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Nakato Japanese Steak House

2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
+1 417-881-7171
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (43 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I have always liked Nakatos. I think my first time there was in 2010. If not the best, one of the best Japanese restaurants around. I love Japanese food and have had it all over the world including Tokyo, Kyoto and Shizouka Japan. I can't...More

Thank williamlA4586CI
Reviewed 11 April 2018

The food here is wonderful. The show at the grill side Teppanyaki tables is fun and the decor is nice. Not sure about the whole menu as I have a hard time going for anything but the chicken. Its soooo tasty. The prices are dear,...More

Thank cybrgrl S
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a great place to take the family. My little nieces just loved watching the food prep. Prices cover a lot of food, including your entree, an appetizer, soup, and a salad. I had an early bird special with steak and shrimp. Delicious. The...More

Thank Cynthia E
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I like eating Japanese food at the Teppanyaki tables. They do a decent job here. The cooks put on a mini show of their knife and utensil skills. The food is good and the portions are generous. You can order extras or make substitutions to...More

Thank Lora H
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The wait staff especially Emily Derges were beyond perfect, met our needs, took care of our drinks, the food is second to none. Love this place highly recommend it to everyone. Russ and Becky Tidlund

Thank Russ T
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We only eat at Nakato once a year in November to celebrate a group of birthdays, so I'm not sure when they made these changes to the vegetables, but it was very disappointing. In the past, the vegetables have consisted of zucchini, carrot, and onion,...More

Thank TKE409
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Pretty pricy for food that is pretty average. The hibachi chefs are always fun to watch, but always hard for me to justify paying $20 for rice and some meat.

Thank thepartyingtraveler
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Every time we go to Springfield we have to eat at Nakato, it is the best Japanese steakhouse we’ve ever found and we’ve tried a lot of them! Great sushi, great hibachi. Wish there was one in Kansas City.

Thank Endosmith
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Slow service, waiter forgot to put our appetizer order in, food and sauces bland. We usually go to Fuji and they are closed on Sunday. Nakato is more expensive, portions are about 1/2 the size and no flavor. Chef dropped food to almost every plate,...More

Thank dljns
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Get there before six for early bird special food is great fixed at your table. Children will love it. Plenty of food.

Thank David B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 417-881-7171
  • E-mail
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