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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
(843) 449-3344
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3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 77
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
our cook was very good and entertaining..he was from south America

I had family visiting from Philadelphia, my brother in law, his wife and two kids. The whole family had a wonderful experience and the food was great. The bartender Jonah was very welcoming..I would go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

I had family visiting from Philadelphia, my brother in law, his wife and two kids. The whole family had a wonderful experience and the food was great. The bartender Jonah was very welcoming..I would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We had an excellent time there. It was easy to get a reservation,we called at 5:30pm for a 7:30 reservation on a weeknight. I had the ribeye and shrimp. The steak was cooked perfectly the shrimp was over cooked but still flavorful. The noodles are amazing!! Our waiter and chef were personable and attentive. I would definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We went to the early bird special before 5 and you are full. We had the shrimp hibachi comes with soup,salad,rice,noodles and vegetables. You will definitely have enough to take home. Our chef was great ! He was a master on the grill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I had the Steak and Calamari and I especially liked the Calamari. It was grilled like a steak and was so tender.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Hibachi is a family fave so we always try new places. This place was below average. Steak was really tough. Rice had almost no flavor. Cook had no personality..just went thru the motions. Also they added 18% gratuity to my check for a party of four i asked and their policy was only parties of six or more. I wont... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great food, service was excellent. Can't go wrong with this place. Chef was very entertaining and knowledgeable about the food he cooked.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is our 2nd visit here & we love it. The wait is long usually but worth it. We learned you can do call ahead so we will do that next time. The food is excellent & more than enough. Our waitress was wonderful...the best service we have had while here in North Myrtle Beach. We will see you next... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Small portions of food. The rice that they gave was so little, I could not believe that I was at an Asian restaurant, they would normally load you up on food. Nakato, not so much.

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Long Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Suggest making reservations just because it's Myrtle Beach. Food was good. We were unlucky and got stuck at a table with two blonde bombshells and their tag along boyfriend who were friends with one of the waitresses (not ours) and were used to getting 'special treatment' Chef was ok but more interested in attending to these girls and basically ignored... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My family has been going to Nakato for ages and it's never been a disappointment. We were revisiting Myrtle Beach recently and Nakato was a must-visit dinner experience for us. The service was spot on, always timely and very courteous. We were never left wanting for anything. Our chef was fantastic. Not only was he engaging and clever, but he... More 

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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: (843) 449-3344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse
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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