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Makeda - CLOSED

338 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2011
+1 732-545-5115
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 14, 2016
“Good food ”
Mar 22, 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Ethiopian
338 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2011
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Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

I been there few times now. The food is different and served family style and the fun part is you are supposed to eat with your hands, that adds to the experience of having good cuisine. Some days they have live band playing there which...More

Thank pburnan
Reviewed March 22, 2015

'Don't know if this review will help, but...... We always loved the uniqueness and deliciousness of Makeda, an Etheopean restaurant. Much to our disappointment, it's closed its doors -- 'just found this out last month (2/15). I WISH they had only moved and left their...More

Thank Mamacita10
Reviewed December 19, 2014

I received a message from Makeda that they were closed until further notice and no further details were available. I hope they re-open soon. It's great food and great atmosphere!

Thank Peg C
Reviewed December 14, 2014

I tried to make a reservation last night and their voicemail said the restaurant was closed until further notice. Now the number is disconnected. Does anyone know?

7  Thank cphillips333
Reviewed December 13, 2014

The food is great. I am vegan and they have great options. Mesir wat is incredible. You will not be disappointed

Thank Howard W
Reviewed November 17, 2014

My BFF and I did "Girls Night Out" this past Saturday. We hadn't hung out in a while and decided to meet for dinner and drinks at Makeda. This used to be a local hang out for her when she lived in the area. I...More

Thank jlindernj
Reviewed November 15, 2014

My wife and I took my son to this restaurant. He is going for his Masters at Princeton University. He has spent a lot of time in Mali, Kenya and the Philippines. Eating the traditional way reminds him of the communal way many other countries...More

Thank Dave T
Reviewed November 3, 2014

great place to have a lunch or dinner with friends and family or with a client. generous portions and the menu is absolutely delicious. slow service (perhaps the cooking time) love going to makeda..a little on the pricey side.. but worth it..we go every 6...More

Thank sbk225
Reviewed October 29, 2014

Given how poor Ethiopia is, I was startled how expensive this restaurant was for basic Ethiopian dishes. One of the best Italian restaurants in the state, Catherine Lombardi, is around the corner for not much more money.

Thank DSM14
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Good Ethiopian food, the cultural experience was good. The ambiance excellent. Service was a bit slow. But overall a good night.

Thank TravelingNoodles
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2011
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-545-5115
  • E-mail
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