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Kobe Japanese Steak House

401 N Veterans Pkwy, Ste 7, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-3550
+1 309-663-1300
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average34%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (13 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
11:00 - 14:30 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
401 N Veterans Pkwy, Ste 7, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-3550
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a poor (young) Hibachi Chef. He talked about his hangover. There was no presentation. He didn’t even clean the grill. The food was decent. The server was great!

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Who doesn’t like hibachi style food? Like other similar restaurants, this place has a chef that cooks in front of you and entertains kids and adults alike. The food is tasty and cheaper than the competition. Sushi was good as well. No extra charge for...More

Thank 597tedl
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The food was good but the service was lacking. Several issues...if a customer is interested in switching one item for another of the same price, why not? This is the first Japanese restaurant I have EVER been to that would not substitute one sashimi which...More

Thank rev_angie
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Every so often we eat here and enjoy having food made right in front of us. The food is ample at a great price!

Thank xtreme7
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Our waitress was outstanding!! The sushi was average and our main reason for going - the scallops - were nonexistent. Even though we called to see if they were available and were told they always have them .... by 6:00pm they were out. A very...More

Thank Mary Kay T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were in town from the Chicago area visiting ISU, and decided to eat here as we all love this type of food. Prices were in line with other Japanese Steakhouses, but although the food was good, we have had better. We already had some...More

Thank Memidbs
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

So the wife and I come into town and decide to go to Kobe for the 1 st time. Presentation thumbs up it meets the Japanese feel I'd say. Our choice to be seating at hibachi grill might be questionable because I was head bound...More

Thank xmanhall
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The man cooking our food was great, he made the meal very entertaining. Large portions. It all tasted good except I wasn't a big fan of the soup.

Thank U8077HKlindah
Reviewed 29 April 2017

On a scale of one to ten I would give this place an 8. The value is the only issue. Yes the food is good but slightly overpriced. I did enjoy it and would go back again.

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I was invited to Kobes for lunch last week--I was shocked at how amazing the buffet for lunch was. Not only was I able to try many different types of sushi but I also had a wonderful salad and some wonderful chicken fixed in different...More

Thank MIrvinGM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 N Veterans Pkwy, Ste 7, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-3550
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-663-1300
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