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Nakato Japanese Steak House

2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
417-881-7171
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Ranked #25 of 546 restaurants in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ozark, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Went out with the wife to this restaurant and had a great time. The seating is open to multiple parties, unless you go with a large group, but the Chef makes the show/experience even no matter who you sit with. The food was very good and the presentation is entertaining and enjoyable. Cost was very reasonable for what you get,... More

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Nixa, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The chefs are very interactive with our family. Very entertaining!! The food is seasoned perfectly. The portions are divided well amongst fellow diners at the table. Love the early bird specials!! Great prices--great food!!!

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Springfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

First time visiting Nakatos after reading the reviews from here and also from friend who frequently visited, I decided to give it a shot. It was late at night and I decided to grab some as a carry out. First impression over the phone wasn't that good. The hostess I spoke with kinda rude, and didn't seem like she knew... More

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Branson, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Who doesn't enjoy dinner and a show? Nakato's is just that. Evey time I have gone the chef has been well trained and very personable. One even remembers us, and we maybe get to go 2-3 times per year. We have never sat at the sushi boat bar, only the grill. I usually get the New York Strip and my... More

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forsyth. Missouri
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The food was delicious, and the waitress and waiters were very courteous and helpful. The boats going around at sushi Bar on water is cute. Will come back.

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Addison
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been to Nakoto's many times. I live in Dallas and was visiting my Mother for Mother's Day. We made a reservation and asked for Steve. He has been there for years, and we love to have him as our chef. Steak was wonderful. Service was wonderful. Steve was wonderful. Had a great time and will be back. Much... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We arrived at the restaurant and even though it was quite busy we found comfortable seating at the sushi bar. The Itamae (skilled sushi chef) was not only an excellent chef but very friendly and funny! The wait staff were personable and the restaurant was clean.

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Springfield, Missouri
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Nothing about the experience was good. Server was not very friendly. Soup and salad was just ok. Steak and shrimp were bland and not much flavor. The chef was arrogant and came across rude to me. The kicker of the evening was when I told them my daughter and BFF had birthdays and told the server. They brought a really... More

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Juneau, Alaska
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We took our granddaughter to dine to celebrate her graduation from high school. We were impressed and pleased that she didn’t wish to have us take her to a fast food place or ones featuring colored pictures of food on a plastic menu. She specifically said she loved the sushi there. We were seated with others around a grill. A... More

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Springfield, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great place for groups and families. Dinner and a show at the same time! Chefs are typically very fun and accommodating. Food is cooked right in front of you, and you never leave hungry. Good sushi, overall as well.

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