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About Mako's American Grille

Mako's offers unique menu items not found in other restaurants. Mako's has been #1 on Tripadvisor for 2 years. All the food is fresh and healthy. No dishes at the restaurant contain fried or frozen food. Mako's receives trucks daily to ensure freshness and quality. Mako's caters to all food allergies. It is a BYOB restaurant. Mako's serves Breakfast, Lunch & Diner. Casual atmosphere & Casual Dining. Parking is available in the Long & Foster Realty parking lot after 5:00

4914 Landis Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Caribbean

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast
Mon, Tue, Thu–Sun 8:00 am–12:00 pm
Lunch
Mon, Tue, Thu–Sun 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Dinner
Mon, Tue, Thu–Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
50th St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 263-3287

Website:
http://makosgrille.com/

Catering:
Mako's catering team caters all events. We provide on premise Chefs, Servers & Bartenders. We cater every size event.

Parking Details:
Street parking is available. Also Parking in the lot at Long & Foster Realty next door is allowed anytime after 5:00.

Executive Chef:
Ron Leider

Additional:
BYO Wine, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Special Menu with Live entertainment. Only Doing two seatings for the night to offer a non rushed experience for our guest.

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Details
Sun 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Thu - Sat 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Private Dining

Mako's offers unique menu items not found in other restaurants. Mako's has been #1 on Tripadvisor for 2 years. All the food is fresh and healthy. No dishes at the restaurant contain fried or frozen food. Mako's receives trucks daily to ensure freshness and quality.

Mako's American Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

3.8

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (14)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Good for a Date (9)
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Creative Cuisine (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Healthy (6)
Cozy (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Seasonal (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Authentic (4)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Romantic (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Our meals were delicious, service excellent! We ordered from the special Girl's Weekend choices, which was everything on the menu, not something you usually are offered! My husband even got the special price!! Mako's is a great restaurant in Sea Isle, one of our favorites!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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·Dined 7 days ago

Food was very good. Will definitely go back. Nice menu choices.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Outstanding crab soup and Mako Special. Friendly staff and outstanding service! We will most definitely be returning!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Excellent food choices, especially if you are gluten free. I had the Ahi tuna with orange ginger sauce and it was cooked to perfection,rare. I have Celiacs and was so excited that I could select my dinner from the regular menu,even the soups were gluten free. Mango habanero Makos was delicious, per my husband.This was our second visit, and not our last!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

place is cozy, staff is attentive, food was delicious, we will definetly come back often

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Three of our entrées were in a cheese sauce, but all three were more like cheese soup.

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We made reservations for 6:30 and were seated immediately. The table only fit two people and barely gave us enough room for the food we ordered. We were handed our menus by a very nice waitress and were quickly served water, bread with dipping sauces, along with glasses for our BYOB drinks. Minutes later we were asked if we were ready to order. We said no as we wanted to enjoy our drinks and the bread/dipping sauce, and relax while reading the menu. Several times in short succession we were again asked if we wanted to order. We finally gave in on the 4th request.

While we waited for our meal, a large group (10 people) was seated next to us (this is a pretty small restaurant). Then a large group was seated behind us. As we patiently waited for our food, and while the wine was being consumed in quantity beside and behind us, the two groups started talking very loudly to the point were my husband and I, at our wee table, could not carry on a conversation and be heard. Our meal then finally arrived, but our evening was ruined.

I opted for their special Columbus Day all inclusive menu for $39. My husband ordered spaghetti with shrimp in a Gorgonzola sauce. It was very good and my husband loved it. My first course was a salad which was small but tasty...arugula with sliced pear and dressing. My appetizer choice was ahi tuna with a habanara sauce. 5 tiny squares of tuna (postage stamp size) that were tasteless and not very appetizing. My main dish was salmon with asparagus and baby potatoes. The salmon was very good and I enjoy what I received. The final dish was pumpkin brûlée with a wonderful brown sugar crust. It was delicious. However, the dish that it arrived in was barely 3” around. I barely got a taste of my dessert. So disappointed!!

We paid our bill and left. We are glad we tried Mako’s but probably will not return. So many other restaurants to try at the Jersey shore.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 2, 2017

We absolutely loved our meal and our waitress, we sat outside and soaked up the sun while enjoying the Make Bites, Crabcakes and another Mako entree - delicious! Oh and the pumpkin creme brulee was to die for!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We had outstanding service and the royal treatment at an early dinner celebrating our 40th anniversary with another couple.
Food was wonderful, as usual.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Special Occasion, Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Mako's Grille never disappoints - Never. It is inviting from the first step in the door. The food is creative, well prepared and delightful bite after bite. On this trip, my wife had the Honey Glazed Salmon and I had the Mako Provençal. Please don't feel that Mako's is just a seafood place. No, no. Their menu is well balanced with meat dishes of the same fine, creative quality. Reminder - make reservations no matter what the seasons to assure your spot and BYOB.

Tags: Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 16, 2017

This recently discovered restaurant has become one of my favorites for great food. Love the casual atmosphere and creative dishes. So glad it is open during the winter months. I'LL BE BACK

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Great as usual.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Makos may not be the newest or fanciest place on the island, but that doesn’t matter when you have the best food and service. Menu is creative and a nice change of pace. Even their breakfasts wow. Never knew that was possible.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

I am a chef so I set the bar a little higher than normal people. I was very disappointed in the quality of the food. I order the special which was mako ( what you would think they are famous for) it was so flavorless and dry you would never know it was mako. The chef loves chili powder because that is all you can taste in every dish. I paid $100 for two salads and two entrees no alcohol it is BYOB which we did not know but that is the only thing that is appealing to me about this spot ! Very loud and seating is tight but service was good.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Fabulous food! We had a hard time choosing what to order, as everything looked excellent.
We will certainly be returning

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Food was great and our service was excellent. Also like it because it is BYOB.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Loved the blackened mako.Did not enjoy salad,think it was cob..Wonderful waiter,Nick.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

We have dined at this location many times. We have had consistent quality meals and great service. We love the mako dishes in particular. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great restaurant. Been coming here for years as a big fan of Mako Shark. Their Mako special has never disappointed, appetizers are awesome, and I haven't had a any negative comments about this place once. It is a pricey menu, but that is expected down the shore and is on par with the other restaurants.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Casual, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Seafood is always great and creatively prepared.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great food & service! We had mussels, cucumber stuffed with tuna tartare, Mako entre & salmon - all good! BYOB.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Knowledgeable, friendly waitress. Delicious food & nice atmosphere. Our first visit and would go back again.

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·Dined on August 15, 2017

My mom is a local and we dine here frequently (with kids as well) as Makos consistently delivers creative and excellent food for the price. In addition, the owner is friendly, often visible and attentive to his restaurant. In addition, the waitstaff are very approachable and welcoming. Brunch is a must as well!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Friendly service and great food at Makos! Everyone from my party really enjoyed their food and the ambiance. We sat outside and it was a lovely evening. Highly recommend!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Had an awesome breakfast and loved the food and our experience so much that we went back for dinner a few days later! Excellent food, great service- great place!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 11, 2017

I've been to Mako several time and have always enjoyed it. This past Saturday there was a table of 6 that were obnoxiously loud. The restaurant is small so this presented a big problem. The wait staff did there best they could even apologized for the loud table, however there really was nothing there could do. When the group finally left the was a round of applause from the remaining dinner patrons.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Very noisy. Had 2 selections featuring crab which was virtually non existent.

Tags: Casual, Seasonal
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 10, 2017

I ordered one of the specials. It was very good. One of the guest I was with was disappointed with the tuna. The tuna was very rare as ordered but had no sauces and the result was pretty bland. Nice night overall.

Tags: Cozy, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 10, 2017

We having been dining here since it opened. Gets better all the time. Food is delicious, service great and relaxed shore environment. Love it. Thanks, Ron
PS Aldo best breakfast in SIC

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Decor is cute & whimsical. Staff is pleasant courteous & attentive. Menu choices and food quality exceptional & chef accommodating to requests and special orders.
Management clearly trying not quite up to task of keeping good balance of service & customer satisfaction.
Area small which would be charming except tile and bare walls do nothing to dampen sound and half the room full is deafening and unpleasant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Perfect way to celebrate our engagement! All around excellent dining experience. Serving staff was on point, super knowledgeable and friendly. Get the mako!

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Food was awful. Very noisy. Crab cakes were cold. Service was EXCELLENT. All the servers were so personable and friendly. Food was just awful.

Tags: Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 3, 2017

There is a lot to like at Mako's - but there is a lot that is troublesome. First, the fish was wonderfully fresh, the aoli was outstanding, the waitress was terrific. But, the crabcakes had very little taste (the aoli really helped), the asian slaw was almost not there and, when the waitress brought more, it really didn't have much of an asian taste. They appear to season their foods very lightly or not at all.

Last year, we had a much better experience. I don't know if it was just an off night, whether there is someone new in the kitchen, or what.

Bottom line is that we were underwhelmed by our visit even though there were some things that were excellent.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 2, 2017

The crabby brushetta,ahi tuna and salmon were excellent. The noise level was just too much. That would be the only reason I would hesitate to recommend Makos to anyone.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Awesome loved it. Staff is so pleasant and we get terrific service. We have gone back about 20 times.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 30, 2017

food was just so-so. shrimp appetizer seemed like they just sprinkled on some dried seasoning and grilled. nothing special and nothing to go back for. there are too many other good places..

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 29, 2017

From the moment we walked in the service was excellent. The menu was varied and had unique items that were delicious. Overall an excellent dining experience!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 27, 2017

This is our second time and the bottom line is that the food is very goo, flavorful and not too too much. It;s a small place so both crowded and noisy but not enough to warrant missing the place. The staff is very accommodating.
I had the crab soup and the arrabiata rosa, my wife had the spinach salad and the crab cakes. Everything was very good.
Parking is a challenge so leave early.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Fabulous as always!! They never disappoint. This is the third Summer in a row that a group of that graduated together has met there for dinner. There is always 12-15 of us. Never a problem for Mako's! Food is always hot and very delicious. Giving them an A+

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Kyle was excellent server. Four people in our party. Three meals were delicious ; however, fourth meal was not. Crab cake had strong iodine smell which is sign that it was turning bad. It was left on plate uneaten. First problem ever with meal at Mako's.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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