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Kobe Japanese Steak House

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69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-2837 (Frank Sinatra)
+1 760-324-1717
17:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kobe is a wonderful Hibachi place in the Desert.You really can't go wrong with the standard Shrimp Steak Chicken selection....plus add mushrooms.It is in a beautiful surrounding, and the service is attentive.You will always meet Locals and Snow Birds...and it is always a very sociable time.Sunday is a not so crowded day.

Thank mike h
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119 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Kobes. I must say there was kids galore. So if u r looking for a quiet romantic place this is not it. I had a few pieces of sushi to start. Very good. Then I ordered chicken and shrimp and my husband the steak and chicken. Both very good. Decent portions. Good cocktails.... More 

Thank Vgyu
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We strive to provide all our guests with a 5-star experience, and we’re glad to hear you enjoyed the food and cocktails. We hope to see you and your husband back again soon! More 

Cathedral City, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We don't go out very often, just a couple places downtown now and then, but when I have out of town guests visiting, I love to bring them to Kobe. The food is delicious, the chefs are always entertaining, sake is hot and the staff is very friendly. We came on New Year's Eve and also had a great time.... More 

Thank delphisman
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are happy to hear you brought out of town guests to Kobe and they enjoyed their experience. We always strive to offer excellent food and service, and we appreciate your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place was good - it has your standard hibachi experience, Japanese style cooking with entertainment, at a hibachi price. It doesn't differentiate from other hibachi, but it's still a good experience none-the-less.

Thank Scott J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Thought this was a regular Steak house serving Kobe beef - I couldn't have been more surprised. You are sat In a U shape round the hot plate where the chef prepares whatever you order. Everyone receives some Miso soup followed by a prawn, some Mushroom And onion as their starter. He then makes the fried rice to order- Spicy/garlic... More 

Thank FamilyFunEdinburgh
Palm Springs, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I went to celebrate my birthday, was my first time and I had an awesome time. You will have the food cooked in front of you. They serve high quality and the chef makes a little show while cooking. He will keep you well entertained. The drinks are really good, nice decoration and environment. The service is excellent! If it's... More 

Thank 872gloriaa
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We're thrilled that you chose to celebrate your birthday with us and we're glad to hear you enjoyed the food, drinks and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Gabriola Island, Canada
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had a short wait in the bar before our group of 10 got seated in the dining room. The service was a little slow but after our orders were placed, food was prepared and served quickly. The chef was very entertaining and we enjoy his expertise behind the grill. Food was tasty, portions generous and leftovers were enjoyed the... More 

Thank Marjorie K
West Chester, Ohio
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Friendly and Family orientated. Good food and fun cook! You can always expect a good time. The steak was delish. :)

Thank marcia0254
Cathedral City, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Brought my family in for in New Year's Eve Dinner. The food was delicious and the chef was hilarious. Manager stopped by the table and he made my baby laugh. Love this place. We were debating going someplace else but I am glad we chose here. We needed to be someplace afterwards, so was great to be able to get... More 

Thank delphisman
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We’re so glad you and your family stopped by and had a great experience. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again! More 

Huntley, Illinois
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place is terrible. We had a reservation but still waited nearly an hour to sit down. This place is set up for one thing only and that is mass producing marginal food as quickly as possible and charging as much as possible to make as much money as possible. The environment was smoky and dingy, none of the money... More 

Thank AchillesWF
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this review

While we're disappointed to read your feedback, we appreciate that you took the time to share it with us. We sincerely apologize for the experience you had and we’re very interested in hearing more about what went wrong. Please contact us at 760-324-1717 or ada@koberanchomirage.com so we can discuss and address your concerns. We are always improving for our guests,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$55
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-2837
    (Frank Sinatra)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-1717
Welcome!!! Exit bustling Highway 111, pass the waterfall, cross the red footbridge over the golden koi and enter the delightful world of Japanese dining at Kobe Japanese Steak House. Experience the excitement and distinctive flavors of our authentic Japanese teppan-yaki ("iron plate cooking"), prepared right at your table by knife-wielding chefs. Located in a replica of a Japanese country inn, Kobe is best known as the home of beautiful kimono-clad servers and the most talented teppan chefs in the desert, serving the highest quality and most flavorful beef, seafood and poultry available in Southern California.

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