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1919 US Highway 421, Wilkesboro, NC 28697-2264
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

What a wonderful little place this USED TO BE to stop. The menu was somewhat limited but that didn't matter. Everything was absolutely perfect. It was GOOD FOOD. Great service and I could find nothing to complain about if I tried. Then, as if by some kind of magic something happened. The last two times I was there it was... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

It' sad. This place used to have excellent food, great service, just an all around good place to visit. Prices were good, even. Well, the prices have remained the same and the service is barely existent. You're lucky if you get service at all and it's likely to be inept. The food tastes left-over and is a far cry from... More 

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2 Thank Anna S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Food is always fresh and tastes great when you get takeout. A couple times dining in the food was cold and service was mediocre.

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1 Thank Mrstaibo
Bel Air, Maryland
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The staff is great & the food is Awesome!!! A lot of food at a low price. I wish we had these restaurants in Maryland

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Thank mommajudy2u
north carolina
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146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is as quick as it gets. The food was OK but not great. The lunch serving size was very large for the cost.

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Thank algataho
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The great food you would expect at an expensive Japanese steak house for a third of the price. Great fresh meat and grilled veggies. The meat is often a little dry, but still very good and affordable. A must in Wilkesboro!

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Thank ncmttravelers
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a great restaurant in Wilkesboro. It is very reasonably priced. You receive a nice portion and customer service is always good. I'm at this restaurant almost every week.

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Thank MZVikkee
Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Absolutely great. The waitress was hilarious and made me feel like I could fit in the restaurant. Refilling my drink was on point. I enjoyed the service. I did come to Koto's at one point about a year ago and I absolutely did NOT enjoy the service. The waitress was a completely bit** and acted like she didn't want to... More 

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Thank Hailey J
Wilkesboro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Never disappointed! :-) Food is always tasty & delicious! Price is right & the staff, all of them just Awesome!

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Thank GMwilkes
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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292 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Ate here on Sunday August 18th with many family members and some friends to celebrate our granddaughter's birthday. Naturally Sunday's are always busy anywhere you go. But I'm afraid we overwhelmed our waitress by being such a large group at one time - 14 of us at once. Our food actually began arriving before we received our drinks. While most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese
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Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1919 US Highway 421, Wilkesboro, NC 28697-2264
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?