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Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar

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28775 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33761-2585 (Formerly Kobe' Japanese Steak House)
+1 727-791-1888
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience. Lee was the best. He was very attentive and added a special personal touch. Nowadays going out to eat feels like being on an assembly line. It was so refreshing to have a server actual care about us. We will be back to see Lee...and of course the food was outstanding.

Thank janamae81
Kobe-Ichiban, Guest Relations Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you enjoyed server Lee. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Dunedin, Florida
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266 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I came here as a part of a birthday party. This was a great place to come. The food preparation show was fabulous as the waiters are funny. The food was also really good with a nice early bird selection. I would come back here next time I have a large party. We really enjoyed everything!!

1 Thank gatorcindy
Kobe-Ichiban, Guest Relations Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Come visit us again soon! More 

Clearwater, Florida
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588 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Food was good. Our first person who started our group we could barely understand a word, accent and noisy. This place is way, way to loud for my taste. My filet mignon was maybe the best I ever had. Huge portions and food was good. I just didn't like that we were almost kicked out after we ate. I know... More 

Thank Gena C
Kobe-Ichiban, Guest Relations Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar, responded to this review

Hi Gena, I am very sorry to hear that the service was not up to par during your recent visit with us. Please feel free to reach out via email at marilia@kobesteakhouseusa.com, with more details of your visit. I will be more than happy to look into this for you and see what we can do to make things right. More 

White Springs, Florida
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Saturday afternoon, 5 pm, 24 members/family members of a soccer club invade the Kobe Japanese Steakhouse. Huge party, no reservations. We arrived in several small groups, but the staff were able to manage us with grace. Due to our size, it took them a few (20 minutes) to get us seated all together. Once we were seated, the usual show... More 

Thank msrbhall
Clearwater, Florida
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205 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our party of four visited on a Saturday at 5:30. Good thing that we had reservations as the lobby and waiting area was already crowded with people without reservations. Once the chef arrived, he proceeded to put on a fun show doing egg juggling, grill art and some pyrotechnics - chatting with the diners the whole time. How do they... More 

Thank James W
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Quite an experience eating here. Food is prepared in front of you and in an entertaining way,like going for dinner and a show. The food is great and you get a lot for the money.

Thank unionboy
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Tonight I ordered steak hibachi and have nothing but good things to say about my meal. The restaurant itself though seemed a little run-down. I would go back.

Thank Andrew N
Lighthouse Point, Florida
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The filet melts in your mouth. The entertainment is great. Sushi is fresh. Beer selection could be better.

Thank Qbailey
Toronto, Ontario
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have been to Kobe Steakhouse several times when we visit family in Florida. You should make a reservation as there is usually a wait. Its great teppanyaki, fresh and always tasty. Its a fun atmosphere and the chefs cooking your food have a good sense of humour and do a good job. They sit you at tables of 8... More 

1 Thank jtram98
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We came as a family of 5 to enjoy the meal and it was ok, but I wouldn't go back. The soup was great, really delicious broth with mushrooms and onions. The salad was just lettuce and sauce which is ok, but the main was quite disappointing. Mainly because NOODLES actually were LINGUINE! Sadly staff didn't even make us aware... More 

1 Thank Liza L

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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 20 - USD 35
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28775 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33761-2585 (Formerly Kobe' Japanese Steak House)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-791-1888

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