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Makoto Japanese Restaurant

596 Elder Ave, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-1542
+1 908-387-8383
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
12 Aug 2017
“Everything was fine until ...”
8 Aug 2017
“Birthday dinner”
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
596 Elder Ave, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-1542
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

I got home. Had the worst stomach pain I've ever experienced. Had weak stomach the whole day afterwards. Our 4 hibachi meals with lobster, steak, shrimp were great. Service was great even late at night. Food tasted great. Have been here several times over the...More

Thank vzescape
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Had a nice dinner with family. Place was very clean. We went on a Monday so not too many people eating, just a few tables. Which was fine by us. We were seated right away, staff friendly, food was very good. We all got the...More

Thank Sn0chaser
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Having been to many sushi places from San Diego to New Jersey this is the best I've had so far in NJ. Is it the best you'll ever have? No. But good luck within a 20 mile radius! Other food also it's good not great...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Stopped for lunch today and had the box lunch and it was great. Good and friendly service. Used the rest room and it was extremely clean. Nice to see this in a restaurant. Kind of an indication how the kitchen is.

1  Thank jimbojr72
Reviewed July 28, 2016

I'm not very adventurous in the sushi department, but the special sushi rolls here are always tasty and fresh. My fiance and I visited on a weeknight (it wasn't very busy) and the service was moreso hands-off. Would like to return for hibachi.

Thank Livy317
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We've enjoyed Makoto for special occasions and and evening out. The staff is friendly and attentive. The selections are plenty including sushi (I can't give a review about sushi since I don't eat it) The beef is always tender and flavorful - same for chicken...More

Thank Jeannmbr1
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We all enjoy coming here. The kids love the show the chef puts on with his knife skills. The fried rice is so tasty. On last visit the lobster was slightly overcooked but has been ok other times, so I need to remind them next...More

Thank vzescape
Reviewed February 15, 2016

Went there for a lunch on a Saturday, was good food, but nothing that would was remarkable. The Hibachi show was done very well and the kids were thrilled.

Thank Missnmikea
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch on a Saturday. The place was not packed so I was a little nervous. We hot the monkey roll which was a recommendation from a friend. It was absolutely amazing. OMG We ended up splitting a steak hibachi...More

Thank NP_Terminator
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Hands down...worst service ever. Left $0 tip. 1 1//2 hour before we received our food. No apology, no explanations for poor service. Neglected even more after we complained. Pitiful...will never go back!

1  Thank Robert V
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Elder Ave, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-1542
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Phillipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 908-387-8383
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