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Makoto Japanese Steak House

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297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
+1 609-978-9986
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 16, 2018
“Very Fun”
Dec 1, 2017
“Excellent service and delicious, fresh food!”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

My Family and friends went here for my Birthday and it was a BLAST!! the chef was a riot joking and some of the things he did were hilarious. As for the food Excellent. The entire experience was great would highly recommend you try it.

Thank Sean513
Reviewed December 1, 2017

This is one restaurant you do not want to miss! The food is fresh and cooked to your liking-the staff is friendly and very attentive to your needs.

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

It was our first time to go to Makoto Japanese hibachi everyone enjoyed their dinner immensely highly recommend would return without hesitation!

Thank George W
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I shall not be returning to this filthy restaurant....you can smell the filthy restaurant upon entering....I am surprised the Board of Health hasnt fined and/ or closed them down. The food was only fair and overpriced. The waiters/waitresses were not friendly in the least bit....More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here since we were all little kids! Every time I come in the owner takes a picture with me and I could not think of a nicer owner! The food is great, and my favorite part is the...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Although the food is tasty, the service is slow, and the menu is pretty pricey. But, with few choices in that area of town, you may as well enjoy yourself.

Thank TammySue88
Reviewed June 22, 2017

There was 6 of us that celebrated my grandson's 23rd birthday. The chef was so entertaining and all of our meals were cooked to perfection. I read some of the reviews prior to going, which some said they didn't like the place. Well there was...More

Thank DottieF_11
Reviewed November 30, 2016

The bento boxes are always great and a wonderful value! Their edamame appetizer is healthy and fresh. Ahi tuna is superbly fresh. Great green tea. The owner makes rounds to check on things. He also owns Tan's, the Chinese restaurant next door.

Thank Susan F
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We come here as a group of girls from work and bring our wine and get entertained and in turn entertain the chef. They are creative and keep things upbeat and play along. The food is excellent and plentiful. Love, love, love coming here. There...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

A definate yes if the words leave my lips to go to Makoto. The chefs always change it up a bit although the food is so good the show is just an added benefit to the meal you are about to eat. The sushi is...More

Thank Susan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-978-9986
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