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Makino Chaya

April 24, 2016

Spoil Mom With Glorious Seafood

When the time comes to honor mothers everywhere and thank them for all they do, Makino Chaya knows just the right way to pamper them with a special treat — one that involves sitting back, relaxing and feasting away on prime rib, seafood and much more. The popular all-you-can-eat buffet spot continues to be a…

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March 1, 2016

Where the buffet spread never runs dry

There are no limits when dining at Makino Chaya, especially when the words “all you can eat” continue to chime in your mind throughout your entire visit. The eatery’s buffet selection includes a vast array of seafood, local Japanese dishes and desserts to indulge in. “We have 40 hot food items, 16 different types of…

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January 18, 2016

Where The Possibilities Are Endless

There really aren’t words sweeter than “all you can eat,” especially when the buffet selection includes endless seafood, local Japanese fare and an overwhelming amount of dessert options. For more than 10 years, Makino Chaya in Westridge Shopping Center has supplied a buffet experience like no other. And, after renovations in October of last year,…

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December 14, 2015 ,

Melting My Heart

One thing I rarely hear anyone disagree with is the pure molten magic of melted cheese — oozing out of grilled cheese sandwiches, topping mouthwatering pizza slices and sizzling over lasagna. Well, the Swiss were clever enough to take this celestial melted bliss, mix it with some wine and herbs, and create an entire dining…

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October 25, 2015

Celebrating A Decade Of Quality Dining

Located just across the street from Aiea’s popular Pearl-ridge Mall in West ridge Shopping Center, Makino Chaya has become a mainstay in the minds of local Oahu residents. Known for its bountiful buffet — an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of savory, sweet and sumptuous selections — the restaurant offers a huge selection of delicious dishes to choose…

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August 2, 2015

Buffet welcomes patrons to eat what they want, when they want it

Parallel to Pearlridge Mall in the West-ridge Shopping Center rests a buffet-style restaurant bustling with satisfied customers enjoying five-star food, without a five-star price tag. For 11 years, Makino Chaya has been serving quality Japaneseand local-style food, ranging from made-to-order grilled steaks to freshly rolled sushi. Indulge in a grilled-to-order boneless short rib steak at…

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June 21, 2015

Offering all you can imagine in an all-you-can-eat buffet

Since opening in 2005, Makino Chaya in Aiea continues to be a local favorite for its all-you-can-eat buffet, featuring an endless selection of tasty Japanese and American foods, seafood and local dishes. Among the most popular items are, of course, steamed Snow Crab (available during dinner and weekend lunch), Shrimp Tempura and Miso Butterfish. There…

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May 10, 2015

A near-endless buffet equates to paradise on your plate

For those lucky enough to call Hawaii home, the price of living (and eating) in paradise shouldn’t be an arm and a leg. Makino Chaya agrees, which is why the popular Aiea eatery provides a delicious break for Oahu diners with its buffet packed with near endless options — without the accompanying eye-popping price tag….

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March 29, 2015

Makino Chaya serves up endless possibilities

With a bountiful buffet buoyed by a slew of local favorites and surf-and-turf selections, Makino Chaya truly offers a must-try dining experience for the entire family. And, with important holidays, including Easter and Mother’s Day approaching, as well as graduation season right around the corner, Makino Chaya serves as the go-to locale to satisfy any…

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January 11, 2015

Reeling in a buffet of all-you-can-eat favorites

For indecisive diners, indulgent eaters and anyone who likes buffets and a bargain, Makino Chaya is the ultimate paradise. “We’re everyone’s favorite buffet on the island,” says manager Jo Makino, who shares a statement of fact rather than hubris. Famed for its all-you-can-eat seafood buffet, Makino Chaya in Aiea is a longtime local favorite and…

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