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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
+1 417-881-7171
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Good food Warm and friendly staff. Chef kept us on edge with his knives. Sushi was plenty and delicious.

Thank Peter B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were visiting family in Springfield when they invited us to Nakato Japanese Steak House. We were surprised the prices were as fair as they were. The staff including the chef was fantastic! The waiter and chef really listened to what each person at our table wanted. We were so impressed with this place that we've decided to check out... More 

Thank Becky W
Independence, Missouri
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We went here for dinner while staying in Springfield. Always the Japanese Steakhouse experience. We have been to Nakato before and it is always good. Dinner includes Soup, Salad and your entree. The entree includes rice ( steamed or fried ), noodles and some mixed vegetables. All of entree items are prepared before you on the large grill tops. As... More 

Thank TKT1952
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is my husband and my favorite restaurant. Tonight we had Chef Josh, and he was excellent. We've had several different chefs in the past, and they are all good. We do recommend making a reservation when you want to eat here. Some nights they can be really busy and have a long wait to be seated. If you're looking... More 

Thank Amandam09
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157 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was in town visiting my daughter and we wanted to eat somewhere a little different. Loved this place. Great food. Several courses(I can't remember how many). Very good service and for all of the food, I thought it was a great value.

Thank bodisartha
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Phil here again, took the Misses out for a fun dinner at the Japanese steak house. We had a great time, the waiter and chef did a fantastic job. The sushi was amazing, the drinks were good, and the food was fantastic. Great selection of menu items to choose from, the Misses had chicken and I had the steak and... More 

Thank Phil C
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Ate here with my boyfriend, sister, and sisters boyfriend. I have always heard Nakato is expensive but you really get a lot of food (depending on what you order). I had enough to take home and have for lunch the next day and still didn't get it all eaten. Very good food. I absolutely loved the soup. And the best... More 

Thank AD0416
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Took granddaughter to Nakato for her first experience at this type of steakhouse. Chef and waitress were excellent. Chicken and shrimp for me, and chicken for spouse and granddaughter. Dinner comes with noodles, onion beef broth soup, salad with ginger dressing (luv the ginger dressing), rice (fried or plain), and vegetables. Everything is prepared and cooked before your eyes. Granddaughter... More 

Thank Pat P
Branson, Missouri
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

When we are in town to shop, we love to end our day at Nakato. We've eaten here many times, and have never been disappointed. The staff are always very friendly, and the food, consistently fresh and delicious.

Thank TravLPro
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Great hibachi restaurant. Waiter was accommodating, funny, and talented. Food was fresh and delicious. Would definitely recommend. Great family fun. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Betty P

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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?