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KOTO Japanese Steak House

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527 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4134
+1 860-445-5686
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Groton, Connecticut
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I have eaten here many times and it has always been delicious. I often go with my daughter when she comes to visit, We each get an avocado salad which has a generous number of avocado slices and their wonderful ginger dressing. Then we share a number of appetizers such as shrimp rolls, fried dumplings and a sweet potato tempura... More 

Thank Beavisor
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Food was great! Service was friendly and fast! I would eat here again! One of my grandson's favorite restaurants!

Thank Bedy M
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Service was great. They accommodated special requests. Asked about any food allergies. Food was delicious. Cooked as requested and with a great, entertaining chef. When back in this area will come again.

Thank David H
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Not only was the food awful, the waiter, James M., was the name on the ticket, gave us a check with a political statement that out of common sense I will not mention. It is not any restaurant business to pass out ANY such garbage. I will never set foot in any Koto restaurant and advise anyone that I know... More 

Thank Mike5263
Waterford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We decided not to seat at the hibachi but instead on the regular table. Not too bad for the price of the sushi and roll. Service isn't great though

Thank kittykristy
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

we chose hibachi for dinner. We were given various choices of what meat/seafood we wanted and the dinner included mirin soup and a salad, plus drinks. very attentive staff and chef

Thank Janine K
Norwich, Connecticut
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

koto has great food. the hibachi is delicious!!!! i usually get chicken and shrimp with noodles. the salad they serve with it has a great dressing unlike any other. my boyfriend loves sushi and has found many rolls he likes here, i eat the cooked kind mainly, and we both LOVE the "crazy friday roll"!!!!!

Thank xjuleso0
Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Before we went here my wife said "your probably won't leave here stuffed but it's entertaining". We left stuff. I ate about half of my soup, the salad was great. I got the shrimp/scallop combo with fried rice. Our chef was great and entertaining and we sat the nicest family. Great time.

Thank Tim S
Mystic, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Fun for the family with the flourish of Japanese knife juggling and flying shrimp to try to catch in your mouth! It can get a little loud with large parties (although most people enjoy that!) around the hibachi, but the food is always fresh and delicious.

Thank DUS7
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

Love the sushi here. Amazing selection comes out looking beautiful and tasty. They also do take-out which is super convenient. Try some of their own specialty rolls, they are unique and yummy. The Untouchable sushi roll is my favorite!!!

Thank ct535353

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 Long Hill Rd, Groton, CT 06340-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Groton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-445-5686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?