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Sato Japanese Restaurant

1999 N Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC 29204-3901
+1 803-782-1064
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible9%
25 Dec 2017
“Craving hibachi”
23 Sep 2017
“Japanese Dive Steak House”
Closed Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1999 N Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC 29204-3901
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Despite telling waitress 2 people in our group had, allergies, they still managed to contaminate our food with allergens we told her we could not have. When they offered to "remake" my food, they did not include rice and vegetables which had been contaminated with...More

Thank Sarah452018
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went to SC to watch my daughter play soccer and we went here for dinner. Food portions were huge that I had so much rice left over. No shrimp throwing at the end which I was happy about. The volcano roll was great and the...More

Thank jancee1016
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

First and foremost the overall decor and interior are not aesthetically pleasing. However, the food and friendliness of the staff more than make up for it. The food is flavorfull, and the portions are large even for hibachi. Making it well worth the price.

3  Thank skyland2127
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This place is such a dump. I thought after the flood, it would give them a chance to make much needed improvements, but the place is dark, worn carpet and chairs, smells bad, especially the disgusting bathrooms. The food is way too salty and overpriced....More

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My wife chose Sato for her Mother's Day dinner. The food was delicious. The chef was awesome and interacted with our children. The little ones really enjoyed it as they had never been to a Japanese restaurant before.

4  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a place to enjoy some good food& drinks, then Sato's is the place for you. They have a dining area for larger parties. The cooks & servers are very friendly. Ask for Miguel (cook) or Heather (server). You won't be disappointed...More

3  Thank 1goldenbeauty
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing place to eat. Loved the food and the people was very nice. Can't wait to go back!!!

2  Thank Melody M
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Sato is a definite must for us every time we're in Columbia. The food and service is always outstanding!

2  Thank sheryllarry
Reviewed 15 September 2016

OH MY! Let's talk about good food! From the time you walk in the door, you can see in the "background" the bar, if you look to your right, past the hostess stand, you can see the sushi bar. The sushi is amazing! Made fresh...More

3  Thank 954elainef
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely my favorite place to eat hibachi and Japanese food in Columbia! With a variety of options, they have a wide range of meals from chicken to steak to lobster that will satisfy your cravings! My favorite is the Chicken teriyaki and shrimp! Another favorite...More

1  Thank 혜림 이
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28 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1999 N Beltline Blvd, Columbia, SC 29204-3901
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-782-1064
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