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Nobuo at Teeter House

622 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2351
+1 602-254-0600
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (13 reviews)
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
622 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2351
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my daughter for dinner before a show at Talking stick arena Excellent service. Hostess confirmed our reservation and was ready for us when we arrived. Excellent.. The food pairings and offerings were a real treat. Chef Nobuo is excellent and can be found serving...More

Thank Lotsoftravel1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started with Hamachi and then enjoyed the Okonomiyaki, which is like a seafood pancake of sorts. Everything was fabulous. It was early in the day so I had the place pretty much to myself.

Thank montanan_traveler
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The restaurant is in a very small dimly-lit building on Heritage square, and when I say small, I mean small... there is a table before you even reach the reception podium. But TripAdvisor and other sites hyped this place up for me, so I had...More

Thank Alfasul
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Their summer lunch menu was not I expected, it was extremely limited. Food was OK and priced right. If your not into sushi or sashimi, their summer menu is OK. My wife and I were going to try their dinner menu but opted to go...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Not a Nobuo experience. After reading all the positive reviews and having been to Nobuo in Vail we had high expectations for this experience and we’re terribly dissapointed. We ordered the tasting menu which included sashimi. We could hardly experience the flavor of the fish...More

Thank FassettFamily
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We arrived in downtown Phoenix on a Sunday afternoon in 100+ heat. No one was out and about in Heritage Square as we searched for this restaurant. We found it and it was empty at 1:30pm. But thankfully, our quest was worth it because this...More

Thank bougainvilla
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We needed a place to eat before our concert downtown and this one happened to be available. Pricey? Yes, but each bite was beautiful and displayed with such care. Our party of 4 picked 4 sashimi tapas and 4 warm ones. Stand outs for me...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Nobou Fukada certainly is a talented chef worthy of his James Beard Award. We were treated to an evening of fresh, clean, and unique flavors that deeply rooted on Japanese tradition with a twist. That twist was contemporary and based on availability of the best...More

Thank loco4travel
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Our dining experience at Nobuo at Teeter House in downtown Phoenix was consistently interesting and often excellent. Tables were set in simply (verging on minimally) decorated small rooms in an older house. The wait-staff was informative, patient and well informed, suggesting options that effectively complimented...More

Thank TJLK2013
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

It is hard to describe the experience we had tonight. It was a wonderful, peaceful, stress free eating experience that we enjoyed very much. The whole experience was something I will not forget anytime soon. We have eaten here before, but this is our first...More

Thank wandering44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2351
    (7th St. and Monroe)
  • Public Transportation: The nearest light rail stop is 3rd St. and Washington.
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-254-0600
Refined Asian-style teahouse by day, funky izakaya by night: Nobuo at Teeter House reflects the fascinating duality of Nobuo Fukuda. The setting — a turn-of-the-century, wood-floored bungalow, awash in earth tones — emulates the relaxed intimacy of Japan’s izakaya, where friends and business associates gather to eat Japanese-style tapas, drink beer and have fun. Nobuo elevates the custom while staying true to its low brow roots, offering rustic Japanese classics with modern American inflections. During the day, a short lunch menu is offered, as are exotic, aromatic teas, meant to be sipped and savored over quiet conversation. In the evening, Nobuo creates"5-Star" cuisine, bringing a Western sensibility to Japanese sushi traditions while combining seasonal ingredients in exciting, inventive ways. If we can assist you in any way, we welcome your phone calls!
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