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Hotoke Restaurant

350 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2010
+1 732-246-8999
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“sushi” (32 reviews)
“miso soup” (4 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
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Sushi, Japanese, Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
350 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2010
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

No ambiance and missing attendance of waiters. Food is basic asian food, good sashimi and sushi. Very limited wine list

Thank TheFourSwiss
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with friends. As soon as we entered, we were struck by the great vibe of the room. We were seated, and Olga, our server, came right over. Mango Martinis...WOW!!! And everything that followed, equally enjoyable. The room can get noisy, and...More

Thank Mpep05
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We hosted 11 people here before a show. Darkly lit, but pleasant. Lengthy menu with something for everyone. Pleasant wait staff, but very long wait for meals to be served. Although we allowed ourselves plenty of time, our meals were so slow to arrive that...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Offers a consistently pleasant experience, always on my agenda when in town. Service not always the most professional, but always kind

Thank Ralf G
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Visited here for the first time prior to seeing a show at the State Theater. The happy hour is the best. From 4 to 7 it's half price drinks and 30% off finger foods. Drinks arrived quick as did our appy, however, waiting for the...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The happy hour is the main reason I would go back to Hotoke. We came before a show at the State Theater and sat at the bar. The service was horrible, but drinks were half price and a limited food menu was discounted as well....More

Thank car0344
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Food and drinks were decent. Decor and lighting was cool. However, for the prices I expected larger portions and more flavor/creativity. Five bite sized dumplings, $10. Sushi was on the high side also $15-20/special roll which I don't usually mind yet the amount of fish...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a recent trip. Poked our heads in and decided to come back for dinner after a drink at another location. We came back sat at the bar where there were only 2 other patrons. There were 2 women behind...More

Thank Tory F
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We ordered a ton of appetizers and thy were all quite tasty, and when we went to order the pad thai noodles, they said it was only enough for one as the fried rice was too, but when it came, it could have been share...More

Thank yardleywang
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been here before and loved it. The food is delicious especially the Pork Fried Rice. Drinks are good as well. The only problem I had both times I went here was the service with the waitress. it seems like if you sit the...More

Thank Myshellz09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-2010
    (Bayard Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-246-8999
An eclectic Contemporary-Asian dining experience, specializing in sushi and creative cocktail mixing; featuring a lava stone bar, relaxing lounge, and sushi bar.

Happy Hour : Monday- Friday from 4:00 -7:00pm. Sushi special: American and Traditional rolls for half price.
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