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Kobe Express

86 Walmart Plz, Ste 2, Sylva, NC 28779-5876
+1 828-586-0999
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
86 Walmart Plz, Ste 2, Sylva, NC 28779-5876
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We visited during an off time. All 4 staff in the front were on their smartphone. I had to go to the counter and ask for the waitress to come and take our order. The fried dumplings were deep fried until they were like eating...More

Thank vacationtime376
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy eating here, service is great, as well as friendly people and great sushi made by Don. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Russ516
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This restaurant is always pretty good. Sushi in the Smokies is not common, so when you find it, you try! Not exactly as great as in Osaka, Japan, but for here? Yes! I really enjoy it.

Thank WoodsRobbinsvilleNC
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food was ok. We've had better Hibachi but they give you plenty of food. Be sure to get some teriyaki sauce and shrimp sauce. Very busy both times we went and the place is small. They should expand. We stood waiting for our food...More

Thank Smiles5
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have eaten here many times since it opened and have never been disappointed. It can get busy, so if you're in a hurry come at least 15 minutes before "regular" meal times for best seating.

Thank Wunder3
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived about a hour before closing time hoping to grab some sushi. When it came time to place our order we were informed they were out of sushi rice and had no intention of making more. Settled for meals from the grill given we'd already...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had a quick dinner with my boys while visiting the WCU campus. Service was fast and the food was plentiful.

Thank happyplace2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Staff were great and friendly. Portions are huge and my wife and I split the steak, chicken and shrimp combo. It was ok but nothing special. My wife said all three meats tasted the same. Not really many good restaurant choices in Sylva so it...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Love it. Always busy, great food, fast friendly service. I always try to eat here when I'm in Sylva.

Thank Ellen A
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I visited Kobe Express at lunch and found it to be very busy. The prices were reasonable and the food was very good. They gave large portions so I needed to take some food home. It had a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Gayle F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Walmart Plz, Ste 2, Sylva, NC 28779-5876
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sylva
  • Phone Number: +1 828-586-0999
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