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Shoto Japanese Steakhouse

17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
+1 336-238-5733
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice” (4 reviews)
“pineapple” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:30All hours
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
€€ - €€€
17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It's a great place to have for Japanese food and not have to travel to the big city's. We enjoy all the dishes served there and have been there with many times with friends. It's located in an old building in downtown Lex. and has...More

Thank vlscott
Reviewed 5 September 2017

They have very good food and the service was excellent and friendly. I was told by other patrons that the weekend upstairs is very lively.

Thank PhilippD1
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The food and service downstairs are typical of a Japanese restaurant, but make sure you go upstairs to Jimmy's Bar. He makes crafted cocktails to fit whatever it is you want. They are gorgeous as well as delicious and he uses the freshest ingredients.

Thank Lynley P
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Shoto's has great Japanese food for a reasonable price. I ordered hibachi shrimp with vegetables and fried rice. I am not a carrot fan but absolutely loved the sweet carrots. The service was personable and efficient. I will definitely return to Shoto's!

Thank pinkaj
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My go to place for Asian food. Fantastic fresh food. Rice was a little dry last time but still OK. Great egg rolls. Bar upstairs is great. Awesome owner and wait staff

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Friendly Staff. Food can be a little sweet, depending on what you order.... Example, I orderd Curry w/ Rice & Carrots w/ Pineapples as my side. It was drenched on curry sauce and the carrots were very sweet. But there are other great dished. Just...More

Thank Lady_Tasha_Love
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is an awesome and friendly place to eat and have Jimmy's specialty drinks that he mixes for your own personal desire. Bar open on weekends only...upstairs. The atmosphere at Shoto's is warm and inviting. Their menu is full of a variety of dishes to...More

Thank Caroljane C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were impressed by the extensive and creative menu - no one should leave here hungry or unsatisfied. You choose your protein, then your sauce, then your carb, and get soup and salad as well. The sauces were all different, as opposed to "brown" sauce...More

Thank CharlotteDayTripper
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The service is fast, the establishment is clean the prices are reasonable and the food is plentiful and delicious! If you have time, make sure you visit Jimmy's place on the second floor - he is an old time "mixologist" that takes you back to...More

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I've eaten at big name steakhouses and airport quick serves and few can hold a candle to the uniqueness of this small gem. While lacking options for sushi, the menu is packed with standard and unusual hibachi style options that you can mix and match...More

Thank malonnc
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Kara B
5 September 2016|
Response from DaleE422 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can make reservations but you shouldn't need them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-238-5733
  • E-mail
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