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KOTO Japanese Steak House

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527 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4134
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

Went there after an event of my son's and didn't know what to expect and it turned out to be a great choice, everyone really enjoyed the food and the service was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there after an event of my son's and didn't know what to expect and it turned out to be a great choice, everyone really enjoyed the food and the service was very good.

Thank psparker
Stonington, Connecticut
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my parents and wife. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the food was good. I thought the chef was a bit mechanical, but not everyone can be a great showman. I really enjoyed my noddles.

Thank Stephen E
Orange, Connecticut
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141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

From steaks, sushi, and hibachi!!, its a fun place, its very good and roomy, as with most hibachi places it can be noisy but its that kind of fun place. The sushi we had was very good, it was a very nice restaurant. Its easy to get to, plenty of parking and a full bar.

Thank CT-Foodie60
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I went with some of the colleagues and the place looks good, great service and the quality of the food was really nice. I"ll definitely go back again.

Thank Monchys
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Outstanding food and lots of fun for all ages!! The hibachi and sushi is always delicious! Our family gatherings are always held here. The company Christmas parties have been here year after year!!

Thank Grace C
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

While visiting family in CT they recommended we have hibachi and sushi, most of us didn't enjoy sushi, but I even sampled it and much to my suprise was very good. and would recommend shrimp tempora. The hibachi salmon was AWESOME and cheese sticks were a great deal. Koto has an awesome special by 2 rolls of sushi, get one... More 

Thank Ashley M
Groton, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Food has always been very good here, but service can be a bit nonexistent too often. Sushi is really good, but there's better places in town for the amount of money. I mean, if the sushi is same quality with higher cost.....I'd rather get my sushi fix elsewhere! just sayin'. Atmosphere I think is great, but can get extremely noisy... More 

Thank Chefling Justin T
Mystic, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Six of us went to celebrate a birthday dinner. Food was ok but the hibachi show was disappointing for the kids and adults. There was no flame, no saki and besides bouncing eggs, all he did was cook. The shrimp was over cook/burnt and everything was very salty. For the cost we won't be returning.

1 Thank mpp312
Waterford ct
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Food was not that good, not a lot of flavor and filet was chewy. Chef was really lame and kids were really bummed they did not get a good show. For the money I would not go back. Waiter did a good job.

1 Thank 72gsspeed
New York
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211 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

I came here with three of my colleagues and we all enjoyed a great meal. The sushi and sashimi was great! The edamame was good. Service was great! I had the spicy soup also. Very good Japanese restaurant.

Thank Tileman1213

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 527 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: 860-445-5686

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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