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“Sushi and Hibatchi Goodness in Maryland”

Kyoto Japanese Steak House
Ranked #25 of 47 Restaurants in Sykesville
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Steakhouse
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

It's not a secret location but is now call "Tony's", as opposed to Kyoto. If you like sushi and hibachi that has that family friendly, personal touch, this is the place. After the new owner took control of this restaurant in 2008 and renamed it, you could see the transformation in the restaurant decor as well as the food.

The hibachi is excellent. The menu is similar to many others, but Tony added two different dipping sauces for your food. One is for seafood, the other for chicken and steak entrees, but they could be used for either depending on your taste. The hibachi chefs are quite entertaining creating the onion volcano for kids, doing knife demonstrations as well as their antics with shrimp tosses into your mouth from the other side of the grill. The last time we sent, in the mouth shrimp catches were rewarded with saki squirts, for as long as you could guzzle the stream.

The sushi is where I think Tony's outruns others. Besides the huge menu, Tony takes the time to put new special creations on his whiteboard. His choice of ingredients is interesting and if you frequent the restaurant, Tony can tell you what to try based on your taste and prior orders. Additionally, Tony will make or recreate sushi orders to taste or recreate something you have had elsewhere. Tony made me a favorite from my first sushi sensations, Tuna Tar-Tar. After about two years of making the creation, he surprised me by putting it on the menu. Other creations I love there that are not found elsewhere include Tony's Volcano roll, a multi-fish roll, cut into six slices, placed into a toaster oven, topped with Tony's spicy mayo and baked until the may starts to crisp.

Tony's also participates in Restaurants.com. This allows you to treat yourself with a discount once a month.

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Reviewed February 11, 2010

Food was great! Price can be a little steep.

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