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350 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2010
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Ranked #44 of 168 Restaurants in New Brunswick
Price range: $15 - $30
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese, Thai
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bayard Street
Description: An eclectic Contemporary-Asian dining experience, specializing in sushi and creative cocktail mixing; featuring a lava stone bar, relaxing lounge, and sushi bar. Happy Hour : Monday- Friday from 4:00 -7:00pm. Sushi special: American and Traditional rolls for half price.
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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Okay - I have been to this restaurant several times and I have to say they have very good (to great) sushi for reasonable prices. They have the best seaweed salad I have ever had (and I eat Japanese all over the world). This evening I only had some tuna sashimi and some uni but the uni was amazing. For... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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446 reviews 446 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Came hare a month ago after not having been to the area in several years. Great to see that this place is still happening. The night scene is great with a good DJ spinning music. In the past they used to charge a cover, but that's seemed to have stopped. The ambiance is great. New Brunswick needs more places like... More 

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westfield, nj
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199 reviews 199 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After our first visit made us think it was too expensive and too attuned to drinkers rather than eaters, we have had some very good meals here. The sushi is very fresh and the food above average in quality, presentation and novelty.

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I like this place, good enough for a local haunt. The apps are great, they offer a lot of variety and I like the ambiance and fancy drinks.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Terrific deal on cocktails and appetizers. Great way to start your evening. Very helpful staff. Would definitely return

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I will give this place a zero if possible. We were a group of 13 girls last night (08/09/14) at this horrible place. The waiter (an African American guy) was downright rude, condescending and obnoxious! Initially I noticed he wasn't the friendly type, you know the type that will be helpful with a restaurant menu, but no biggie. We all... More 

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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We ate at Hotoke's on 5/31. I cannot say enough about the entire meal. From appys to dessert it was fabulous. There were 4 of us dining that night. We ordered 4 appys, the popcorn shrimp, mini lobster crab cakes, veggies rolls, and sweet yam dumplings. They were all very good. The entress were even better. The ribs were so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Terrible food and horrible service. I ordered the ribs and the sauce was horrible. I ate two bites of one rib and after speaking to the manager who said they could not take the ribs off the bill the owner came over. She was extremely rude and did not offer to even replace the meal. She said the most she... More 

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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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174 reviews 174 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We went here for an early Friday evening book club. We sat in the lounge area because you needed to to get the happy hour specials. We went at 5:15 on a Friday night and it quickly filled as we stayed for almost 2 hours. There is an active bar/lounge area with lots of college students and people in their... More 

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Washington, NJ
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119 reviews 119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Hotoke offers a full sushi bar, asian inspired appetizers and main courses and excellent cocktails. This is the 3rd or 4th time we have been there and while I have enjoyed some dishes more than others, the food is usually well prepared and delicious. We enjoy seaweed salad when we have sushi and if you like it, you may want... More 

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Additional Information about Hotoke Restaurant

Address: 350 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2010
Phone Number: 732-246-8999
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese, Thai

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