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Watami Sushi & Hibachi Steakhouse

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45 S King Hwy, Cape Girardeau, MO
+1 573-651-4486
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We eat lunch here with some regularity, the food is very good the service though is spotty at best. They don't seem to be under staffed but the service is usually poor. They are the best place in town for sushi at a reasonable price. We'll continue to go there we just know what to expect and plan accordingly.

Thank Edwin G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Brought my family (wife,daughter,son) for dinner and we all had a great time watching the man cook it all wright in front of us. My little boy River lives there salad. My daughter she and I love the dumpling before we all ate ether prime steak and shrimp or chicken and steak.

Thank Glenn946c
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We've had consistently good food at Watami. The only reason I wouldn't rate them as a 5 is due to the service. It seems that the waitresses do not clear your empty dishes and wait until the guest have left to do so? I'm not sure of the logic but that's always the case when we visit. If you're at... More 

Thank TravelinFam3
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is my sushi place of choice in Cape Girardeau. The lobster tempura roll is worth every penny. It's like a work of art that you can eat. For the money, they do make excellent sushi and there is a lot of variety. I skip the whole hibachi experience. You do it once and that's about it. I came to... More 

Thank MBuckley
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you would like to have a great dinner and are tired of the same old thing in Cape Girardeau, Mo. try this place. If you want authentic Japanese food order off of the menu. If you want a circus show and a ton of rice select the hibachi grill. If you are into fresh Sushi and sashimi this is... More 

Thank John G
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It was our first time here and we enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was very good quality and our habatchi chief was very nice.

Thank Teri J
Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Waitstaff was terrible. We had 5 kids and she said couldn't smile. Had to ask another waitress to help get is a refill on drinks. Table was never cleared during meal so we had several plates and bowls everywhere. Chef was boring and dull. Food was very good but it would had been nice if he would have included kids... More 

1 Thank ILimplant
Fredericktown, Missouri
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

I can't rave enough about Watami. We have been there several times. The food is always great so much so my husband who won't eat rice anywhere else will there. The habachi cooking is such a treat. The price is very resonable. Plenty of food so be sure to be hungry or be ready to take some home.

Thank Joyce E
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

If you like hibachi cooking, this place is as good as any. For us local people, we enjoy having such a restaurant in southeast MO. I live an hour away from Cape so if this place and Shogun weren't in town I'd have to drive 3 hours to Memphis or St. Louis to enjoy hibachi and that's not going to... More 

1 Thank EricInSEMO
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

The sushi is really good here. My husband got a steak and he didn't really love it but the sushi is great. Too bad they don't open for lunch.

1 Thank Brandi S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 S King Hwy, Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: +1 573-651-4486

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