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Shogun Japanese

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293 Executive Parkway, Rockford, IL 61107
8153940007
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4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our date-night fave!

We go here for date night a LOT! Love the food and the atmosphere. We usually eat on the Izakaya side, because you can get the same food, it just doesn't have the show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
Rachel P
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Rockford, Illinois
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Rockford, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We go here for date night a LOT! Love the food and the atmosphere. We usually eat on the Izakaya side, because you can get the same food, it just doesn't have the show.

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Thank Rachel P
Cherry Valley, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Sushi is decent and service is excellent. On the Hibachi side not so well. Very crowded, Proportions are not always even. Lacking in flavors and quality- High volume customer base.

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Thank Charles M
Algonquin, Illinois
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

My son and I visited tonight and we both really enjoyed this place. We both had sushi and it was very good. The waitress was very attentive and returned often to fill our water. Place had nice atmosphere with koi pond and water wheel. There was lots of Japanese decorations that made this place authentic. The prices were very reasonable... More 

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Thank JonLITH
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Staff is super friendly. Drinks were amazing. Sushi is probably my favorite to rave about. Definitely must try the Hollywood Roll. Coming back when I am in town again.

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Thank daniberryd
Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I can't rate the whole experience as bad; the food was good, the chef was entertaining, but seemed a little worn out and tired but he still made us laugh. I was turned off as we were waiting for another member of our party I went to the bar to order a drink while we were waiting. There were two... More 

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Thank Jumpingbeans-7
Rockford, Illinois
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We went for dinner last night, and I had the scallops, which were delicious. The soup and salad are good and the ambiance is nice. The chef was personable and we had a good time. My wife had Teriyaki steak, and it was very chewy. Not the normal quality of food for Shogun. nothing life changing, but not what she... More 

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Thank Greg D
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

I have enjoyed several dinners here, mostly ordering sushi. I have never been disappointed! The hibachi grill is entertaining as well as yummy. Sitting at a large square table with the chef in the center, you are seated with other patrons. It's a,great time to meet new people if you wish, or just converse with your own group.

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Thank Ramona L
Belvidere, Illinois
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Delicious food in a fine little Asian themed restaurant that doesn't get enough attention due to the mini-mall location. The best sushi I've had locally!

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Thank Rebecca O
Rockford, Illinois
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This is always my family's first choice for birthday dinners, the kids love it and the adults love it just as much. Portions are good and prices are reasonable for all that you get here, we have enjoyed every visit. Staff is always friendly and helpful, the chefs do a good job and keep the kids entertained and eating. Always... More 

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Thank Dave M
Janesville, Wisconsin
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129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We love Shogun but we haven't been here in a while so we came down for some Hibachi and sushi. It was Excellent! our 6 year old Daughter had a blast and the Chef was very friendly to the Kids. All of the food was prepared perfectly! Great night out. I would say between the atmosphere and the food they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 293 Executive Parkway, Rockford, IL 61107
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 8153940007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?