologist of anything mai tai. go for the keno and the rocket fuel mai tais! as for the food, it is what it is: greasy Polynesian. we... More 

Thank absolutahnie
Eugene, Oregon
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174 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We walked into a restaurant devoid of people, with the exception of two at the bar laughing with the bartender. The carpet was really dirty, and had wrinkles. The entryway was not clean and the overall building was not well maintained. There was no one to great us, so we walked out. No, we didn't eat there, but given the... More 

1 Thank Tom B
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Food is fantastic. Best shrimp fried rice I've ever had. I judge all American Chinese food based on the food from this restaurant. The staff is excellent, Raymond is an amazing host. Great bar as well. Long live the Makaha!

1 Thank Michael C
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The restrooms are disgusting. Makes you wounder what the kitchen is like. Typical food you would expect from such a restaurant. The bar is a local hang out for the drunks.

Thank trotpace
Tubarao, SC
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166 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A very nice place to eat a traditional oriental food. The staff was very solicitous and the food very well served, with a fair price. There is also delivery. It´s a good choice in Acton!

2 Thank MarcioFontoura
Dracut, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Thanks guys for always remembering my face. That's so great considering all the regulars who must come alot. I was a weekly regular.friday night usually and I ate in the lounge. If your drinking the service is stellar !!but if you want tea and Siverware you will have to ask for it.other people order food , why that woman does... More 

1 Thank lights53
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Here is the thing about Makaha, if you go with the right expectations, you will be fine. This is a typical cheap Chinese food restaurant. If this restaurant was next to the campus of a large university, it would no doubt have countless loyal fans. But it is in Acton. And Acton is fancier than it used to be and... More 

2 Thank trisarahtopss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Great Rd, Acton, MA 01720-4739
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Acton
  • Phone Number: 978-263-3371

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?