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English first
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Finally, a Japanese restaurant owned by Japanese. Too many supposedly Japanese eateries owned by other nationalities. We stopped by for lunch today and had salmon, tuna, squid, and spicy tuna roll for sushi. Also had tempura udon, and it was delicious. Portions of sushi and udon were more than ample size. We will be back to try other menu items.... More

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Floral Park, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I ordered the Tiger roll and King Cobra roll, both to go. Both delicious. Would come again and stay for the meal. The setup is very nice, service was great.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great rolls and noodle soups. I'm not vegan but some of their vegan rolls are very tasty. It's run by a nice family so service is always good. Good place for lunch or dinner. I also enjoy their seaweed salad and their shrimp tempura appetizer is delicious. They have been there for years so they must be doing something right!

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Washington DC
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant is by far one of the best Japanese restaurants that I’ve tried here in the 757 area… I would as far say that it’s one of top 5 in the mid-level range that we’ve gone to while traveling on the East Coast. The spouse, who is a vegetarian, loves the creative flare Kotobuki puts into their food.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

The food was very tasty with plenty of vegetarian options. The only minor issue was slow service. Would definitely go again.

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Chincoteague, Virginia, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This place has made it to the list of truly great sushi places in Hampton Roads. Delicious, fresh, authentic fine sushi by real culinary artists. Nice place, great service, decent pricing.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We have become regulars at this place - sushi is fresh, boxes are great and they will cater to any request you make whether it is on the menu or not. The staff are wonderful and straight from Japan so they know what they are doing. Love this place.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This place has a great atmosphere, but expensive. If you want great Sushi for a great price try Sakura, but only the one on Lynnhaven parkway

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

The food was ok. Nothing wrong or bad. Atmosphere was good, what you would expect in a Japanese restaurant. Service was good. The food was good but the sushi pieces were a little small, almost like they were trying to cut corners to save money. I ate at a GREAT sushi place last week in San Mateo, CA (probably the... More

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Westwood, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Good appetizers, great sushi and good deserts. The size of the appetizers was too small for the price, though.

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Additional Information about Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

Address: 721 W 21ST St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1920
Phone Number: (757) 628-1025
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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