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Matsuya Japanese Restaurant

7149 Manderlay Dr, Florence, KY 41042-2623
859-746-1199
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Ranked #91 of 193 Restaurants in Florence
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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English first
Florence, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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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williamstown, ky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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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13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

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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Kentucky
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is a medium well kept Northern KY secret. They have a good handle on sushi, and everything is fresh and well prepared. The wait staff is very helpful and willing to educate you, or give suggestions in regards to the sushi. The seaweed salad is good, along with the miso soup. Next door to them is a Japanese grocery... More

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Florence, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

The traditional seating is lots of fun for a large party of 6 or more. The food is excellent and the staff is very helpful, they taught us everything we know about Japanese dinning. I have a few food allergies and they look out for me every time I come in to dine. They have become part of our family,... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

From our first interaction with our waiter, he made us feel as if we were a burden on him. Impersonal is an extreme understatement. He ignored us as we walked in, and when I asked for a table for five, he said we could sit at the chabudai and then walked away. We had never been there before, so we... More

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Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Our work group of five arrived about 7:30 on a Monday night. finding Matsuya uncrowded. Long story short, the food was good, but the service made us wish we had never set foot in the place. I enjoyed the vegetable tempura, edamame, and California roll. I'm vegetarian, so not a good reviewer of sushi restaurants :-) My co-workers, however, do... More

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