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2259 W Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110-2763
+1 704-226-1988
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Monroe, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This restaurant introduced me to Japanese food when we moved to Monroe years ago. It's when I learned that shrimp sauce was God's gift to food!! If you are in Monroe visiting and you want to be sure to get good food at a good price...THIS is a safe bet. I usually get Teriaki or Hibachi chicken with broccoli or... More 

Thank vacationspot5
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I have eaten inside and have used the drive thru many times. The food is always consistent and delicious. Our plates always have generous portions of our choice of chicken or beef as well as rice and carrots. The staff is friendly and offer fast service. I love the hibachi chicken but have tried their Koumi special for 2 which... More 

Thank Donna C
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This restaurant has good food that is always good. The restaurant is always clean and the people always friendly.

Thank Tony M
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

The food is great HOWEVER the server was beyond rude; almost hateful! I thought I was on a hidden camera it was that bad..... I WILL NEVER return here and would not recommend it to anyone!!!!! If the staff doesn't want to be there maybe they should find somewhere else to go. RUDE!!!!!!!!!

Thank Jacq555
Monroe, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

i love this place, its sooo good!!! i come here atleast once a week, i get the hibachi chicken and my son loves just the side of noodles!!!

Thank Ashley G
Bucksnort, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

Yummy food, decent service, not overpriced. I really enjoy the Hibachi Chicken w/ Fried Rice and their sushi is pretty good as well. Remember, this is NOT a traditional Japanese Steakhouse (and you're not paying for one either). It's more like Japanese fast food but delicious. One of my favorite places for a hot, non-fried meal.

Thank Bucky214
North Carolina
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175 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

Sometimes that Japanese steakhouse food is just what the doctor ordered...except you may not want to wait a long time, you don't want that heavy amount of food, and you don't want the ridiculous price. When that happens, come here. The food is fresh, inexpensive..and pretty darn popular; that drive thru is always jammed. My only problem is carrots..hate the... More 

Thank drpclarke
Indian Trail, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food here is excellent. It's made to order and fast to the table. The prices are reasonable. The carrots and ginger sauce is awesome. I don't even like carrots. The teriyaki chicken is my favorite dish. The portions are very generous.

Thank Mary C
Monroe, North Carolina
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

I ordered the hibachi steak and mushroom dinner and my wife had the california roll and the tamago roll. I thought the steak and mushrooms were very bland and the rice was terrible. My wife liked the sushi with her complaints being the seaweed was too tough and she didn't really feel well after eating them. I also had the... More 

2 Thank Keith B
Indian Trail, NC
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98 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015

We always go here when we want some good "Nakato" type dinner but not with the prices. We love the Hibachi Steak with mushrooms, carrots, fried rice. I always get an spring roll. Food is very good and is always fresh cooked and hot! Service is so quick. This is a counter restaurant with a drive through but the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $12
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2259 W Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28110-2763
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Monroe
  • Phone Number: +1 704-226-1988

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