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Jo-To Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

5218 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3366
+1 941-346-8366
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (51 reviews)
“tempura” (7 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
5218 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3366
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We did not have to wait long, staff was very friendly, the food was not bad at all, my steak was a little on the chewy side. I love the Japanese restaurants with noodles, they are the best part and JoTo's does not offer the...More

1  Thank tracylynne0177
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Siesta for 7 years and never tried Jo To. We thought they were only a Japanese steak house and didn't know they also serve Chinese food. We had a good meal with excellent service. Unfortunately, Jo-To is closing soon.

Thank GLtripp
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I'm not an expert on things Japanese, but we love tempura dishes. When done right, the breading is crisp and flavorful. Here, it was a bit soggy. The ingredients were fresh and the portions generous. Took some home for lunch.

Thank capitanbob
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Jo-To is very good for the sushi,and the staff is very pleasant,and friendly,the yabisi beer from japan is delicious and comes in a big bottle,I did not like the octopus but I would not say it was because of the restaurant,I just did not like...More

Thank dasoverkill
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We've eaten at many Japanese steakhouses before. The Jo-To is very accommodating and the food was great! Not as expensive as I had expected. Will go back for sure.

Thank shelbellstar1
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We are from Michigan and for us, this place was not expensive. No roll,not even the special rolls, were more than $12.50. Service was friendly and fast. Quality of food was superior. Here over peak season we saw a lot of poor behavior from customers...More

Thank incitatus
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We took our family of four adults and three children to Jo-To. The food was fresh and expertly prepared. The staff was so attentive to the needs of the youngsters at the table. We enjoyed vegetarian dishes, steak and chicken.

Thank 1101Traveler
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here with hopes of an entertaining meal..... To do the hibachi it was a 3 1/2 hour wait so we opted to just order and have them cook it in the kitchen. The sushi was very good and tasteful. And a very large selection...More

Thank Sun3girls
Reviewed 31 October 2016

So glad we fit this in on our vacation stay. I highly recommend the sword fish. I would also recommend making a reservation. We didn't know they took reservations and got lucky and only had a small wait time. Food and service was excellent!

Thank N S
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place has the worst service. My food was cold and sushi was so tiny. Thanks. What a waste of a night

Thank sushirocks4044
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5218 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242-3366
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-8366
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