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Makisu Sushi Lounge & Grill

7150 Carpenter Rd. (Touhy Ave.) Send to Phone
847-677-9030 | Menu
A sushi veteran invades the 'burbs --- again --- with impressive results.


Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Makisu Sushi Lounge & Grill, Skokie, IL

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Makisu Sushi Lounge & Grill Restaurant Review

: You may not have heard about this contemporary sushi spot in an easy-to-ignore Skokie shopping plaza. But Makisu has steadily gained interest among modern maki enthusiasts. Partner David Kim (Sushi Ai, Swordfish, Wildfish) knows what he’s doing, having a knack for opening popular spots with artfully plated Asian cuisine in unlikely places. We like the enveloping leather banquettes that line the open, wood-trimmed space. But more than that, we enjoy the jalapeño-topped spicy tuna over “crunch.” The sashimi? It’s pristine. Entrées from the kitchen do not disappoint either, particularly the spicy grilled shrimp in garlic sauce served with sautéed vegetables.

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