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Makani 2Life Restaurant

Via Luigi de Simone, 12, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 243752
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
1 Nov 2016
“Smashing sushi”
8 Oct 2016
“Sophisticated succulent sushi ”
Closes in 24 min
7:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Japanese, Sushi, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Luigi de Simone, 12, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Tuesday 7:30 arrival - made to feel welcome and settled into our table. Place soon filled up with patrons and after ordering some tasty Tempura and a bottle of Prosecco the restaurant burst into life. Main of Tuna Tataki and some sublime Wagyu beef was...More

Thank Martyn28
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic amazing tasty food, great atmosphere with lovely professional staff. Second visit, won't be my last Many thanks to all who work here for creating a memorable evening.

Thank letaylors03
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We thought we would try some sushi while on holiday and were blown away by this place. Everything we tried was phenomenal and we hit a point where we just couldn't eat any more. We will surely go back before we leave for home.

Thank jgrnfld
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Good sushi at a (from my prospective) standard price. The owner pays great attention to his client needs and other personnel is ready to explain and suggest. Location is small inside and outside and indeed outside has not a great view even if the restaurant...More

Thank Kermit-Lecce
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I found this sushi bar tho just eat app and decided to give it a try. Price is just normal in my opinion, it's a sushi bar after all. I really enjoyed sashimi and uramaki. A nice place worth trying.

Thank Me M
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I visited Sushisalento with my wife and daughter for lunch and enjoyed some very good Japanese food which was a great contrast to the Puglian food I have been eating whilst on holiday. We started with some tempura prawns and some octopus balls which we...More

1  Thank Bill R
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Needed a change from Italian food and saw an advert for this place so we decided to go and try for lunch. Great service with friendly staff. The Japanese food that we ordered was excellent and good value. A must try if you want to...More

Thank Andrew c
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I used to go there when I lived in Lecce for studies. I went 2 times for dinner and one for lunch. Ia can say that it is still the best sushi experience that I had in my life, and still craving it. Also the...More

Thank Sid N
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Here for the second time, after almost one year and half... We went for a take away box which, based on our previous experience, should have been mind blowing... Not at all! Smelly fish, brown tuna with greenish reflexes, yellowish sea bass and a poorly...More

Thank Lanfranco F
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We thought it would be a nice change from italian food. It was a change, but not a particularily nice one. The sushis are acceptable. But do avoid the tempura, which is just a totallly overpriced selection of frozen asian stuff you can buy in...More

Thank Frankieguitar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi de Simone, 12, 73100, Lecce, Italy (Formerly Sushi Salento)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Lecce  >  Lecce
  • Phone Number: +39 0832 243752
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Makani 2Life Restaurant - Sushisalento is a restaurant that offers a blend of Japanese and gourmet Italian cuisine. Makani is also a lounge bar offering a huge selection of cocktails and fine spirits. Good not only for lunch and dinner, but also for aperitifs and after-dinners. It’s near the fantastic setting of the historical center of Lecce, a few steps away from the ancient walls and the Castle of Carlo V. This elegant and welcoming place offers a modern design with a warm play of lights and a comfortable space outside. Passion for the ingredients quality and care in the presentation of dishes; Taste and creativity in Italian cuisine and many specialties of the sushi universe for all kinds of palates, from connoisseurs to the less demanding and experienced ones. The Italian cuisine we intend to offer is based on the original inspiration of traditional dishes blended with fusion cuisine, giving new life to the flavors representing our culinary experience. Sushi, our flagship specialty for years, is a light, healthy and genuine cuisine with innumerable nutritional properties and it respects freshness, flavor, color and consistency of each food, with particular attention to presentation. Everything is prepared with wisdom and creativity, according to the most restrictive techniques and health rules and with the experience and creativity of our chefs. The clientele therefore has a wide choice of first and second dishes of seafood as well as meat and vegetables, soups, carpaccios, nigiri / hosomaki / uramaki of raw and cooked fish and delicious mixed sushi dishes, which offer the possibility of sampling every type of specialties, from classic flavors to dishes and special recipes specially created by the staff. The staff always care about hospitality, friendliness and professionalism for their customers: families ready to enjoy new specialties, couples who can appreciate the intimate and comfortable atmosphere, groups of friends who share the fun of trying ethnic and imaginative food , or those who want to have a work lunch or dinner in the most suitable frame. Open daily for lunch and dinner, the restaurant also provides catering, take-away and home delivery services.
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