Makoy Diner offers unique and great tasting food


Home, Food and Travel magazine was recently invited to try out the new menu on offer at the Makoy Diner that has just opened in Main Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth.

From its humble beginnings as a popular food truck that served delectable American-styled street meals at the Baakens Valley Food Truck Friday events, Makoy Diner is an example that local businesses have plenty of room to grow here in the Bay.

The Makoy Diner and Food Truck is owned by Dewald Hunter, who also manages the Flair Catering Service.

After travelling to Israel and seeing the unique way they blended their spices and paired their food, Dewald found inspiration for the food he wanted to serve, and thus the Makoy Food Truck was born.

It has now transformed into a diner so that locals no longer need to wait for the Food Truck Fridays to enjoy amazing food. 

Having never sampled any of their dishes before, I was not sure what I would be in for when offered some of Makoy’s dishes. But once I tried that first burger, I knew that I was hooked.

I sampled some of their dishes on offer, such as their Chicken Pathia, the Makoy Beef burger and Cheeseburger, the Smokey BBQ Rib, and their Sweet Spiced Wrap. I must say, I found it difficult to stop sampling their amazing dishes!

Though they were all mouth-watering, when it came to picking a favourite I was torn between the Cheeseburger and their Wrap. That was of course, until I tried the dessert.

For dessert, we tried their 5-star Chocolate Spring Roll. You’d think this kind of paring would not be good at all, but once you take the first bite of that spring roll you’ll suddenly never want to try anything else ever again. I was so smitten with the dessert I took two more.

Their prices are reasonable, the staff always had a smile on their face, and Dewald is a wonderful host.

I have no problem saying that I will now be a regular customer for years to come and can’t wait to sample the rest of the menu.

For more information on the Makoy Food Truck and Diner you can visit them at 152 Main Road, Walmer, or contact them at 076 980 7039 or email them at or visit their Facebook page

Contact Franchisee Liandé Barnard
Eastern Cape contact number 086 163 6845
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