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Kotobuki Japanese Cuisine

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457 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06901-1302
+1 203-359-4747
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“gyoza” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (28 reviews)
“free parking” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
457 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06901-1302
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed May 22, 2017

While it has been there for years, this Japanese Restaurant continues to deliver a wide range of very good Japanese food. Even the red bean ice cream gets a special thimbs up as does the delicate tempura and excellent gyoza.

Thank Peter17mort
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Kotobuki is the best sushi restaurant we've found in Stamford. Far more authentic than others, the sushi is fresh and delicious. They have a good range of food for non-sushi eaters plus the vegetarian options are well thought out and equally good. We eat there...More

Thank suekeating
Reviewed January 17, 2017

KOTOBUKI has been on my list as my favorite sushi restaurant since 1986. The chef and his wife purchased from the previous owner so the quality and service has been consistent and top notch. Clean, good atmosphere, high quality, consistent, enjoyable....THE GO-TO Japanese food restaurant...More

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We have eaten here many times over the years as it is one of those restaurants that actually stays in business. The food is authentic and very good. Small place so seating can be tight. Go mid-week when it is not as crowded.

Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed August 17, 2016

I think this is my fave Sushi place in downtown Stamford. They have a great menu of non-Sushi items as well which have all been great. This is the place you want to go if you don't want some disco ball experience that Sushi places...More

Thank Erin_leigh79
Reviewed April 15, 2016

A proper sushi restaurant needs a sushi bar - Kotobuki has one with a very attentive sushi chef. We started with yellowtail sashimi with green onions, jalapeno and sesame seeds. Very tasty! Then came a nice assortment of sushi and rolls. The spicy tuna rolls...More

Thank DrMaryC
Reviewed January 24, 2016

This was the first place I ever had sushi some 20 years ago and it's as good today as it was then. All their sushi and sashimi is excellent and fresh. The service has always been attentive. Hopefully, this restaurant will be around for many...More

Thank 15MW
Reviewed January 20, 2016

i went here to try the much raved about sushi. it held up. the miso soup was good enough, the gyoza were actually homemade, a rarity in most japanese restaurants, and most of the sushi was very superb-especially the unagi, kanpachi, and raw quail egg....More

1  Thank steakchef_11
Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Kotobuki has been around for years at this original spot. The owner is original and the sushi is very fresh. This place is authentically Japanese. I do not feel that the prices are too high. The quality is well worth it. Note, there is free...More

Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed November 11, 2015

The food at Kotobuki never fails to impress and the sushi and sashimi were just delightful and fresh. The staff provide excellent service.

2  Thank MK8888
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 457 Summer St, Stamford, CT 06901-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stamford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-359-4747
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