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Kobe Japanese Steak House

69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
+1 760-324-1717
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp” (19 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong - the food was very good - but the staff from the Valet, hostess, waiter/waitress, and bartender made our meal special. They went out of their way to ensure that we were satisfied. Try the happy hour specials - the Crunch...More

Thank n2dudes
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate your positive review! Our staff is made up of pretty great people, and we're thrilled to hear they made your experience at Kobe special. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, fun atmosphere. Micheal was our teppan chef and was very funny. Florida was a great waitress and very attentive. Great place for a group. I highly recommend it.

Thank Erin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't remember exactly whey Kobe's opened but it was a long time ago. At the time we lived in Thunderbird so it was just minutes away at a time when there was just a budding selection of good restaurants. But now living in La...More

Thank Phil B
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Phil, thank you for your positive review and kind words! We've been around for over 30 years and appreciate that you keep coming back for fun and great food. We look forward to cooking for you next time you're at Kobe!

Reviewed 25 August 2017

This steak and sushi restaurant is a meat lovers paradise. Meals are cooked to order with the typical Japanese chef flourish. Portions are generous, sides are excellent, and the wine and beer list are adequate. Saki is also available; Plenty of parking available.

Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We always look forward to dinner at Kobe when visiting Rancho Mirage. Great food and entertaining chefs. Garlic fried rice = YUM!!!

Thank SwissOrangeChip
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

We're glad to hear you love the garlic fried rice- we agree, it's one of our favorites too! We appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to cooking for you next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This has been a family tradition for 30 years. Great spot for birthdays and celebrations! Management has changed over the last 3 years but they seem to have gotten their mojo back!More

Thank Broncos01
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We're glad to hear Kobe has been a part of your family tradition for so long! We are grateful for your support over the years and are always happy to be part of your special occasions. We look forward to serving you and your family...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had some guest in from out of town for the 4th of July weekend. We actually went to dinner on the 4th before the fireworks. We had planned on BBQing but it was just too hot so we went out for the closest thing...More

Thank delphisman
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We're happy your guests and you enjoyed the meal and entertainment, and we will pass along your compliments to Celina! We look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We have always lived this place. The ginger dressing in the blackened tune us amazing. So much so we had them substitute it for the normal dressing I their sashimi salad. So good. The only thing is the sushi chefs. They don't interact with anyone...More

Thank SeanandJoice
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had a great time at Kobe. They have great food cooked in front of you by cooks who play up the humor. I had the shrimp and scallops. It was fantastic. My friends had chicken teriyaki and shrimp. We also had...More

Thank Victoria P
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We're glad to hear you had a great time with friends at Kobe recently, Victoria! Our chefs strive to make a great meal and provide fun entertainment, so we appreciate your compliments. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 14 June 2017

When Reese left about a year ago we though things would go downhill as he was the main force at the sushi bar. We're so thrilled after not going for awhile that it is just as good as ever and probably better. Chef Shinji is...More

Thank Bill C
Jerry M, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Bill, we are so glad that you have returned to Kobe for our fresh sushi! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to having you back again at the sushi bar soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$55
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
    (Frank Sinatra)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-1717
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Description
Welcome!!! Exit bustling Highway 111, pass the waterfall, cross the red footbridge over the golden koi and enter the delightful world of Japanese dining at Kobe Japanese Steak House. Experience the excitement and distinctive flavors of our authentic Japanese teppan-yaki ("iron plate cooking"), prepared right at your table by knife-wielding chefs. Located in a replica of a Japanese country inn, Kobe is best known as the home of beautiful kimono-clad servers and the most talented teppan chefs in the desert, serving the highest quality and most flavorful beef, seafood and poultry available in Southern California.
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