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Tepanyaki Japanese Steak House

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2197 N Garden St, Boise, ID 83706-2427
+1 208-343-3515
04:00 - 21:30
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Sun 04:00 - 21:30
Mon 04:30 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 04:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 04:00 - 22:00
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Boise, Idaho
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is a bit less expensive than the other places I've tried in town, and the quality is equal. Service was prompt. This is my favorite place to go for teppan-yaki. It's in an old Sambo's coffee shop with mid-century architecture, if you like that sort of thing. It's the only "Googie" style building in Boise...pretty cool.

Thank lcj340
Melba, Idaho
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Food was wonderful as always. Service was a little slower than usual but there were 15 of us and we didn't make reservations.

Thank janeyioga
Boise, Idaho, United States
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Located just off a very busy road, the exterior appears "run down"and the interior matches. Old decor has not been updated, painted,etc. The proprietors are ethnic Japanese and are very courteous and helpful. The food is tasty and reasonably priced. Service is adequate and pleasant.

Thank James S
Hailey, Idaho
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Although this place is in need of some upgrades and "brightness", the food is always great! The price is what I'd expect for a restaurant like this. Friendly service, great for groups!

Thank xunshyne
Brecksville, Ohio
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat. The food is fresh and delicious. The portions were generous. Our chef was talented and gave us a good show. Don't be put off by the view from outside. It is located on a busy street and is quite dated but a great meal at a very reasonable price. We were staying at... More 

Thank Dannie M
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and you get to watch it being cooked which is a skill in itself as it has things being flipped, raw eggs tossed in the air and caught and so on. You can even get some of your food flung to you to catch in your mouth if you're into that kind of thing! Service here isn't usual... More 

Thank Camfresh
Boise, Idaho
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I've been coming to Tepanyaki since I was a kid (20+ years), and I've never had a bad meal here. Recently came here for my 40th birthday and it was like the first time all over again. As Boise has grown and seen great restaurants come and go Tepanyaki has always been a place I crave to go to (yes,... More 

Thank MayorMcSteve
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The food cooked in front of you. The chef throws the eggs in the and cracks them as they are mid air. WE ALSO had chicken, fabulous steak and shrimp. This came with stir fry delicious veggies. Also the best fried rice ever. Our dinner was $21 The whole were just wonderful. Do not let the outside of this place... More 

Thank bigtiime
South Dakota
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Happy to report that food was even better than last time, if that is possible. Chef was fun and smiled a lot which added to the over-all experience. This time we let the chef suggest our meal and WOWEE! All I can say is that everything was excellent and there was more food than I could eat in two dinners.... More 

Thank SouthDakotaMo
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

I've now eaten here twice. The first time was really good and the chef was fantastic. The second time everything was only so-so. I suppose I'll give it another shot the next time I go through Boise.

Thank C G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
04:00 - 21:30
04:30 - 21:30
04:00 - 21:30
04:00 - 21:30
04:00 - 21:30
04:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2197 N Garden St, Boise, ID 83706-2427
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-343-3515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?