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Makoto Japanese Buffet

1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
+1 360-891-4296
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (40 reviews)
“crab legs” (5 reviews)
“tempura” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a joy to come in here. The place is spotless and the folks are so friendly. That makes it worth coming here including the food.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a bit pricey but the care taken in the preparation of the food more than makes up for it. The red snapper tempura is excellent and the sushi selection is bountiful. They also have a custom grilling station where you can have...More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were really excited to find a Japanese Buffet and eager to try Makoto! When we got out of the car we were pleased by the smells and were soon impressed by the visuals of the food to choose from but unfortunately that’s where the...More

Thank TravelSnobz
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I went to Makoto for lunch as I needed a quick in and out due to a heavy work day. I was fully aware that I should not expect high end sushi or food at a buffet but this gave new meaning to the word...More

1  Thank DarthBeerz
Reviewed 11 October 2017

What we had was good, but we love the fry shrimp and it seems like they were refilling everything else but the shrimp dish was empty. I ask if they can refill it and after 30 minutes the dish got refill with fiew. It looks...More

Thank barbara1932
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Lots and Lots of Sushi. Also, some homemade ones. Also chicken, loempias, vegetables, potstickers, and lots more. Tons of VERY good food!

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Friends took us here for dinner. There were big line ups outside and we waited about 20 minutes to get in. I was really surprised by the quality of Sushi as they were pumping it out really quickly. The hot food side was average. They...More

Thank 604Vik
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Tray after tray of hot and cold offerings. Row after row of Sushi, hot mussels, cold mussels, fish, soup, teriyaki chicken on a stick, a made-to-order veggie/protein stir fry station, desserts. Some of the items are labeled Gluten-free. There is something for every eater here....More

Thank adnylp
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

They have the freshest sushi and a regular Chinese menu for those who need cooked food. Clean restaurant and restrooms.

Thank Stephane R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The food and the selection is great. Pricing is moderate and tables are usually available. It would be nice if the staff created a more "organized" entry area where you can move around without bumping into everyone else.

Thank Jeff G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-891-4296
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