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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

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6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
815-477-8300
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
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  • 16
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  • 4
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good, but typical Teppanyaki joint...

Very enjoyable restaurant, good show by the chefs. The food is certainly good, but IMHO just typical teppanyaki food. The staff is very friendly, the place is clean, and the price is moderate. If you like this style of food / dining, you won't be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Pete J
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Very enjoyable restaurant, good show by the chefs. The food is certainly good, but IMHO just typical teppanyaki food. The staff is very friendly, the place is clean, and the price is moderate. If you like this style of food / dining, you won't be disappointed.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We love the sushi!!!! We aren't in to the hibachi grill and that is always crowded so We can always get a table pretty quickly. Enjoy!

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Not great sushi, but not terrible either. The place was extremely crowded & noisy when we were there, and the service pretty disorganized. Still, you can do worse, just don't expect too much.

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East Patchogue, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It was an amazing place, to go unwind after work or to go grab a quick bite. Sitting at the bar, watching tv or listening to the bartender was excellent.

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Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My family went here to celebrate my birthday - was an awesome time from start to finish. The food and entertainment were great! My 5 year old was highly entertained as were the rest of us. We also left with a picture of our entire group to remember the occasion. We will definitely go back.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is one of the family favorites in Crystal Lake. It's been around a long time so we decided to stop in for lunch. We were seated in a smaller dining room near the sushi prep bar. The menu was pretty good sized for lunch. No cooking at the tables for lunch like they do at dinner time. All three... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a great restaurant to go to for a different dining experience. We (7 people) went on a week night for a birthday celebration and we were seated immediately. (we made reservations) Our waitress was very attentive and our cook did a fabulous job. The food was very good. A wonderful way to celebrate a birthday. Highly recommend.

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Chicagoland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food is prepared in front of you, our cook was entertaining and very personable. The food was outstanding. The only problem we encountered was being seated near the door and the bitter February cold blew down our backs each time it opened.

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Melrose Park
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We like going here on special occasions, Very entertaining. The salad dressing is the best I have had compared to similar places. Food is really good every time we have been. Kids really like it. Chefs are always really funny. Make reservations if you don't have time to wait. Go early evening. Best Golden Shrimp and great filet. We always... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Kyoto Restaurant in Crystal Lake is very similar to the Benihana chain of Japanese restaurants. When you make reservations, you have the option of traditional seating or seating at the cooking tables where you are entertained by the exciting cutlery feats of the knife wielding Japanese chefs. Needless to say, it is a real hit with the small frys in... More 

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Additional Information about Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

Address: 6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
Phone Number: 815-477-8300
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: 815-477-8300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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