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Kyoto Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

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1621 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2723
+1 757-220-8888
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated in sushi bar area. Everything was sticky and falling apart. On ambiance so bright. No real sushi at all in the window then I saw the Sushi chef use a knife to cut open a BAG of fish then proceed to cut the fish with the same knife. He was also arguing with a waiter very loud.... More 

Thank Kelly B
Beaufort, South Carolina
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what to say everything was just great! All just so fresh, cooked right there , and served to you

Thank Libor John I
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From sushi to steak, everything was very good. Soup and salad were a little different from our favorite hibatchi grill back home, but still good. Server was entertaining. I would recommend this restaurant if your looking for a hibatchi style dinner.

Thank axlsinger
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Went there the other evening and had a great chef to prepare our food for us. Everything was excellent and service was very good. I recommend the Hibachi grill for the show. I did however notice that our chef seemed to be better than others working other tables but they were not bad, just seemed not as experienced.

Thank Nahmi
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We chose to eat early (4pm) to avoid crowds at Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, and our dinner experience was not only a meal, but also was a show of cooking talent by our personal chef who prepared our food on a hibachi stove right in front of us. We were joined by a family of 6 adults and... More 

Thank newave99
Williamsburg, Virginia
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We go here once in a while. Yes, it's largely targeting the tourists trade and that's OK with us. It provides for good conversation and offers a chance for locals to brag about Williamsburg and it's restaurants. If you live here you know we have some great places to eat. Kyoto never fails to satisfy. There's a reason Kyoto has... More 

Thank George A
Petersburg, Virginia
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179 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I are always eyeing the beautiful pagoda architecture of the Kyoto of Williamsburg. We stopped in shortly after it opened on a Sunday afternoon. We were promptly and politely greeted by a hostess in a kimono. We noticed most of the patrons went inside the sushi bar, but we ordered hibachi. I ordered a California roll, which... More 

Thank greenehalltam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place was not what we expected. The waitress maintained a poor attitude the entire time. The food was not what you'd expect from a Japanese restaurant. We had to endure the waitress huffing & puffing the entire time towards us when asked for help. Just BAD service!

Thank Kara-Kemba M
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

have been to 100s of these Japanese steak houses and the only thing I'm usually hoping and expecting to be different is the show ... I was very excited while waiting for our table as some of the other chef's were really turning it up ... so when it was our turn to sit down needless to say I was... More 

1 Thank Marc C
Manassas, Virginia
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went here because our timeshare recommended it. The chef was funny and very interactive. The food especially the filet mignon was out of this WORLD!. I don't know what people who gave bad review were talking about. I go to Japanese steakhouses all the time and this was great. The food was good and I had a great time!!!!

1 Thank tmanuel12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2723
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-8888

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