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Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant

) #4 of 60 Restaurants in Hauppauge ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
377 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY
+1 631-360-3969
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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377 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY
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Reviews (107)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Service is swift, food is exceptional, large menu is fairly diversified. The wait staff is very professional and the restaurant is very clean. Occasionally there are long lines since the restaurant is so popular.

Thank njbl2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want the best and freshest fish this is the place to go. We've been going here close to 15 years and have never had a bad meal. We,ve tried other places but none compare

Thank Penny W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Probably the first sushi restaurant in the area. Terrific fresh sushi, shashimi, and inventive rolls. Get there early or you'll wait a while. Has a branch in Roslyn, but this is better. Like all sushi restaurants, expensive.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here dozens of times over many years. Kotobuki still has the best sushi and it's consistently great - never an off night. The sushi and sashimi specials are a fabulous value. Outstanding rolls - try the spider roll, or the heartbreaker roll....More

Thank BarbaraMichael
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is the place to eat Sushi. I live in LA but work on Long Island and while we have fantastic sushi here nothing compares to Kotobuki. I am VERY lucky to eat here, y usually once a month when in town. Unfortunately, its the...More

Thank Shelley J
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Perhaps the best sushi I've had in my entire life. Quality is unbeatable and presentation is amazing. Decor is so so but when you are eatin sushi of that grade nothing else will matter to you! Go as soon as possible!

Thank evelynv23
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful menu featuring the freshest choices. Frequently crowded, no reservations taken, so be sure to go early!

Thank Daphne S
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent teriyaki shrimp tonight at Kotobuki. I wasn't in the sushi mood so I tried the teriyaki and wasn't disappointed. Well done!

Thank DancersDaddy
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I eat here weekly, usually for take out because the place is packed 6 days a week. Always the freshest fish. Can never go wrong and nothing better in the area.

Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

As others have mentioned, the food here is great. Everything is very authentic, even down to the staff which is very harried and not the friendliest. But that's OK, that's what I expect from a great Japanese restaurant. The sushi is fresh and well prepared....More

Thank dsr1122
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
The menu on the Trip Advisor website must be out of date as the prices seem too low to be true for such a highly rated place. Is the menu listed here current?
7 October 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from michael m | Reviewed this property |
Those prices on trip adviser are incorrect. the sushi/sashimi ala carter is much higher on the real menu. They do have some good lunch specials for sashimi or sushi around $15 but its more at dinner -
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hauppauge
  • Phone Number: +1 631-360-3969
  • E-mail