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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
815-477-8300
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Ranked #12 of 120 Restaurants in Crystal Lake
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

OK - we have been going to Kyoto's for years, even before they moved in to their new location - which is quite nice. It is a bit pricey but you do get a lot of bang for your buck. Their ginger salad dressing is a must have. Since their move they are literally packed on the weekends. Even with... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Last minute dinner. Came in just before close. Our chef "Billy" was great. The service great and the food very good....

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been here many times and have never been disappointed. A very fun place to go with a group, especially birthdays, and sit around one of the hibachi grills. We recently went for a birthday, had reservations and were seated and waited on immediately, staff was very attentive and our cook was hilarious! portions are huge and reasonably priced.... More 

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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190 reviews 190 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We arrived at on time for a weekend reservation and found the restaurant packed and the waiting area packed. There were patrons waiting to check in, the front staff looked overwhelmed (they were) and it took about 10 minutes before we could let anyone know we were there. It was cold outside so there was no where to wait, so... More 

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Crystal Lake
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just had a birthday at Kyoto, it was ok the food was tasteless and the service was bad, very bad would not go back to celebrate anything here mostly because of the staff

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We recently enjoyed a nice family dinner here. We sat at a hibachi table and our chef was quite entertaining and an excellent showman.The food was fresh and overall well prepared. The shrimp was particularly good, as well as the spicy tuna salad. The only reason I could not give it five stars is I thought the vegetables were over... More 

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Antioch, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Excellent hibachi and would definitely go back! Flavors meld together perfectly, the chef was fantastic - had a nice sense of humor and knew how to put on a show! The service, however, was horrible! The waiter took our order and didn't come back until the end of the meal. People at the table needed drinks, etc... and he never... More 

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Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We ate oiutside on a beautiful summer night and enjoyed wine and sushi -- sushi was great, fresh, nice variety, reasonably priced. Wine list offered variety of choices in many price ranges. We chose not to sit inside because it was dark and a bit loud, and why waste a beautiful summer night inside? Service was helpful and attentive.

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McHenry, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The new location is beautiful. You definitely need reservations on a weekend. The chefs are wonderful and the fried rice is very tasty.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We came here for my sons 7th birthday as we have come here for his Birthdays in the past. We had a new chef cooking for us & you would have thought he was "Speedy Gonzalez". He did not perform a show at all & all of our food was overcooked.... We were really disappointed that he did not engage... 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: Sushi, Japanese

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