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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
    4.5 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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  • Local cuisine
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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
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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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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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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Monroe, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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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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Monroe, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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Monroe, North Carolina
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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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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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Monroe, North Carolina
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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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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The food is excellent and the prices are fair. It's considered a "fast food" restaurant but you can enjoy a "sit down" meal indoors anytime. The service is great and the staff are always friendly. This is our go to when we're craving Japanese but don't want the round table experience.

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Charlotte North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The prices have went up and they do not offer a kids meal with chicken or steak. Only I think stuff like chicken tenders or something off the wall for their type of atomosphere. We used to love it, but now not so much.

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Address: 2259 W Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110
Phone Number: +1 704-226-1988
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
Average Prices: USD 4 - 12
Cuisine: Japanese

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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