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Makoto's Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar

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2124 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607-6154
+1 828-264-7976
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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
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North Carolina, United States
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Makoto's on New Years Day. 11 in our party and only a 30 minute wait. We had our own grill table for the show. Our chef came out a few minutes after we finished our soups and salads which were fresh and tasty. We ordered a variety of items from the menu. The special included chicken, steak, and shrimp.... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about your visit to Makoto's. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. Cheers, Gwen Dhing Owner More 

Mountain City, Tennessee, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here for lunch several times, great food, great service, great shrimp sauce, chefs friendly and skilled.

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Thank Paula S
Johnson City, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We usually eat at Makoto's at least once per month but this is my first review on them. We have never had a bad experience here and the food is always consistent. Today's visit was amazing as always and we had Jacob as our waiter. This was for sure one of the best waiters I have had not just at... More 

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

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We strive for quality food and excellent service. I'm so glad Jacob and your chef fulfilled that goal. Be sure to say Hi next time you are in. More 

Boone, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Makoto's is where my husband and I go for sushi. It's the best in town. But, lately we have been frustrated by the atmosphere and service of some of the staff. Whenever we are there, the owner typically sits at the bar and talks so loudly, we can barely have a conversation at our own table without being constantly distracted...no... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to let us know your thoughts on our restaurant. Please accept our apology. We will be sure to correct this issue and make sure you enjoy your experience every time you dine with us. Please cuntact me via makotosboone@gmail.com for more concerns. Sincerely, Gwen Dhing Owner More 

Hollywood, Florida
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164 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We go exclusively for the sushi. Ingredients are fresh and the food is excellent. They make unusual rolls that are simply the best. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Harris H
Boone, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Sushi bar is always accommodating with good service, just wish there was more elbow room.The food is standard American "Japanese" with not much variety but the sushi is good if you are a fan.

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Thank Trachar
West Jefferson, North Carolina
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Makoto's is a place each and everone in our family agrees on and there will be no complaints. The food is yummy and the kids love to watch them cook. My son says the sushi is wonderful, personally I don't eat it.

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Thank smsramsey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite Japanese Steak Houses. And I've tried most of them. Oahu, Orlando, Denver, Dallas and everywhere in between. Do yourself a favor and make a reservation. I've been dinning here for over 20 years and I always come back!

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Thank Kenny R
Wasilla, Alaska
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a great place for lunch and dinner. Of course the food is fresh and fast since it's cooked right in front of you. The service is excellent.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited during Sunday lunch .. Busy ut not crowded..no wait. Host friendly and seated us immediately.. Typical Japanese Steakhouse...there are about 10 seats at each station..you order ...drinks are brought out...sipping soup, salads and appetizers are brought out ...then the chef comes with all the ingredients and prepares your meal right in front of you.. Our waiter was friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2124 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, NC 28607-6154
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-264-7976
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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