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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

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377 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY 11788-2516
(631) 360-3969
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great sushi spot. Has a huge variety, and very good prices. Highly recommend! I also especially enjoyed rolls that tempura in them. Tempura was very crisp, and oil tasted fresh.

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Thank Joe M
new york
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is by far the best sushi I have had. The tuna and advocate salad is so fresh and tasty. I love the specialty roll called tasty boy. They use tuna in this roll

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Thank Shelly S
Sarasota, Florida
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Kotobuki is excellent quality with generous portions. Not surprised that it's popular. It's fun to watch the four sushi chefs at work. The staff handled the crowding skillfully, even when a bird flew through the dining room! He was summarily escorted out. I recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Moggie48
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here for lunch. Food is great! My favorite is Tuna and Avocado salad. The service is a little bit slow.

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Thank irinakre
Mineola, New York
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I have only been here once for lunch. This review is based on that experience and will obviously need to be updated once I return for dinner (which I plan on following a very satisfying lunch experience.) I was told to get here early... When they open... They fill up fast... They do! We got here shortly after they opened... More 

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Thank Joel H
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Kotobuki remains a great place to go for very well prepared Japanese cuisine & sushi. Be prepared for long waits especially on Friday nights and weekends but the food is worth the wait. Kotobuki is 3 steps above other Japanese restaurants on Long Island. On the negative side, it would be great if they could figure out how to add... More 

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Thank Mark S
New York City, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I've been a sushi advocate for over 25 years and frequented many restaurants around the country. I am privileged to have this local place which delivers great service inside and take out at this location. Besides offering great sushi and sashimi, you feel like good friends visiting when you arrive. Awesome rolls too and if needed, they can switch certain... More 

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Thank JoeKYee
Huntington, New York
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

simply put, this restaurant represents the best of Japanese cuisine. Always fresh and outrageously delicious. Can't go wrong. Everything on their menu is the right choice. Service can be improved but a good tip is to let the waiter know everything that you require once you have their attention. They will not forget at that point.

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Thank Melina R
New York City, New York, Usa
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Below is my review from 2014 and it still stands... I have been to MANY sushi places in MANY locations and nothing compares. I actually made it to the 3rd Kotobuki in Roslyn (my least favorite of the 3) Kotobuki is a Long Island Gem! There are 3 locations and I've eaten at 2. The quality has been the same... More 

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Thank Tom D
new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Kotobuki has the best tuna avacado salad ever. Thier spicy mayo is the best I have ever had too. I like the specialty roll tasty boy which is only at the Hauppauge restaurant

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Thank Shelly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY 11788-2516
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hauppauge
  • Phone Number: (631) 360-3969

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