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Amimoto Japanese Restaurant

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Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
+1 941-505-1515
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17:00 - 09:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 09:00
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London
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great authentic Japanese ambience, fresh sushi, nice atmosphere. A real surprise - tucked away in the corner of very quiet strip mall.

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Clever, Missouri
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food.. we ordered a lot of sushi and the sushi chef was outstanding.. he was thorough, fast, and amazing.. small place but great atmosphere

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Thank CleverCouple
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I have been here twice and both times it was pretty full. The seating is comfortable and the lighting is pleasant the waiter seem very accomplished and professional. We all ordered the gyoza and they were delicious. I lived in Hawaii for 30 years and these were comparable. All in all it was a very good meal.

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Thank Michkuuipo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Amimoto is a great place for sushi and many other Japanese entrees. The service is friendly and prompt and they serve beer and wine.Very good tempura shrimp and vegetables.

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Thank Don R
Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

A great meal well prepared and presented. This is a busy place not to be missed if you love really high quality seafood and superior sushi.

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Thank kkcpa
New York, New York, United States
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157 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Had the chef special sashimi plate, it was unreal. 8 different fish, huge quantity and literally unmatched quality of fresh catch. This is the place you want to go big and enjoy the mastery of amimoto cutting the absolute best cuts, wow. Sashimi, fresh caught made by the owner master chef, I can't get over how much better this was... More 

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Thank Edan M
West Palm Beach, Florida
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Sometimes food is not the whole story. The old adage if the bathroom is not clean......leave. This place is great from the moment you walk the correct ambiance hits you.This is no Nobu but I this enjoy type of small traditional intimate restaurant much more . The food was peerless, the cleanliness superb , the ambiance wonderful much like little... More 

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Thank ivantheterrible1
Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Amimoto Japanese Restaurant in Punta Gotda ranks one of my best restaurants experience anywhere in US and Japan. Always fresh Sashimi! Tony, the master chef is amazingly creative backed by dedicated staff who work in the kitchen. Try everything on the menu, sushi, tempura,tuna,udon,miso soup and don't forget the deserts!

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Thank tfwada
Punta Gorda, Florida
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97 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

If you want some truly fresh and well prepared sushi or sashimi this is the only place to go. I have been there three times in the last few months with friends and everyone was pleased. They serve a nice variety of fish and the portions are generous. If you like grilled fish, try the escolar (butter fish) is truly... More 

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Thank XVT
Ponce Inlet, Florida
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very good dinner here the other night. Four of us each ordered something different and shared. The salmon dinner has a special sauce that makes it the best I ever had. I ordered the Alaska rolls and the volcano rolls, both were delicious! Another ordered the 14 count sushi platter dinner and had very fresh fish and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 09:00
Thursday
17:00 - 09:00
Friday
17:00 - 09:00
Saturday
17:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-1515

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