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Matsuya Japanese Restaurant

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7149 Manderlay Dr, Florence, KY 41042-2623
859-746-1199
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Glad to visit this place again

My wife and I used to eat here regularly when we lived in the area, but moved nearly 8 years ago. We still have friends there though, and visit the area occasionally. On our way out of town this trip, we were craving sushi, and decided to stop back in to one of our old favorites. When we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Joshua R
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Radcliff, Kentucky
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. I stopped in for a quick lunch and I was served quickly and the staff were all very nice. I will definitely be visiting again soon!

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Thank Amanda P
Cleveland, Ohio
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I visited this restaurant alone to eat quick dinner. I ordered Deluxe Sushi Dinner. I also drunk two bottles of beer. Sushi was below average, small portion, and nothing special. Price was right, but I wanted to eat better sushi. It cost $52 including tips. I will not be back there.

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Thank Shimo625
Radcliff, Kentucky
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I used to eat here regularly when we lived in the area, but moved nearly 8 years ago. We still have friends there though, and visit the area occasionally. On our way out of town this trip, we were craving sushi, and decided to stop back in to one of our old favorites. When we arrived, everything... More 

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1 Thank Joshua R
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I wanted so bad to love this tiny mom and pop restaurant, close to my office. I went three times, and I was disappointed every time. First, there always was a problem with my order. They always seem to forgot one item. One time is totally understandable, but three times ? Maybe I am just unlucky.... I have always taken... More 

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Thank Coralie73200
Florence, Kentucky
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is near our home and has been recommended to us by a few of our friends/family. So, today after Mass we headed just down the block for a bite of lunch. First off, you have to duck/dodge some sort of flag or banner hanging in the doorway. I mean literally hanging half way down the entrance. Okay...trying to... More 

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Thank WillasOma
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The food and atmosphere are great here. I lived in Japan for a few years and although the food is not on par with what I've had in Japan, it is very close.

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Thank Bowlingca
williamstown, ky
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

i like to go to different Japanese restaurants and compare. matsuya's is by far the best so far. well jo an's in Erlanger is pretty good too but way more expensive and not as good customer service. i especially love the tatami rooms which you can only get if you have a party of 4 or more, i believe. the... More 

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1 Thank willows00
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

This is the best place to get sushi in the greater Cincinnati area. Best fish and best price. Make sure you try the Matsuya 2 roll and the amigo role. Site at the bar and talk to Panasonic. He is a pretty interesting guy.

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Thank Robert F
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Went here late at night with a large group after work. We got lost several times getting there and so did the other car so we showed up rather late. But they still gave us excellent service, the food was great. The waitress was fun. Great expierience.

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Thank DieselSyndrome
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Enjoyed a nice sushi dinner. Young waiter was very attentive and helpful with answers to our questions. Keep in mind that you can unfortunately still smoke in Kentucky restaurants

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7149 Manderlay Dr, Florence, KY 41042-2623
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 859-746-1199

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?