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Kubota Restaurant

593 N 5th St, San Jose, CA 95112-3233
+1 408-279-8440
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
“seared tuna” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
593 N 5th St, San Jose, CA 95112-3233
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I went here for Lunch with a work colleague and was so glad we did - there is off street parking and as it was a lovely day we sat outside on the terrace (this is covered so you get shelter from the sun) There...More

Thank aamoore106
Reviewed 23 April 2018

living in Asia, i have taken to going to higher end of Japanese restaurant as i figured it somehow meant a difference on the quality of fish. went in US twice to Kubota, dinner and lunch. food wise, not really to complain, but not an...More

Thank 645DavidS
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Their lunch specials usually are not bad deals considering their higher than average prices for dinner. However, this time I ordered their "special" ramen and tekka sushi combo for lunch and it was a huge disappointment. The ramen was only a little better than instant...More

Thank djc2k
Reviewed 16 November 2017

After 14 years coming to San Jose with my husband, I FINALLY got introduced to Japan Town. And what a wonderful restaurant. The atmosphere, the service, and the food were all top notch. Such a generous portion of so many kinds of seafood... no one...More

Thank GoodKarmaTraveler
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I meet a friend and co-worker here for lunch. The service is very good. The atmosphere is business oriented at lunch with most tables filled. I enjoyed the lunch combination which features all the usual items (i.e. Miso soup) but the plate full of artfully...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Held large group family dinner here - food, service, ambiance all awesome. It was wonderful. Highly recommend. Cannot compliment quality of food enough. YUMMY and awesome.

Thank e w
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was a little nervous about going here again, because we suggested this location in Japantown. If you are looking for an upscale Japanese restaurant that has attractive servings, friendly staff, and pleasant atmosphere, this is the place. Our orders were taken quickly they provided...More

1  Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were with a group of 18 and I think that everyone enjoyed their meal. The party ordered a variety of foods and it appeared that food was either considered or taken home.

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

No flavor in the duck and seared tuna. It's soup OR salad that comes with the meal. Miso soup didn't have seaweed and salad had watered down dressing. Chef's choice platter had good fish but poor value for price.

Thank Chi T
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I don't know what the attraction is here. The food is just average, I've had better elsewhere for the same price range. Service was great, but do NOT sit on the side to the right of the entrance as you walk in. There were a...More

Thank Barbara C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 593 N 5th St, San Jose, CA 95112-3233
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-279-8440
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