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All 65 Hauppauge Restaurants

Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

377 Nesconset Hwy, Hauppauge, NY
(631) 360-3969
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Ranked #2 of 65 Restaurants in Hauppauge
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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English first
Kumamoto, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The reviews were not lying. This is the sushi place by which all others should compared to. The raw fish was very fresh; no fishy smell at all. The miso soup was just like it tasted in Japan. I spent about 3 months in Japan and this restaurant is the real deal and the price is pretty good as well.... More 

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Lake Ronkonkoma, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I'm going to mirror what a previous reviewer said. Everytime we eat sushi elsewhere it always gets compared to Kotobuki. Nothing quite compares to this place. Make sure you get there at 5 when the doors open to get a seat. Otherwise expect to wait for 1 hour. Takeout is an option but good luck getting to the counter. I'm... More 

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Smithtown, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

....and i usually say the sushi was good, but it's no Kotobuki! I've been going there for 20 years since it was a hole in the wall luncheonette. Great sushi. 1 Drawback = they need to put some of their earnings into hiring more staff. Since the place is small and crowded, I often do takeout but then end up... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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143 reviews 143 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

What a great find...this place has it all if you're into sushi and Japanese food. It's a small place, not too many seats, so there will be some waiting if you arrive during lunch time, specially. But it's definitely worth it. A large variety of rolls and sashimi. Pretty much everyone that works there are Japanese, so you know that... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This little hidden gem with the simple name of "SUSHI" on the header of their restaurant in a plaza is nothing short of just SUSHI. We were travelers looking for quick bite on a Saturday evening. We arrived about 90 minutes to closing and by luck, we only had to wait around ten minutes for a seat (despite many reviews... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Additional Information about Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

Address: 377 Nesconset Hwy, Hauppauge, NY
Phone Number: (631) 360-3969
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hauppauge
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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