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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

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6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
+1 815-477-8300
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner reservations for our twins birthday. We arrived at our reservation time and there was a long line waiting to get in. We were finally able to find the hostess and she directed us to the bar (with our kids??), we waited almost 25 minutes to be seated. Didn't expect that with a reservation. We almost left and... More 

Thank Greeneyedgirl373
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only was food good but the chef was fun and entertaining. It was just my husband and I but would be fun to go with a group of friends.

Thank Jennifer Z
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We have dined at Kyoto's several times. The hibachi grill show (with dinner) is ALWAYS entertaining! Each of the Hibachi chefs take good care of their guests. There is a variety of different food combination to choose from. Kyoto's is becoming a bit pricey. I hope the price doesn't get so expense that we can not enjoy the food!

Thank Cynthia S
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Kyoto for years. Friendly service and the best sushi in Crystal Lake if not all of the Fox River region. A must visit if you like sushi and are in the area. Great hibachi for those who prefer their food cooked. Love it!!

Thank pfavia
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome food. Wonderful service. We were in a hurry and they took great care of us. We'll be back soon.

Thank Rob C
Ottawa, Canada
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most decent Japanese food in Crystal lake. The restaurant has an area with cooking tables and another sections for regular dinner. I also have their chirashi, if you are celiac, you will be able to modify it to use plain white rice instead of the sushi rice. It tastes as good and I actually prefer... More 

Thank ImpulseTraveler
Crystal Lake, Il, USA
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great menu with many options. It is all well prepared with great service in a nice atmosphere. Not a chain, locally owned.

Thank Bobhg
United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Dinner was delicious. Besides the entertainment you get plenty of food with your entrée. Yummy drinks too.

Thank Vikki C
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We frequent Kyoto for family dinners, date night or company holiday lunches and lunch time business meetings. We have never had a disappointing meal. We sit at the hibachi tables, in the sushi bar or at the bar. David & June at the bar are top notch. Always remember our orders, offering us samples of new drinks and are always... More 

Thank MrsDbeachbum
McHenry, Illinois
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The food is great and there is plenty of it. The chef was very personable and knew what he was doing. He inter acted with everyone. Very friendly. We have been here several times and will be back in the future.

Thank Jerry2146

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-477-8300

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