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Mikimotos Japanese Restaurant

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1212 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1020
+1 302-656-8638
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mikimotos is by far the best Japanese restaurant in Wilmington, DE. We lived in Japan and we know our sushi :) We would recommend the hairy mexican and crazy tuna rolls, but let's not forget the cowboy yakitori and the fabulous shrimp tempura. If you want a yummy drink (esp. for ladies), we would recommend the Karma Gotcha. Bridget, our... More 

Thank Nathalie C
Pennsville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bridget was our waitress and she was amazing. She is very sweet and gave my friends and I excellent service!!!

Thank aep1424
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I live in DE but travel all over the USA. Since 1990, I have become a lover of good sushi. I have been to 50 states and make it a goal to try Sushi wherever I go. No matter where I eat sushi, none comes close to the experience I have in my own backyard, Mikimotos. My wife and I... More 

Thank Darrell A
Walnut Creek, California
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a regular dinner spot for myself and coworkers when working out of our local Delaware office. From the outside walking in, the restaurant is surprisingly hip and edgy in decor and menu. Very appealing! The sushi is great...from the Crazy Tuna roll to the Hairy Mexican to the Spider, all well done and nicely presented. I would stick... More 

Thank Susan M
Hockessin, Delaware
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

After working in downtown Wilmington for 8 years, I have no other go to sushi restaurants since Mikimotos is close by and can always be counted on for an enjoyable lunch and late night meal for the lawyers and bankers who end up working late. Choices for everyone, including plenty of non-sushi options and surprisingly good salads. While many local... More 

Thank Pam M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A few of my friends and I heard there was an awesome happy hour so we decided to give it a try. We get there and were informed that we have to sit at the bar for happy hour but not all of us are 21. We were pretty bummed but decided to stay. We told our server and he... More 

1 Thank Katy C
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Mikimotos started out as my 'go to' happy hour spot! Then, it happened, a change in ownership! OMG! The place started to look dirty. The cleaning as not up to par, so I began and extra-happy hour affair with other restaurants‼ Even the waiting staff left to work in other restaurants! I would return every now and again; but it... More 

1 Thank Crystal M
Wilmington, Delaware
Level Contributor
53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

After living for 3 years in Wilmington and having heard so much about it I finally managed to go there. We shared spicy tuna & New Orleans sushi rolls and Edamame for starters. As entree I had the drunken general's chicken and it was absolutely perfect. I'm normally quite picky when it comes to Asian food but there was absolutely... More 

Thank SteffenDaab
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

The food was not bad, possibility above average. The restaurant must have had a issue with its AC and it felt like it was 85 degree in the lounge and then we moved to a table, which felt better, but still that was still well above 75 degree. This took away from the whole experience. You could tell the AC... More 

Thank Graceandpride
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Sushi rolls were bland and didn't taste fresh. Pad Thai not good at all, very salty with lack of flavor. Very suprised by the good reviews which led us here. No stars for the food, one star for friendly waitress and one star for nice decor.

Thank kirksepa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE 19801-1020
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-656-8638

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