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96 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 488-8058
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lacks Inspiration

OK, we are a bit spoiled coming from SF, but this place, rated so highly by locals, really was very average. Appetizers were fair to terrible. One wasn't edible. The rolls were better, but weren't particularly memorable. The space is nice -- quality interior and good service.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

OK, we are a bit spoiled coming from SF, but this place, rated so highly by locals, really was very average. Appetizers were fair to terrible. One wasn't edible. The rolls were better, but weren't particularly memorable. The space is nice -- quality interior and good service.

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I will never understand the negative reviews of Kobe, especially regarding the service, which after at least a dozen visits over 3 years has been nothing short of awesome. My wife and I are relocating to Portland after living in and near Ashland and we had to visit Kobe one more time before migrating north. And this latest experience was... More 

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Ashland, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I'm from a big city where there are lots of choices for sushi -- not as many choices in Ashland, but if you love sushi you'll choose one of them. Kobe has the nicest atmosphere and they have nice small plates menu, but you never get the 'sushi bar' feeling here. The bar itself is very small, maybe enough for... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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157 reviews 157 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I see someone complained about paying more at a table for the bar menu. I was there last night and it is clearly written on the bar menu (almost impossible to miss) that it applies only to those sitting in the bar or kitchen. The service was excellent. We had miso soup, two types of sushi and the Kobe sliders.... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I brought friends to Kobe, from out of town, we were given the bar menu upon request, yet were not told we were to pay the higher pricing from original menu. The food was excellent, but the manager was very rude, and accusing of us that we were dishonest somehow about the bar menu pricing. I have eaten there before,... More 

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Ukiah, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Fresh sashimi and creative rolls! We felt lucky to find this gem still open for lunch at 2 pm. Nice soup and salad as well.

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Monterey, California
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266 reviews 266 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

...service was very good with the waitress being very enthusiastic about the deserts. No children around which provided a positive atmosphere amid the greenery and water sounds. Not the absolutely best Japanese food I've ever had but very, very good.

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Jacksonville, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

My family and I were having Ashland Sunday fun day and decided to end it here. We had never been and didn't know if it was gonna be to kid friendly but it worked out great . Now for the food really good.There ahi app I'd delicious . Everything we got was delicious . When I eat sushi I rate... More 

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Coronado, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Wonderful food, service and atmosphere! We all loved our entrees and ended up sharing plates as everything was delicious!

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

So far, in well over a dozen visits spanning 3 years, Kobe never disappoints. True, other reviewers are correct to point out the combo rolls are Americanized; I too have no use for cream cheese in my sushi. But there are other combo options (plus the rolls do change now and then), and unlike combo rolls at the other Ashland... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 96 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: (541) 488-8058

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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