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Makkoli Seafood Buffet

415 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (7 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
415 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

food is fresh, big turn around of dishes. friendly staff.can bring your own wine or beer. love the oysters, sushi and lobster

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sandit2018
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I have heard very mixed reviews about this restaurant, and I could see why. Service here is okay. There is very nice staff, but not clean atmosphere. The buffet is very large, so it is quite filling. I think also the location is very good,...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Matan O
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I love going to this buffet because of the food selection - it is HUGE !!! i usually get seafood there and is always fresh and delicious . The salad bar is very nice too, as well as the sushi, so whenever I'm in the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jerseygirl12308
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We've been here a few times. The food is not as good as before. Less choice and dry cold desert. Waiters are lazy and just hiding. Feels they don't have training. Today a young male waiter spilled large amount of soup/juice onto my coat (My...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank njedisonbaby
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fast food sushi restaurant with dozens of other Asian food choices. While the sushi is ok it is not great and the other food is just decent. Maybe they do a better job at dinner. The staff is also very quiet and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank CharlieCafaro
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is by far the best seafood buffet restaurant in East Brunswick. Serves wide varieties of sushis and other seafood. Serves good desserts too. A it pricey though, but I think its reasonable, because the foods are good.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank banyuhays
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Been here a couple of times. Delicious sushi and all kinds of Asian food. Very clean nice place. Very fresh and great variety. Service was very good. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank kall2
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Now I have to tell you. This is place that has a sushi buffet. One day I was hungry looking for a sushi place to grab a quick bite. I drove in and out of the small mini malls and I was getting very upset....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank teothegreat
Reviewed 16 August 2017

When it comes to seafood, quality and freshness is paramount. At Makkoli, we had mixed reviews. The tuna sashimi seemed a little suspect, but the salmon and whitefish were ok. If you like sushi though, then there's a whole side devoted to it, with generous...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Tina T
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Place was clean. Food was good. Sushi was very good. Price was reasonable. I think if you really love sushi it is a good price. It is a buffet so you can get as much as you like. Sushi is a pricey food so it...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Momyank
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Debi L
23 April 2016|
Response from makitagirl | Reviewed this property |
No they did not have it when we we're there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  East Brunswick
  • Phone Number: 1-877-MAKKOLI
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