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Toyama Japanese Restaurant

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218 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
+1 252-338-2437
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
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16:30 - 22:00
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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot find a better place. The sushi is excellent as well as the traditional dishes. Fresh ingredients and great service!

Thank Spudpug
Elizabeth City, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

poor lighting; dirty tacky curtains; rude Japanese ppl; and the worst sushi.. The place needs an upgrade.

Thank Mita P
Buford, Georgia
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204 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh sushi. Nice tempura. Vegan choices. Very nice staff and great service. I would dine here again

Thank Joe L
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is our favorite restaurant in Elizabeth City. The lunch box specials are delicious and the prices are fantastic! You won't leave hungry. Service is excellent-friendly and informative.

Thank honeycrash
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The sushi was great and the sushi chefs were entertaining. The service was quick an overall we had an enjoyable experience.

Thank Amanda F
Rockville, Maryland, United States
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

They might've had the best sushi I've ever tasted. The atmosphere is quiet and pleasant, the selections are good --you can get sushi or sashimi and a variety of lunch boxes.

Thank WindandWaterGal
Monroe, Virginia
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Having spent 2.5 years in Japan it was great to see some of our favorite foods, we also spent 3 years in Okinawa and appreciate good Japanese food. we had our three daughters with us who grew up eating a variety of Asian foods while in the far east.

Thank Arthur R
North Carolina
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We like to eat sushi occasionally and luckily Elizabeth City has a real good place for that! Who knew? We have dined here several times in the past year and we were always satisfied with the service and quality of the food. There is a large board with specials and 'custom' rolls. Yep, they'll make a custom roll with ingredients... More 

Thank USCGRetired
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A superb Japanese restaurant, minimalism is their style inside, it fits the yummy Japanese cuisine... The chicken yakisoba is too good to be true, the sushi is fresh, the staff is there when they should be, friendly as well... Try the chicken fried rice, the fried rice isn't soaked in soy sauce or greasy, just hot and delicious. I have... More 

Thank Terry K
Boulder, Colorado
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Having Japanese food was very common in our home while growing up (Japanese stepdad), that said I feel pretty confident saying that this is not great nor is it excellent sushi....its just plain average. Do not get me wrong people, I did enjoy my food (lunch with hubby) and would probably eat here again, but I've had better. I do... More 

Thank Kenzzzoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-4414
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Elizabeth City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-338-2437

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