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Shoto Japanese Steakhouse

17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
+1 336-238-5733
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Japanese food in unique Uptown location. Great friendly service. A local favorite. Just wish they were open on Sundays.

Thank SouthernBred59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been eating here for years and the food and service are always excellent. You get a great portion of quality food for your money. None of the other asian restaurants in Lexington have food this flavorful, or drinks so delightful. Jimmy the bartender knows...More

Thank Alexis P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not the largest restaurant in the area but the food and service is fantastic. Management makes sure your visit is a good one.

Thank ZaztheOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've tried several of the Asian restaurants in Lexington only to be disappointed with the quality of the food-so I wasn't expecting my take out at Shoto to be any different. When I arrived to pick up my sweet and sour chicken I thought the...More

Thank ELexington
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

First time here. Although the name is Japanese, the menu is mainly Chinese based. Service is friendly and the food choices are varied and good portions.

Thank CobaltConnection
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went here on a Friday evening, 12/1/17 to be exact. Was seated quickly and that was the end of quick service. After we got our drinks and ordered our food, the waiting game began. I finally had enough after about 30 minutes with no wait...More

Thank KchapmanSS
Reviewed 14 October 2017

It's a great place to have for Japanese food and not have to travel to the big city's. We enjoy all the dishes served there and have been there with many times with friends. It's located in an old building in downtown Lex. and has...More

Thank vlscott
Reviewed 6 September 2017

They have very good food and the service was excellent and friendly. I was told by other patrons that the weekend upstairs is very lively.

Thank PhilippD1
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The food and service downstairs are typical of a Japanese restaurant, but make sure you go upstairs to Jimmy's Bar. He makes crafted cocktails to fit whatever it is you want. They are gorgeous as well as delicious and he uses the freshest ingredients.

Thank Lynley P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Shoto's has great Japanese food for a reasonable price. I ordered hibachi shrimp with vegetables and fried rice. I am not a carrot fan but absolutely loved the sweet carrots. The service was personable and efficient. I will definitely return to Shoto's!

Thank pinkaj
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Kara B
5 September 2016|
Response from DaleE422 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can make reservations but you shouldn't need them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:30 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 - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-3413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-238-5733
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