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Makani 2Life Restaurant

Via Luigi de Simone 12, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 243752
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
1 Aug 2018
“Amazing food/services.”
1 Aug 2018
“Fantastic! Not to be missed!”
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Italian, Seafood, Japanese, Mediterranean, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Luigi de Simone 12, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Sushi’s were very tasty. The main courses (spaghetti, risotto, chicken skewers, fried chicken) were not as expected. The risotto was too hard, the spaghetti was sticky and the shrimps were hardly to find. The rice on the Japanese dishes were just plain rice and not...More

Thank matthijsvanee
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

The food here is absolutely amazing, the range of sushi is amazing and the service is very fast. Highly recommend coming to here , no flaws at all, even the toilets are amazing offering lots of products such as cotton buds etc. If you may...More

Thank Ruri C
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant with the very best of food and service. Everything is freshly prepared and tastes amazing. We we absolutely delighted that we found this gem on trip advisor. You won’t be disappointed!

Thank Aimee111
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

If you are really looking foto great healthy dood and a big winelist, please reserve at Makani? The owner Igor, as well as his team, Andrea, Claudio and Giacomo, Will make you feel at home, but in a different country. Very high level of Japanone...More

Thank schwabmichaelj
SushiSalento, Direttore at Makani 2Life Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

It was really a huge pleasure to meet you and know that it was the same for you. Thank you so much. Ww hope to see you soon

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

The finest fresh fish that I have had in Europe! Tonight had rib eye steak which was cooked excellent and who would have guessed came from USA!! Don’t pass by without eating here you will not regret it. Trust me the service is excellent and...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed April 7, 2018

There are lots restaurants Sushi in lecce. It's just that none of them on Lecce Or Puglia like Makani 2Life Restaurant To be sure of finding another place like this you will have to head to Tokyo, where they cluster like so many pigeons around...More

Thank salvatore165
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Tuesday 7:30 arrival - made to feel welcome and settled into our table. Place soon filled up with patrons and after ordering some tasty Tempura and a bottle of Prosecco the restaurant burst into life. Main of Tuna Tataki and some sublime Wagyu beef was...More

Thank Martyn28
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic amazing tasty food, great atmosphere with lovely professional staff. Second visit, won't be my last Many thanks to all who work here for creating a memorable evening.

Thank letaylors03
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We thought we would try some sushi while on holiday and were blown away by this place. Everything we tried was phenomenal and we hit a point where we just couldn't eat any more. We will surely go back before we leave for home.

Thank jgrnfld
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Good sushi at a (from my prospective) standard price. The owner pays great attention to his client needs and other personnel is ready to explain and suggest. Location is small inside and outside and indeed outside has not a great view even if the restaurant...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$57
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:01 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi de Simone 12, 73100, Lecce, Italy (Formerly Sushi Salento)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 243752
  • E-mail
Makani 2Life Restaurant - Sushisalento is a restaurant that offers a blend of Japanese and gourmet Italian cuisine. Makani is also a lounge bar offering a huge selection of cocktails and fine spirits. Good not only for lunch and dinner, but also for aperitifs and after-dinners. It’s near the fantastic setting of the historical center of Lecce, a few steps away from the ancient walls and the Castle of Carlo V. This elegant and welcoming place offers a modern design with a warm play of lights and a comfortable space outside. Passion for the ingredients quality and care in the presentation of dishes; Taste and creativity in Italian cuisine and many specialties of the sushi universe for all kinds of palates, from connoisseurs to the less demanding and experienced ones. The Italian cuisine we intend to offer is based on the original inspiration of traditional dishes blended with fusion cuisine, giving new life to the flavors representing our culinary experience. Sushi, our flagship specialty for years, is a light, healthy and genuine cuisine with innumerable nutritional properties and it respects freshness, flavor, color and consistency of each food, with particular attention to presentation. Everything is prepared with wisdom and creativity, according to the most restrictive techniques and health rules and with the experience and creativity of our chefs. The clientele therefore has a wide choice of first and second dishes of seafood as well as meat and vegetables, soups, carpaccios, nigiri / hosomaki / uramaki of raw and cooked fish and delicious mixed sushi dishes, which offer the possibility of sampling every type of specialties, from classic flavors to dishes and special recipes specially created by the staff. The staff always care about hospitality, friendliness and professionalism for their customers: families ready to enjoy new specialties, couples who can appreciate the intimate and comfortable atmosphere, groups of friends who share the fun of trying ethnic and imaginative food , or those who want to have a work lunch or dinner in the most suitable frame. Open daily for lunch and dinner, the restaurant also provides catering, take-away and home delivery services.
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