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Tokyo Express

100 High Country Sq, Banner Elk, NC 28604-6764
+1 828-898-4121
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible21%
16 Feb 2016
“One of the better asian restaurants in the US”
31 Jul 2015
“Good food”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
100 High Country Sq, Banner Elk, NC 28604-6764
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Reviewed 5 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...More

Thank Nsenn99
Reviewed 5 March 2013 via mobile

I have been dining at Tokyo for years. Nancy, the owner, is very accommodating and sweet. I love the Vietnamese menu, it's one of a kind in Banner Elk. I'd recommend the angry dragon sushi roll (it's not too spicy) and the Bun Thit Nung...More

Thank SweetNotes
Reviewed 21 January 2013

the food is amazing. there is a lot of food on the plate. i wish it was a bit less money even though there is a lot of food. the servers where traditional outfits. the sushi is way to high($$).

Thank amy f
Reviewed 15 December 2012

When I want comfort food that is not only good, but easy on the wallet, I go here. The service is wonderful and their sushi is amazing. I've eaten other sushi in the high country and compared to here, the others make me sick. This...More

Thank Sammantha A
Reviewed 5 December 2012

Stopped in at the recommendations of friends, and were surprised! Amazing food, service, and prices!!! The Lemonade is fresh, homemade, and delicious (free refills as well). I had a sushi boat, and my boyfriend had a hibachi meal. We both had way more food than...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed 14 November 2012

The food was good and the service was great. If you like sushi, this place is pretty good. Give them a try.

Thank BradTraveler
Reviewed 2 November 2012

The food was excellent and the service wasn't far behind. The owner came out to say hello and check on our little group a few times. She was very nice. Give them a try.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 22 September 2012

With the addition of outside seating, Nancy has really made this a place to enjoy your food, which has always been good. If you're in town looking for good Japanese, this is a place to try. Don't drive to Boone, when you can have it...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 19 July 2012

they were recently caught using deer meat instead of steak or chicken, gross! the service is horrible and the place less than inviting, they didn't seem so clean either...avoid at all cost!

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Reviewed 27 June 2012

The owner is very nice. She seated and waited on us. She was full of information about the food and how it's prepared. She took the time to talk to us instead of serving the food and walking away. Great place.

Thank Greg G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 High Country Sq, Banner Elk, NC 28604-6764
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-4121
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