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Shogun Japanese

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$$ - $$$
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293 Executive Pkwy, Rockford, IL 61107-5337
+1 815-394-0007
Today
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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125 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a lot of fun to go and have a great atmosphere and excellent food. Addison does a great job and we always feel welcome.

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Thank oldstyle34pro
Rockford, Illinois
Level Contributor
25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This place is where locals go for good sushi, Japanese food, and plenty of fun. When people are celebrating birthdays, they have the waitstaff gather round, clap hands and sing in unison. There is a real Japanese Teppan-master, showing off knife skills and cooking meat and vegetables in front of you. They have a nice array of drinks, including sake... More 

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Thank Italiangrandpa
Rockford, Illinois
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I like to start out at the connected bar, Izakaya. Then make our way to the tables, where the chef cooks the food in front of you. the usual spinning egg, and onion Trane. Shogun has the best show in town, and the food is top quality. The steaks are just wonderful. I like to order the dinner for two,... More 

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Thank Tim W
Rockford
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

When you want sushi, this is one of two restaurants I'd recommend in area. Their "Rockford" roll is delicious. Smallish inside, but seldom too packed to get in.

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Thank Lynn S
Rome, Italy
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Although this place is renovating itseld and recently opened a new dining area, the traditional sushi remain one of their best offer. Simple, tasty, fresh, we'll presented ! If you like the chef show, make sure you sit inside the grill area. Food will be prepared to perfection! Always a very good choice if you are in Rockford.

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Thank Diavoletto_Direttore
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

One of the best Japanese steak houses in the country. I will definitely be coming back. Service, show, staff and the food all 5 star.

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Thank Joshua B
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is always amazing, we go for every birthday as the kids love it. Chicken was a little dry but it can't be perfect every time, so close

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Thank jak1111111111
Illinois City, Illinois
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

So I had been to this restaurant a handful of times with my friend who goes here multiple times a month. I enjoyed their food very much, however, 1 incident is why I have to give this place a terrible rating. My friend and I ordered food to go. When we got home and opened our meals things seemed normal... More 

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Thank Trista38
tripfoodieRockford, General Manager at Shogun Japanese, responded to this review

As a representative of Shogun Restaurant. I was actually the manager/person you are referring to in this post. We actually do not like responding to online reviews/issues publicly as it always seems to invoke argument. But this post makes us/me look really awful. Also there are simply put, things that didn't happen in your review. So I hope once again... More 

Belvidere, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My family of 5 loves going here for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries etc. My 3 sons are all grown, and we let them pick where to go for their birthdays... they almost always pick Shogun. Food is good, the chefs put on a nice show, although after so many years, we know it by heart. The price is reasonable... More 

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Thank Laura G
Davis Junction, Illinois
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

We would splurge and eat here three or four times a year. Usually to celebrate something. We loved the place. I would say the last two times though, something has changed. The show is still great, but the yummy/yucky sauce has changed, and I think I can tell some of the quality has gone downhill a bit. It's still a... More 

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Thank IkinFfeur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 293 Executive Pkwy, Rockford, IL 61107-5337
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: +1 815-394-0007

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