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Makino Chaya

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98-150 Kaonohi St, Ste B219, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5047
+1 808-486-5100
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good20%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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“steak” (7 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
98-150 Kaonohi St, Ste B219, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5047
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

My friend and I decided to try the senior lunch at Makino Chaya. The restaurant offers a $3 discount to seniors. I thought the food was pretty good....the salads, the fried rice, the noodles, the chicken, the fish and the shrimp tempura. They also offered...More

Thank tom m
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Despite having a poor dinner hear a few years ago we decided to give this place another try since the other restaurants we chose couldn't accept a large group on short notice. The service wasn't terrible but the food quality was poor. I would say...More

Thank jdeinsf2017
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The food was average for a buffet style. Lots of food with lots of variety and good for kids so they can pick out what they want. Always love crab when available at buffets!

Thank fayers_79
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Family and I came here, hungry and exhausted. Place was full as it was already 7pm on a weekend. Quite expensive and no discount for locals. Went straight to sushi, was disappointing as it lacked organization, choices and freshness. Crab soup was very salty and...More

Thank Kewihiku
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Making Chaya is advertised as an all you can eat Japanese buffet. There is so much food that I could not even try everything. They have a chef cooking steak strips, a sushi bar with an endless choice of sushi, a dessert bar and then...More

1  Thank Linaka22
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Not that I expected to be surprised. But it was time to try again. I wasn't disappointed. So much to select from, is what gives one a problem. Not possible to try everything, cause you'll end up bloated before you get to the deserts section....More

Thank Samuel L
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I don't think highly due to general quality of food was too salty and too oily. The price is good especially for seniors over 55. As we get older, we have to consume less so buffets just don't make sense anymore.

Thank DuaneTanouye
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Local food at a special buffet. You won't be able to try everything cause the offering is very large. Yes, exceptionally large, from soup to ice cream and everything in between.

1  Thank Samuel L
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

I love the food service was amazing desserts was good I would suggest you guys staying open till 10:00pm or 11:00pm just in case family or friends were running late.

1  Thank jeffrey B
Reviewed March 23, 2016

The selection of food here is great. Been many, many times and recommend it highly! b Sometimes there's a line but it moves quickly.

1  Thank Kailaj_99
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Donna S
July 21, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98-150 Kaonohi St, Ste B219, Aiea, Oahu, HI 96701-5047
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Aiea
  • Phone Number: +1 808-486-5100
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