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Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill

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829 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-3669
+1 207-992-9983
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Winterport
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a show and meal all in one. They prepare the food right in front of you It is so fresh and good size portions.

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Thank WinterportFan
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm delighted that you enjoyed our hibachi grill! Aren't the chefs so fun to watch? Looking forward to having you by again soon. Best, Li Yang, owner More 

Miramichi, Canada
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Tender and moist along with a great show provided for my friends and I with a special night of dining with the steak and scallops and chicken and veggies. Thank you for the good food and show.

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Thank stevejp41
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm thrilled that an evening out with us turned into such a special night for you and you friends, Steve! I'll be sure to let our chefs know that their showmanship was much appreciated. Looking forward to having you back for more surf and turf hibachi again soon! Be well, Li Yang, owner More 

Brewer, Maine
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I love the experience of the hibachi but dislike the noise that comes with it. I find it very difficult to hear with all the noise in the room. The food is very good but if you indulge you better bring your wallet,this restaurant is not cheap to go to. Also the Happy Birthday drum is loud and is pounded... More 

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Thank Tammy C
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that it can get quite loud for you. Unfortunately, there isn't much that we can do to reduce that noise while you're eating in the hibachi side, as the fun environment and party environment and Ido truly apologize for that. However, you're always welcome to eat in the other side of our restaurant. I hope you'll... More 

Wilton, Maine
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a couple times when I visit friends in Bangor and every time feels like the first time. They entertain from the moment you walk through the door until the moment you leave. Depending when you go it could be crazy busy so I'd recommend going for lunch or getting a reservation but go regardless and... More 

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Thank KJ-Jamison
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm thrilled you always enjoy your time with us, KJ-Jamison! When you go out for a meal, you deserve to be well taken care of and entertained. Thank you! Best, Li Yang, owner More 

Pittsfield, Maine, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a great meal, great staff and absolute fun. Loved watching the cooking display and actually caught the flying food!! (they toss you a piece of food). Its a great place to go.

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Thank Wendibeth64
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

That's so great to hear, Wendi! Glad our cooks can keep you entertain and thank you for the support! Best, Li Yang, owner More 

Saint Andrews, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

It was so good the first night that when friends joined us the second night, we went again. Lots to eat and full take home bag at the end

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Thank 220dlord
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Two nights in a row? That's awesome! I'm so pleased that you and your friends enjoyed your time with us and even got some leftovers in the end. Hope to see you for another great meal again soon! Best, Li Yang, owner More 

mmalinowski
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We typically go here when visiting my daughter at UMaine and are never disappointed! I have NOT had the hibachi, just the sushi, but man do they ever nail that. Excellent wait staff. We had Kaitlynn and she never disappoints! I love sushi with tempura in it (love that crunch) and I can never remember the name of the roll... More 

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Thank mmalinowski
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

There's something wonderful about having traditions like this -- thank you for coming to see us whenever you're in town! I'm thrilled that our spider roll is such a hit. We always strive to consistently impress our customers, so I hope we'll continue to wow you with our sushi! Until next time, Li Yang, owner More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This atmosphere in the restaurant is very nice and the food was good. Not very good, just good. Our waiter really struggled with our orders and his knowledge of the menu. But he tried. I would go back but only if I were in the area. It was walking distance from the Comfort Inn which does not have a restaurant.

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Thank Judy G
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm glad that you enjoyed your experience with us, Judy. That being said, I'm sorry that we weren't able to bring you that outstanding service and delicious meal that you deserve when you dine with us. I'll be sure to speak with our staff about your experience to make sure it doesn't happen again. I hope you'll consider coming back... More 

Newburyport, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went for someones bday and a reservation had been made...good choice.It seemed if you didnt have one it was a little crazy...lots of people waiting. Service was good and so was the food...only one request...let the taste of the food come out it seemed everything was soaked in soy sauce.

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Thank Goanywhere28
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. I'm glad that you are a fan of the food and the service. I'll be sure to pass along your suggestion regarding the soy sauce to our team. That being said, we're always happy to accommodate diner's preferences, so don't hesitate to ask as everything is cook to order. Best, Li Yang, owner More 

Silver Spring, Maryland
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We dropped in here for a late lunch. We sat in the Hibachi section where they cook the food in front of you. I ordered the Shrimp Tempura and steak&shrimp. The cooking show started with the chief offering everyone shots of Saki from a squirt bottle. My wife tired it, the chief missed and she ended up with Saki on... More 

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1 Thank r0bertg222
Li Y, Owner at Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, responded to this review

I'm sorry that this was you and your wife's experience with us, Robert. The hibachi experience is supposed to be a fun and delicious one. I apologize that your wife got any sake on her. Again sorry for your experience. Best, Li Yang, owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-3669
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-992-9983
Description
At Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill, you'll find over 100 delectable dishes, fantastic service, and a welcoming, energetic atmosphere! Our guests come from all over to enjoy our fresh sushi, Hibachi-style lobster, and popular Asian dishes. But no matter how busy you may find our restaurant, you'll always find that the experience is well worth the wait! Our juicy chicken teriyaki and steaks are sure to please, but be sure to sample our Japanese noodle dishes, fresh scallops, and golden coconut shrimp on a future visit. And when it comes to special occasions, trust Kobe Ninja House Japanese Grill to bring the fire to all your events! We look forward to bringing you a dining experience unlike any other that Bangor has to offer!

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