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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

377 Nesconset Hwy, Hauppauge, NY
(631) 360-3969
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Ranked #4 of 65 Restaurants in Hauppauge
Cuisines: Japanese
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Stopped in for lunch. Spider Roll, Unagi and Toro. Excellent service. Sushi was great. Rice was perfectly balanced with the fish/eel.

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Holbrook
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

One of the few places in Suffolk County where you can find good-quality sushi, but the venue only has 60 seats so you need to reserve early. Try calling for take-out and you'll be lucky if they answer the phone. (I had to try 6 calls before they answered, and then had to wait 45 minutes when I went to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have been coming to Kotobuki for 12 years and it is the best sushi that I have eaten ever!!! Been all over the US and nothing else compares

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Smithtown, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I have been going to Kotobuki for years. Every once in a while I will try sushi somewhere else and I am always disappointed. Due to the no reservation policy and crowds, my husband and I usually got there when it opens so we don't have to wait.

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Hauppauge, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

sushi is excellent. lunch deals are really good, but service is very slow sashimi lunch special is very good

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New York City, New York, Usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Kotobuki is a Long Island Gem! There are 3 locations and I've eaten at 2. The quality has been the same with many of the sushi chefs working all the locations. Sometimes there is a line waiting to get in when they open. This is the ONLY restaurant that I will wait to get a table (we actually prefer to... More

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Hauppauge, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My family has enjoyed sushi for over 30 years in NY and around the USA. I have sampled sushi from Pike's Market in Seattle WA through Bar Harbor, ME. Kotobuki remains the BEST sushi ever! All three locations are unassuming with little more than a basic sushi sign out front. This sushi restaurant was the best kept secret until it... More

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Smithtown
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Kotobuki Hauppauge has excellent food! Their sushi is amazing, really! I am a big fan of this place, and have been coming here for many years, but I have a problem with this restaurant lately, and it has nothing to do with the food. As some have said, the place is crowded, the tables are way too close, most of... More

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Bohemia, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The best sushi restaurant on Long Island. The sauteed oysters are the best anywhere! All of the fish is fresh and served beautifully!

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Long Island, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I frequent this restaurant (although they have 2 others). The sushi is wonderful! We have our signature dishes that are a must: Tuna and Avocado salad, Tuna carpaccio and then rolls. The restaurant is very small so it is loud at times and crowded but we usually prefer to sit at bar/counter area.

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