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Joto Japanese Steak House

7971 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2058
+1 941-351-4677
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (14 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (3 reviews)
“filet mignon” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
7971 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2058
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Arranged early dinner for young ones that retire early. All orders placed and delivered correctly and rather promptly. For the adults I think all orders went well, except the filet mignon seemed a little chewy.....ordered medium rare...either a poor cut...or overcooked...not sure. Other than that...all...More

Thank Daryl111
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We went there to celebrate a birthday. This is the restaurant that the birthday boy picked. We had reservations at 6:00 and our group of 6 arrived promptly. We were quickly seated. We opted for the hibachi cooking. You sit closer to the hot stove...More

Thank JeffreyTravel
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The family had a craving for sushi and Japanese food and so we picked this restaurant. The service was ok the food satisfied the palettes.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, good customer service and a comfortable atmosphere. We are never dissatisfied with our visit here. The food quality is excellent

Thank Beachbum3124
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been to this restaurant in quite a while but my son invited me to dinner yesterday and I remembered how great it was in the past. We arrived early and were seated promptly at a hibachi table. Our drink orders were taken and...More

Thank Daryl111
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I haven't been here since 2010............why did I forget this place(busy w/life, I guess. I read another review that said the place needs updating and maybe some refreshing needed, but the décor is what makes it an intimate experience. I love,love,love the aqua bathroom tiles...wish...More

Thank jennifer f
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had dinner in dining area. Not a fan of having to sit with strangers at grill, while food is cooked, unless it is your own family. Had the swordfish/steak dinner @ 25.00; wife had fried tempura vegetable plate @ 17.00. Was not impressed with...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Best sushi ever the prices are reasonable and very cozy atmosphere service is good food is always amazing

Thank Alisha M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited JoTo Japanese Steak House on Jan 21st, 2017, for our anniversary. We were surprised by the number of Hibachi grill tables that they had. We ordered shrimp and chicken. It was very good, and a lot of food. The fried rice was excellent....More

Thank Connie D
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I love JoTo's. The filet mignon is the best. The service is great and our chef provides a great show as well as delicious food. We have gone to this restaurant for at least 15 years. You won't be disappointed.

Thank pooboo32
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1 October 2016|
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Response from Creekstone4505 | Reviewed this property |
Order off the hibachi menu - they cook it on the grill in front of you. Most of my family orders the steak and lobster at a hibachi restaurant. As for me, I prefer calamari. No matter what entree you order, you will not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7971 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243-2058
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-351-4677
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