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Maki House (CLOSED)

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  • Japanese, Sushi
  • 240 South St, Philadelphia PA19147 39.941242 -75.147178
  • (At S 2nd St)
  • (215) 351-0868
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User Ratings (Based on 12 reviews)

4.205
Food 4.3 Value 4.6
Service 4.3 Atmosphere 3.5

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(215) 351-0868
Fax:
fax
(215) 351-0869
Notes:
Delivery ($2 charge, free on orders over $25) Take Out Visa, MC
Hours:
Mon: 5:30-10:30pm Tue-Sat: 12pm-10:30pm Sun: 12pm-10pm
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner
Features:
Prix Fixe, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards, Take Out
Min Delivery:
25.00
Delivery Area:
within walking distance

User Reviews

  • Maki House

    Posted by Jake C on 07/13/2011

    Hidden Gem

    This place was a very hard place to find for my first time. I actually have been on south street many times for water ice from the Ritas and ice cream for the Haagendazs and each time I had probably walked right by the restaurant! I didnt find out about this place until a friend of mine had taken me there, and I was actually unsure at first. I am not a crazed sushi fan or someone who has never tried Japanese food before. But I have to say I very much enjoyed the rolls on the chefs special board. The chef had recommended the Maki House Special being my first time there and I was surprised at how great it was. Full of a variety of seafood which I tend to always go for. On top of that I really liked the how everything was cooked inside since the whole roll comes out really crunchy being completely fried. This place is small and hidden between two dessert places, but I have been coming back to this place each time on the weekends when in the mood of some sushi trying their many sushi combos. Each time I come back I find the sushi brings me back to something familiar, the value of the food Id say is the best part of this place! Great food and good price!

  • Maki House

    Posted by Timothy C. on 02/13/2010

    Small place but great food!

    Its funny how this restaurant is tucked near the end of south street on 2nd. I swear I would just past by it easily if my friends didn't introduce me here. It's a small casual place, their sushi and food is straightforward, clean presentation, simple and tastes delicious. It's a good hangout spot without breaking your wallet. They definitely have some interesting flavors like their Maki House Special/ Scorpion Roll, etc Most of all, they do the classic rolls and the different combos well. I especially like their salad dressing. Value wise this place definitely gives me enough pieces. Staff and owner are nice and attentive. Also, BYOB, we brought a bottle of red wine and they served it for us while we watched football on their High Def (nice).

  • Maki House

    Posted by VRpO on 12/20/2009

    Sushi-licous : )

    I have come to this place countless times and I always love to order their rolls. Each time I eat here the sushi rolls satisfy me for more! I would definitely come here if you havent already@!

  • Maki House

    Posted by NP88 on 07/28/2009

    Quaint place for amazing sushi!

    This place may look small from the outside, but the food here is really good. The fish is very fresh and and the place is run by very nice people. I get a family feel everytime I come here. A south street must!

  • Maki House

    Posted by Yoki kim on 07/21/2009

    Best sushi in town

    Good food, good value and good price. I am a Korean. I do eat lot of Japanese food and I eat at lot of different sushi place. I find this restauant is small but the food is good. I would come back again.

  • Maki House

    Posted by tokro girl on 06/19/2009

    Not authentic, fresh or good.

    I ordered salmon, hamachi and ikula sushi bad sushi rice. None of them were fresh like they said on other reviews then I'm very picky when it comes to sushi I'm from Tokyo . Miso soup... packages does better job. No dashi taste, poor and cheap miso. and ... Onigiri. I ordered this because I'm Japanese and I love my picnic food. I don't care if you are Chinese or Korean operating Japanese food as long as you get it right somehow... but news flash, you don't make them with sushi rice! Especially when you are being cheap and using rice flakes!(n and they aren't even good ones) They were not good. If you don't know what they really are, you think it's the waste of money. If you claim to own Japanese restaurant, at least know our food!!

  • Maki House

    Posted by Richard on 10/22/2008

    General Manage in NYL

    Good food for small sushi restaurant, good price for the value you get and friendly people. I love it and I would bring my family to eat again.

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