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Kyoto Japanese Restaurant

6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
+1 815-477-8300
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (42 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (7 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at Kyoto celebrating our nieces birthday. Our waiter was fun and very attentive! Great food and fun!

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very hesitant to go at first because my taste buds are very reluctant to say the least. I was impressed by the service, atmosphere and food. Everything was delicious and he didn't force me to eat the broccoli (which I do not like)...More

Thank glendas562
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We celebrated an evening with friends taking off for the south to avoid the winter snows. Our chef was excellent and the food was cooked to perfection. The hibachi performance was first rate.

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We love Kyoto. So much so that my husband chooses to celebrate his birthday there each November. Wonderful sushi and steak that is butter tender.

Thank n4o1r3m5e2
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with everything, from the service, the chef, and the excellent dinner. Portions were over the top. Watch out for the draft beer prices as they're more than a little pricey. We'll definitely be making this one of our our regular dinner...More

Thank JDWalkman
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We walked in and got a table for four. We ate where the sushi is made and it almost seems like a separate cafe. All of our entrees were great, the appetizers too. The sushi ordered by two of our party was "great" too. Everyone...More

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Do NOT go here if you have a headache - it is VERY noisy!!! And, Kudos to them for being so busy. Wait time was 20 mins even with a res. Our party of 10 was seated & had our own grilling area. Drinks ordered,...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went to Kyoto Japanese Restaurant with my wife and cousin Chris who lives in Huntly, IL. We sat at a table with a family of seven. The Chief was very entertaining and cooked and presented the food very well! I would strongly recommend this restaurant...More

Thank George A
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Have been a Crystal Lake resident for over 25 years and finally tried it. Wish we had tried it sooner! Everyone enjoyed their choices - but will only do the grill next time. Chef was pleasant and fun and can't wait to bring the grandkids.

Thank 440lmc
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This restaurant reminds me of eating at Disney World. You truly get a performance with the meal. It is a little pricier, but it is fun for special occasions.

Thank 104shelbie
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15 January 2018|
Response from Sheila L | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat at the cooking table. We ate in the sushi area, and our table was for five.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6320 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7935
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-477-8300
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