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785 S Babcock St, Melbourne, FL 32901-1890
+1 321-724-8751
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I eat lunch here about once a month. The food is always good and the portions are huge; I usually have enough leftovers for lunch the next day. The only downside is service usually isn't that friendly or great (servers not the cooks).

Thank Grumblebea
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

After so many years not been to Melbourne and to makoto , I was keen to take my lunch as I was passing by that area. But I was disappointed by the taste of the food. It was very bad compared what it used to be before. I wish I did not go there.

Thank Fajhan
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The main sushi chef is no longer working there so the quality of the fish and the rolls is not the same. Although the new guys are trying hard, the creativity is no longer present.... sad.

Thank J1588FHstevenc
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived around 11:15 on a Monday. By noon time the place was packed. Was able to have lunch before the crowd arrives. Great food as always. A great place for dinners and to celebrate a special occasion.

Thank Doug M
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We always ask our teenage kids where they want to go for their Birthday dinner - and the last 4 years all 3 of the kids say MAKOTO'S ! We reserve one of the small Japanese type private rooms - where you can sit on pillows and enjoy the private chef preparing a delicious 6 course meal! the severing size... More 

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93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the occasion to visit Makoto for an early dinner. We hadn't been to a Japanese steakhouse in years and decided to give it a try. We certainly weren't disappointed! Great steaks and fresh seafood, super service and a great show! The bill was a wonderful surprise. Super value for money. We will certainly be back!

Thank E. Walter K
Titusville, FL
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been coming to Makoto's for the better part of forty years and it never gets old. The things that I didn't like as a kid I now love - I'm talking about you ginger dressing and liver pate'. You will be tempted to eat anything and everything they put in front of you and, if you don't, they'll wrap... More 

Thank jpaq68
Ormond Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My company had their Christmas party here on Friday night. It was a great time and the food was good. I had the Filet Mignon. It was a good quality cut with excellent marbling (not one of those cheap "Filet Mignons" that you get at Wal-Mart). My only one complaint was that the chef didn't do all of the tricks... More 

Thank Will Z
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious. Chicken and shrimp was cooked to perfection over a bed of rice & seasoned veggies.

Thank Keila B
Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'm not a food connoisseur I refuse to pay $10 for a burger just because I'm at a fancy place I'm not a fine diner. But if I'm going to pay $20 for a meal it is going to be at Makotos. I can't tell you how many times we'be tried to go somewhere that a friend recommended only to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 785 S Babcock St, Melbourne, FL 32901-1890
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +1 321-724-8751
The Japanese developed hibachi also known as teppanyaki-style grills hundreds of years ago. Experience the excitement and skills of our master chefs right at your table. A meal at Makoto's is one to remember. Excellent for large parties or special events, our atmosphere and fine cuisine is sure to make your event.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?