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96 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 488-8058
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Ranked #71 of 136 Restaurants in Ashland
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ashland, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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152 reviews 152 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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
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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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217 reviews 217 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 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
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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Gold Hill, Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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Washougal, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We love Kobe!! It is great to sit in the bar, or at the sushi bar, and enjoy fine cocktails and great sushi. Or, for a nice date we eat in the restaurant where the atmosphere and food is delicious. The servers are all super friendly. We love the unpretentiousness of this place! Always a favorite!

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Long story short you need really good fish to make really good sushi. Me thinks their suppliers are too far from the source. Sushi was so, so. Way too much salmon (not line caught) for our tastes and way too much Americanized sushi rolls with things like cream cheese - or even cheese cheese - in them. Portions and presentation... More 

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Additional Information about Kobe

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

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