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Kobe Japanese Steak House

69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
+1 760-324-1717
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“prawns” (9 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“teppan yaki” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Kobe seats you at a grill with other patrons and serves up food freshly grilled vegetables, fish, chicken and steak. We started with soup, appetizer, main course of the above and you can opt for either plain rice or fried which is an extra cost....More

Thank RaePalmSprings
JaimeB2097, General Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Rae, Thank you for your kind review! Our goal is to serve the freshest, delicious food we can! We are very glad you enjoyed your dinner and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time someone departs the sushi bar we worry about who comes next. Reese left and we became fans of Chef Shinji. Alas Shinji has gone elsewhere. We were totally impressed with his replacement Chef Masaya. Originally from Osaka he is probably the most accomplished...More

Thank Bill C
Jaime B, General Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Bill! We do love Masaya in the sushi bar as well! I myself remember him at Nodante on El Paseo! I will look into how we can use him more or if he would like to be used more for Sushi! I will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to have dinner here with our two small children but ended up walking out. The kids meal was $18 and our kids wanted fried rice and a beverage. We were told the wild rice would be an extra $5 and $3 for a...More

Thank greggfi626
Jaime B, General Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gregg, I know of the evening you are speaking of. I myself was not here but was told of the situation. I am very sorry that our menu was not to your liking. It is though very clear that Fried rice is $4.95 or...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

I like the idea of Teppan Chef cook your food in front of customers, but Benihana Style Teppan-Yaki is out of date for me. YES, all of the foods my chef cooked was very delicious, it seemed that portion was very small, and I did...More

Thank Toshi I
Jaime B, General Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Hi Toshi I, We are glad that the food was very delicious for you as far as being out of date that we can not change because that is the whole idea of our experience for our customers. Regarding the portion being small we are...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We were in town visiting family and looking for a place to have a birthday dinner. I have been wanting to go to Kobe as it seems somewhat authentic and the place is decorated in Japanese style. The food was good, including the rolls and...More

1  Thank Joe M
Jaime B, General Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words Joe! So glad you had a nice Birthday dinner! We do offer and actually prefer that if you do have a gluten or any other kind of allergy that we prepare your meal in the back so that there...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is not a place to go if you're on a budget. This is a place to go if you'd like an entertaining experience. The outside is as pictured, picturesque once one leaves the parking lot and approaches the restaurant, with a feel of Japan....More

Thank brifd1
Jaime B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Thank you! Hope to see you for more fun soon!

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate there tonight. Glad we made a booking as it was really busy - couldn’t see a spare seat anywhere. It’s a different kind of meal. The chef is a performer who entertains all around him. The food is high quality...More

Thank davidjackie1957
Jaime B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for joining us! We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed April 1, 2018

We Had the Best time. The food is excellent !!. The staff is so nice and friendly. Prices are great. You get so much food. We can't wait to go back.

Thank Beverly K
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I was a frequent diner of Kobe’s years ago; decided to bring the family back for a dinner and chef experience. The chef was not a chef- it was so disappointing to watch as he pounded the life out of the lobster and shrimp. Chopped...More

2  Thank victoria w
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Victoria, we’re very sorry you had a negative experience recently at Kobe. We know how integral the chef is to the meal, which is why they are highly trained in cooking and delighting customers. Because you were a customer for years, we hope you know...More

Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for my husband's birthday. We were able to make same day reservations as we went during the week. It is a Teppan style Japanese restaurant so they cook in front of you and you sit with other people. The service was...More

Thank Michelle60_11
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william c
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not, but I believe it is online and it’s very reasonable priced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$19 - $68
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
    (Frank Sinatra)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-1717
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Description
Welcome!!! Exit bustling Highway 111, pass the waterfall, cross the red footbridge over the golden koi and enter the delightful world of Japanese dining at Kobe Japanese Steak House. Experience the excitement and distinctive flavors of our authentic Japanese teppan-yaki ("iron plate cooking"), prepared right at your table by knife-wielding chefs. Located in a replica of a Japanese country inn, Kobe is best known as the home of beautiful kimono-clad servers and the most talented teppan chefs in the desert, serving the highest quality and most flavorful beef, seafood and poultry available in Southern California.
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