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Jo-To Japanese Restaurant

5218 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3366
(941) 346-8366
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Ranked #153 of 834 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Wauchula, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

So good atmosphere was amazing and some of the best food I've eaten quite and quaint such an awesome little spot

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Osprey, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a great place for a fun hibachi experience. Group of friends went Monday night. The food was good, reasonably priced and lots left over to take home. The place is clean, the staff is attentive and we weren't crowded into other people's tables like many Hibachi places do. The parking isn't easy which would be the only drawback... More

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Estero, FL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The sushi we ordered for an appetizer was very good. Dinner was very good as well. Filter was melt in your mouth goodness. The shrimp was pretty good, a tad overcooked. Good value for the price paid. I would suggest you go there early in the evening. We had a 5pm reservation & by the time we finished & were... More

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Orlando
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My friends recommended this restaurant when they go to Siesta Key and I was not impressed. It is your typical "Kobe" type dining where they cook the food at your table, make the flaming volcano, attempt to flip the shrimp tails in the cook's hat, etc. My friends thought their regular cook would be serving us, but we got someone... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

They rushed us.......never felt comfortable. This is not the place for you if you want relaxed dining.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This restaurant has always been a favorite of our family. I have family all over the country one of whom is home based right down the street from this restaurant and it's always been our first night out when visiting. Convenient in our case since they also make killer cocktails here we can walk home, so if you don't have... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Cook was funny, waiter rushed us after food was cooked and kept refilling our sodas but did not ask and its not FREE REFILLS

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The place needs improved air con. Around the hotplate is obviously a lot warmer but the whole place is too warm to enjoy fully. Food is good and staff are excellent. Beware - there are no free refill for the kids soft drinks and they don't tell you. You find out when you get the check. Abt $3.50 a go... More

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Branchland, West Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Food is VERY GOOD, however, they only have 3 Hibachi tables. We ate her last year as well. Soup is a bit scary looking - but at least try it! As is the salad...

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Miami, Florida
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261 reviews 261 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Not your typical Japanese grill fare. This was far tastier and more ample than we are used to getting. The meal included soup, salad, shrimp appetizer, rice, vegetables, mushrooms, bean sprouts, sauces and your choice of seafood and/or meat. The filet mignon was actually a whole filet! The scallops got you 4 large sea scallops. The show was entertaining. The... More

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