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Kobe Japanese Steak House

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69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-2837 (Frank Sinatra)
760-324-1717
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 51
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 10
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  • 4
    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
Great Food... but a little pricey

We visit this Japanese restaurant at least a couple of times a year. The chefs cook at grill right in front of you and each has a variation of a little entertainment routine they do. They have recently done some renovations and consequently we have noticed quite a price increase. You do get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Gloria P
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Palm Springs, California
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Palm Springs, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We visit this Japanese restaurant at least a couple of times a year. The chefs cook at grill right in front of you and each has a variation of a little entertainment routine they do. They have recently done some renovations and consequently we have noticed quite a price increase. You do get a decent amount of food though, but... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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438 reviews 438 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Fortunately we had read the review reports in advance. Still Kobe creates perhaps expectations which do not necessarily correspond to what you will find. A beautiful building, kois in the pond, valet parking, all very romantic. Warm welcome. You can wait at the bar until they call you. We had asked for the teppanyaki table, and that was were they... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our disappointment started even before we arrived. I telephoned Kobe Japanese steakhouse to inquire what the fish special was that day and was informed they had crusted Salmon which is one of my wife's favorites so I requested a reservation for 1000 pm. We arrived at 945 and were advised that they were running late. We were finally seated at... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Great fun place to bring the kids. Great service, average food, maybe over-priced. Don't forget to feed the koi on your way out!

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Like a Benihana, but a bit better. Make sure you have reservations and be there on time. They don't seem to take late arrivals because we called with a plumbing problem and told them we'd be half hour late and all they can do was reschedule us to a 2 hour later time! But we made next day reservations and... More 

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Prince Albert, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were looking for a place to please a family group age 3 to 88. Kobe was a good choice. The food was cooked in front of us which kept the kids occupied and everything was convenient for the 80 year olds. The service was quick and attentive. We decided to share all of our orders which took a bit... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What an experience we had for dinner. The staff were very heart warming and the Chef was great. The food was very good and the evening was a real success.

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Indio, California
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went to Kobe's Japanese Steak House on a Saturday evening and it was wonderful. The meal was fantastic and the whole experience was memory making. I had the shrimp and scallops and they were prepared perfectly. Fun to watch Temoor prepare our meals right in front of us. Sergio our waiter never let us want for anything. Well worth... More 

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La Jolla, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place has the most delicious quality food. It's been around since like 1978 and still going strong . A lot of the employees have been there since they opened and all have excellent customer service skills. One never longs for anything while dining here. They have a fairly new manager named Tim. He has hit the ground running and... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Overpriced for a hibachi type dinner. Dinner for 2 was $100+. Typical food, rice, veggies and choice of meat. Cool coy pond out front where you can buy good to feed fish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-2837
    (Frank Sinatra)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: 760-324-1717

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?