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Kobe Japanese Steak House

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1042 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada
+1 604-684-2451
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate at Kobe for dinner with my wife and friends, two other couples. You arrive and wait in the main floor area. There is a bar and ample seating here for waiting. When your whole party has arrived, you are taken upstairs (there are 3 higher floors, I'm told) and seated at a group table: benches surround two Teppanyaki cooktop... More 

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Thank Jeff W
New Aiyansh, Canada
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was happy to try Kobe's again. I had been here a long time back and enjoyed the food then. This time around I was there for a birthday dinner and the Chef (Jimmy I believe) was very entertaining and the service was great and patient. (reservation change several times and they accommodated all our needs as they were happening.... More 

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Thank MichaelM0079
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hi Michael! Thank you for your kind words. We'll definitely pass your compliments to Chef Jimmy! See you again soon :) More 

Abbotsford, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been a few times in the past, but this time brought the kids for the first time. We all loved it. The chef did a great job and I think even did a few more big fires for the kids. But its not just the show. The food is excellent! My wife and I each ordered a meal and... More 

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Thank Mark6201
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hey Mark. We're ecstatic your children enjoyed their time here! We hope to see you again next year :) More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few days in Vancouver, this being one of the highlights of my time there. Would like to go back, the service and quality of the food was top notch. Went for the ultimate option, couldnt finish it!

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Thank Paul M
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hey Paul! We're so honoured we were one of the best places you visited while you were here. We'd love to see you back here again the next time you're in town! More 

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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Teppanyaki style. It's a good Japanese Teppanyaki in Vancouver. The quality of the food is very good. You can find a good deal from Groupon.

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Thank Nahid S
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks Nahid! We're happy you love our Teppanyaki style :) More 

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent. We had a 7:30 reservation and were seated at 9:30 They did buy us a round of drinks but... This is and always has been a fun night out. They put on a nice show cooking your meal. My favorite part is the ginger sauce. I would like their secret recipe! This is not a place... More 

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Thank Tracy C
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks Tracy! You're definitely not the only one who loves our special sauces :). We hope we'll get the chance to see you back again soon! More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tagged along for business / tourism meal, I can say that enjoyed the whole experience the chef was very good and enjoyed a laugh I would recommend

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Thank Kevin R
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hey Kevin, We're glad you tagged along! It's awesome to hear you had a fun experience :) Make sure you come back the next time you're in the area! More 

Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming here for decades1 In fact one of my teens chose it for her 5th birthday dinner years ago. Food is consistent, ginger sauce is fabulous Service often wants to hurry you out Used a groupon once and had drink server come by less often than usual - put all groupon holders together at the back of... More 

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Thank Kimberlea J
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hi Kimberlea, We're honoured that you've been visiting us for so long. Thank you! We hope we'll keep this trend going for years to come! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Went last fall with family and a week ago with work friend. Neither had ever been to teppanyaki before and they both loved it. We got shared orders with as much diversity as possible. The prawns and steak are amazing! The garlic dip for the steak really makes it special. It's fun to sit with other groups and enjoy the... More 

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Thank Tsetska
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hi there! We’re so happy to hear that you had a great experience at Kobe on both of your visits with us! We will be sure to pass on your kind words about the food and atmosphere to our chefs and management. Cheers! More 

Surrey, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We have come to Kobe's for my bf past three birthdays.... always amazing. Great steak and lobster, well really, great everything! Love the cooking skills demo's and the delicious drinks. Only area for opportunity is getting drinks regularly at the table, found we were waiting to. E able to order more drinks.

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Thank Aurora_831
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Hi there - Thanks so much for the great review! We’re so glad to hear that you and your boyfriend have enjoyed your times with us and we will be sure to pass on your kind comments about your meal to our chefs! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1042 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-684-2451

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