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House of Kobe

757 Dual Hwy, Hagerstown, MD 21740-5908
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Ranked #24 of 199 restaurants in Hagerstown
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Description: Email: info@thehouseofkobe.com Phone: (301)797-6979
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Description: Email: info@thehouseofkobe.com Phone: (301)797-6979
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84% Recommend
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English first
Hagerstown, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Whether in the mood for traditional Japanese or Korean cuisine, sushi, or hibachi-style dining, this is the place. We have been coming here for years, and it matches up to any Japanese restaurant I have been to anywhere in the U.S. Good food, well prepared, with excellent friendly service. We always feel welcome at the Kobe.

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Fort Worth, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The HOUSE OF KOBE provides an entertaining dining experience. First thing to realize is that your conversation will be limited to those next to you since you are seated around a grill. 1) Food was of high quality as was evidenced when the chef brought it to the grill. The steak, shrimp, salmon, and tuna were perfect. Likewise the vegetables... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I ate here for last weekend and had a great time. The food was well done and the chef was very entertaining. We had a party of 7 and all enjoyed there meal. The prices were reasonable and the staff prompt and friendly. The only down side was that the room was dated but I would rather have that then... More

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Chestertown, Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

When I lived in nearby,I ate at Kobe every month. Now I always make a point of eating here every time I return. I feel like I raised my kids in this restaurant. I developed into a more adventuresome eater because of The House of Kobe- right after it opened. In order to get Hagertownians to know and love sushi,... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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97 reviews 97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This must be the most disappointing japanese restaurant we have ever dined. We have been dining japanese in Japan, HK, Australia, New Zealand, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf and others but this one did not match at all. Sushi and sashimi starter quite tasteless. Chefs behind sushi counter were watching tv ! Shrimp and vegetable tempura platter enough to feed an... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The staff is great and the sushi is always extremely fresh. The hibachi table is fun too if you go with a group.

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Marcellus, New York
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141 reviews 141 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

We stopped for a quick bite during the lunch hour and were seated and served promptly. The sushi portions are generous for the price, and quite tasty. The staff were helpful, although not overly attentive (empty water glasses, a considerable wait for the check). Overall, I would recommend this for a quick meal, but it definitely isn't somewhere I would... More

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We love going here and getting our dose of international culture. We have only ever visited the Hibachi side but I hear that the sushi is excellent. It is best to go on a busy night because we find that they take the time to really entertain you on those nights. It is also best to get a reservation ahead... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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142 reviews 142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for a late afternoon business lunch and practically had the place to ourselves. Staff was very friendly and the chef put on a nice show even for the two of us. Portion sizes were a bit much for lunch but the food was tasty and they did a great job.

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Top Contributor
258 reviews 258 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

having grown up in japan, I have pretty good idea of what the cuisine is like and nothing here exists there, from very crass décor to embarrassingly poor food... go elsewhere

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