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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

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5577 Monroe St, Sylvania, OH 43560-2549
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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    Very good
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner with friends

Nice place to eat great Sushi. The beer and wine are all good as well. Went here for dinner with some friends and had a great time. We will go back again and again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Jimmy J
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Business meetings
  • Special occasions
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English first
Monroe, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoy the food and the service at Koto Buki. Great sushi, vegetarian dishes, seafood, chicken, pork; no matter your taste or preference you will likely find a couple of favorites on the menu.

Thank Martin48312
Sylvania, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been a fan of Toledo's flagship sushi restaurant for many years. Dennis is the perfect host. Fresh and artfully prepared. Plus fair prices.

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I love going here, the service is always on point and we've gotten to be on a first name basis with the owner. I love that he recognizes us and greets like he is truly glad we came back. We love the vegetable sushi and everyone that we bring with us loves the sushi. We've never had a bad dish... More 

Thank Kristen R
Sylvania, Ohio
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This was the time that my husband and I visited this location. The special sushi that we ordered were fantastic, the salmon and tuna in particular. The star of our meal, though, was the calamari salad. Perfectly seasoned with ginger, the calamari was firm and meaty, and the vegetables were quite crisp. We will be back!

Thank lshgirl96
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I've been eating here since 1998 and have found very few sushi restaurants that can compete with this one. Ingredients are of best quality, atmosphere is pleasant (quiet classical music). Staff is very friendly and courteous. Free WiFi.

Thank okramb
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We have now been twice in the last 2 months. We tried 3 dishes the first time-tempura shrimp appatizer, chicken fried rice & tempura shrimp roll. I informed the waiter that I am allergic to onions and they needed to be omitted & unfortunately, they still made the rice with onions & did not inform us. Thankfully I noticed a... More 

Thank francescamy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The restaurant is fantastic, we always have good food and service. The atmosphere is calming and it's nice to be able to see your sushi being roll from the bar. This is by far the best sushi place in Toledo. The selection is large and the rolls are beautiful.

Thank Kristen R
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Nice place to eat great Sushi. The beer and wine are all good as well. Went here for dinner with some friends and had a great time. We will go back again and again.

Thank Jimmy J
Toledo, Ohio
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Always a lovely, relaxing meal of quality food in a pleasant atmosphere. Consistent meals that are well prepared.

Thank Patricia C
Damascus, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We come from the East Coast where primo sushi restaurants abound. Frankly I never thought we would get good sushi in landlocked Ohio. We were reluctant to try, but we were on our way to visit the Grandkids and were starving after a 10 hour drive. We accidentally saw the sign for Kotobuki and decided to give it a try.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5577 Monroe St, Sylvania, OH 43560-2549
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sylvania
  • Phone Number: 419-882-8711

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions


Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?