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Kotobuki Japanese Steak House

2463 SW 27th Ave, Ocala, FL 34471-0807
352-237-3900
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Ranked #104 of 359 restaurants in Ocala
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Mongolian
Dining options: Reservations
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- Mar 31, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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15 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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71 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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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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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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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Everyone knows Kotobuki has great sushi, everyone knows Kotobuki has been here forever and a day. It think it was the first Japanese steakhouse/sushi bar restaurant in Ocala. What you may not know is to sit in one of the the booths, instead of the flat top grill or sushi bar with your loved one for your birthday was for... More

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Homestead, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

Went there for the first time on Saturday and loved it. The food is great. Fun place to eat. I would recommend it to any with kids too they will love watching the chefs cook in front of them.

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