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Makino Chaya

November 16, 2014

Crab legs! You’re it!

If your ideal meal involves stuffing yourself silly with seafood, then Makino Chaya is the place for you. With reasonable prices for lunch (Monday to Friday $12.98, Saturday and Sunday $19.98) and dinner (Monday to Thursday $28.98, Friday to Sunday $30.98), and even an early-bird special (Monday to Friday from 5:30-6:30 p.m., not including holidays…

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September 14, 2014

Winner, winner, veggie dinner?

When it comes to winning, Makino Chaya knows what it takes to make the grade. Located in Aiea’s Westridge Shopping Center, this renowned Japanese Seafood establishment has enjoyed the bragging rights of being voted “Hawaii’s Best” in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser polls for the past three years in a row. And by the way things are…

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July 27, 2014

Makino Chaya

At Makino Chaya in Westridge Shopping Center, why hold back when you can have it all? New and loyal patrons alike indulge in the restaurant’s all-you-can-eat Japanese seafood buffet, renowned for its endless seafood selections, teppanyaki station, full dessert bar and more. Better yet, the establishment offers separate made-to-order dinner options as well. The menu…

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July 20, 2014

Makino Chaya Unveils Appetizing Deal to Patrons

This summer, where will the temperature rise the highest? Well, if we’re talking in terms of food, then Makino Chaya is hot, hot, hot with its Japanese seafood buffet. During a season where a fast-paced lifestyle seems to slow down a bit to allow for some fun, it’s also the perfect time to open yourself…

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June 15, 2014

Makino Chaya

TAKE A LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: MADE-TO-ORDER DINNER BUFFET SELECTIONS (MONDAY-THURSDAY, $27.98; FRIDAY-SUNDAY, $29.98) Let’s be real: Access to an all-you-can-eat buffet can be an amazing experience, and when you add a reasonable price to the equation, all can suddenly seem right in the world. Makino Chaya in Aiea’s Westridge Shopping Center leads…

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May 4, 2014

Makino’s sweetest affair

What better way to welcome back Jus’ Desserts than with a plethora of treats from Makino Chaya. For nine years, the Aiea establishment has served local families a great selection of Japanese cuisine and local favorites. Makino Chaya has developed a sweet partnership with JJ Bistro & French Pastry to bring decadent desserts to restaurant…

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March 30, 2014

Makino Chaya

As if Makino Chaya’s all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner buffets, complete with everything from king crab legs to teppanyaki-style steak, were not deals in and of themselves, the eatery now features a special happy hour menu available every Monday-Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. Priced at $19.98 per person, the happy hour menu features an array…

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February 16, 2014

Get Your Fill at Makino Chaya

There is nothing in this world I love more than being told there is no limit to what I eat. Having free rein somehow makes the food taste even better knowing there’s much more to come. For those with bottomless-pit stomachs like myself, Makino Chaya offers an all-you-can-eat buffet full of delicious offerings — and…

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December 29, 2013

Makino Chaya

Limitless. An idea so appealing (much like the food that accompanies it) is made possible by Makino Chaya this new year. Because in a world that is constantly providing guidelines, restrictions and imposing limitations, having the freedom to take as much as you want is music to everyone’s ears. At Makino Chaya, patrons can partake…

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November 10, 2013

Here’s the Skinny on Makino’s Bountiful Buffets

People are always surprised at how much my skinny, petite mother can eat. She loves buffets, and almost always I’ll catch people staring as she walks from the buffet line to our table with her heaping plates of food. I know, they’re probably thinking her eyes are way bigger than her stomach. But, let me…

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