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Koto Japanese Steakhouse

9090 Carousel Center, Syracuse, NY 13290
(315) 466-6000
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Ranked #96 of 608 Restaurants in Syracuse
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Canton, New York
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101 reviews 101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I only ate at the express window. I had the beef hibachi which had decent flavor but at best was comparable to the other options for Asian cuisine in the mall food court so this review is limited to the express window. I also ordered the spicy tuna roll and salmon rolls for sushi which tasted very fresh and the... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stopped by Koto for a quick lunch at there express window my wife and I had the hibachi chicken with fried rice a great deal for $5 the chicken and rice are made fresh in front of you and takes about 5 minutes unlike some of the other places in the mall where the food was cooked in the morning... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have been eating lunch at Kotos every year for 5 years. We will not be returning. They served Tea and it was cold, then we asked for a new pot, we waited 12 minutes. Then they could not give us new cups, so they pored the old tea into a plastic container. The meal was good, however the server... More 

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Auburn, New York
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102 reviews 102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went to this restaurant in Destiny USA before a show. We let the waiter know we had tickets to the upstairs theatre. He was very careful throughout the meal to make sure we made it to the theatre on time but also didn't rush us one bit. We had allowed one and a half hours for the meal. It... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Sunday-Thurs, 3pm-6pm at the front "bar" area only (NOT the sushi bar), Koto has half price sushi and other appetizers, as well as half price for draft beer and a few wine selections. I got there in plenty of time to order three sushi rolls, edamame, and a glass of wine. The red wine was decent, and the sushi was... More 

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Albany, New York, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Mid-week meal at the Destiny Mall location meant we were immediately seated, but then promptly forgotten about. After 20 minutes, I had to find the host who seated us to find out if a waiter had been assigned to our table. Our server was new, but didn't seem to have any guidance. Our entree came first, then appetizers, then soup,... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

As a bachelor living alone, happy hour is another word for "dinner." Koto's has become my go-to place for "dinner" over the last couple of years. Half-price drinks, and half-price appetizers from their happy hour menu. I can get out of there satisfied for around $10, and that includes a drink. Some of my favorite happy hour appetizers are: Rock... More 

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Liverpool, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I stop at Koto's every time I shop at Destiny. It is located in the food court and offers a take out stir fry. The food is fresh and made to order. The portions are large enough to share, which I usually do. They give you a selection of vegetable, chicken. shrimp, and beef. There also several sauces offered and... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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57 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Koto is one of our "go-to" restaurant in the new Destiny. So often the new batch of restaurants are insanely busy, and loud. Koto, even when busy, tends to feel more relaxed and calming. We have visited this location at least three times for dinner, and have had a great experience each time. We have not done the Teppanyaki (HibachI)... More 

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New York City, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

the chef was spirited, humorous and highly talented. the hibachi could not have been better, with great foods prepared to perfection, and yummy sauces for dipping.

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Additional Information about Koto Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 9090 Carousel Center, Syracuse, NY 13290
Phone Number: (315) 466-6000
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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