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Kobe Japanese House of Steaks

19 S 13th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4101
+1 804-643-8080
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good33%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
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“filet” (5 reviews)
“sushi bar” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
19 S 13th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4101
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I read the reviews of the place and decided to give it a go for new years. I arrive with my friend and we waited roughly eight minutes (in a basically empty place) before we're at. The squid appetizer was pretty tasty. I could put...More

Thank Marianne D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Our Hibachi Chef was good and the food had a good flavor. The down side was the services left room for desire. It took a long time to get drinks and other items. The waitress was nice though. The part of the restaurant that we...More

Thank Hdhshdjhd
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We ordered our lunch meal and it comes with a salad and soup. I like eating my salad and soup before I eat my entree. Well they came out with our entree first and did not bring our salad or soup. Also they did not...More

Thank cobra_king05
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I can't tell you how much to avoid this place. We were practically ignored at the bar the whole time we were there. We ordered some sushi and rolls and it took forever to get made. Once we did get them they weren't tasty at...More

Thank squirrel4569
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We recently had lunch here under time restraints (20 minutes). Luckily we were the first customers that day and our sushi and rice bowl arrived in about 10 minutes. The salad was dismissible iceberg lettuce drenched in 1000 Islands, but the miso soup was good....More

Thank Edison G
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I guess when you enjoy watching the hibachi chef cook your meal, and it is fun and entertaining, you shouldn't expect the food to be that great. You can't have both, right? The soup had, on a scale of 0-10, 0 flavor. It was just...More

Thank knothead1
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Staying in Richmond this weekend and came across Kobe. We figured we'd give it a try since we have enjoyed other hibachi restaurants. There is a sushi area on the top floor, and the hibachi is beneath that. It is dark, but well-ventilated. There are...More

Thank HyperTyper1979
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Kobe is located in Shockoe Slip district of Richmond. It is a nice restaurant with reasonable pricing. We ordered some sushi which was fresh and of good quality. It is a place I definitely would come back to.

Thank peach2504
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I wish I could give this place three and a half stars. I have been a few times and find it's pretty consistently better than average, but not quite what I would call "very" good. I have always sat at the hibachi tables downstairs. You...More

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We ate at Kobe on our trip to Richmond. The chef was wonderful and it was great experience but I think that's what you're really paying for. Our meal (my husband and myself) came to $70. I had the ribeye (about 6 oz.) fried rice,...More

Thank anabt906
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S 13th St, Richmond, VA 23219-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-643-8080
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