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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
18434493344
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3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Fun place, good food nice experience at the right price! The restaurant is an experience a lot of fun the chefs are showman !

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
FTD4437
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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must, every time we visit the area. The only place everybody will agree on and that says something. The staff is usually pretty good, I've only encountered one time where our table felt ignored. With that said I've never seen that person again. The outside isn't the most appealing & the inside is kind of dated. However, I've been... More 

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Thank jhamby34
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for good Japanese food and be entertained by great chefs this is the place to go. Our first visit here, but not our last.

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1 Thank Vincent G
Surfside Beach
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

My family and I recently moved and was recommended to dine here. I can safely say we will not be returning. The waiter was unprofessional and acted as though we were a bother. We watched the server eating in the room adjacent to the main dining room and then go and get our salads, and there was zero possibility they... More 

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Thank Tyler S
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Fun place, good food nice experience at the right price! The restaurant is an experience a lot of fun the chefs are showman !

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2 Thank FTD4437
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Among the best Sushi we've ever enjoyed. At first we were unsure, the restaurant looked a little run down inside. We ate in the bar, the counter top was sticky. I am so glad we decided to stay, the fish was so unbelievably fresh, portions generous, Come & stay for the outstanding food, after all- good food is what you... More 

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1 Thank Rebecca C
Conway, South Carolina
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Our food was really good. Unfortunately when you visit these types of restaurants it is hit or miss with the cook. The one we got wasn't very lively and was just going through the motions. We were quite entertained by the cook at the table on the other side of us, though.

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Thank Lea C
Tampa, Florida
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This was a very good dinner. 6 of us had dinner around a Hibachi Grill, with a very good server, very good food, and very good Chef. Nothing spectacular about it. Just very good.

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Thank LTJR
Huntington, West Virginia
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We had a group of 5 couples together and decided to relive our high school and college days at Myrtle Beach by visiting one of our old favorites. We were NOT disappointed! The food was fresh and delicious. We had sushi and Japanese. Both used high quality ingredients. The preparation of the food is always entertaining. The portions were large... More 

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Thank Marc R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Our waitress came up all sweetness and smiles until I asked for all rice instead of vegetables. Then she gave me the "there will be a small up charge" speech, which would generally be ok, but the small up charge was the price of a side of rice (she referred me to the side order price list). I said that... More 

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1 Thank JoshuaBarnette
Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Took the family here tonight because the kids were in the mood for a teppanyaki experience. While the food was OK (not great, but OK), the whole experience came off as lackluster. I realize that lots of these places leave something to be desired in terms of ventilation, but this place was particularly stuffy and stale. I seriously had to... More 

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Thank RandyNC

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: 18434493344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?