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Kobe' Japanese Steak House

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136 Dickenson St, Ste 1, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1273 (Luakini)
+1 808-667-5555
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17:00 - 23:00
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kobe's was good dining service. Nice atmosphere and staff. Food was good. Good place for dinner if near Lahaina.

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Thank almarcusp23
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

That's what we like to hear! Thanks for coming by and checking us out. We're glad you had a good time. We hope to see you again next time you're hear Lahaina! All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were 20 of us for Haloween. Staff handled us very well. Quicker service than needed, however we all had a great time. The 2 chefs enterained as well as serving perfectly prepared steak , prawns, abalone, etc. Beverages were handled quite well considering such a large group. Separate cheques were handled efficiently.

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Thank OldGoat17
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to be sure your Halloween dinner went smoothly! Thanks for choosing us. We appreciate all the support. Next time you're looking for a group dinner spot, keep us in mind. All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

N. Hollywood, CA
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very plan Japanese steak house. Bar a drag! One bartender! Drinks just average. Ordered sushi once we got seated and it was served during the meal show! Should of been before the food. Sushi was good, other food just average. So many places to go in Lahaina and this is one I wouldn't go back too. Needs better atmosphere and... More 

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Thank bgrs2go
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you were unimpressed with your experience here. We always want you to leave feeling full and content. We hope you'll give us another chance next time you're in the area -- we know we can do better. All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

Maui, Hawaii
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I love going out to eat at Kobes for the food. It's fun for our kids and if their happy we're happy. They give a good kamaaina rate that is valid any time as opposed to the early bird special. The food is super ono and the chefs all have their own style of humor and cooking.... More 

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Thank foodmama2016
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

We appreciate you continuing to come back and see us, and it's really disappointing that our service has been sub par when you come by. You should always be welcomed and attended to, and we certainly don't want you to feel disrespected. We'll be sure to bring these issues up with our staff. Our apologies for the frustration. Best wishes,... More 

San Jose, California
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We ate at Kobe for my birthday and it was pretty good. We remembered this place from our last visit 5 years ago so I was excited to return for my Birthday dinner. The food was good and the service was good, but there was one issue: the chef burned the vegetables and mushrooms at the beginning of the meal.... More 

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Thank John S
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that part of your meal was burnt, John. We always want every bite to be cooked to perfection. We'll be sure to look into it. We'd love for you to give us another chance to impress you in the future. Best, Kobe Ohana More 

Hsinchu, T'ai-wan, Taiwan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went there every year and lasting for more than 6 years. They have both teppanyaki and sushi bar in the same house. We think sushi bar is not only worth to try but actually , it is the best sushi bar not only in Lahaina but in whole Maui. All Sushi are fresh. Maguro,Uni,Ikura,Hamachi,Amaebi,everything is good. And their dynamite... More 

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Thank rlinsi1220
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

It really means a lot to us that you've continued to come back for all these years! Thanks for all the kind words. It sounds like you've made great choices, too. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

All four of us were very satisfied having dinner there on our last night vacationing in Maui. Food ordered were Kobe beef steak (2), Scallop and steak combo, Chicken and steak combo. Steak were prepared at requested temperature. Service was excellent; they were very fast in making sure that we got our request as soon as possible. For the level... More 

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Thank cjmbj
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Mahalo for dining at our restaurant on the last night of your vacation! It is wonderful to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed your meal. We're certainly looking forward to seeing you again on your next visit. All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

Dallas
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Saturday night and went out with 16 people to celebrate a firend's birthday. Many locals so you would think that they would do whatever to keep us coming back. Three of us ordered sushi while the rest had the food that was prepared on the habachi. Everyone's food was prepared and eaten and ours still hadnt come so we called... More 

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Thank Neil-from-Dallas
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

We're disappointed to hear about the problem with your sushi orders, Neil. It is true that the sushi bar is under separate ownership, but that is no excuse for the lack of communication from my staff. Your party should have been told up front that an order of 9 dynamites would take over an hour to complete, especially when the... More 

Graham, Washington
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We have eaten at this very good restraurant every year and always enjoyed it. We order the steak and lobster combo, adding Kobe steak as an extra. The Kobe steak is outstanding and worth the upgrade costs. My suggestion is that you share it with your significant other. It is more than enough for two and will keep your bill... More 

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Thank drpepperi
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

It really means a lot to us that you come by and see us every year! Your regular order is an awesome choice. Thanks for your continued support! We hope to see you again in the near future. All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

North Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I really like this restaurant and have been there many times. The food is very good, pricing is reasonable especially if you go between 5:00 - 6:00 when they have the early bird special. Staff is very friendly. We only wish they were open for lunch as this is our preferred meal time.

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Thank shelleykc
Martha H, Owner at Kobe' Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

We're so happy you and your husband continue to come by and see us, Shelley! Thanks for the support. We can't wait to see you again soon. All the best, Kobe Ohana More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Dickenson St, Ste 1, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1273
    (Luakini)
  • Public Transportation: The Maui Bus stops at the Wharf Shopping center 1/2 block from the restuarant.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-667-5555
Description
Enjoy the exciting, ancient art of teppanyaki cooking at the restaurant voted number 1 Japanese restaurant on Maui. Teppanyaki is derived from "teppan" which means iron plate and "yaki" which means grilled. At Kobe, it is delivered with the style and grace of a Japanese country inn. Blend in the gentle aloha of Hawaii, you will experience an evening where terrific food and entertainment are the perfect combination. After a delicious bowl of shabu-shabu soup, your teppan chef will begin to cook up an entrée of dishes, right in front of you, cooking it to tasty perfection, while watching him do the "flaming onion volcano", one of their many culinary tricks. Another favorite at Kobe is to sit in the sunken sushi bar and order one of uncle Oku's fabulous daily specials and enjoy watching the chefs masterfully create their delicious sushi. Oku prides himself on the high quality of fresh fish he chooses from local vendors. Approximately 95% of Oku's fish comes from Hawaii, and the balance of his menu consists of exotic items imported from Japan. The restaurant décor features many historical ornaments and artifacts to provide an authentic feel of Japan, the mother country. Kobe Japanese Steak House & Oku's Sushi Bar delights visiting guests and Island locals alike. Come and join us for a great meal today!

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