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Tokyo House

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1907 South Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-2243
(330) 747-2231
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Youngstown, Ohio
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105 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

My family and myself have eaten here several times. The food and portions are great. Better than any other Japanese restaurant in the area. BUT... They don't have any workers besides the husband and wife owners. So the wait time can be over an hour or two. I give the food 5 stars... and the service 1 star. Sad to... More 

Thank iceman3492
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Youngstown. It is definitely no frills, so don't come expecting a red carpet experience. You will have to wait. They only take cash. But you are guaranteed to be entertained and have a great meal. Their hibachi style is delicious. The yum yum sauce is incredible. The chef is one of the wittiest and... More 

Thank Jessie S
Youngstown, Ohio
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Can is the owner and only cook. His wife does all the serving. It is well worth the wait! The meals are inexpensive for the amount of food you get. Cash only. I always have a great time and Can is hilarious!

1 Thank Fury k
Youngstown, Ohio
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014

Who can open weekdays for a handful of hours, close on weekends and for the summer months, not have a business phone, and still create a demand that has you waiting in line for hours? One answer: Can. Can is the name of the owner and only cook. The only other employee is his friendly wife. Due to it being... More 

2 Thank Joe K
Youngstown, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2014

he closes for summer but will open monday 10-06-14 at 4:00pm till 7:30pm. its a little wait and longer if you come at 4pm but the quanity and quality of food is better than anywhere that i have been. husband and wife do all the work to keep the costs as low as possible. a full meal is $10.00 to... More 

Thank badges117
Terre Haute, Indiana
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Tokyo house is one of the best restaurants ever. My friends and I came here almost every week in high school. The food is out of this work, prices are better then any other hibachi restaurant, and kan the oner is the best. He'll always remember who you are, the last time you came in, and he's full of hilarious... More 

Thank RockyRaccoon1968
Ormond Beach, Florida
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152 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2014

His place holds urban legend around NE ohio. People drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh to enjoy japanese in what looks to be an old gas station. Odd hours and small place but good food and Ken is great!

Thank Jim M
Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

This is a family run business. Kan is the chef and comidian / philosopher. He and wife Hen run the Japanese style resturant. They are open 4pm-7pm but may be there until midnight as people line up before thy open and wait. The wait is worth it( although we won't wait more than 2 hours) Prices are $9-$15. Open season... More 

Thank Rhonda L
Usa Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2012

His personality and food makes for a great dining experice, u will never regret eating there, always the best food in Ohio, Bo

Thank abf462
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2011

The best teppanyaki style food anywhere. The building is a bit of a dive (former gas station) in a sort of iffy neighborhood, and the wait can be two hours or more, but the food is worth it. Be prepared to wait and stay a few hours. Go with with a lot of friends so you can have some plum... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Asian, Japanese
Restaurant features
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1907 South Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-2243
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Youngstown
  • Phone Number: (330) 747-2231

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