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Shoto Japanese Steakhouse

17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
336-238-5733
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Ranked #29 of 100 Restaurants in Lexington
Price range: $4 - $13
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Bar scene
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Good for: Bar scene
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Bucharest, Romania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Giving the standards of the city (there're just a very few other places besides the regular fast foods), not a surprise for such good reviews. The first "Japanese" restaurant without a miso soup I've ever experienced. It is half southern deep fried food. The famous "roof bar" is a 7 barstools little corner (with alcohol, yes).

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Lexington, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My wife and I decided to give Shoto a try and that won't happen again. The waitress was new, which is fine, but she was poorly trained. When I asked about one of the sauces, she replied she "didn't know." She didn't offer to find out, either. I ordered a Budweiser and was brought a Bud Light. My wife ordered... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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15 helpful votes 15 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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