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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
+1 815-477-8300
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (41 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We enjoy taking our grandsons to Japanese steakhouses. They get enough food to fill them up. The food at Kyoto's is by far better than the chain we all know and love ! When they bring out the filet mignon you can see it is...More

Thank brrr48
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Almost all sushi restaurants have a bad day once in a while. Not at Kyoto. It's always fresh and delicious. Other menu items are great too, in case you're in the mood for something else. This place is always packed - and for a reason!

Thank JboJim
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Entertainment by the chef and freshly prepared food! Very enjoyable. Have been back many times. The variety will be able to satisfy almost any taste buds that sit around the table/cooking surface.

Thank William M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very good! The service was good also, they have a small to eat if you do not want the hibachi option, but it is very small. On a busy weekend dinner it is even hard to get out of your seat, they...More

Thank kmyers871
Reviewed 19 March 2017

expect to wait 45-1 hour when you make a reservation. they have no skills to manage time happen 2 times in the last 3 week i wont be back

Thank bobmar5
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is our quick go-to place when we're hungry for an Asian meal but don't want to head to far out of town. Teppanyaki is fun for the whole family but even grabbing some sushi or a regular non "cook at the table" dinner is...More

Thank Annette Y
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Living in Crystal Lake and being a regular customer at the national hibachi restaurant (ie, Benihana's, hereinafter referred to as "the other place"), I have always wanted to try Kyoto. So we went on Valentine's Day. This may have been a bad day to put...More

Thank tompee60014
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place is always very busy on the weekends - make sure to call ahead. I have eaten in the sushi bar as well as at the Hibachi tables. The food is great. Helpful tip - pay the extra $8 to share a meal. There...More

Thank Brooke J
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Kyoto is the best Japanese steakhouse in Chicagoland. Paul is the best behind the grill. We always feel special when we go there.

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, nice atmosphere. Would recommend this dinner experience for a family night out. Love the golden shrimp

Thank AnnaMarie G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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