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Shoto Japanese Steakhouse

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17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
+1 336-238-5733
11:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shoto's has great Japanese food for a reasonable price. I ordered hibachi shrimp with vegetables and fried rice. I am not a carrot fan but absolutely loved the sweet carrots. The service was personable and efficient. I will definitely return to Shoto's!

Thank pinkaj
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

My go to place for Asian food. Fantastic fresh food. Rice was a little dry last time but still OK. Great egg rolls. Bar upstairs is great. Awesome owner and wait staff

Thank David B
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Friendly Staff. Food can be a little sweet, depending on what you order.... Example, I orderd Curry w/ Rice & Carrots w/ Pineapples as my side. It was drenched on curry sauce and the carrots were very sweet. But there are other great dished. Just ask questions before placing your order :)

Thank Lady_Tasha_Love
Lexington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is an awesome and friendly place to eat and have Jimmy's specialty drinks that he mixes for your own personal desire. Bar open on weekends only...upstairs. The atmosphere at Shoto's is warm and inviting. Their menu is full of a variety of dishes to enjoy. I always run into someone I know at this Steakhouse for it is a... More 

Thank Caroljane C
Charlotte, North Carolina
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226 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were impressed by the extensive and creative menu - no one should leave here hungry or unsatisfied. You choose your protein, then your sauce, then your carb, and get soup and salad as well. The sauces were all different, as opposed to "brown" sauce or "garlic" sauce. The bar was closed but also looked amazing. The firecracker shrimp are... More 

Thank CharlotteDayTripper
Lexington, North Carolina
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The service is fast, the establishment is clean the prices are reasonable and the food is plentiful and delicious! If you have time, make sure you visit Jimmy's place on the second floor - he is an old time "mixologist" that takes you back to Mad Men days when Happy Hour wasn't an option but a daily event! Try a... More 

Thank Rita T
Thomasville, NC
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I've eaten at big name steakhouses and airport quick serves and few can hold a candle to the uniqueness of this small gem. While lacking options for sushi, the menu is packed with standard and unusual hibachi style options that you can mix and match to create a unique Asian-American flavor experience. The prices are good and the portion sizes... More 

Thank malonnc
Trinity, North Carolina, United States
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I'm going to be completely honest this is in my home town and I love it more and more Everytime I eat and go upstairs to jammies bar . I had general tso chicken and mixed vegetables and lo mein noodles it was 12 dollars with out tip and I love it the chicken was crispy and very favorable Daniel... More 

Thank Dale E
Lexington, North Carolina
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

amazing bartender...is that really even the right word...maybe cocktail wizard would be better. The food is fair, the service is great.

Thank Heather P
Lexington, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Jimmy the Bartender is a true artist. Just tell him to surprise you and he will not disappoint with an original creation. Food and service are great. Firecracker shrimp is excellent, as are the chicken cheese egg rolls.

Thank apriljoeysmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-238-5733

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