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Makona Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Polynesian, Chilean
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Atamu Tekena, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 0017
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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Great meal and at a affordable price makes Makona a must do when on Easter island. Highly recommend the pisco sour.

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1 Thank Bryan T
Oakland, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

It's been three years between visits to Easter Island, and the standards for dining at the Makona remain at their accustomed high quality! During our two weeks on the island we dined at the Makona five times. From the 5-pepper steak to cerviche, shrimp and fish, we were always more than pleased! The prices are lower by 20% from similar... More 

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Easter Island, Chile
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

I have been here for one month and honestly, Makona has the best food EVER! My suggestions: Start with Shrimps (10US) , later Tuna Carpaccio or Papa Makona. And it´s not expensive as other places in the island.

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Oakland, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Go no further than this review to find the BEST FOOD and RAPA NUI AMBIANCE on Isla de Pasqua! The people there are so warm and welcoming. The menu is diverse and whatever you select you will have an exquisite dining experience! Don't miss out on their cerviche starter and be sure to order extra french fries -- they serve... More 

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Thank davidmcclendon
Rio de Janeiro
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

It was our first meal in Rapa Nui and we really enjoyed it. We had the ceviche and the mahi-mahi. For dessert, the dolce de leche crepe was very good as well.

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1 Thank PriscilaO
Charlotte, North Carolina
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109 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

The restaurant is on main street, few steps to supermarket. We tried the coconut fish soup, vegetable omelet and a paste, all very good. The fish soup there is the best we had in South America.

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1 Thank Weijie T
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Gracias por su comentario sobre nuestro restaurant, nos alegra que hayan disfrutado de la comida y el servicio. Sus opiniones... More 

New York City, New York
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33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

It's on the Main Street. We actually stopped a 7:30 and were told 10 more minutes. It opened at 8. The seafood soup was pretty good. The steak was taste less. Pisco sour was strong.

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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

We tried almost all of the restaurants on the main drag on Easter Island in search of the best Pisco Sours. Makona wins the prise by using all fresh ingredients including fresh key limes. The food is good and everything is reasonably priced. The waitstaff is competent and friendly and no one rushes you.

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Thank PattyAC20
Gig Harbor, Washington
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Not the cheapest restaurant in Hanga Roa but worth every penny. Our fish was so fresh, deliciously prepared, and beautifully presented! Five Stars.

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New York City, New York
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76 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

We had take out from Makona the final night we were on the Island and I wish we eaten here the first night it was so good! Also, the staff was so friendly, the weather was very bad and most places were closed, but took our order for take out. We order so much food we had leftovers for breakfast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Polynesian, Chilean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atamu Tekena, Hanga Roa, Easter Island, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Easter Island  >  Hanga Roa
  • Phone Number: +56 32 255 0017

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?