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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
15:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 15:30 - 22:00
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank rmarsh1066
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 26 October 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.

Thank Karen123WV
New York
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 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.

Thank chynnad88
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 6 September 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 

1 Thank Dan H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 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.

1 Thank Lydia S
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 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 

Thank Momof2boy
Wadsworth, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 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!

1 Thank Dance1609
Arzignano, Italy
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 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.

1 Thank enigm4
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to go when looking for something a bit different. The kids were entertained by the chef, the food was good although way too much ! The soft shell crab was amazing. Overall a thumbs up for a fun evening out. We didn't wait at all for a table and were out within an hour.

1 Thank hazelkennedy
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't recieve our soups until 35 minutes into the meal. Our waiter said they were understaffed but we were mostly ignored and food was not delivered in a timely manner. We asked to speak to the manager but they never appeared. The chef was the only bright spot as he was nice and entertaining. The waiter gave himself automatic... More 

Thank Chelsea M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
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?