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Miraku Japanese Steakhouse

4005 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 336-3188
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Jacksonville, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Waited an hour and just as the chef was about to start cooking another gentleman comes in the restaurant and the chef insists on having him join the table even though he is protesting that his wife is running late and doesn't want to hold everyone up. The chef made everyone wait another half hour for the wife to arrive.... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We came in with a large group. They seated us.Took 20 mins to get drinks, 40 mins for order to be taken. Then we were informed only one chef. WHAT? "Chef is finishing up, youre next" No we were not. A whole table ahead of us! one and half hours later chef is finally there to cook for us. We... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Just cook the food and don't bother with the routine. We sat down and the chef came out and did his little routine which was not very good, dropped several utensils and at one point when I looked disgusted he sprayed water at me, funny huh? Not clean at all and GaryMasterson is right, the restroom is nasty. Was probable... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not very clean, one trip to the men's room might have you leaving the restaurant. Understaffed only two chiefs with over eight tables filled so wait time was way too long. I would not return here.

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Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Hubby and I stopped here for dinner tonight. Restaurant pretty empty but we were warmly received. Food was slow in coming but they offered complimentary extras including more saki! Would come again if only for the friendly service.

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Woodstock, Vermont
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301 reviews 301 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We were staying across the street at the Sleep Inn and didn't want to drive anywhere, so we walked over to Miraku Japanese Steakhouse. As you first approach the restaurant you go over a coy fish pond on a nice wooden bridge. The pond is elaborate, filled with fish of all sizes and is part of a larger deck area... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Beautiful restaurant, with neat Japanese decor. Sweet coy pond. great hibachi and sushi. Fun chefs, especially Mr. Yummy, the owner of the restaurant.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The food was very good, the hibachi chef was most entertaining! The server brought our drinks, soup and salad right away, but it took a while for the chef to begin cooking the hibachi. We were not in a hurry, so it was fine. The restaurant is very cute but needs some TLC. Overall, a good meal for a good... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I am in Gainesville on a business trip staying at the nearly hotels. I stumbled upon this restaurant and the sushi was very fresh. Most lovely of all is a coy pond and lovely waterfall through the hidden entrance. I enjoyed dineing here

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012 via mobile

Tucked away discreetly in a cul-de-sac of low-priced motels, Miraku transforms as soon as you walk in the doors to an authentic Japanese steakhouse with all the festive style and fresh food you expect. Well, OK, the young Japanese-American waiters whose principal occupation is studying at the University of Florida were born in the USA, but the chef and hosts... More 

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Additional Information about Miraku Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 4005 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone Number: (352) 336-3188
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, Seafood

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