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Amimoto Japanese Restaurant

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Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
+1 941-505-1515
17:00 - 09:00
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Sarasota, Florida
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150 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't know where to go so decided this place with good reviews. Nice to see the owner making your dinner right in front of dining room. Didn't like apps so ordered miso soup it was good,also some sushi pieces where big couldn't eat it at once had big mess in plate. The service was helpful and friendly. Wishing the dessert... More 

Thank Bob5by
Punta Gorda, Florida
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually visit Punta Gorda for a few weeks each winter to visit friends and have eaten at all of the top places in Punta Gorda, but always wanted to visit Amimoto's due to excellent reports from acquaintances who have been there. We use Tripadvisor a lot for suggestions and for some reason, this restaurant is not near the top... More 

Thank Dennis O
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant has very good, fresh, sushi. But, if you are ready for an really unexpected pleasure, try the lamb! Oh my, I love lamb and have to say, the Best I have really ever had. I also love the soup with soba noodles and shrimp. Great flavor! Just takes a little time to get your food as only... More 

Thank Nancy T
Bellingham, Washington
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This strip-mall restaurant in Punta Gorda serves food that would be perfectly at home in San Francisco, New York or, well, Tokyo. The sushi has always been of the highest quality and freshness. I love hamachi and have never had better. Tempura is also so much better than much of what you get at other regional Japanese restaurants. It's light,... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Everything is prepared once ordered, so don't expect a quick meal. That said, the sushi is exquisite. Well prepared, fresh, and creatively presented. It's a small restaurant and reservations are recommended in season.

Thank Barbara B
Buffalo, New York
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I almost don't want to write a review because I don't want to give away one of PG's secrets. This place has fantastic sushi! Very small restaurant, quiet relaxing vibe, and delicious food. It will take some time to get your food because everything is hand rolled by one man to order, but it's worth the wait. Definitely check it... More 

Thank Lee M
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Do you love sushi and/or authentic Japanese cuisine? Than look no further! Amimotos owners are actually from Japan and it shows in how delicious the food is. I have eating Sushi my whole life and this is hands down the best I've ever had. I have been coming here for over 5 years now and the quality is consistent. I... More 

Thank Steven L
Punta Gorda, Florida
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77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great sushi is hard to find in SWFL and Amimoto does not disappoint. We are from San Francisco and are picky about our sushi. We have never had a less than exceptional meal here. The fish is as fresh as possible and delicious. The preparation is creative and presented in a wonderful fashion.

Thank Barbara B
Port Charlotte, Florida
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248 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

An Amimoto Christmas is a must, especially on Bill's birthday! They must take an entire day to set up this Christmas village, and we were lucky enough to sit right next to the animated section. Took me a while to realize, though, that the tiny "ho ho ho's" that we kept hearing came from the Santa in the hot-air balloon.... More 

Thank Suzymobile47
Punta Gorda, Florida
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is a family-owned small restaurant in a traditional setting. It is a great setting for couples and is by no means a singles joint like the popular Fort Myers sushi bars. The food is excellent and prepared by the owner. The menu has a great selection of the usual choices. They do have daily specials which have always been... More 

Thank Ernie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-505-1515

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?