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Kitaro

4551 HWY. K, O'Fallon, MO 63368
636.300.4422
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Ranked #47 of 158 restaurants in O'Fallon
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
St. Louis, MO
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

You can see how bored the cooks think the so called show is. They flip shrimp around at patrons and in their ever so monotone voices do their "tricks" with matches and spatulas. Food is exactly as all the other ones I have been to. The thing that drives me nuts is how everything comes in cycles: you get your... More

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O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The food is really quite good at Kitaro, the hibachi chefs are entertaining. The lunches, even at the hibachi tables are reasonable. Dinner hibachi is a bit more expensive. The biggest problem with this restaurant is the deafening sound level. This is not the place to go for a quiet meal and conversation.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Love this type of restaurant, very entertaining. It would have been a 5 but way too much horseradish in the rice.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Love Kitaro's, we've taken our son there for hibachi grill on his birthday for the last 4 years. We always have enjoyed ourselves, fun place!!

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This was a family birthday dinner. I hadn't been to this restaurant before so all I'd heard it was a sushi eatery. Ugghhh! I only went because it was a family member. Sure glad I did. It's not just a sushi bar, but has chicken and steak entrees. What a pleasant surprise. As I write this, I'm looking over to... More

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Saint Peters, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Honestly one of the worst dinner experiences of my life. My wife and I went as a date night. The bartenders wash dishes while people are waiting for cocktails. The waitress checked on us 2 times during a 2 hour window. Worst of all the chicken was raw for the entire table and they charged an arm and a leg.... More

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Farmington, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

We showed up at the restaurant for a New Years Eve dinner. We called and made a reservation the day before because it's New Years Eve. Many restaurants that don't ordinarily take reservations take them for New Years Eve. When we showed up the place was packed. We felt good knowing we had a reservation. When we arrived the manager... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We drove an hour and a half to go to this restaurant with friends on New Years Eve! Our friends called the day before and made a reservation, after canceling a reservation at another establishment. We were excited to go to this hibachi at the time they gave us....which was a more optimal time. We arrived 10 minutes prior to... More

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We took our 10 year old here for her birthday. The whole family loves coming here as the chef's on the Hibachi side are so entertaining and really interact with everyone throughout the whole meal. There is so much food, we always have a container to take home with us. It is very loud on the Hibachi side and the... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Four generations of family went out for my birthday---we chose the hibachi side so the grankids could see "the show". Very loud, but to be expected. They thought it was fun to watch the chef toss around food and chop to a rhythm etc. I even caught the shrimp on the first toss. During dinner, my elderly father had a... More

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