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528 15th st. East, Tuscaloosa, AL
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We sat at one of the grill tables. I am a low sodium diet along with other restrictions, I was surprised that they where able to meet all my restrictions. The chef was entertaining and the wait staff was very good. The food was excellent, I will go back, and would recommend to anyone looking for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We sat at one of the grill tables. I am a low sodium diet along with other restrictions, I was surprised that they where able to meet all my restrictions. The chef was entertaining and the wait staff was very good. The food was excellent, I will go back, and would recommend to anyone looking for Japaneses food in Tuscaloosa.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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82 reviews 82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I ordered sushi and the teryaki chicken and it was darn good. I got a spicy tuna maki roll. And the teryaki chicken came with so much other stuff. The hunger salad is amazing. Service was very good as well. Fast refills too. Much better than Kobe.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Hokkaido is an extremely good restaurant. We frequent it quite alot. We always get the shared plate for $9.95 and a regular order because the servings are so large you wind up taking it home. I particularly like the filet and scalops but the shrimp and chicken are very good too. Of course the cooks are entertaining with their spatulas... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Placed a carry out order for my 6 year old son and I, for a kids chicken dinner and from the dinner menu, the chicken & scallop combo dinner. Chicken was overcooked and nearly impossible to chew. Shrimp was in both although we didn't order any shrimp....it also was overcooked and rubbery. Scallops were good but I only got 3!!... More 

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Destin, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Definitely our favorite place to eat in Tuscaloosa, hands down. The sushi is out of this world! Get there early if you don't want to wait too long. Parking sucks!

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I was devasted when Hokkaido was destroyed in the 4/27/2011 tornado because it is one of my favorite places in town. Their new building is so much bigger and nicer and with more parking! You can choose to eat at a grill and have your food cooked in front of you or you can choose to sit at a table... More 

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Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Hokkaido is a good place to eat if you have a large party. The hibachi grills are large and the menu has good variety. I feel that anyone who has never been to asia or a top tier Japanese steak or sushi house will thoroughly enjoy Hokkaido. Anyone outside that group will feel that Hokkaido ranges from mediocre to bad.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I have been to many hibachi grills and this one is right up there was a new favorite. The rice was decent but didn't have much flavor but the teriyaki was by far some of the best that I have had at a hibachi. The atmosphere was nice although it was filled with many college kids. We had a great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I have eaten Sushi from top chefs in Monterey CA direct from Japan and compared to that this is a 2/10. There are few that come close in Tuscaloosa, but this place is by far the worst sushi in the whole city. Teriyaki Chicken was dry and the service was poor. Just because it is in a nice building with... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Finally got to visit after they reopened since the April 2011 tornado destroyed the original. The only negatives are price is a bit pricey and not a lot of parking. That said, the food is outstanding, service is perfect, management really cares about customers, and atmosphere is quaint Japanese. I would rate as one of the best, if not the... More 

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Additional Information about Hokkaido

Address: 528 15th st. East, Tuscaloosa, AL
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 528 15th st. East, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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