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

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Atmosphere and Great Service

We loved our dinner at Kobe. Good quality sushi in a lovely, intimate setting. Although our server was spot-on, he was also bar tending, and as we were sitting at the sushi bar, he had to tend two bars. It didn't appear that there were bussers to clear, which would have his job easier. The two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Michelle M
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Bend, Oregon, United States
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Tehachapi, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Overpriced sushi. Great if you want sushi without fish. The rolls were a little thinner than a number 2 pencil. Fish was thinner than the finest cut lox.

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Bend, Oregon, United States
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We loved our dinner at Kobe. Good quality sushi in a lovely, intimate setting. Although our server was spot-on, he was also bar tending, and as we were sitting at the sushi bar, he had to tend two bars. It didn't appear that there were bussers to clear, which would have his job easier. The two (!) hostesses didn't appear... More 

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Olympia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have been there many times over the years. It is an upscale Japanese restaurant with a number of tempura and sushi offerings. It is modestly expensive and the food is enjoyable. The veggie tempura plate is large and the batter very good.

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Central Point, Oregon
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Celebrating a birthday with family (3 persons), we had dinner at Kobe. With dining inside as well as outside on the patio, Kobe provided a wonderful dining experience. First-time diners at Kobe, we ordered a number of food items from the small plate menu. First, 1/2 dozen oysters, mango roll sushi and coconut shrimp. Then kobe sliders, white dragon sushi... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It's too bad they allow cell phones. It really ruined my visit when a woman gabbed on her cell phone thru most of my dinner. And as I was leaving the man next to me started to talk on his.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We always enjoy the sushi bar. Great happy hour menu and it was fun to talk to the sushi "chefs". Thanks for fresh fish and great rolls. We will be back!!

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San Jose, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This restaurant was located underground, so I hought that was peculiar. When we walked in, the room was dark, but I thought that was cool. The servers were pretty nice. For a beverage, I chose lemonade. That was good. And my Udon Noodles were tasty and nicely prepared. This was a very good restaurant, and I would like to come... More 

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San Francisco, California
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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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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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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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