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Kotobuki Japanese Steak House

2463 SW 27th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-0807
352-237-3900
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Ranked #106 of 375 Restaurants in Ocala
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Mongolian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Ocala, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have been eating lunch and dinner at this restaurant for years. The location is convenient, however, it is in a shopping center and is hidden. The store front is not enticing, but once you get inside the serve is friendly and efficient. The sushi is well prepared and truly an art form. The hibachi chefs are wonderful, entertaining and... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
448 helpful votes 448 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The entrance area, very pretty, very nice. But once we walked into the restaurant you could tell it was an older place. The decor and the atmosphere isn't comforting, it's older. We were sent to the back because our main goal was sushi. The grill smelled delicious but we were there for the sushi. The back area we way too... More

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

What this restaurant lacks in ambiance it makes up for with stellar service! Both our hibachi chef and our server were very engaging and greatly enhanced our experience. The food was somewhat average but we actually overlooked that since we were having a great time! We were there for dinner, but noticed that this hibachi restaurant is open for lunch... More

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I went between a two and a three on this review. If you like hibachi grills, you may be in luck. If you want to have a nice dinner with friends or spouse, you will be ushered to the back end of the restaurant. The back part feels sort of like a Dairy Queen. They really should update the area... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Yes, I met here for a business meeting, and it was kind of hard to find, if your not local. Same shopping center as Best Buy. We had steaming fresh edomome, with seaweed salads that had a nice crisp tangy vinigerette. We had sushi for lunch and had the albacore and mackerel and they were both fresh and tender. We... More

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Ocala, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I will definitely go again! The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The staff was courteous.

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michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

went to kotobuki with husband, daughter (14), son (12) and two friends (adults). traditional japanese steakhouse with good sushi menu too! chef did the usual show, food was really good (I had lobster and shrimp and it was perfectly cooked and delicious!), and it had a fun atmosphere. will definitely return!

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Ocala, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

If it wasn't for Yamato, this place would be my favorite. The food and service is consistent and always good. The grill chefs are entertaining and fun

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Sushi is fresh & delicious, habachi grill chef was mediocre, same shtick as most places, although food was good,but not extraordinary,I had noodles & shrimp.shrimp was tasty, noodles were to slimey & salty.

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

been all over the county to japanese steakhouses... still have not had anywhere beat it. Great sushi. The back has your traditional dishes. Chefs are fun an interactive. And the prices are very reasonable.

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Additional Information about Kotobuki Japanese Steak House

Address: 2463 SW 27th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-0807
Phone Number: 352-237-3900
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese, Mongolian

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