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Tokyo Express

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1940 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3110
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Salem, Virginia
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My friends had warned me that the servings at this restaurant were on the skimpy side, but since I am not a big eater, I thought I would be satisfied with a meal there. That was a big mistake! The little cubed pieces of steak and tiny strings of broccoli in gravy covered about 1/4 of the plate. The rest... More 

Thank Aubrey L
Roanoke, VA
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Our family ate there last night. Food was pretty good from grill (hibachi chicken and shrimp). Daughter loved chicken soba noodles and got a huge serving. Prices were good. We also ordered California rolls. They were good, but room temp. Servers were very pleasant. Decor isn't the best, but for price you can't complain. Nice to see they have see... More 

Thank sirjohnwhitcomb
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

a rather good and odd place ...no matter I couldn't get an answer about the origin of the special Tasmanian Tokyo Roll, and I wasn't game enough to try the tempura fried cheese cake with chocolate sauce...talk about a south eastern fusion or zen monk lost at the county fare!

Thank MissionSpirit
Roanoke, West Virginia
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

Some friends from Salem introduced us to Tokyo Express several years ago. You receive a generous portion of food and it is consistently delicious. We love the Hibachi Chicken and Hibachi Steak. It has been the same every time we have ordered. The price is around $7 and we have found the taste and quantity cannot be beat. We have... More 

Thank Paul M
Salem, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very good, quick and easy. Friendly wait staff and employees. The new owners are nice and friendly. Im not a sushi eater, but they have it. Joey the owner is a great person....

Thank rxangel4u
Key West, Florida
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015

Where to begin? Good sushi/sashimi in an otherwise culinary wasteland is a good idea. Wanted takeaway while staying overnight going from South to North. Their website is nonexistent. It would have been nice to see the menu before I started looking for the place. So, I show up at this converted fast food building. I don't know what it was... More 

Thank Nutimus
Atlanta, Georgia
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We pulled off the interstate and pulled into the restaurant by chance. It wasn't very busy since it was between lunch and supper. We ordered and received our meal very shortly after it was prepared. The staff was very friendly. It was a quiet place to catch a break from driving.

Thank GaSouthernGuy
Salem, Virginia
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

Don't go here if you are hungry. The food is very good, but the slight portions will certainly not please you. The amount of food you get for the money is not a value.

Thank Aubrey L
Salem, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2015

Staff is awesome! Food is fantastic! This is always first pick for our children. There is nothing I can say bad about this place!

Thank Mrsplew999
Cocoa, Florida
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Driving through Salem and our hotel was close by. You get what you pay for. The meat was very tough and the chicken reminded me of the stuff they use for Chinese food that is breaded. I love sushi of all kinds but did not trust it. My daughter told me one time to only get sushi at a busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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 - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1940 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-3110
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 540-389-6303

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