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Nakato Japanese Steak House

9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
+1 843-449-3344
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (38 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant for the first time 18 years ago today after our wedding and eat here every time we come to Myrtle Beach. The early bird specials are a great deal and my favorite thing to do is mix my noodles with...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went with a large group, including a couple small children who had never been to a Japanese steakhouse. We specifically asked for a great chef who would give a great show for the kids' 1st experience. This wish must have fallen on deaf ears...More

Thank 978KenT
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Our first visit here. We did not leave disappointed. They are so organized, food was very good. Such a selection, a choice for Everyone! I had chicken and shrimp teriyaki. Loved it! What a treat to have fresh fried rice too Plenty of parking as...More

Thank zwizz94
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I was hesitant at first because the interior looks old and tired but it was clean and well maintained. The service was impeccable and the food was amazing!!! Best server we got, by the name of Ian. He has to handle 2 tables with large...More

Thank rheabellsnyc
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We are locals and have had Sunday lunch here before, but never EVER again. The waitress Renee P was so inattentive! We ordered our drinks and waited and continued to wait while she went to the back, came back out then refilled another tables drinks...More

1  Thank mom2cannadaboys
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My husband & I took our two teenage grandchildren to this place for a "Christmas gift" from us. The cook did not do anything to entertain us. He was not very friendly. He was there just to cook.....Also, the menu consisted of noodles, rice, meat(whatever...More

Thank BarbDarlington_SC
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I tried to post this earlier but was accidentally on a friends account. I don't need to tell anyone that the food was amazing. That is a given. The ginger sauce is to die for and every bite is perfect from soup to leftovers (you...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice experience. Food was great and portions were great. Our server was Ian Yoshi and was very attentive. Would ask for him again!!

Thank Sharon C
Julia J, General Manager at Nakato Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you so much for dining with us, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic, portions were more than enough! Our server Ian was great and attentive. Will visit again!

1  Thank Christopher P
Julia J, General Manager at Nakato Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review, we hope to see you soon, thanks for Choo -Choo Choosing us!!

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing meal at Nakato as usual. They have great service especially Ian aka Yoshi. The dinner is unbeatable and never disappoints.

1  Thank Braden M
Julia J, General Manager at Nakato Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thanks so much for dining with us!

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Questions & Answers
9 August 2017|
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Response from Julia N | Property representative |
We do not honor AAA discounts at this time. Nakato does run an Early Bird special daily from 4 to 5 with discounted menu items. We also offer happy hour from 4-6 from September 1st until June 1st. We also have a senior... More
13 August 2016|
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Response from Marsha Bross D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they do, just call them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-3344
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Nakato is a 3rd generation family owned restaurant. Established in 1978 Nakato has been providing Japanese Hibachi and Sushi to the Grand Strand Area.
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