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1907 South Ave, Youngstown, OH
(330) 747-2231
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best of the Best

Who can open weekdays for a handful of hours, close on weekends and for the summer months, not have a business phone, and still create a demand that has you waiting in line for hours? One answer: Can. Can is the name of the owner and only cook. The only other employee is his friendly wife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Joe K
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Youngstown, Ohio
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Youngstown, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Who can open weekdays for a handful of hours, close on weekends and for the summer months, not have a business phone, and still create a demand that has you waiting in line for hours? One answer: Can. Can is the name of the owner and only cook. The only other employee is his friendly wife. Due to it being... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

he closes for summer but will open monday 10-06-14 at 4:00pm till 7:30pm. its a little wait and longer if you come at 4pm but the quanity and quality of food is better than anywhere that i have been. husband and wife do all the work to keep the costs as low as possible. a full meal is $10.00 to... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Tokyo house is one of the best restaurants ever. My friends and I came here almost every week in high school. The food is out of this work, prices are better then any other hibachi restaurant, and kan the oner is the best. He'll always remember who you are, the last time you came in, and he's full of hilarious... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

His place holds urban legend around NE ohio. People drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh to enjoy japanese in what looks to be an old gas station. Odd hours and small place but good food and Ken is great!

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Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This is a family run business. Kan is the chef and comidian / philosopher. He and wife Hen run the Japanese style resturant. They are open 4pm-7pm but may be there until midnight as people line up before thy open and wait. The wait is worth it( although we won't wait more than 2 hours) Prices are $9-$15. Open season... More 

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Usa Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

His personality and food makes for a great dining experice, u will never regret eating there, always the best food in Ohio, Bo

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Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

The best teppanyaki style food anywhere. The building is a bit of a dive (former gas station) in a sort of iffy neighborhood, and the wait can be two hours or more, but the food is worth it. Be prepared to wait and stay a few hours. Go with with a lot of friends so you can have some plum... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

You have to get their early - hours are 4-7:30 and people show up at 3 to be the first in line. You have to be in the building by 7:30 even though you might not get waited on until 10:00. We usually end up waiting for several hours, but the food is well worth it! The line outside says... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

This place has the greatest Japanesse food and his atmosphere is great. Seating with other people that you get to know and enjoy talking too. The shrimp sauce and his special sauces you cant find anywhere.

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youngstown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

When you ask the kids where they want to eat, it's always "Ken's" (Can) which is the owner of the Tokyo House. Along with his wife, the two of them own the place. It is a Japanese style restaurant. "Can" is the only cook and his food is the best! Large portions, deliciuos and served up with "Can's" sense of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1907 South Ave, Youngstown, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: (330) 747-2231

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese

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