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Kobe Japanese Steak House

1042 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada
+1 604-684-2451
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Japanese, Seafood, Asian
1042 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Se enjoy a really good expérience, the food was very good, service ok , not usualy way for a dinner, but havé lot of fun ,not for romantic soirée

Thank guy p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to try the place for a while. Booked the table to take my mother out the night before she goes back home. Service is way to slow and inattentive. Food was good. Not great. What killed everything was the fact that teppan was...More

Thank kyleseagrove
Reviewed 9 May 2018

It was our anniversary and we were both feeling for steak so I thought going to the Kobe would be different and give us what we wanted. We were not disappointed! Kobe is a teppanyaki restaurant where food is cooked on a flat surface grill...More

Thank Caribrice
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I've tried about 4 different teppanyaki places within Metro Vancouver. Kobe's Steakhouse is hands down, the best customer service!! Food meets absolute perfection exactly what you would expect at a teppanyaki restaurant. There were many options to choose from couple items from our menu which...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Social Shopper enticed us back to Kobe's for their Hibachi Teppanyaki Dinner for $70 for two. While admittedly it was an entertaining experience I am still of the opinion that it's overrated. I still believe that the downstairs lounge is a much better deal.

Thank Renegade225
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Courteous staff teppan-yaki very good, good performance by our chef. Food was good too. Not great value fro money.

Thank obbor
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve come here for multiple occasions, with a date, or with friends, and every time we’ve had a great time. The chef is always hilarious, the food is always amazing. The waitress staff could be a bit more attentive, especially for drinks but outside that...More

Thank WilsonLin
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We're so glad you have such a great time when you visit us. Come back soon!

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

After experiencing a Teppan-yaki in Kyoto (Japan), I found Kobe authentic and very good. Great quality meat and fresh seafood, vegetables all cooked to perfection. The food flavours and sauces are fantastic.Our chef was a lot of fun, very smiley and positive attitude help to...More

Thank Sandra L
KobeVancity, Customer Service at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Sandra - Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review about your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 February 2018

We took my son to Kobe Steak House to celebrate his graduation. The restaurant itself is a little worse for ware as it is 40 plus years old. We enjoyed the traditional Japanese outfits of most of the staff. The service was friendly and good...More

2  Thank Gary F
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

So yummy. So much fun. Great quality food. But if you can do Dine Out Vancouver or get a Groupon, do it. It can be quite pricey.

Thank AlisonnJamie
KobeVancity, other at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hi Alisonn, Thank you for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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Simone N
15 April 2018|
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Response from AlisonnJamie | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We saw other babies there.
Debbie R
20 October 2016|
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Response from bestChief | Reviewed this property |
I think 9-12. I am sure they could seat more but you should check with them by phone. They are very helpful.
Hari A
30 March 2016|
Response from Renegade225 | Reviewed this property |
We've been patronizing Kobe for decades and have been relatively happy (although admittedly they have yet to learn how to prepare a steak). We no longer go upstairs but prefer to visit the Izakaya Lounge (located on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1042 Alberni St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1A3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-684-2451
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