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Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine

457 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06901-1302
203-359-4747
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Ranked #128 of 403 Restaurants in Stamford
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Trumbull
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

A lot of people like this restaurant, it was recommended to me when i moved to Stamford. Well the place has a lot to be desired. I went twice, both time i got sick that night - co-incidence? Highly doubt it. Also the owner is not friendly at all - for a small place he should be a bit more... More 

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Milford, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Ate at the sushi bar a week ago. Not a memorable experience. The edamame was tired looking. The sushi and sashimi was just average at best,

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I am Japanese, born and raised in Tokyo. I know what authentic Japanese food is am selective about which Japanese restaurant I go to. After reading the many good reviews I decided to give this place a try.The Sushi was acceptable but overall experience was terrible. I order the restaurant week special Dinner. The Salad was watery and the dressing... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We tried Kotobuki based on positive reviews, but unfortunately it didn't live up to our expectations. To start we ordered the vegetable tempura, and while it was clearly fried vegetables it was not tempura batter it was some other batter, and it tasted like it was cooked in french fry oil so it had an odd flavor. For the main... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Reviews of kotobuki always name it the top sushi/Japanese in the area. It is not. We ordered a variety of sushi and non-sushi dishes and they were all only average (and cost more than average!). The best thing we ordered was the salmon avocado roll. Overall, not bad but just did not live up to the hype of best sushi... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Make sure Masa takes care of your sushi! Sit at the bar and tell them to surprise you ! You will want to go back !!

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I had a business lunch at Kotobuki recently and we order a variety of sushi, sashimi, maki rolls and hand rolls. The fish was fresh, the portions sufficient, the presentation well done. I have always been a fan of this restaurant and there only two points that could be considered negative -- -- the menu, though offering a good basic... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

After several visits, just had to convey a great review - Kotobuki is wonderful. We start with nameko, a punched-up version of miso soup with tiny button mushrooms - then the in-season soft shell crab - finish with a nice assortment of sushi - wonderful selection of cold sake. Great food, great service - we will be back soon, blessed... More 

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Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great quality fish, very fresh. Good for dinner prices but their lunch prices are a little high as compared to other local places. The place is pretty small so you should make a reservation if you have more than 4 people. They do have a very small sushi bar you can sit at, ~4chairs. I didn't notice any outside seating.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

Found this little gem of a sushi place while on business in Stamford. Very nice fresh fish on the chirashi, which was presented in a nice box. The place had about 14 tables with a very small authentic Tokyo sushi place. I really enjoyed the food. The toro literally melted in my mouth - very very nice. The uni was... More 

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Additional Information about Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine

Address: 457 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06901-1302
Phone Number: 203-359-4747
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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