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3295 S Tamarac Dr, Denver, CO 80231-4360 (Hampden)
+1 303-750-2857
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time but I wasn't too impressed right off the bat. The inside decor was outdated and didn't seem really clean at all. The food is overpriced but I suppose you pay for the experience.

Thank Phillip S
Alamosa, Colorado
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143 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to try a fun place this is it. They seat 10 at a table. If you go with 2 expect to share a table. While that may scare some, remember the table is around the grill. Not a traditional table. They take your order then one of their chefs come out and make your meal in front... More 

Thank ron S
Irvine, California
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133 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We went for lunch mid week in October, but the wait for a at-table chef was 45 minutes and we decided to skip the wait and eat in the regular dining room. We all had lunch special combination plates and the shrimp, chicken and steak were done well (the steak was medium-rare when we ordered rare), fried rice was delicious... More 

Thank Rexflash
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very nice and fiendly place to eat. I would deffinately recommend this place. It's reasonably priced and gives you more than enough for 2 meals.

Thank Linda H
Aurora, Colorado
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Alway love Hitachi. So cool to watch them cook it in front of you. Great chef and service. I had the spicy Hitachi chicken, so good. Wife had the sushi plater and she said it was great. I would recommend this restaurant to friends and family.

Thank aaron626
Aurora, Colorado
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

After going to this location for over 30 years, I have become so sad that the true, original Japanese culture has been lost! The waiters and management goof around, have no honor, and seem to care less about quality and customer service. The take-out is especially poor, and don't expect to get the same amounts of food when you get... More 

1 Thank connie M
Lincoln City, Oregon, United States
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

There were 8 of us & we had a great time. Carlos had some of the Best showmanship I've seen in this type of restaurant. Excellent showmanship, food, & fun!

Thank Laura B
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We usually come here 3-4 times a month and the food is pretty good. Has a weird taste if you save some for the next day. If you go to the bar area to order food, it's much nicer and quieter but that is where they train new chefs. Other than that, we will continue to be regulars.

Thank Jocelyn0r
Barcelona, Spain
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was always excited to try the "original" Japanese steakhouse chain. I was not disappointed, but thought it was a touch overpriced. Everything was well prepared and high quality.

Thank Matthew H
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the enthusiasm of the cook preparing the hibachi style food. 15 of us went to this place and the table was a but congested for our group. Food was amazing, drinks was awesome. Love this place and will surely visit on my next Denver trip.

Thank Girish K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3295 S Tamarac Dr, Denver, CO 80231-4360
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-750-2857

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