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“Terrible”
Review of Tokyo Express

Tokyo Express
Ranked #34 of 54 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Cuisines: Japanese, Vietnamese
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

I use to work there and let me tell you that the chicken that we cook some times its past due date and smell bad.but we still cook them like that and when its done we put it in tariyaki Sauce thats why when we served it doesnt smell bad.we clean and make everything fresh when health departament its going to check us.if you want to get sick one day.its your choise.

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1  Thank Cristyalvarez
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

Interesting menu with tons of choices.

Our favorite, the Hibachi Steak is a decent size portion with lots of veggies, tender steak and brown rice.
The many sauces, peanut, shrimp, mayo, or sweet n spicy accompany most of their flavorful balanced dishes.
The atmosphere inside is a bit dated which is somewhat deceiving. We almost decided not to try it when we first visited, but have since become regulars.
Tokyo Express offers a decent healthy meal at a very fair price.

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Thank LynnSii
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Reviewed 26 April 2013 via mobile

This is the only place to go for Japanese cuisine if you're in Banner Elk because the other restaurants don't serve Japanese food. The food is ok. Service is almost nonexistent. But If you are really craving those typical Japanese meals where they give you a fantastic cup of chicken broth with a slice of a mushroom, and a wonderful salad that consist of a few leafs of iceberg lettuce with a sliver of a carrot and some chewy meat and some rice. Let's face it we all just want to smother something with shrimp sauce. This is the place to go.

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1  Thank Jerico7
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Reviewed 29 March 2013

Japanese or Vietnamese, either way, Tokyo will feed you good. and the staff will be sure you are happy with your selection. Nancy and Cindy are ALWAYS THERE, so you can count on a filling, great tasting meal everytime.

Thank MtnMan7863
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Reviewed 6 March 2013

There is something for everyone on the menu! Hibachi grilled items & sushi too. Sushi was really priced well. We almost went back the second night too. The grandkids split one of the hibachi dinners and there was still food left over. Four adults and 3 grand kids ate for less than $80. Wine and beer only. Service could have been a little better. The waitress disappeared after the food came so we only had one round of drinks but the food was so good it didn't ruin the evening. Good thing we were in ski clothes it was a little chilly inside but we were eating late on a Sunday. We'll be back next ski trip.
They are in the process of changing name to Cam Ranh Bay.

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Thank Nsenn99
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