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Amimoto Japanese Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
+1 941-505-1515
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Sometimes food is not the whole story. The old adage if the bathroom is not clean......leave. This place is great from the moment you walk the correct ambiance hits you.This is no Nobu but I this enjoy type of small traditional intimate restaurant much more . The food was peerless, the cleanliness superb , the ambiance wonderful much like little... More 

Thank ivantheterrible1
Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Amimoto Japanese Restaurant in Punta Gotda ranks one of my best restaurants experience anywhere in US and Japan. Always fresh Sashimi! Tony, the master chef is amazingly creative backed by dedicated staff who work in the kitchen. Try everything on the menu, sushi, tempura,tuna,udon,miso soup and don't forget the deserts!

Thank tfwada
Punta Gorda, Florida
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96 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

If you want some truly fresh and well prepared sushi or sashimi this is the only place to go. I have been there three times in the last few months with friends and everyone was pleased. They serve a nice variety of fish and the portions are generous. If you like grilled fish, try the escolar (butter fish) is truly... More 

Thank XVT
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very good dinner here the other night. Four of us each ordered something different and shared. The salmon dinner has a special sauce that makes it the best I ever had. I ordered the Alaska rolls and the volcano rolls, both were delicious! Another ordered the 14 count sushi platter dinner and had very fresh fish and... More 

Thank Bettysac
Punta Gorda, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Tonight was maybe our fifth time to visit Amimoto since moving to Punta Gorda one year ago, and we were inspired to write this message after having yet another interesting, very pleasant, dining experience. We have been working our way through the menu, while revisiting favorites. What we especially like about this restaurant, besides the food, is the intimacy of... More 

1 Thank Katie D
Saint Petersburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

One chef get there when they open. It's worth it but it took an hour to get our appatizers. You can not be in a rush here.

Thank DeltaSlave
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to what used to be our favorite sushi place. It was 545 and we were told unless you have a reservation there are no seats available. There was one server and she looked overwhelmed and panicked. Usually we tolerate the VERY slow service but in a town that only gets busier as the winter is... More 

2 Thank Gina W
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Always crowded but servers and appetizers come out quickly. As fully 80% of what heads out to tables is sushi, expect a little wait. Knowing this, order appetizers when ordering drinks and you won't be dissapointed. Tony is the only sushi chef at the sushi bar although there are two in the kitchen prepping the likes of tempura and mainstream... More 

1 Thank Chris H
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Hesitated because other reviewers stated service was slow because they only have one sushi chef. However, we did not think the service was slow at all. Everything was fresh & very tasty. The only complaint we might have was their lack of accommodating our specific order. We specifically do not like two common ingredients (cucumber & fake crab) & it... More 

Thank freightbug
Port Charlotte, FL
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We have visited here quite often because the food is that damn good and the staff is wonderful. The owner heads the sushi bar and he can literally roll out dishes as quickly as needed but with culinary precision. We often get the miso soup and salad with ginger dressing appetizers and occasionally the Panko oysters when in season. Menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-1515

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?