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Makoto Japanese Steak House

297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
+1 609-978-9986
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“noodles” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (16 reviews)
“filet” (3 reviews)
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297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
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Reviews (46)
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I shall not be returning to this filthy restaurant....you can smell the filthy restaurant upon entering....I am surprised the Board of Health hasnt fined and/ or closed them down. The food was only fair and overpriced. The waiters/waitresses were not friendly in the least bit....More

Thank bubbles664
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here since we were all little kids! Every time I come in the owner takes a picture with me and I could not think of a nicer owner! The food is great, and my favorite part is the...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Although the food is tasty, the service is slow, and the menu is pretty pricey. But, with few choices in that area of town, you may as well enjoy yourself.

Thank TammySue88
Reviewed 22 June 2017

There was 6 of us that celebrated my grandson's 23rd birthday. The chef was so entertaining and all of our meals were cooked to perfection. I read some of the reviews prior to going, which some said they didn't like the place. Well there was...More

Thank DottieF_11
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The bento boxes are always great and a wonderful value! Their edamame appetizer is healthy and fresh. Ahi tuna is superbly fresh. Great green tea. The owner makes rounds to check on things. He also owns Tan's, the Chinese restaurant next door.

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We come here as a group of girls from work and bring our wine and get entertained and in turn entertain the chef. They are creative and keep things upbeat and play along. The food is excellent and plentiful. Love, love, love coming here. There...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

A definate yes if the words leave my lips to go to Makoto. The chefs always change it up a bit although the food is so good the show is just an added benefit to the meal you are about to eat. The sushi is...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It's great fun to sit around the hibachi tables with a group of family or friends. The chefs make it fun. The waitstaff could be better. My sushi was served without chopsticks. It took forever to get the attention of any employee. I still had...More

Thank Ginamarie_Miley
Reviewed 27 June 2016

So, we started to eat and I forgot to take pictures of the main course because it was so good and we were starving! My bad.

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Had a nice anniversary meal. Our first time here and we will go back. We had the Hibachi dinner which included soup (very tasty), salad. We also ordered dinosaur egg which are fried oysters for a appy. Hubby got the steak and chicken and I...More

Thank Mary Ann B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 State Highway 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-978-9986
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