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Hakata Japanese Steak House

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2553 Onslow Dr, Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-8180
Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
BEST RESTURANT IN JACKSONVILLE... HANDS DOWN!!!!

My husband & I come here all the time. We never have to wait. It does start to get busy around 630pm or so. It's less busy on a non-payday weekend. My husband & I have been at the Hibachi side of the restaurant and the Sushi side. We enjoy both sides. The staff is friendly, your drink never gets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
Crystal R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My husband & I come here all the time. We never have to wait. It does start to get busy around 630pm or so. It's less busy on a non-payday weekend. My husband & I have been at the Hibachi side of the restaurant and the Sushi side. We enjoy both sides. The staff is friendly, your drink never gets... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Our Chef was very good and entertaining. The atmosphere is NOTHING, The Ladies room needs work.. The shrimp appy is so small.. The food was tasty but nothing special.. We were a tad rushed too and the place was NOT busy...

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Allegany, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Place filled up fast. We went as family for the holiday. Had hibachi- 2 steaks and1 chicken. Prompt start, server was attentive, chef was a dud. No special effects or tricks. Food was delicious and on pace. So-so. I've had far better hibachi.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always a nice place to bring visiting family, easy to get large number of people into for lunches or dinner. staff was courteous

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Hakata has always been a great place to visit in Jacksonville for Hibachi Dinner. I've come by several times for dinner and there never seems to be too long of a wait before our chef arrives. The Chefs entertain well with their jokes, knife flipping, egg dropping, and onion volcano demonstrations. Most importantly the food is always delicious whether you... More 

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Rota, Andalucia, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I decided to check out this place after reading good reviews. The atmosphere is very nice and we were greeted promptly at the door. We wanted the hibachi. They told us it would be a 10 min wait, so we sat at the bar. About 15 mins or so, we were seated at the hibachi grill. Another... More 

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Jacksonville North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You can eat at the hibachi or just go in and sit at a table and order. The sushi is good and the food is delicious. The cooks at the hibachi make it really fun and kids really enjoy it.

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming here for many years and keep coming back. The sushi is great, the hibachi is outstanding & drinks are awesome. It's family owned and operated. Can't wait to come back soon!

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was a pleasant surprise and a nice little treat. This was my first trip to Jacksonville and my first restaurant experience. This was a suggestion from my friends who joined me for dinner. We went for the sushi and it did not disappoint. Salmon nigiri is one of my favorites and it was nice and fresh. Tasty saki. I... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

After 30 plus minutes, we only have soup and salad. The salad is very plain. No chef yet to cook even though there is only one other party in the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2553 Onslow Dr, Jacksonville, NC 28540
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: (910) 455-8180

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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