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Moto Japanese Restaurant

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1001 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-3383
+1 423-245-0906
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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256 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

they give you way too much rice and not enough carrots i love the vegetables they are cooked just right the staff are awesome

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Thank bkg491962
Johnson City, Tennessee
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80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We were here for supper and only 2 other groups there. By the time we left, no open seating! We got 2 orders of chicken and rice with carrots with mushrooms on the side. Everything was delicious and it was fun being able to watch the cooks, they were a perfect assembly. Only 2 waitresses, they had sign for help... More 

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Tennessee
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I enjoy Motos very much. Yaki and sesame chicken are always good. Only draw back is do not expect a show as compared to some Japanese places. Menu is limited somewhat. Not much at all in regards to sushi. The interior is in need of updating as it has an old, dingy appearance. That is the main... More 

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Thank ETNfamily3
Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Always good food, great service, fair prices. The waitress knows us by name, and knows what we want without even having to order!

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Thank pianoman2016
Gray, Tennessee
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262 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great experience food and service is what I expected and then some. Not sure who is the manger but he or she has it going

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Thank J T
Kingsport, Tennessee
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270 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had 4 orders of yaki with carrots and rice. All was good and there was plenty of food for everyone. We will order to go again.

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Thank MomiTo3Boys
Kingsport, Tennessee
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306 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Moto's use to be a good place to have some Japanese food at reasonable prices. We for the third time in the past two months got sick from the food we eat there. Don't think we will be going back there. There are plenty of other Japanese restaurants in the area so we will be trying them.

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Thank Eugene F
Kingsport, Tennessee
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172 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We eat here on a regular basis. Usually we get an order to-go. This time we ordered yaki with carrots. All was good and the meat was so tender and juicy. Will return.

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Thank MomiTo3Boys
Kingsport, Tennessee
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306 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Went there with friends. Usually there food is cooked with very little sauce like salt or MSG, but this time it apparently had something because my wife got sick and I could not sleep that night from whatever was in the food. Sorry for the bad review but this is the truth.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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254 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

My friend and I go out every Tuesday for dinner and one of our favorite places is Mottos. They make the food right in front of you and will make it any way you want. Very good portions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E Stone Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660-3383
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-245-0906

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