We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“The best sushi” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine

Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine
457 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06901-1302
203-359-4747
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #66 of 375 Restaurants in Stamford
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“The best sushi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Kotobuki is a wonderful little gem of a restaurant. Don't expect a lot in terms of decor. The owner and sushi chef Masa has the best Sushi around. I highly recommend the fluke fin which is hard to find in most sushi restaurants.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

39 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    20
    10
    5
    3
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Greenwich, Connecticut
Level Contributor
37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“The food is steadily going down hill....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

I have been a patron of this place for over 15 years. Over the years I have found that the food is "just ok" and the staff isn't very nice. The guy making the susie, Masa, never smiles anymore. He has this look on his face that is not appealing at all. The interior needs a total overall, it looks tired. There is more and more competition coming in and this place will not make it if it doesn't get it's act together and make changes right now...
I am sad this is happening...

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
127 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great Sushi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

My favorite Japanese restaurant in the area. The USA Fujifilm headquarters is located in Stamford and Kotobuki is the Japanese restaurant of choice for the Japanese employees. I've eaten there numerous time and agree with the locals....it's fantastic. Located in the heart of downtown Stamford, CT

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Katonah, New York
Level Contributor
55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“24 years eating at this place and still love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I am off to Japan again on Monday (I go several times a year) and I can say that the food here is authentic, high quality and always delicious. For the price, you will be very hard pressed to find this quality anywhere else in the area. They put the money where it matters the most, in the quality of the food. Okay, so they do not have the extra money to redecorate... They they are still in business in these hard economic times says an a lot about the staying power of authentic, excellent Japanese cuisine.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“SUSHI TIME”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Best sushi in Stamford. The NoName Roll is to die for. The fresh fish and courteous staff is well worth the trip. It might look like a hole in the wall, but its meals are fantastic!

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine also viewed

 

Been to Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.