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Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

28775 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33761-2585 (Formerly Kobe' Japanese Steak House)
727-791-1888
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Ranked #96 of 575 restaurants in Clearwater
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had a party of 7 for a 10-year child's birthday. While we had 6:30 reservations and were there on time, it took about 15 to be seated on this busy Friday night. Not a lot of the expected theatrics from this chef, just the onion tower on fire and cracking eggs on the side of the spatula. We had... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I visited the Clearwater Kobe and was pleasantly surprised! We had called in to make reservations for the same evening at 4:30 and we got reservations for 6:30...once arrived we were quickly seated by the hostess. We were seated around a table along with another family who was also from Toronto! What luck! We ordered the filet mignon for all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have had the pleasure to eat at Kobe many times and have always been happy with the entire experience. Last night we brought family from out of town and our service was provided by Tiffany and Pedro. These two are shining stars and made our dining experience feel like we were on a 5 star restaurant. Thank you Kobe... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We all have 'been there and done that' with the hibachi style dinners, but this one was different. Chef Bao was new, I found out, but he prepared the food perfectly. He made the filet mignon stand up and walk right into my mouth! It was the most juicy, delicious, perfectly cooked steak I've had in ten years! This place... More

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Floral Park, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The restaurant has very strict policies about reservations (won't seat you until your whole party arrives, and won't guarantee the reservation if you're not all there within 15 mins of your reservation time), but if you're willing to play along, it's well worth it. Our party of 11 was timely, and got the chef we requested (Rocky), who put on... More

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Oldsmar, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Ambiance simple, food is average and priced a bit high. On the positive - staff friendly and attentive.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I ordered take out from here maybe that's the problem. It was really just average. I'm vet familiar with hibachi or as they called it teppanyaki. I've also lpbeen to japan and know teppanyaki. This was just Americanized average hibachi. I'm glad I only paid $14.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It is a nice place to have dinner on special ocasions like Birthdays, anniversaries or St Valentine's day because a personal chef prepares the Hibachi style food in front of you with sense of humor and show movements. We have been coming for years to celebrate birthdays with our family and we loved it when they used to give us... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My boyfriend and I aren't huge fans of chain restaurants, but he hadn't been to a hibachi place before- EVER! So out of the few places around, we decided to go here. The show is always the best part of the meal here. That, and you have enough food for dinner, and lunch for two days, even some snacks in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We love Kobe's we eat there at least twice a week. We love the staff. They always make us feel welcome. Thank you kobe's.

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