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Nakato Japanese Steakhouse

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
8601 University Exec Park Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-3366
+1 704-549-9966
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“noodles” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (22 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
8601 University Exec Park Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-3366
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The resturant did a great job seating 15 of us and servered us a great meal and a great value. The chefs did a great job at entertaining while cooking

Thank jenhillesland10
Reviewed 29 April 2018

we went as a family of 7. we were seated immediately and served as soon as seated. the food was fabulous and service was great. We ordered the before 6PM special. was more food than we could eat and the price very reasonable. would return...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Let’s start out by saying I didn’t visit the teppan-yaki tables. I went for the sushi. I asked the sushi chef about himself and going out that “Ricky” was from the Philippines but had trained for a year at the hotel Nikko in Tokyo before...More

Thank questcarlin
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I was staying in the hotel next door, and got take out sushi from this restaurant. It was relatively fast and of better than expected quality. Price was fair, and the staff was especially helpful.

Thank Robin J
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Atmosphere was quite pleasant, service was attentive and friendly, food was quite good very good and seating around the teppanyaki flat top easily accommodated our party of seven. Our orders included four different sushi rolls, steak, shrimp and scallops and everything was very good. The...More

Thank Frank N
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting the Charlotte area, I wanted to take some family members out who had never had Teppanyaki. Even though this restaurant didn't have the greatest reviews, we decided to try it. I've been to many places like this across the country and this by...More

Thank Cathlene S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the food and experience of Nakato's. It was the first restaurant I ever took my wife too (then my girlfriend) 29 years ago. We celebrated by going back. The food was really good.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Had a very good time! Very clean establishment, very talented and careful staff, great atmosphere. Definitely one of the best Japanese restaurants in the area

Thank JMGaines
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Had sushi. Good service and food, went twice and would go again. Spider woman roll is my favorite .;)

Thank Irene C
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We ate here for dinner one evening while attending a training session in Charlotte. There were 4 of us. We were seated quickly for the Hibachi. The food was good, not great. The service was excellent and the layout of the restaurant is very good....More

Thank JohnSawyer64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8601 University Exec Park Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-3366
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Mineral Springs
  • Neighbourhood: Mineral Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 704-549-9966
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