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Inoko Japanese Steak and Seafood House

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161 Alps Rd, Athens, GA 30606-4055
+1 706-546-8589
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Today
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 21:30
Sun - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Athens, Georgia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love, love this place. Yes it is pricey, but the entertainment and food are worth it. The tables hold about 10 people, so there is entertainment there also if you let yourself join in.

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Thank Lisa M
Athens, Georgia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Japanese style restaurant that features a flashy, fire enhanced cooking demonstration, full of bad humor, and equally lacking in excitement quality food. Where else would you pay to have food tossed at you, while sitting uncomfortably ?

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Thank LarryExum
Madison GA
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259 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We've eaten here off and on for years. This experience was the best yet and far outweighs the other Japanese restaurant where food is concerned! Luis may not be Japanese but he is definitely the best with the food and the entertainment!!!! Other family members confirm that he is consistently the best. On an evening with a number of parties... More 

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Thank Perky51
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This is still one of my favorite Japanese places to eat!! Chefs are always fun. Wait staff always on top of everything. Excellent as always!

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Thank De P
Athens, Georgia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The cooks have plenty of experience and showmanship. The food is always really good. I'd recommend the filet and chicken.

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Thank sisilay
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

The building appears to be really run down, but once you get in there to eat it is amazing! The food as absolutely the best. Like you could eat it everyday. We usually go on Sundays after church, and they get really busy. But it is well worth the wait.

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Thank Savannah W
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

My husband & I visited Inoko's when we were in school at UGA 20 years ago & loved the place. We returned this weekend with both of our daughters and nothing has changed, and I mean nothing! The place needs an update and a thorough cleaning. There was a strange smell that meets you at the door. The hibachi hoods... More 

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Thank ugarxdawg
Athens, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Always a great place for the whole family. Kids enjoy the show and the food is great. Staff is always very friendly.

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Thank Beth F
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Made reservations for 7 people- we were Seated on time but took 30 minutes to START cooking??? Place was not busy- good food (enough sodium for 3 days...). Do not go if you have plans afterward.. Pushy about rushing you out - we were asked if we wanted to go boxes 10 minutes after food was plated...

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Perugia, Italy
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236 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

Great place to spend time for a dinner. Japanese food seated around a table where peoples cooking in front of you and joke with their instruments. Very attractive and the food is good from shrimp to chicken ... The price is medium and enclose food and scenography !

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Thank Leonepg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Alps Rd, Athens, GA 30606-4055
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-546-8589

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