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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

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4060 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226-1025
+1 716-836-6688
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Innisfil, Canada
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61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our review is for the a la carte, not the hibachi. The cost was a little pricey, but the food was amazing. We enjoyed everything from the shared appetizers to the main course. Meat was flavourful and tender and the veggies freshly grilled. Rice and udon were good too. Had no trouble getting green tea refills. Would go back next... More 

Thank BrittanyChristine13
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good, service was good, I would definately go there again! Fun polite and good for the whole family!

Thank Penny B
Buffalo, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Sorry folks this place does not rate very high with me. The food was OK at best but nowhere near where it needed to be for the cost. It's like a high-end Chinese takeout place that performs an act for you. If you want to see somebody flip some knives and spatulas while they throw alcohol on an open flame... More 

Thank Justin M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not impressed by the food at all! We've sat at the hibachi several times but chose a table this time. The food is so basic that I could do better and I have no background in cooking like this. I didn't even want a take home container. The server didn't smile once. Never again!!

Thank Jennifer J
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This was my very first Hibachi experience and I could not have asked for better. The cook was as funny as he was skilled and the portions are enormous and extremely reasonably priced!

Thank Lindsay U
Amherst, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The employees are warm and welcoming the food is excellent . We have eaten there many times and the meals have been excellent consistently. I feeel comfortable recommending Kyoto to friends and travelers.

Thank keating43
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and entertainment. How often do you have 12 year old wanting more broccoli. Recommend the shrimp and scallops

Thank Grabman5
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I went in with a group of 5 on Saturday evening. Our hibachi chef was terrible. Our food was under seasoned, steak over cooked, veggies still raw. The show was kept to a spinning egg and volcano onion stack. Mind you the table next to us was yelling "More Saki, More Sexy" and having one hell of a time. I... More 

1 Thank Mike E
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Food was very good, as was the service. Came late and we're accommodated nicely. The drinks were a bit weak, but we'll go back for the food.

Thank KUALOA1980
Highland Mills, NY
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291 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the sashimi; my family's hibachi & sushi bento dinners were also tasty. The also have hibachi tables, but while we were seated immediately in the dining room, we were told there was an hour + wait for the hibachi tables. The bar is hopping! If you're looking for quiet, maybe ask to be seated away from it!

Thank Mmmquigs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4060 Maple Rd, Amherst, NY 14226-1025
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 716-836-6688

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