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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
+1 815-477-8300
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kyoto is fantastic! Amazing food, wonderful atmosphere, good selection, and hands down, watching the chefs cook at the table is sooooo fun! Profesional cooks, engages the customers and kids too, and soooo talented. Food is fantastic of course. Pricey, but worth the cost. I went there for my birthday and they were able to accommodate all 13 of us at... More 

Thank Jennifer M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are multiple choices in Crystal Lake and surrounding suburbs to eat Asian food. Kyoto will be in top of that list. We ordered chefs special and very happy. The sushi and sashimi were delicious. They also have hibachi section may be next time we will try that. For less adventurous they also have some Thai and Chinese items on... More 

Thank Kiran V
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hibachi to one side, additional tables for dining to the other side. it was quite busy at 5:30pm, we sat in the Bar where it was very comfortable - bartender made delicious recommendations for our specialty rolls. We were quite pleased with our spontaneous dinner choice.

Thank Lynn M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy this place to eat! They put on a show, are attentive, and you feel like you are not in Crystal Lake. There is always a wait but it's worth it. I've dined in both the grill area and the sushi area. The grill area is great for families, celebrating with friends or a special occasion. The sushi... More 

Thank Kristen F
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Everything was wonderful from start to finish, I highly recommend this place. Great service, great food and drinks. A wonderful place to go for couples.

Thank Gerry m
Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had dinner reservations for our twins birthday. We arrived at our reservation time and there was a long line waiting to get in. We were finally able to find the hostess and she directed us to the bar (with our kids??), we waited almost 25 minutes to be seated. Didn't expect that with a reservation. We almost left and... More 

Thank Greeneyedgirl373
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Not only was food good but the chef was fun and entertaining. It was just my husband and I but would be fun to go with a group of friends.

Thank Jennifer Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We have dined at Kyoto's several times. The hibachi grill show (with dinner) is ALWAYS entertaining! Each of the Hibachi chefs take good care of their guests. There is a variety of different food combination to choose from. Kyoto's is becoming a bit pricey. I hope the price doesn't get so expense that we can not enjoy the food!

Thank Cynthia S
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Kyoto for years. Friendly service and the best sushi in Crystal Lake if not all of the Fox River region. A must visit if you like sushi and are in the area. Great hibachi for those who prefer their food cooked. Love it!!

Thank pfavia
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome food. Wonderful service. We were in a hurry and they took great care of us. We'll be back soon.

Thank Rob C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-477-8300

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