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Maki

The Avenues | Phase I, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 2259 7120
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“red rice” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
The Avenues | Phase I, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great service upon walking up to restaurant and immediately seated. The fresh squeezed Orange juice was delicious and then I was offered complimentary hot green tea, which was also very good. I ordered the Green Shaki Maki, Nadia Maki and Sameera Maki. The Green Shaki...More

Thank SAReviewer
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear SAReviewer, It is a pleasure and an honor to hear your comments about our cuisine and I am very happy that you have visited us. I shall pass your comments - which I highly value - on to management and I assure you that...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

We've eaten there several times there, and you can't beat the atmosphere, the service or the delicious food there. The staff makes it really easy for you too: sit a computer in front of you, and you get to scroll through the pictures and pick...More

Thank rbeilhardt
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure to host you and to read your review. I am very happy that you have enjoyed your experiences at Maki. If you like our Edamame Salad, you might also want to try our Grilled Edamame with Zaatar. I...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Though it's serve Japanese food and tilited Japanese restaurant. Many food choices are altered to suit non Japanese customer. Basically the taste is good and worth a visit but don't expect to find the exact option for a genuine Japanese restaurant. My visit was for...More

Thank khalid4kac
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit and review. We do not purport to be a traditional Japanese restaurant by any means; rather, we offer contemporary (global fusion is a well-known trend in cuisine for the past 10 years or so) dishes, and we...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

The idea of Maki was interesting, making Japanese food suitable for the Kuwaiti palate. The food is amazing, so lovely , the combinations are quite nice. The names of the choices having Kuwaiti people names was an interesting idea, that encourages locals to go for...More

1  Thank Muhammad A
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Many thanks to you for your visit and review. It is a pleasure to know that you have appreciated our concept and our food. I shall pass your comments on to management, but please rest assured that we are priced well-within restaurants...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

I had a delicious lunch at Maki, The Avenues Mall. Maki is one of my TOP places for enjoying absolutely great signature meals. My waitress Jenn, was very helpful and very sweet. I wanted to have lobster this time. I never had one before. She...More

Thank Ghadeer2014
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the kind, elaborate review and for your patronage which we highly value. I am very glad that you have enjoyed our world-famous Matcha (green tea) Tiramisu, and our Rose Lemonade. I am also so happy that you have appreciated...More

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

A couple days ago we went to avenues was great food,good service,very clean we ate at maki and had so much fun,great sitting area. .......................................

Thank Kakaka65
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review and visit. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience and I looked forward to hosting you again soon. Best Regards, Joe Hajjali

Reviewed 13 April 2016

I had a delicious lunch at Maki, the Avenues Mall. The varieties are amazing. My order was a new added item. I had smoked salmon steak served with red rice, carrots, spinach, pine nuts, coriander and sweet miso sauce. Attention to details is apparent in...More

1  Thank Ghadeer2014
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2016

Dear Valued Guest, I am happy that you have enjoyed the attention to detail in the dishes that you were served. Thank you for your patronage and your kind review. I look forward to hosting you again soon. Best Regards, Joe Hajjali

Reviewed 17 February 2016

Meal was good. Ordered a bunch of things but the handrolls were the best in taste and presentation. Except for the sushi rice which didn't seem fresh, everything else was good! In terms of ambiance they can refurbish the place to make it more inviting!More

Thank Kashneet K
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit and your review. I am glad you enjoyed our food especially the hand-rolls. I am sorry that you felt the rice did not seem fresh and I can assure you that with the amount of turnover we...More

Reviewed 22 January 2016

Its my favourite because their food is delicious, located in one of biggest mall, the menus is updated in creative way using iPads enable you see what is the dish that you will order! one of their best seller is the crispy salad all kids...More

Thank Salah A
Joe H, CEO at Maki, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2016

Dear Valued Maki Guest, Thank you for your patronage and kind words about our food. I am very glad that you enjoyed our cuisine and our ambience. As for the prices, I assure you that we are priced in line with other restaurants in our...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016

I've been there once and never again. The ones who sees this as a Japanese restaurant are apparently doesn't know what Japanese food taste like! in short this is a one single thick sauce used over all maki's whatever the maki is, that's beside the...More

Thank Q8Fahad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Avenues | Phase I, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City
  • Phone Number: +965 2259 7120
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Description
Maki the Avenues brings contemporary Japanese cuisine in a fine dining style to Kuwait’s largest shopping mall.
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