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Kobe Japanese Steakhouse

101 Venture Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577-4754
919-938-3200
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Ranked #25 of 76 Restaurants in Smithfield
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Clemson, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had a baby with us and she loved the show at Kobe. The food was great. The people who sat us were a little impatient (one of us needed a diaper change before the meal), but the man who prepared the food was great. I am not a huge fan of "sit with strangers" dining, but this wasn't too... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I did remember coming to Kobe in Smithfield, one year ago. I did like the Sweet Potato Roll. I also like some other assortment of sushi. It is a nice area in Smithfield. The next time when I comeback, I'll try hibachi!!

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Lillington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Took the family our for my grandsons Birthday, great service and Great Food plus experience , Prices reasonable

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Troon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I have never been in one of these restaurants before And was slightly nervous sitting at hot oven plate alongside two other parties of folk I had never met! But what an experience - we laughed to much and were in complete awe of the "swordsmanship" of our chef that any nervousness passed quickly As typical - portions were far... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Typically I get take out and they are quick in preparing it and the food quality is good. The price is average I think and the people are friendly.

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Exmore, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Unique experience as compared to the many other Japanese restaurants we have visited. Chef doesn't really care what you ask for, he is going to do it his way. A nice place to be amused by antics of the staff, but not such a great place if you want to relax and enjoy a meal. Prices are a little too... More 

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We have been in the area for 14 years. This place used to be really good, used to be. Within the last year we have eaten here and regretted both of them. The service was bad both times but extremely bad the last (both the server and cook). The food was barely mediocre, lacked flavor and definitely not worth the... More 

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Newton Grove, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I have eat at Kobe since the doors opened. It was the only way at the time to get my sushi and sash-mi fix. Since then they have had there ups in downs in service but now I think they have it down pat. Fish Sauce is GREAT!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

We ate here because of the Kobe name expecting great food and service. It was not bad but could have been a little better. Chef put on a pretty good show. The steak was good but the shrimp was not as good. Service was ok but my appetizer came almost at the end of my meal. The baby had fun... More 

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milford de
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Our chef was a bit new at this restaurant so i will give him a break Shrimp was very fresh but sirloin steak was overcooked and tough Sake good and inexpensive for happy hour Ask for a more tender cut of beef lots of food for the money

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Additional Information about Kobe Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 101 Venture Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577-4754
Phone Number: 919-938-3200
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Smithfield
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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