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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

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377 Nesconset Hwy, Hauppauge, NY
+1 631-360-3969
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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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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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful menu featuring the freshest choices. Frequently crowded, no reservations taken, so be sure to go early!

Thank Daphne S
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213 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent teriyaki shrimp tonight at Kotobuki. I wasn't in the sushi mood so I tried the teriyaki and wasn't disappointed. Well done!

Thank DancersDaddy
Smithtown, New York
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here weekly, usually for take out because the place is packed 6 days a week. Always the freshest fish. Can never go wrong and nothing better in the area.

Thank Brandon S
Milford, CT
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110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

As others have mentioned, the food here is great. Everything is very authentic, even down to the staff which is very harried and not the friendliest. But that's OK, that's what I expect from a great Japanese restaurant. The sushi is fresh and well prepared. Portions are much, much larger than other Japanese restaurants, it's more of an American portion... More 

Thank dsr1122
Huntington, New York
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185 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

My order was somewhat incorrect, they don't ever have Shiso (Japanese mint leaf). The uni was not great, nothing was great. My wife had a beef dish that she enjoyed and she loved the rice. When we were told her lunch came with soup and salad, we asked for the soup to go and they said that they don't normally... More 

Thank Dede A
New York City, New York
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126 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Never thought I'd find authentic Japanese food in this part of Long Island. This restaurant is small and fun by a husband/wife team. The food is authentic. Those of you who want a Boston roll or some other made up American style might be in for a shock. This is real Japanese food and so much better than what most... More 

Thank MBenzinger
Blue Point, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

I been patronize Kotobuky for the last 14 years,there is no substitute,every time we went to other sushi places we always say is not Kotobuki.I know all the personnel on a first name I go to Babylon when we are in that direction and Commack ,I live on the south shore and both places are equidistant about 13 miles but... More 

Thank gioteda
Oakdale New york
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I am a sushi lover. Can not say enough about this place. Many business clients frequent this restaurant. Service is great. Choices are abundant and food is fresh and presented well.I may have eaten here 20 times over the last 5 years. Truly my favorite for Sushu, Sashimi and gourmet rolls.

Thank monomammal
Stony Brook, New York
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Years ago we patronized Kotobuki with our then teenage kids on a regular basis, but stopped a couple of years back because it hadn't maintained its original standard of excellence. My husband & I visited again recently, and while some choices were still great (tuna & avocado salad), some are a far cry from 6-8 years back (like the crazy... More 

Thank mahomama59
New York
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

This place is well hidden in a shopping mall, and you really need a GPS to find it for the first time. A double glass wall separates the restaurant from the parking lot and when you enter, you step into a different world. The interior looks great, the food is excellent, and the service is attentive and fast. There is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Nesconset Hwy, Hauppauge, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hauppauge
  • Phone Number: +1 631-360-3969

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