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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“fried rice” (9 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
69838 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2837
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 days ago

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!

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Kobe is a wonderful Hibachi place in the Desert.You really can't go wrong with the standard Shrimp Steak Chicken selection....plus add mushrooms.It is in a beautiful surrounding, and the service is attentive.You will always meet Locals and Snow Birds...and it is always a very sociable...More

Thank mike h
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Kobes. I must say there was kids galore. So if u r looking for a quiet romantic place this is not it. I had a few pieces of sushi to start. Very good. Then I ordered chicken and...More

Thank Vgyu
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We strive to provide all our guests with a 5-star experience, and we’re glad to hear you enjoyed the food and cocktails. We hope to see you and your husband back again soon!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We don't go out very often, just a couple places downtown now and then, but when I have out of town guests visiting, I love to bring them to Kobe. The food is delicious, the chefs are always entertaining, sake is hot and the staff...More

Thank delphisman
Ada B, Manager at Kobe Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are happy to hear you brought out of town guests to Kobe and they enjoyed their experience. We always strive to offer excellent food and service, and we appreciate your kind words. We...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place was good - it has your standard hibachi experience, Japanese style cooking with entertainment, at a hibachi price. It doesn't differentiate from other hibachi, but it's still a good experience none-the-less.

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Thought this was a regular Steak house serving Kobe beef - I couldn't have been more surprised. You are sat In a U shape round the hot plate where the chef prepares whatever you order. Everyone receives some Miso soup followed by a prawn, some...More

Thank FamilyFunEdinburgh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$55
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, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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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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