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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

5577 Monroe St, Sylvania, OH 43560-2549
419-882-8711
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Ranked #8 of 67 restaurants in Sylvania
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Toledo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We have never left disappointed. Great summer special that we hope they can maintain for all seasons, mango something.. crab roll. Yummo! Owner is friendly as is staff. Their waitstaff also appears to be the same each visit, which is reassuring. (A competitor down the street has extremely high turn over.) I would definitely recommend this place!

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Return to Kotobuki any time I can. An excellent restruarnt as well. Enjoy, I know you will. Can have just sushi or meal.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The food here is very good and portions are generous. It is entertaining to be at a hibachi table watching and experiencing the fun of asian food preparation as well. Get ready to catch some food in your mouth!

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Maumee, Ohio
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98 reviews 98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I was impressed from the moment we walked in - easy to find, quaint atmosphere, very friendly service. I was even more impressed with the portion size (strongly recommend the sushi dinner #4) for the price. This was one of the few times I have left a sushi restaurant completely full. Also of note - keep an eye on Groupon... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Loved the food although the show was a bit over done. Didn't like the obscene little man putting oil on the griddle -- especially not with children present. Good was great however and done to my specifications. Good, fun atmosphere at the hibachi tables.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Ok, now some people do not like raw fish. Ii never tried it before. Once I had it, I am converted. My wife only eats the cooked stuff like the california roll, but atleast she'll go. Nice place to go, many memories.

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Northwest Ohio
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38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

I haven't been here in a couple of years and things have changed and not necessarily for the best. The service was good and the food was OK but some of the things that were on the menu were gone such as broiled fish and a plain tray of Sashimi were not to be found. Having been to Japan a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I have been going to Kotobuki for years. It was one of the first, and still one of the best Japanese restaurants in the area for sushi. The y also serve a few Korean dishes, like Bi Bim Bop. The food is consistently good. Service is friendly and prompt. Atmosphere is relaxing.

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Milton
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117 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

We are out of towners who dine out a lot. Kotobuki is a cute place to have a tasty lunch. Service was great; the food tasty and plentiful and the service just great. We are not Japanese so we don't know if the food is authentic. However, we do know when we like the taste of the food and we... More

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toledo, oh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We have been frequenting Kotobuki for years. One of Toledo's pioneers in Japanese Food. If you order sushi, I really like it that they will include miso and a house salad. Both are very good. The salad with fresh seafood and the red spicy dressing was introduced to me by a friend, it is a nice alternative. I have to... More

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