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Makai Sushi


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Seafood, Fast Food, Sushi, Asian, Hawaiian
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews poke bowl sushi california roll ahi fresh fish rice crab gorilla bowl grocery store small stand local market da crack small market amazing poke hole in the wall limited menu juice bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this hole in the wall place. It’s inside another store. Had a California roll. Was amazing Very clean

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank K96DDjosephr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Gorilla poke bowl has 3 kinds of fish, just the right amount of other stuff mixed in (onions, avocado, cucumber, sauces, and sushi rice underneath). It's a great, dense portion that fuels you before/after vacation activities. Or you can make it a Godzilla with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank saraj23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This poke will go down as the best I have ever had! It ordered the Godzilla Bowl and it was AMAZING!!! We were in Maui for 4 days and Kauai for 4 days and ate poke every day on our search for the best and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kerstravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place through a food tour on our last day on the island. After the tour, I returned for a poke bowl since it was one of my favorite shops! I ordered the Gorilla Bowl & it was delicious. I wanted a kick and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Latinhunny33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to come to Hawaii and not enjoy some Poke - and this place has delicious Poke and sushi! We enjoyed it so much we ate there three times on our stay. Easy to call ahead and pick it up to take to the beach....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We highly recommend the Gorilla Poke Bowl at this unpretentious eatery. The staff is personable and the service is quick and efficient. The food is wonderful. Be ready to get your food to go as the seating is non-existent.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ron L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was really pleasantly surprised by how good these rolls were. We had the special that day and one other roll and it fed 3 of us before heading to the beach. They are huge! You wouldn't think it would be so good from this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank eriny759
Reviewed April 17, 2019

We were very happy to be staying walking distance to this sushi stand. The ahi, salmon, and crab were super fresh and delicious. We ordered a roll and a poke bowl and both were fantastic. Trust us, we've got verrrry good sushi at home and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JRWhyte
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

This place is in a little supermarket. It is either take out or there are about 4 tables in the back of the store. The sushi was good and was loaded with fresh fish - large rolls by our standards about $15/roll. I would go...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank DarleneL471
Reviewed April 11, 2019

This is home of the Gorilla Bowl aka the best poke bowl that I had on the island of Kauai. It’s located in a small off the beaten path strip of shops. in the Kukui’ula shopping center It’s a small countertop inside a mom&pop grocery...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Matt R
November 26, 2016|
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Response from Nikeshp1 | Reviewed this property |
Haha! NO. It's a stall in the left side of the super market. But I did read that you can order in ahead of time if you are a local or know about this.
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