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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%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (43 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2615 S Glenstone Ave, Springfield, MO 65804-3711
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11 - 20 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Incredible food and great atmosphere. A fun place to dine. Got the steak and shrimp. Both cooked to perfection. Food was great chef was ok. No excitement at the table put food was great.

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Best Sushi in MO hands down!! We eat here far to often.. it can be a cheaper meal or it can be super expensive it all depends on what you order. The Nakato Tempura with Spicy Crab, Rainbow, hope and Eel roll are our favorites.....More

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Absolutely love this restaurant!!! My family has been coming to this restaurant since I was a small child, and every time the chefs there amaze me with their talent. If you happen to drop in I recommend that you ask for "Big Steve," he is...More

Thank 224ChelC
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

Thank LKB310
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...More

Thank DebbieLR
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....More

Thank aztsteward
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
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....More

Thank Cindy447
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,...More

Thank Bombaybabu1
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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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