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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

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6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
+1 815-477-8300
11:00 - 22:00
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Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

expect to wait 45-1 hour when you make a reservation. they have no skills to manage time happen 2 times in the last 3 week i wont be back

Thank bobmar5
Mchenry, Illinois
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our quick go-to place when we're hungry for an Asian meal but don't want to head to far out of town. Teppanyaki is fun for the whole family but even grabbing some sushi or a regular non "cook at the table" dinner is always very good. Quick, friendly service. Always good!

Thank Annette Y
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in Crystal Lake and being a regular customer at the national hibachi restaurant (ie, Benihana's, hereinafter referred to as "the other place"), I have always wanted to try Kyoto. So we went on Valentine's Day. This may have been a bad day to put them to the test, since it was SUPER CROWDED. The restaurant is much larger than... More 

Thank tompee60014
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is always very busy on the weekends - make sure to call ahead. I have eaten in the sushi bar as well as at the Hibachi tables. The food is great. Helpful tip - pay the extra $8 to share a meal. There is still more than enough food for two people if you choose this option. The... More 

Thank Brooke J
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Kyoto is the best Japanese steakhouse in Chicagoland. Paul is the best behind the grill. We always feel special when we go there.

Thank Cynthia S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, nice atmosphere. Would recommend this dinner experience for a family night out. Love the golden shrimp

Thank AnnaMarie G
Crystal Lake, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We come here every year to celebrate my oldest son's birthday!! The show is outstanding and the food is great!

Thank Gerbergirl04
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is the place when you need someone else lead the fun dinner time than us trying to think "what should we talk about" when you want to have laughs and watch the Chef doing tricks and get really good food. Food was very good, as most of these grill places are. Most importantly our Chef was great !!! He... More 

Thank N C
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Kyoto is fantastic! Amazing food, wonderful atmosphere, good selection, and hands down, watching the chefs cook at the table is sooooo fun! Profesional cooks, engages the customers and kids too, and soooo talented. Food is fantastic of course. Pricey, but worth the cost. I went there for my birthday and they were able to accommodate all 13 of us at... More 

Thank Jennifer M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

There are multiple choices in Crystal Lake and surrounding suburbs to eat Asian food. Kyoto will be in top of that list. We ordered chefs special and very happy. The sushi and sashimi were delicious. They also have hibachi section may be next time we will try that. For less adventurous they also have some Thai and Chinese items on... More 

Thank Kiran V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-477-8300

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