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Hokkaido Japanese Steak & Sushi Bar

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607 15th St E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-3233
+1 205-248-2725
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Waynesboro, Va.
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303 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We dined here last night and had an OK dinner. First off, I think Hokkaido is Japanese for Chucky Cheese. It was a Sunday night and the place was mobbed with kids and the noise levels were a little over the top. The food was just ok. I ordered sashimi and unlike every other Japanese restaurant I've ever eaten in,... More 

Thank Bermudaman
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Food is great here. Service is good. Hostess not so nice. Me and daughter had lunch and was enjoyable.

Thank nenegoose2005
Pioneertown, California
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139 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is like a fast food Japanese Restaurant. The food is very good and reasonable. The service is friendly and fast.

Thank Monika L
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We lunched here on boxing day, looking for a lite lunch before another family Christmas dinner that night. Our sushi was excellent and beautifully presented (crimson roll, Vancouver roll, Ebi roll) and the service was good even though they were very busy. Will definitely return.

Thank JCT35405
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196 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Couple friendly, group friendly, family friendly, everybody friendly. Either take out; grill or table. We prefer the hibachi grill where our meal is cooked in front of us with a super chef. Filet and Shrimp is our favorite. Also, plum wine. Most people order suchi... however, we just aren't that savvy...GO THERE! YOU WILL LOVE IT!!!

Thank ramblin1
Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My family of 8 decided to do hibachi dinner here. Although we had called ahead there was still a slight wait when we arrived. Fine. While waiting my family took advantage of the well stocked bar. The drinks were liberally made and there was a nice selection of the standard Japanese beers. Our hibachi chef was extremely entertaining and kept... More 

Thank Olympic400
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149 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This place is very difficult to get into. It does not have a large sign in the street front and can easily be missed. The parking lot is very small. What I hate about eating in Japanese grill places is that one has to wait for the grill table to fill up before the cook would show up. This can... More 

Thank watsonk
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is one of our favorite places in Tuscaloosa. The staff is great - the food is awesome. We have never had a bad experience at Hokkaido. If you go - ask for John to be your chef. This is a must eat if you are in Tuscaloosa!

1 Thank Robert F
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is a very popular restaurant so it was disappointing that it was not better. We sat at a table; maybe that was our mistake. The salad was iceberg lettuce with a "ginger" dressing that was not gingery, but bland and more like ranch dressing. The soup was good, and the sushi was good. The teriyaki chicken was gummy and... More 

Thank LauraAHA
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We were staying in town just one night and decided to find a hibachi place. We brought our 2.5-year-old and sat with a family of 7 (mom, dad, grown children plus a spouse or two... couldn't tell for sure!). The way it works is that each hibachi table needs to fill up before they will start taking food orders. We... More 

1 Thank bgking8611

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 15th St E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-3233
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-248-2725

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