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Mimi's Steak House of Japan

1791 Woodruff Rd, Greenville, SC 29607-5978
864-987-9030
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Ranked #507 of 754 restaurants in Greenville
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Omg I reaaly like that place , the food are good and chef, his name is jerry Baker from micronesia great skills with the food handsome look clean on hes suit .server are friendly , next me and my family gonna go there again

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Greenville, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I used to love this place, but that was years ago. It has gone so far downhill that I've refuse to go back over the last few years. I told mimi herself that the steak was terrible and that nobody at our table could eat it and all we got was "sorry". Cost $60 just for my family not including... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Horrible! We tried this place 4 months ago and were not pleased but contributed it to a new chef so we tried again. Mistake. It was no better. 1 hour wait at a table for the chef to show up. He spent more time trying to entertain than cooking. Who cares that you can spin your spatula. Just cook my... More

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Richmond VA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The place has really gone down hill. The server was very friendly however the sashimi was marginal at best. Unagi served cold and when I mentioned to the sushi chef. Yeah, I can heat that up for you. Pieces cut small and as with a dull knife. I was really surprised. Sorry, won't be back. Go to Irashai. Very consistent

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Champaign, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is not a true Japanese restaurant. The decor, atmosphere, cleanliness and level of service do not reflect the traditional neat image of Japan and its people. In fact, all the crew is from Micronesia (nothing wrong with that, but don't call it "steakhouse of Japan": "Steakhouse of Saipan" would be more accurate). The hibachi chef and servers perform a... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The three of us had to wait for a very long time at our table to be served and we ended up late for our movie showing! We had to get the food to go and I was not happy. :( The worst is that they said my girls could not share a proportion and that is way too much... More

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Killeen, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The food was very good and the staff where friendly! The portions where large and the wait staff ensured out glasses where full. The chief was nice and friendly and she cooked a great meal!

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

After a day of my wife and I hosting 12 children for our daughters 4th birthday party at our home, the last thing we wanted to do was cook. We both agreed to phone in an order at Mimi's in Simpsonville and take it easy. A man answered the phone and upon correcting myself on what I wanted to order,... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

food was poorly prepared after we notified the manager he refused to give us any help and then we talked to the owner miss me Me and she basically told us to pay our bill and get out 7 people not one of us ate our food wasted 100 bucks

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Greenville, SC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

We have eaten at Mimi's for years and enjoyed both the food and service. Recently, however, both have gone downhill. Food was mediocre (not prepared my Japanese chef), service was acceptable, table was dirty and broken. We had a party of 8 and the tip was automatically added for us. Why? The chef and waitress serve 8 - 10 people... More

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