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Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill

) #26 of 131 Restaurants in Bangor $$ - $$$, Sushi, Japanese, Asian
829 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-3669
+1 207-992-9983
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
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Sushi, Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
829 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-3669
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The atmosphere was nice. It's my daughter's favorite restaurant. It was my first time and I was very impressed. The price you pay is more than worth the meal including the free show and watching the chef cook in front of you. I tried sushi...More

Thank tam1972
Reviewed 6 days ago

Seven of us dined here following my daughter's graduation from UMaine. Our chef was very funny and entertaining. Food was good, although salad and soup was a bit lacking. Dinners are a little pricy, ranging from $20-30, but you are also paying for a show....More

Thank dickster243
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for celebrating such a momentous occasion with us! I'm so glad you found your chef to be great entertainment, but wish we could have impressed you with the salad and soup. I'll work hard to make sure it's better for you next time. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently celebrated my sons birthday with 12 guests and our service sucked!!! I felt like we were in the express isle of service. Infact I asked if they changed up how they do things because he forgot half of the show they usually do....More

Thank Kristina L
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Kristina, I'm sorry that your most recent visit with us didn't live up to your expectations. When you have an important party like your son's birthday, you expect to receive excellent service. It looks like we didn't come through and for that I apologize. As...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing if you love Japanese cuisine - it was an amazing meal and experience. Location was great right of the 95. We started with spring rolls (4), and beef dumplings(6)for apps, then we had orange chicken (huge order and so yummy) and...More

Thank mileagemaker
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for dropping in to see us! I'm thrilled you loved our authentic Japanese cuisine. It sounds like you are no slouch when it comes to Japanese food, so it's awesome to hear that you'd think so highly of us. I look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long Haul Moving household goods from Memphis Tennessee to northern Maine. We were looking for a really good meal before settling down into our very World Homestead where there really are no good restaurants look forward too. We chose Kobe ninja house and we were...More

Thank Pete e
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Pete, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your experience with us. Even though you didn't find an item that fit your tastes on your last visit, I'm sure we can find something you'd enjoy on our menu. I love a good challenge, and would love to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a rare night out, I am allergic to lobster and the staff was able to accommodate everyone and not sacrifice the quality of the food. We were seated quickly with a huge line and the staff was very friendly.More

Thank Ryan W
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Ryan, it's our pleasure to make sure your needs are taken care of, while still providing high quality food. I'm glad you and your wife chose to visit us on your night out, and I hope you'll come back to see us again soon. Li...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Ok, for all the people that think this is Chinese food you couldn't be more wrong. If you love a steak house or seafood than you will love this place. If you don't want to sit where they make it in front of you. Than...More

Thank Bunkers W
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm glad you're a fan of our surf and turf, Bunkers! It's amazing to hear that you enjoy everything down to the rice and veggies. It means so much to hear comments like this, so I'll be sure to pass them along to our team....More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

My cousins took us here as a Christmas present. Had heard of it, but never been -- although I did live in Japan for two years. Must admit, it was a lot like being back in Japan. Relatively large, with good staff and excellent chefs!...More

Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

What a great Xmas present! I'm so glad that you and your cousins enjoyed the show with us and had plenty of delicious food to eat. It means a lot that we could remind you of your time in Japan! Looking forward to your next...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere but if you dont feel like waiting forever or care about the show at the hibatchi the dining room is quite nice. I love their sushi and often fill my craving here. We have visited several time and have always left happy.

Thank Miguelslvr
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Happy to hear that you've consistently enjoyed our atmosphere and sushi here, Miguel. That's what we're all about, and we hope you know that you're always welcome here. All the best, Li Yang, owner

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a show and meal all in one. They prepare the food right in front of you It is so fresh and good size portions.

Thank WinterportFan
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm delighted that you enjoyed our hibachi grill! Aren't the chefs so fun to watch? Looking forward to having you by again soon. Best, Li Yang, owner

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Jane S
Do they have highchairs or booster seats?
26 March 2016|
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Response from kevin8878 | Reviewed this property |
Oh sorry. I haven't seen it. But my guess is Yes. It is for the family's dinner. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-3669
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-992-9983
At Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, you'll find over 100 delectable dishes, fantastic service, and a welcoming, energetic atmosphere! Our guests come from all over to enjoy our fresh sushi, Hibachi-style lobster, and popular Asian dishes. But no matter how busy you may find our restaurant, you'll always find that the experience is well worth the wait! Our juicy chicken teriyaki and steaks are sure to please, but be sure to sample our Japanese noodle dishes, fresh scallops, and golden coconut shrimp on a future visit. And when it comes to special occasions, trust Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill to bring the fire to all your events! We look forward to bringing you a dining experience unlike any other that Bangor has to offer!