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Sozo American Cuisine

110 2nd Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2468
+1 308-455-3444
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
110 2nd Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2468
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Last night, I came to dine at Sozo for the first time. The food was amazing and my waitress Jennifer did a great job as well. She was very attentive, made sure I had everything I needed, and she was also very polite! I had...More

Thank alexchavez16
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for sharing your dining experience with everyone on Trip Advisor. I appreciate you being very descriptive from the food aspect, and your wonderful server Jennifer. Look forward to seeing you again real soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Dining here was a pleasure. Service was excellent, food was excellent, price was the high end of mid range IMO but well worth the extra few dollars. We sat in a booth that felt intimate or at the very least private. I would make it...More

Thank 591douglasj
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We really appreciate you taking the time to write and express your thoughts on our restaurant. This review really helps the next person to come into Sozo for a great dining experience!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at Sozo's three times now and the food, atmosphere and friendly staff have consistently been 5 star. The menu is easy to manage. Our server tonight Anjana was the best. We'll be back!

Thank Tim S
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for writing a wonderful review! We really appreciate your repeat visits and look forward to seeing you again real soon!

Reviewed 6 September 2017

A good restaurant located in a Holiday Inn that was upscale, intimate, and offered the thought of an excellent meal ahead. AND we were not disappointed. Our server was very good and attentive, however we were seated in a poor location when there plenty of...More

Thank WillisBayTrading
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your schedule to write a review. We are happy that your overall experience was very good. I am very sorry that you were seated where you were not comfortable, with the surroundings. In the future,...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

I am happy to report that the food is still excellent. On two separate cross-country trips this summer, I had the opportunity to visit Sozo again. New cocktails were a welcome surprise. Even picky-eater kids found something to love. The burgers are still delicious. My...More

Thank HK_Leesie
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

I really want to thank you for stopping in again this summer and taking the time to write a review! We really appreciate your comments and they have been brought to the staffs attention! Your repeat visits are what we like to hear about!! Thanks...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner with another couple and the meal was very good! The waiter Adam provided excellent service!

Thank travelcactus
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We are very happy that you had a great experience, and hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stopped in randomly on our way home across the midwest and were delighted to be served a memorable dinner. The ambience was intimate and private, the service was top shelf, and the food was delectable. We had the ribeye, medium rare, and it was...More

Thank Cindy N
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our restaurant. We are very happy that you had a wonderful experience, and look forward to you stopping again while traveling through Kearney.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We come here for special events. The last time, we asked for a private room and a few couples gathered to have a special dinner with some lifelong friends that are moving closer to their children. The food was amazing and memorable! The attentive wait...More

Thank EmptyNester0816
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We are so happy to hear about your experience at Sozo. I really appreciate you taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, drinks, and atmosphere st Sozo. Our hotel staff at La Quinta recommended Sozo. A little pricey but good. Glad we went.

Thank Michellejsco
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for coming to our restaurant and posting your review! We really appreciate your business, and hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Long road trip. We wanted to eat not get robbed. But yes, the steak I ate was wonderful. The glass salad place had huge chips out of each corner. This place just did not fit with the hotel. The holiday inn was awful. A maze...More

Thank Brynadette P
Shawna K, Owner at Sozo American Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, although it seems you were disappointed with your stay than with our independent restaurant. Your response about the chipped plate has been noted to the staff. Regardless of where you stay in Kearney, we...More

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Gingly J
22 January 2017|
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Response from BaconE89 | Property representative |
Starters are 8 to 17 Pizza 10 to 20 Entrees are 17 to 32 Salad, soup and bread included with entree.
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Response from BaconE89 | Property representative |
Our chefs are well trained to provide you with an exceptional meal. Weather that be vegetarian or vegan. Our options are limited on the menu but we will make you something great. Please ask for Travis or Jevin, one of us can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 2nd Ave, Kearney, NE 68847-2468
    (2nd Avenue and I-80)
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-455-3444
  • E-mail
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