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Makoto Japanese Buffet

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1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
+1 360-891-4296
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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101 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Evidently, the folk around here that Nominated this whiz hole for best Sushi...simply just don't know any better. Let me start off by saying I abhor "all you can eat buffet" in general but, was dragged, kicking and screaming, into this place a few years back. Lots of choices of less than mediocre quality food, all served up by distant... More 

Thank Old P
Portland, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Even for the picky eater, anyone can find something they just love here. From the adventurous to the meat and potatoes fare. Priced reasonably, and special prices for children based on their age. We used to love Todia's in Portland then they closed...

Thank robertzM9152KG
Portland, OR
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I went their this weekend. Miss Todi's in Portland, OR, but this place is a good runner up since Todi's closed. We heard about this place from a friend, decided spur of the moment to drive there. We liked it a wide selection, even for the fussiest eater, you can find something you like. They even have... More 

Thank Bob Z
Vancouver, Washington
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I have been here several times with my wife and we both agree that it is just average. The food is ok, average, the service is, and I hate to say this, has a bit of an attitude problem, and the restaurant itself is not all that clean.

Thank DickW343
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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191 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I've been here twice, and my most recent visit was within the last week. We chose to go here because we had a coupon for Vancouver's local PayBack book for get one entrance, get $5 off the second entrance. We came for dinner on a Wednesday and were immediately seated. They have lots of food options including a great sushi... More 

Thank Erica I
Vancouver, wa
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The family always likes this place because it's a buffet and everybody can always get or find whatever they like. Without fail they always seem to be running low on sashimi and crab legs and the downside of their sushi is every rule they have taste pretty similar. There oysters seem to be edit OK temperature but have a not... More 

Thank Mike H
Cupertino, California
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great venue for a elaborate dinner with lots of sushi and seafood options. As much as you can eat sushi, crab, crawfish, oysters fresh Red snappers amongst other oriental buffet items. They also have a fair selection for dessert including ice-cream; pretty good value for your money

Thank Babula C
Vancouver, Washington
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Has a nice variety of different types from sushi to stir fry. Reasonably priced for the quality of the food.

Thank Edmund1138
Laguna Hills, California
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

First of all I think this is a Japanese style restaurant, but more like a regular Chinese buffet with a wide variety of sushi. If you want quantity, this is your place, but if you're seeking quality sushi, maybe not. The sushi rice is really flavorless. I believe that quality sushi doesn't need all that soy sauce to give it... More 

Thank Camellia S
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Really good variety! Super yummy! They have everything from sushi to you pick food and they cook it Mongolian grill style. Desserts are good quality and wonderful. It is expensive so for lite eaters like me its expensive. So busy of a place don't go at prime dinner times. When we left there was a huge line... I really love... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?