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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
+1 843-449-3344
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3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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152 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great Japanese restaurant. The food is excellent and plentiful. The chef was particularly good. I had to ask for a beverage refill, but the waiter was happy to provide it. The only small complaint I have was that the cooking fumes inside seemed to be much thicker than I've seen in similar restaurants. I would still return,... More 

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Here with a large business group. A good choice for us. Rather than the hibachi, went with sushi. What a good call. Excellent. Service could be a bit better, but the sushi is top notch.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

This is a dining treat, especially for groups. The food is excellent and the preparation is exciting to watch.

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Elkins, West Virginia
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We always visit Nakato when in Myrtle Beach. The food is really good, regardless of how "entertaining" the chef is and there's plenty - enough for dinner and lunch the next day.

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New York
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The waiter was terrible and very slow. He seemed to be new or in training. The food was good. Got a free postcard picture. They try to sell us 2 pictures for $20 and when I said no they she dropped the price to $10.

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Culloden, West Virginia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

One of the best habachi's we have been to. The staff is friendly. We love the KingKong roll. We did not like the Softshelled crab, it didn't seem to be fresh. We've had twice now, but not too good. However everything else we liked. The hibachi chef's make the experience very enjoyable. This place is one of our must-do's when... More 

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1 Thank Dan H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. It is truly worth the wait. The chef was fun and made us laugh. It was so much food that we ended up taking it home. I enjoyed myself at this restaurant.

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1 Thank Lydia S
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We made reservations for a Monday at 8pm for our party of 4 and were seated immediately when we arrived. The server was very friendly and helpful. We had a person in our group who needed gluten free and they were very accommodating. The chef was nice. The food was ok, way too much rice and not enough vegetables. Probably... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

The food is amazing first of all! We have come to Myrtle Beach the last three years in a row and have to stop here everytime, and they remember us!!! Great service!

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Arzignano, Italy
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

During a Tuesday evening we found easy parking, no wait to get our tables. Great food at the right price. Special appointment to Mr. Ti our chef who entertained us and the kids very well! Just air circulation devices need maintenance. Our dresses were smelling a lot when at home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-3344

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