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8101 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410-6214
+1 219-791-9500
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:15
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:15
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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Michigan City, Indiana
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of you love a good Japanese steak house with a sushi bar available this is a great place to visit. The lunch menu has great prices and the dinner menu is very well priced and a lot of food, lunch or dinner for leftovers.

Thank Chris C
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good: shrimp & salmon. Chicken had grissle. Too much food. One entree made leftovers for 2 meals. Suggestion: Charge less and make entrees smaller. Nice bathrooms.

Thank cjroyal
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a fun restaurant where you can watch the chef cook in front of you. Steak, seafood or chicken with vegetables and fried rice...dinner includes soup, salad and dessert. The sodium content is super high and we asked to lessen it. Unless you have a table of 8 or 12 be prepared to sit with others. As for the... More 

Thank snezana k
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Ate here on a Sunday afternoon with my wife, son, and daughter during a shopping trip. We had a very pleasant experience and everything was very delicious and well prepared. We tried several items and all shared amongst ourselves. Our server was very knowledgeable and did a fantastic job recommending a couple of sushi rolls for us. I was very... More 

Thank Fball_Guru
Michigan City, Indiana
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121 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for our Granddaughter's birthday dinner, there were 14 of us, and we had a great time. Our Japanese Chef was very funny and connected well with people. The food was very good. We went during the week and ordered one of the daily specials. Our youngest grandchildren love the goldfish at the front of the restaurant.

1 Thank Sherie N
Kouts, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Saturday I brought my wife in for our 24th anniversary. I can say that you can never go wrong here. Thank you for being amazing. Great food and fun to watch the food get cooked.

2 Thank kurtrogers115
Crete, Illinois
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Disappointed. Food used to be good. Sushi was not, nothing seemed fresh. My wife ordered Shrimp Tempura, they brought something else to the table, we said that's not what we ordered, and the waitress said: "well, do you want it?" A bit taken aback, we said that it wasn't what we ordered. She then said, "well, it's going to be... More 

1 Thank Mark P
Dyer, Indiana
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

My wife and I enjoy this restaurant and have been here many times to eat at the teppan tables but we also enjoy visiting their sushi section. The menus in both areas offer a wide variety of dishes and we have never been disappointed. It is also a great place to visit with friends. The chefs are very entertaining.

3 Thank Jerry M
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Went with a group and we sat at the seats where the Japanese men cooked in front of us. It was interesting watching how the food was prepared.

1 Thank bronxgirl2016
Halifax, Canada
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

As a kid from the region this is where we always went for a nice dinner, birthdays, and certainly special occasions. "Uncle Sam" was always smiling when he greeted us and forty years later it was under different management but same great service. I love that the egg yolk shrimp appetizer has been added. We had a table of 15... More 

2 Thank PineappleGirlNS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:15
16:30 - 22:15
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410-6214
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Merrillville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-791-9500

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