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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
+1 417-881-7171
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Nixa, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a local, and I can say that all the Japanese Steak Houses in Springfield have very good Chefs. But Nakato's is the only one that supplies there Chefs with good quality ingredients.

Thank Robbie D
Bay City, Michigan
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many times over the years and the food is consistently very good. The onion soup is a great starter followed by the salad with the house dressing. My favorite is the hibachi shrimp. Portion sizes are nice and I always have enough left over for a small lunch or snack the next day. Dinner comes with... More 

Thank LKB310
Springfield, Missouri
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant. Had to wait a bit but it was worth it. Prices are reasonable. Everything was good. Husband had New York strip, daughter had shrimp, and I had a combination of steak and calamari. All the dishes were excellent. Will definitely go again.

Thank DebbieLR
Springfield, Missouri
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had 9 of us for a birthday dinner, had made reservations for 4:30 pm, and felt during the entire dinner we were on an assembly line to hurry up eat and leave. We had ordered appetizers and they arrived in the middle of the dinner. Two of the people also had gastrointestinal problems later that night and they hadn't eaten... More 

Thank aztsteward
Kearney, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is my family's favorite Japanese steakhouse. The cook did a excellent job. Steak and scallops were cooked appropriately. My kids loved it too!

Thank Jennie M
Wichita, Kansas
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Nakato might not have the most modern decor, but they do hibachi at the table and sushi very well. I didn't have the sushi, but others in our party raved about it so much I wish I had and it looked very fresh and delicious. All of the food off the grill was delicious. The broth was good and the... More 

Thank Cindy447
Cary, North Carolina
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have never been disappointed at this restaurant for a good meal. I have been a frequent customer for Dinner but seldom for Lunch since the restaurant does not serve Lunch except on Sundays. Yesterday, happened to be shopping and got craving for some Tapanyaki, needless to say the Brain Cells immediately directed me to Nakato steak house. And, I... More 

Thank Bombaybabu1
Springfield, Missouri
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A great Japanese food place to go. The hibachi grill is entertaining and tasty. The sushi is really good. Everything is fresh. Salads with the ginger dressing are wonderful.

Thank deborah f
Springfield, Missouri
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Nice inside, great service, great food. Very clean. Employees are friendly. Great location at corner of Battlefield Mall parking lot. Walk it off by going to the mall for desert.

Thank Jim D
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wait time was like 20 minutes, which is not bad. The chief was funny thru the whole dinner. Great time!!

Thank Mary T

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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
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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

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