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Kitaro Bistro of Japan

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4551 Highway K, O'Fallon, MO 63368-8686
+1 636-300-3399
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

The food here is very good, but perhaps a little over priced. The service is hit or miss. Sometimes the cooks put on fairly good "shows" while cooking and other times they hardly do anything. If you like hibachi, you will enjoy this restaurant.

Thank Jason C
Saint Charles, Missouri
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308 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Same thing as several other reviews here. They ruined my wife's birthday. We called for a 6:30 reservation and they took our name, time and number of people. When we arrived, we told them we had a reservation and she said Ok and handed us a buzzer. After waiting and watching others being seated, I went up to inquire and... More 

Troy, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a reservation for 12. When we arrived we were told by management they were not honoring reservation and we were turned away. This would have been my 1st visit. Will not be there a second time. Was told that this had happened before to someone else a couple of years earlier. Not a way to keep business

Thank Tonya W
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

The food was good as usual, service was meh...wife asked where restroom was server pointed, that would be fine if it was easy to find, it wasn't.

Thank ChefTMM
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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242 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

The colorful facade lured me in, The slurred question, "Habachi or sushi?" caught me off guard but allowed me to choose the sushi side of the restaurant. Then, our server offered me a GLUTEN FREE menu with only four or five items. Twice throughout our short dinner, servers marched through with loud drums, indicating a celebration. The food was tasty... More 

Thank NDeniseS
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Craving sushi and stopped in with two family members Sushi was yummy Service was a bit slow but the food was good Miso soup is always good here as well Husband had steak fried rice - he loved it

Thank Liz S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Love the food. Best martinis around. Service is always great. Recommend to all. Great for families. At least once have to do the group thing around hibachi grill a lot of fun. Chefs are amazing

Thank Chris K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Been there several times. Last time inferior service. Tonight was ridiculous finally inquired about appetizers. Told us of course they didn't forget. Came back 10 minutes later to ask what we ordered. Watched other customers come and go while we waited. No more chances, Kitaro. We're done.

Thank barbdrum
Saint Louis, Missouri
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

i would definitely go back we went for birthday celebration the dinner experience was great they cook the food right there on the grill at the table I had the steak and shrimp I would recommend this place we had a great time

Thank tinmor-stl
Hannibal, Missouri
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121 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

There is enough diversity to make anyone happy. The menu has basic, routine sushi to more elaborate types that involve lobster and octopus. Bring a large appetite and experiment with the different flavors!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4551 Highway K, O'Fallon, MO 63368-8686
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  O'Fallon
  • Phone Number: +1 636-300-3399

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