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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
+1 417-881-7171
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Cary, North Carolina
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been disappointed at this restaurant for a good meal. I have been a frequent customer for Dinner but seldom for Lunch since the restaurant does not serve Lunch except on Sundays. Yesterday, happened to be shopping and got craving for some Tapanyaki, needless to say the Brain Cells immediately directed me to Nakato steak house. And, I... More 

Thank Bombaybabu1
Springfield, Missouri
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A great Japanese food place to go. The hibachi grill is entertaining and tasty. The sushi is really good. Everything is fresh. Salads with the ginger dressing are wonderful.

Thank deborah f
Springfield, Missouri
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Nice inside, great service, great food. Very clean. Employees are friendly. Great location at corner of Battlefield Mall parking lot. Walk it off by going to the mall for desert.

Thank Jim D
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wait time was like 20 minutes, which is not bad. The chief was funny thru the whole dinner. Great time!!

Thank Mary T
Helsingborg, Sweden
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Good food Warm and friendly staff. Chef kept us on edge with his knives. Sushi was plenty and delicious.

Thank Peter B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were visiting family in Springfield when they invited us to Nakato Japanese Steak House. We were surprised the prices were as fair as they were. The staff including the chef was fantastic! The waiter and chef really listened to what each person at our table wanted. We were so impressed with this place that we've decided to check out... More 

Thank Becky W
Independence, Missouri
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went here for dinner while staying in Springfield. Always the Japanese Steakhouse experience. We have been to Nakato before and it is always good. Dinner includes Soup, Salad and your entree. The entree includes rice ( steamed or fried ), noodles and some mixed vegetables. All of entree items are prepared before you on the large grill tops. As... More 

Thank TKT1952
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is my husband and my favorite restaurant. Tonight we had Chef Josh, and he was excellent. We've had several different chefs in the past, and they are all good. We do recommend making a reservation when you want to eat here. Some nights they can be really busy and have a long wait to be seated. If you're looking... More 

Thank Amandam09
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was in town visiting my daughter and we wanted to eat somewhere a little different. Loved this place. Great food. Several courses(I can't remember how many). Very good service and for all of the food, I thought it was a great value.

Thank bodisartha
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Phil here again, took the Misses out for a fun dinner at the Japanese steak house. We had a great time, the waiter and chef did a fantastic job. The sushi was amazing, the drinks were good, and the food was fantastic. Great selection of menu items to choose from, the Misses had chicken and I had the steak and... More 

Thank Phil C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-881-7171

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