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Japanese, Seafood, Fast food, Sushi, Asian, Hawaiian
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Reviewed September 14, 2020

tough to just stumble on this palce but so glad I found it. I had an ahi bowl made to order by the owner right in front of me. Customized my sauce request. Loved it. Great value. It was perfect cause my wife grabbed a...burrito from Da Crack. Both places are great for grab an go food to take to the beach or wherever you are goingMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Poke bowl was fresh and delicious and the staff was genuinely friendly and helpful explaining the options to us. Great experience!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

Low-end grocery/market but friendly staff at poke bowl counter. 2 different fish offerings on the day we visited, pre-mixed with marinade/sauce. Not a full poke bar where you can choose from many ingredients.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

LOVED our server who kept us lauging as he prepared beutiful bowl that we inhaled. Will absolutely come back many times next year!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Based on the great reviews, we wanted to come here. Based on the location, we almost changed our minds. You don’t come here for ambiance, but for excellent, and beautiful, sushi and poke bowls. Thank goodness we proceeded inside to the little stand in the...store or we would have missed out.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

This place was so good I came here 2 days in a row and wish I could go for three! It’s not a sit down restaurant, but a counter in a grocery store. I got my ahi poke bowl and took it down the street...to a park at the beach. Perfectly fresh and delicious!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 11, 2020

This was recommended to us by a local native and it did not disappoint. Don’t let the commonplace appearance fool you. I had never tried a poke bowl before but I ate every last bite and am a poke fan now. Get the gorilla bowl!!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020

This is a market...kinda....with a small sushi spot with extremely fresh fish. 3 rolls offered and we watched him make several. Ya kinda think...nah, I’m not eating here....but you totally should! Delicious!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

Had the Gorilla, and it did not disappoint. Will define go back for more. Fish was fresh . It was delicious!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

Forget fancy restaurants , get a delicious foodie ahi poke bowl here. You will go back for more. No kidding.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Matt R
November 26, 2016|
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Response from Nikeshp1 | Reviewed this property |
Haha! NO. It's a stall in the left side of the super market. But I did read that you can order in ahead of time if you are a local or know about this.
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Yes, Makai Sushi offers takeaway services.

Makai Sushi is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5