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Kobe Japanese Steak House

) #476 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
14401 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2000
+1 813-908-3879
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (10 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“filet mignon” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
14401 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2000
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

If you sit at the hibachi table, then u probably have more fun We made the mistake of sitting at a regular table. We were assured that the food and the menu would be exactly the same as at a hibachi table. To make a...More

Thank reygato
Kobe-Ichiban, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Reygato, I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the food during your recent visit with us, please feel free to contact me at kayla.lavigne@kobesteakhouseusa.com. I will be more than happy to look into this for you, and see what we can...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

To celebrate our son's 45th birthday, we decided to go to Kobe Japanese Steak House, because they were able to accommodate our crowd of 13 people around the cooking table. Because our group included 5 children, it was an ideal setting to see the cook...More

Thank JohnBA7411
Kobe-Ichiban, Customer service representative at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I've always loved eating here because this place is beautiful and the cook is full of entertainment. The food is soooooooooo good to me plus you get your money worth of how much food is given to you. I highly recommend this place to everyone...More

Thank latonja1969
Kobe-Ichiban, Customer service representative at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 23 March 2017

My daughter is a big fan of Kobe and asked for it as her birthday meal. My wife and I accompanied her, her sister, and three friends on a Sunday evening. Highly recommend the call-ahead, priority seating. Its gets busy and if you just show...More

Thank 3lionsfan
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went with my grandson, who loves the place. The entertainment was good but there was just too much food, The quantity could have been replaced with quality for the price. 8 out of 9 of us took home a lot of food. I had shrimp...More

Thank Clifford W
Kobe-Ichiban, Guest Relations Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your review Clifford. I hope that you will give us another try again in the future.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were about 45 minutes early for our reservation, but they fit us in right away. The hostess were very helpful and friendly. Our chef was amazing! The food was even better. I can't wait to go back again.

Thank kristany1
Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you don't make reservations you're in trouble there don't make you wait forever and that became so know to other people your name the food is not the same it's not even close and the price is very high if you want to try...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 9 November 2016

When we visit Tampa, Kobe is a must visit. We had priority seating done on the internet with ease. Greeted at the door by two lovely ladies with smiles. Seated promptly. Wait staff was prompt and welcoming. Our cook at the grill was entertaining and...More

Thank CampersontheGo
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been travelling a lot in retirement and where ever possible I look for a fine Japanese restaurant, and in the Kobe Steak House at Tampa I was well rewarded. We had been advised to book to ensure a seat at the required time...More

Thank silverfox69brentford
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We went at about 8PM a party of 11. The soup was good, the vegetables fresh and the meat and shrimps delicious. Three of us ordered scallops which were not cooked until we finished and the chef accepted that he forgot. No apologies offered by...More

Thank Julio P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14401 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-2000 (Formerly Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-908-3879
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