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Nakato Japanese Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Pinevile, Charlotte, NC
+1 704-543-8899
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Pinevile, Charlotte, NC
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been here a few times. I like how they prepare the food in front of you and you get to meet new people sitting around the cooking area. The food is good and service is ok. It is different and I think they...More

Thank SoloNC2016
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My bf and his mom love sushi so we decided to try out Nakato. First, let me start by saying the sushi chef was fantastic. Very personable, friendly, and funny!! Ok onto the food. We started with Steak Tataki and Yakitori (chicken skewers) both were...More

Thank alidavis2017
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

First called to see if they accepted call ahead seating or reservations but was cut off as soon as I said call ahead to a sharp NO but then I asked about a reservation in which she said yes. (What’s the difference?!) Anyway, we get...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had 10 in our party. We enjoyed a drink at the bar then headed to the table once everyone arrived. Drink orders were taken fairly quickly and placed or dinner order. The set up guy wasn't over friendly but our chef was excellent. Lots...More

1  Thank AlexJackSquirt
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Really no change. For us, this is a special event place and it's really more for our kids now than anything else. Even at 20 and 19, they still enjoy the experience and are happy with what they get. I could take it or leave...More

Thank 2BEis2SKI
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The food and atmosphere was nice. There is not much to brag about this place. The entertainment was enjoyable. We all asked for soft drinks. The drinks had no taste what so ever. I was immediately turned off when I saw they had the pitchers...More

1  Thank ChinaDominicana
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Food is always great and so is the service, some chef's have better people skills and really enjoy giving a show! I come as much aa possible and will refer this place to everyone!

Thank kikiyou77
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I visited this restaurant with a group of teammates for a holiday celebration. I ordered a chicken and shrimp. The meal was prepared has one big dish with the ingredients ordered such as chicken, shrimp, and steak.I think the entertainment as the meal was prepared...More

Thank LadyAnn_12
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

One of our family traditions is to visit Nakatos during the Christmas/New Year's holiday with my brother and his family. This time was our first visit during lunch, and it was fantastic! My Mom joined us, making it a party of 9. The lunch menu...More

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant that I really like, but this most recent visit was poor in comparison to normal. My gf and I decided to sit at the sushi bar as we were limited on time and couldn't sit through the full hibachi experience. We...More

Thank Robert V
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23 June 2016|
Response from Larry13C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We have done that before and ordered an extra fried rice or side of noodles. Just be warned, you do not get a lot of meat with the entrees.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 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 - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinevile, Charlotte, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-543-8899
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