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126 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702-5038
(319)433-0999
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Waterloo, Iowa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I love this place. The chefs make your experience memorable and exciting. The food is awesome and plentiful. The service is great, they're attentive and efficient. It's pricy, but considering you get 2 meals out of what they give you it's worth it.

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Thank theisbarnett
Waterloo, Iowa
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Went here with some friends and ordered the steak and shrimp. The food was very good, excellent!! The service was friendly and helpful. The restaurant looked clean and a lot of room. The meal was somewhat expensive (around $24), but we'll worth it. I would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Thank Travelreviews84
Iowa
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Prices are VERY reasonable at lunch time, and the quality of the food is amazing! The chefs always put on an amazing show. Wish they would bottle and sell their salad dressing. Service has always been good. Why go to Lone Star or Longhorn for steak when you can get a better steak meal with more variety and at a... More 

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Thank Deganotneb
Waterloo, Iowa
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224 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

While the new restaurant looks very nice and the service was great, our food was average at best. I ordered a spicy tuna roll and it was bland with little to no flavor nor spice. The friend dining with me said the same about her salmon tempanyaki dinner. She ended up having to order a side of Yum Yum sauce... More 

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Thank Brenda J
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Food is excellent. This location has seen its better days which is probably why they are building a newer one. They have been rotating chefs a lot lately it seems. Food is always great though and Tuesday nights kids meals are a great deal. My kids favorite restaurant. Once they get new location it will be a 5 star.

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1 Thank JunkerFam
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

The food is always amazing, atmosphere is always so fun. You can't go wrong with this place. It's definitely more fun to go to with a large group, but you can also sit away from the grills and get food as well. The chefs are always super nice and funny. I love this place.

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Thank Holly M
Webster City, Iowa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome!! Just finished our meal there. I had the hibachi chicken and my husband had chicken and fillet. It was so very good. Our chef was wonderful at his job - great personality, very entertaining and food was perfect!

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Thank metdm
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We've eaten ate this establishment dozens of times, and have never had a poor experience. The food is always prepared as asked, and the banter from the cooks is entertaining. It does get a little chilly in winter months when the air of the grill and hood, but nothing to complain about. Top notch, HIGHLY recommended.

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Thank Tom L
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have celebrated my sons past 3 birthdays here. Great food and wonderful service. You can sit and watch as they cook your food to order right around you. Also put on a little show for your while cooking your food. All the foos is out of this world. My son picks this place for his birth day all the... More 

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Thank Theresa S
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

The food is excellent, the service is great, and the sake is hot! The hibachi steak is delicious and the chefs are well trained and funny. I enjoy having sake bomb contests with them. Go before 6 and enjoy the early bird specials.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Asian, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702-5038
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: (319)433-0999

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