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Kobe Express

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86 Walmart Plz, Ste 2, Sylva, NC 28779-5876
(828) 586-0999
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were great and friendly. Portions are huge and my wife and I split the steak, chicken and shrimp combo. It was ok but nothing special. My wife said all three meats tasted the same. Not really many good restaurant choices in Sylva so it was an ok choice but would not go here in any other town

Thank Andrew G
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Love it. Always busy, great food, fast friendly service. I always try to eat here when I'm in Sylva.

Thank Ellen A
Cary, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I visited Kobe Express at lunch and found it to be very busy. The prices were reasonable and the food was very good. They gave large portions so I needed to take some food home. It had a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Gayle F
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

During a brief stay in Dillsboro, NC, I was searching for something "different" to eat one night, and I ran across this place in the hotel's recommended list of restaurants. Since I was alone, I called in my order. Once I arrived, I was truly glad that I did! The place was packed, with people coming and going at a... More 

Thank Toni G
Sylva, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

One of the better asian food places in the area. Their teriyaki chicken and sweet carrots are really good. They make the best shrimp sauce.

Thank tlowen10
Cullowhee, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Located in the Walmart parking lot. They started out with some great dishes but over the years they started lacking in freshness with their sushi. The Kobe in Waynesville serves alcohol this one in Sylva does not. The prices are good and the staff is friendly.

Thank Wynette W
Central Florida
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Typical asian fare, easy to dine in and great for takeouts. Favorite all time is the honey shrimp appetizer. I add rice, carrots, and make it a meal.

Thank JensNC
Forsyth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were a little skeptical at first going into an "express" type sushi restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised. Sushi was freshly made to order and was very good! Had hibachi as well and it was good too. Wished they served wine but bc of the close proximity to a school they couldn't. Understood, but since we were away from the... More 

Thank agjames2015
Sylva, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This is a great little restaurant, and they have the best egg rolls and sushi around! However it does not have much parking, and there is very limited seating inside. They do get very busy, but food is made to order. It is very authentic and they have great prices and great service!

Thank Samantha C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

I love how quick I can get food here. I love the hibachi chicken and dumplings. The shrimp sauce is so yummy. The service isn't the best though, but they're always busy!

Thank Sabrina G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Walmart Plz, Ste 2, Sylva, NC 28779-5876
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sylva
  • Phone Number: (828) 586-0999

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