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Kobe Express

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234 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-5766
+1 828-246-9269
11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food is prepared and sent out so fast! The service is awesome! Everything is delicious! Ask for Candi she is awesome!

Thank Lydia B
Waynesville, North Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bride and I usually share one of the large combo plates which is always enough for two people. You can get a variety of all meats served and the food always leaves a good taste in my mouth for the price.

Thank jplemmons1
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at a good time (lunch on a sunday) so we were seated very quickly. Several in our group hadn't been here in a long while. Those of us who'd been here before all agreed it was better than we'd remembered. The food was all quite good (though the carrots are a bit too sweet and overcooked), with good... More 

Thank Patti J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

IMHO, this is the best Japanese style food in the area. I have never dined in but I get to go orders a lot. Nice portion and very tasty. Prefer this one to others of the like.

Thank Jill A
Waynesville, North Carolina
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We eat here at least twice a month and always enjoy the meal. The Hibachi shrimp and the Teriyaki beef and broccoli dishes are among our faves. The jumbo shrimp tempura appetizer comes with tempura veggies too and is almost a meal in itself. The service is wonderful and they even accommodate my request for honey for my green tea!

Thank TES1957
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

glad we stopped here, my husband had the salmon and I had the shrimp and mushrooms, we shared fried dumplings. everything was yummy. best meal we have had here in the mountains for the past 3 weeks.

Thank joellen11
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The wife and I have eaten here many times and have never walked out not satisfied. Service has always been good. Have eaten at other Kobe Express Restaurants but this one seemed to be better than the others.

Thank Dakota-boy1
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Not bad, not great. One of the best egg rolls I've eaten anywhere. Most entrees are good, but very overpriced for what they are. It also seems that the owner must have a large carrot farm somewhere nearby, because everything on the menu is seemingly smothered with carrots.

Thank S. P
Canton, North Carolina
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Not only in Waynesville, but now in Canton, NC. Great Hibachi dishes and Sushi. We have had several different dishes and they are all great. If there is a vegetable you don't like (say mushrooms) you can have it substituted.

Thank Paul813
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Enjoyed a great meal of Hibachi pork with vegetables. Very tasty and very reasonable. The staff is very friendly and efficient. Restaurant is also very clean.

Thank DeEttaWaynesville

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Waynesville Plz, Waynesville, NC 28786-5766
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-246-9269

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