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Umi Japanese Steakhouse

201 N. Cox Creek, Florence, AL 35630
(256) 718 - 6868
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Ranked #17 of 139 Restaurants in Florence
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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- Sep 5, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Love going here when I lived in Florence!! I love the cucumber salad and mixed vegetable dinner with fried rice.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm so glad I did. I went back in May for my first visit. I had never been to any type of hibachi grill before. Only what I'd seen on TV. We sat down and I enjoyed the way everything is laid out. It's really nice inside. Our Chef was good, and the food was really good. I got the... More

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Florence, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I don't want to judge to harshly because our waitress seemed new, but She was smacking on gum the entire time we were there. She never cleared any dishes and was slow with ever part of service. The hibachi chef was fun and attentive, but I just can't get over the gum.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant over a dozen times since it opened and have never been disappointed! The food is always excellent! And my step-daughter LOVES the show put on right in front of us. Definitely recommend to others! And definitely will go back every chance we get. 5 stars all the way IMO.

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Florence
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A really good, maybe even great place in Florence, for Sashimi (raw fish for those of you who think Sushi is raw........ LOL NOT>....... Anyway, Very fresh raw selection, prepared with excellence and served by a very knowledgeable. Nice bar makes super dirty Martini's.... what more can I say???? Try it.

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Cozumel, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Excellent place to eat. We were there for lunch. We had very good service. Didn't have to wait long at all. Very friendly atmosphere. The food was very very good. I highly recommend this place.

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Florence, Alabama
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16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and I went on a date here and got edamame, a bento box, and a drink or two. It was delicious- but I was most impressed with our attentive and friendly server. It seems rare that we are happy with service but this chick was so great! I wish I could remember her name. The Bento Box option... More

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Florence, Alabama
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I had tried this place when first opened and food was wonderful. I went back Food and service was great. Will definatly be coming back.

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Florence, Alabama
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We waited for over an hour to be seated, and once seated we were told they were short staff and only had one chief. Which was a lie. Once a chief came to our table he did not make conversation nor did anyone come over and apologize. We had a coupon and the owner would not honor and was very... More

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19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We visited Umi while in town on business. The atmosphere was cool and laid back. Our waitress Erin was awesome. Erin went out of her way to take care of us. Our chef was great and prepared delicious food for us. We had a great time. I strongly recommend checking out Umi.

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