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310 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3105
+1 203-315-8111
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Hamden, Connecticut, United States
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63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is huge inside which is good. The night we were there the place was packed. Once we were seated the service was good, a lot of waite staff running around getting tables ready for new customers etc. As to the food we found it to be good althought a bit pricey for what you get. This place seems... More 

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Thank El S
CT
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Fresh, delicious and great service! Drinks are pricey. Dinner for two can be about $80. We ate at bar instead of waiting for table. Bartender was terrific and pleasant. She was very busy but stayed kind and pleasant.

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Thank JoJoAgent
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This place once was a go-to for hibachi, not anymore. Tables/seats are dirty covered in some kind of film. And once you get a waitress you probably won't see her again. Horrible service. Food is not that appetizing anymore either... Must have fallen into new management. Disappointing.

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Thank carissa843
Connecticut
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Since 2013 we have enjoyed this establishment. We have tried; Sushi, Hibachi and their Chinese options all had been good in the past. That being said we recently ordered take-out from their Chinese menu. Cannot say anything positive. The entrees were from bland, to downright terrible. The Won-ton Soup was overly spiced causing it and the won-tons to taste very... More 

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Thank johnsinead
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stir fry chicken seafood was amazing! The scorpion bowls were huge. Highly recommend trying this if you're in the area.

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Thank Vito E
Yardville, New Jersey
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145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This restaurant is conveniently located across the street from the Holiday Inn Express. The food was very good. If we had more time we would have used the hibachi grill but we did not. Perhaps on another visit. The restaurant is fairly large and able to accommodate large groups. Staff was unfriendly and we had to wait an extra long... More 

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Thank Ed V
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Food is top notch but hi batch is exspenive and you don't get a lot . Better off the main menu nice bar

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Thank DWgirls
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Such a great place, nice ambiance and excellent food. I recommend the Hibachi, to be done in groups, they do make it fun!

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Thank JL G
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here several times but the last few times it has gone down hill. We will not be going back. I ordered Kung Pao Chicken what came was Kung Pao celery. It had 5-6 tiny pieces of chicken and all celery nothing else. The Egg rolls were soaked in grease and the fried rice was... More 

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Orange, Connecticut
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178 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We go there as often as we can when in the area. My girlfriend and I went there with my sons, the boys had hibachi noodles with steak and with chicken. My girlfriend and I had sushi, and traditional rolls. See our pictures below. We have always found the food to be fresh and the sushi is fresh and looks... More 

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Thank CT-Foodie60

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Branford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-315-8111

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