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Samurai Steakhouse

702 Highway 72 West, Athens, AL 35611
256-230-1122 ‎
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Ranked #10 of 86 restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- May 13, 2014
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Athens, Alabama
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48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Fresh cooked hibachi is delicious. Plate is filled with delicious veggies, chicken, shrimp, steak, or combination of your choice. Their salad dressing is awesome. We always select two salads and drop the soup. Well worth the trip. Not a fancy building but has become one of our favorites

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Florence, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

No they don't do Hibachi in front of table , but it is open and near by the dining room like most grills. The food is delicious the ginger salad is the best I've had. The flavor is great... Love this place and hope it stays open long time!

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Athens, Alabama
Top Contributor
309 reviews 309 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I had avoided this place as my partner is not a steak eater. Thanks to a Trip Advisor contributor, I learned that this is more of a sushi place and less of a steakhouse. After our lunch today, I'm kicking myself we didn't try it sooner. I ordered a lunch special, the Hibachi NY Steak, she got the Benito Box... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Always got their food to go. I love Japanese food and was not disappointed. I recommend any of the Hibachi food.

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Traverse City MI
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39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is the best thing going in Athens. But consider that everything else is either a chain or a BBQ. They were very pleasant, good service, friendly. But the rice had been fried in a LOT of oil. We thought the hibachi would be done at the table, but it just appeared as a finished plate

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Samurai restaurant is not a Steakhouse as they advertise. They are a Japanese restaurant that serves A grade sushi & hibachi grilled entrees. Quality of food , method of cooking & service are all outstanding. Sushi is exceptionally good & the taste combinations Samurai present are inventive & as good to eat as the presentation on the plate. Sweet tea... More

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Athens
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Great food and the best Sushi I've had in a long time.

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athens , al
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

The staff is always freindly and helpful.I have stepped out of my comfort zone to try a few new things and the staff is always anxious to descride the items I am ordering. Try the Out of Control for a good experience

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Elkmont, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I've been there several times and always very good. We had a mix of sushi rolls, Tuna, salmon, eel, cooked shrimp and they were wonderful. Also they have a great seaweed salad. They have other types of things noodles,rice, hibachi, teriyaki and tempura dishes with Japanese style. Love this place!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

I'm from an East Coast city where there are many many fine ethnic restaurants, so I was skeptical about how good Japanese food could be in the deep South. Boy did Samurai Steakhouse change my mind! From soup (Clear Broth) to dessert (Fried Green Tea Ice Cream) the meal was outstanding. To start, we ordered one of the specials (Three... More

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