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Shoto Japanese Steakhouse

17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
336-238-5733
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Ranked #16 of 99 restaurants in Lexington
Price range: $4 - $13
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Bar scene
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Good for: Bar scene
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

If you would like to spend a Saturday afternoon in Americana, come to Lexington NC and stroll down main street. The old architecture and the scenery is very quaint and enjoyable for this little town. When you get hungry, stop in at Shoto Japanese Steak House. This is what we Southerners call a "hole in the wall" restaurant. It isn't... More

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Lexington, North Carolina
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11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My family eats there about once a week. There are plenty of choices on the menu. I personally love the Teriyaki Chicken with broccoli, carrots and noodles. All of their main dishes come with soup or salad. Plenty of food on the plate, I have never left hungry. Prices are very reasonable. Staff is friendly and very accommodating.

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21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

This is disappointing for local food. There is a Hwy 8 location near HRL that is no longer affiliated with this one. It is much better. Don't waste your money!

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Lexington, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is our goto place for a quick meal. I wouldn't classify it as traditional Japenese cuisine, but what they serve is fresh, tasty, and extremely consistent. Their sauces are scratch made and the ingredients are fresh. They have an on-site bar and a pretty good selection of micro brews. Whether you order chicken, steak, or seafood, you should be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Great food, good prices and a wonderful staff. If you are visiting Lexington this is the place to go! If you live here you already know how good it is.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

First off family run and ran very well being the best Restaurant in Lexington and the best Japanese restaurant in Davidson County. There menu being both fresh and very open letting you put together a meal you can think of with house made sauces. Portion sizes that almost guarantee you will have a snack later when you get home! Ask... More

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Lexington, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Hot good cooked the way I asked, friendly wait staff and the best drinks! Everything was reasonably priced with a relaxed atmosphere. A great place for a date, family dinner or for a solo night out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

I've been heading up to Shoto for quite some time now, and I haven't been disappointed yet. Put simply: they have great food at the right price with plenty of refills. Definitely a notch above the Japanese places we have in Salisbury. I'll continue coming back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Known Jimmy and Danny for years. My favorite restaurant in Lexington! Great food, great people, affordable prices!

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Lexington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Shotos is by far the best place to go to eat a great meal at a reasonable price. Firecracker shrimp is a must for a starter and their choice of beverages is second to none. The main course is always cooked perfectly. The meats melt in your mouth and i the rice is so good I ask for extra to... More

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