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Kurama Japanese Seafood and Steakhouse - CLOSED

9 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3203
+1 843-785-4955
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
29 Jun 2016
1 Apr 2016
“Won't Go Back”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi
9 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3203
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place but it got very smoky from the hibachi. Servic was fast and friendly. Food was fine - not extraordinary.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We had an interesting experience last night at Kurama. We arrived at 5 p.m. just as they were opening for dinner and we were seated promptly. From there the experience nose-dived. The cook for our table was pleasant enough but lacked enthusiasm. We soon found...More

Thank LexingtonLovesInns
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I was at Kurama 2 weeks ago, had a good time, and thought it would be a great place to take my grandchildren for their birthdays. I made the reservation and was told that there was a birthday package and that each child would get...More

Thank mlmacginnis
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This was my guest's first time to Kurama's. Michael took care of us. and Abraham put on a great show. The portions were huge. and everything was delicious. Even tried the sushi. We went early and had the table to ourselves. Four of us were...More

Thank melody2angel2
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We had read the reviews and decided to try. Could have saved by going to the Early Bird Special. Meal was good and was the usual "sit around the grill" and watch the cooking. We enjoyed the meal and will go again when at Hilton...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 24 December 2015

We went for an early dinner and took advantage of the early bird dinners. Even though they were a good deal, the food portion was a bit smaller and instead of using the medium shrimp, they used a small shrimp. There was also not a...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Local restaurant for us....always excellent service....chefs are excellent and entertaining and interact well with us

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We went there two days in a row because of Chirashi. My wife had deluxe sushi but was disappointed. I don't know about Teppanyaki as we didn't sit there. We were able to sit at a table near the sushi bar. Why I rave about...More

Thank Yori O
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I haven't been to a hibachi in many, many years. After last night, I wonder why. It is so much fun and the food is delicious. I would definitely recommend them.

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 24 November 2015

The food was ok. The atmosphere was ok. The "show" was ok. The pricing was ok. The service was very good. Building could use some upgrades. I wasn't impressed but it was ok.

Thank thoray1971
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Palmetto Bay Rd, Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3203
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-4955
  • E-mail
For over twenty years, Kurama Japanese Restaurant has been one of Hilton Head's most popular spots for tourists and locals alike. With its attention to detail and authentic flavors, no other restaurant can compare to the Kurama experience. Whether it be a teppanyaki-style offering prepared right before your eyes or a mouth-watering creation from our sushi bar, Kurama prides itself on using only the freshest ingredients. You will not be disappointed as you indulge yourself at Kurama where we "honor the taste of tradition."
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