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Toyama Express Japanese Restaurant

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2130 E Arbors Dr, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28262-2729
+1 704-251-9920
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is my go-to place when I want Hibachi style takeout. They have a wide variety of choices on their menu. I usually get the Hibachi Chicken with no mushrooms and they always offer to sub something else in place of the mushrooms. The portions are large enough that I can make two or three meals from one order. I've... More 

Thank catherinehQ4373IT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Another must try in the Mallard Creek area. I would have to say it is a gem in the hiding. My wife and I attempting to make a decision on our Saturday lunch ended up making a good decision eating here. My wife order the chicken and broccoli which she completely loved. The chicken and vegetables were cooked perfectly. The... More 

Thank Fernando G
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We eat takeout here about once a month and love it. I always get the teriyaki chicken with sweet carrots and mushrooms. My husband gets the noodles and vegetables. Food is fast, plentiful, and always good. For me, it is always enough for 2 - 3 meals! Never had a problem with staff and we even stayed and ate in... More 

Thank rikarich04
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I went in for lunch with a co-worker. The place was highly recommended. The menu has an excellent variety of dishes. I tried quite a few of them. I really enjoyed the Tempura sampler. Would definitely order it again. The fried rice really isn't fried rice at all. It is more like seasoned buttered rice. I would not order this... More 

Thank Cynthia B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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701 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I read a review about rude service here, and while there's really nothing to complain about on that end from me, I can totally see it based on my experience. I came in and was looking over the menu, and they have a fairly extensive menu, so I was looking over the options when a guy working the register yelled... More 

1 Thank jrobba
Kingsport, Tennessee
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We ate here on the way to PNC for a concert. It was convenient, quick service and easy to get in and out of. The food was good but I found expensive for the small portion of the meat serving. We ordered Teriyaki Chicken and teriyaki beef. Plenty of rice and veggies- kinda felt skimped on meat. Eat here if... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Tonight my husband and I took an out of town friend, Sam, to Toyama, and had the most bizarre experience... Sam's order was brought out to her with a side of spring rolls, and without the carrots that usually accompany it. The restaurant was fairly busy and there was a line, so we shrugged it off, and ate one of... More 

1 Thank Chelsea P
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

If I were a local, this spot would be a regular lunch-time haunt or a post-Trader Joe's run dinner on the go. They offer several hibachi-style combos with veggie fried rice and cooked carrots, just choose your meat or go for the vegetarian option. There is also an assortment of tempura options, fried to crispy, golden-brown perfection. The broccoli accompanying... More 

Thank Chenmama
Charlotte, North Carolina
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144 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

The food at Toyama is good and the service is fast. When I call in an order, if I say I'll be there in 5 mins, my food is ready! They are very consistent and I can have all veggies instead of rice and veggies, which works for me. Love the salmon.

Thank RevSanWill
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

Hibachi Food without the show and higher price. What's not to love. Great food here. They are quick and you can customize the vegetables you receive to your liking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2130 E Arbors Dr, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28262-2729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-251-9920

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