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Kobe Express

86 Walmart Plz, Ste 2, Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 586-0999
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Ranked #34 of 62 Restaurants in Sylva
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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6 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Kobe Express serves up some tasty food. You won't be disappointed with the food here. Service could be a bit more friendly.

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Franklin, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My son and I went to this restaurant we had been told oh you must go there very good food yadda yadda and so on so we went and if you like tasteless food and brown lettuce then by all means go the salad my son ordered was a plate with some brown wilted lettuce and they do not have... More

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Robbinsville, North Carolina, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Their crab & seaweed salad is out of this world! All of the stir-fry dishes were good but the rice was a bit hard here and there, I recommend spending the extra $1 for the noodles. The sushi rolls were excellent.

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Cherokee, North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Large portions, low prices, great fried rice! I love their crunch roll and hibachi chicken. Definitely not a lot of traditional Japanese food or sushi, but great as a starting point for someone unfamiliar with the cuisine. Service has always been hit-or-miss. Won't keep me from going back there though!

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Franklin, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The food is okay, especially if you'd enjoy eating Japanese food. It's by no means traditional or flavorful. However it is edible and not horrible. Sushi is mediocre and same with the entrees. It's just okay.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Kobe Express has good service, ample servings and is a nice change of pace with a good selection of Japanese themed food choices. Most people prefer the teriyaki-based options or some of what I'd consider “starter” sushi. It is better than the “chinese buffet” sushi and is made fresh, however this isn't the high quality sushi you'd expect in a... More

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