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Kyoto Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

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1621 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-220-8888
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place was not what we expected. The waitress maintained a poor attitude the entire time. The food was not what you'd expect from a Japanese restaurant. We had to endure the waitress huffing & puffing the entire time towards us when asked for help. Just BAD service!

Thank Kara-Kemba M
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

have been to 100s of these Japanese steak houses and the only thing I'm usually hoping and expecting to be different is the show ... I was very excited while waiting for our table as some of the other chef's were really turning it up ... so when it was our turn to sit down needless to say I was... More 

1 Thank Marc C
Manassas, Virginia
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went here because our timeshare recommended it. The chef was funny and very interactive. The food especially the filet mignon was out of this WORLD!. I don't know what people who gave bad review were talking about. I go to Japanese steakhouses all the time and this was great. The food was good and I had a great time!!!!

1 Thank tmanuel12
Winnipeg, Canada
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

When the placed the plastic plates in front of us we knew right away this place was not going to be up to par. Needs renovations as the place has a funky smell to it. (SMELLS OLD). Not worth the price....

1 Thank trinella
Dalton, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

It truly was a bit lackluster. We came in a rainy night and it was not very busy. The staff was not very friendly. Our family loves hibachi and normally kids are very excited, but this was just not that great. Not a ton of flavor, the cook was ok, but not great.

Thank evarwatts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The soup and salad were great. The $2.50 extra for fried rice is a joke. We got the steak and shrimp and steak and chicken combos. The steak had a wild/gamey flavor. Shrimp and chicken were much better. I have visited many of these types of restaurants over the years and this was in the bottom for food taste. The... More 

Thank Chetney2015
Dunkirk, Maryland
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This restaurant was very clean, entertaining and the meal was very good. We have only eaten at Sakura in the past, This Japanese restaurant puts the others to shame.

Thank theresa g
Silver Spring, Maryland
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74 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Hibachi tables can accommodate up to 8. The chefs are all charismatic and love putting on a show that is very kid friendly! Not the cheapest dinner, but worth the cost for a fun night out. While the food was not necessarily 5 star, it's freshly cooked, hot, and they should be able to satisfy most palettes. They also have... More 

Thank Ian B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went tonight to celebrate my moms birthday. The cook was drunk. He continued to mess up each of his "tricks" continuously dropping his cooking utensils on the grill. He tossed hot food at both my 4 year old son and another child (approximately 2-3 years old), many times while they were not looking. I had to ask him to... More 

2 Thank Tabetha H
Williamsburg, Virginia
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went here to celebrate 2 birthdays, it's a fun show as they cook your food. You get more then enough food and it's really yummy.

Thank CarrieMrsW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-8888

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