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2259 W Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110
+1 704-226-1988
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese steakhouse food, without Japanese steakhouse prices!

Sometimes that Japanese steakhouse food is just what the doctor ordered...except you may not want to wait a long time, you don't want that heavy amount of food, and you don't want the ridiculous price. When that happens, come here. The food is fresh, inexpensive..and pretty darn popular; that drive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
drpclarke
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North Carolina
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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i love this place, its sooo good!!! i come here atleast once a week, i get the hibachi chicken and my son loves just the side of noodles!!!

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Thank Ashley G
Bucksnort, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yummy food, decent service, not overpriced. I really enjoy the Hibachi Chicken w/ Fried Rice and their sushi is pretty good as well. Remember, this is NOT a traditional Japanese Steakhouse (and you're not paying for one either). It's more like Japanese fast food but delicious. One of my favorite places for a hot, non-fried meal.

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Thank Bucky214
North Carolina
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144 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Sometimes that Japanese steakhouse food is just what the doctor ordered...except you may not want to wait a long time, you don't want that heavy amount of food, and you don't want the ridiculous price. When that happens, come here. The food is fresh, inexpensive..and pretty darn popular; that drive thru is always jammed. My only problem is carrots..hate the... More 

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Thank drpclarke
Indian Trail, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food here is excellent. It's made to order and fast to the table. The prices are reasonable. The carrots and ginger sauce is awesome. I don't even like carrots. The teriyaki chicken is my favorite dish. The portions are very generous.

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Thank Mary C
Monroe, North Carolina
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I ordered the hibachi steak and mushroom dinner and my wife had the california roll and the tamago roll. I thought the steak and mushrooms were very bland and the rice was terrible. My wife liked the sushi with her complaints being the seaweed was too tough and she didn't really feel well after eating them. I also had the... More 

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Indian Trail, NC
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We always go here when we want some good "Nakato" type dinner but not with the prices. We love the Hibachi Steak with mushrooms, carrots, fried rice. I always get an spring roll. Food is very good and is always fresh cooked and hot! Service is so quick. This is a counter restaurant with a drive through but the food... More 

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Thank RoxDaug
Monroe, North Carolina
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant when I want something good, quick and easy. Something's the chicken can be dry. We always stick with steak now. Amazing carrots, I don't even like carrotS! Highly recommend this restaurant for quick and easy option.

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Thank Sherry H
Monroe, North Carolina
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've eaten here many times. I usually order the Salmon Dinner. It is always good. The restaurant is clean. The service is fairly quick. I don't use the drive through because it is really slow. Even when I call ahead to place my order, if there are cars at the drive-thru it is faster to walk inside. I wish they... More 

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Thank covingtonhs94
Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've been coming here for ten years. Great food with fast and friendly service. Haven't had anything I didn't like. The grilled salmon is my favorite!

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Thank Karen M
Monroe, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Absolutely love this place. I enjoy the Hibachi Chicken with Soba noodles. The carrots are so good. The prices are good and the staff is friendly. My family eats there at least once a week. You will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2259 W Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-226-1988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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