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Nakato Japanese Steak House

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9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
+1 843-449-3344
11:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 10:00
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Mon - Fri 04:00 - 10:00
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Mechanicville, New York
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We celebrated my daughter's birthday at Nakato's. It's a nice show they put on, the food is pretty decent. I was able to get a potato instead of rice. It was very crowded, we waited a while to get the show going. Next time we'll order an appetizer.

Thank creativefoodie
Oak Ridge, TN
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, make no mistakes this is a Japanese Steak House. But the best one (I've been to SEVERAL) I've had the pleasure of dining at. The food is prepared with of course a show, and expertly and not in a rush. They serve noodles, asian style which is new to me. If you've been to Myrtle Beach, then drive to... More 

Thank itskathy42
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They have a special price dinner menu from 4 to 5 pm. Two of us were seated just after 4 pm on a Monday. We had a few minutes wait until a full table was seated. Our food was very good, plentiful, and the restaurant was quiet enough for conversation. The chef was skilled and entertaining, and the waitress was... More 

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live about 10-15 miles away from Nakatos and dine there on a regular basis, about once every two months. Appearance/Ambiance: Attractive surroundings-carpet noticeable but not disgusting odor Seating: about 12-14 hibachi grills Staff/Servers: very accommodating Chefs: talented and entertaining Menu- wide selection for all ages Food Quality- Fresh and delicious Servings per Person: the portions they serve seem to... More 

Thank LouFaulx
Fort Lauderd
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant with a group of friends in early May. One friend had made a reservation for a hibachi table, but since it was a Monday it was not very crowded and we likely wouldn't have needed one. The service from our waiter was great, he took our orders and brought them to the chef. The thing... More 

Thank vermontflorida
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fantastic! I lived in Japan for over two years and I went to many restaurants there. Nakato's beat them all. The staff gives wonderful personalized service and our chief (Sid) was very entertaining. Great place to take kids! But above all....The food was great! And so much food! Enough for two meals! I highly recommend going there!

Thank pinkribboncakescos
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great entertainment w Sid, great food, we loved it at Nakato's Japanese restaurant and sushi bar on north kings hwy

Thank mpduran
North Carolina
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198 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from Murrells Inlet to eat at Nakato and it was so worth the 30 minute drive. We eat Japanese a lot and Nakato is Excellent. Not only does the entrée come with fried rice, but also with noodles. The filet, chicken and shrimp were excellent and our chef was very seasoned and entertaining. We made reservations on-line using... More 

Thank sharonwF9509ZE
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is my ALL time favorite restaurant to eat Japanese food at!!! Every time I come to myrtle beach it's a must my family and I stop for a meal!!! You're seated in a timely manner and the food is delicious.. if u love Japanese food this is the place for you

Thank Latanya W
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Terrific food, great service, and entertaining chef. Filets, shrimp, and scallops were cooked to perfection. Loved the noodles - much tastier than rice. Only possible complaint is that almost entire meal (soup, salad, noodles, and entree) are served 1 item at a time. Would hope noodles be served 'with' entree but holding noodles until entree is served is not all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-3344
Nakato is a 3rd generation family owned restaurant. Established in 1978 Nakato has been providing Japanese Hibachi and Sushi to the Grand Strand Area.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?