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Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Pinevile, Charlotte, NC
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (7 reviews)
“ginger salad” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Pinevile, Charlotte, NC
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The food and atmosphere was nice. There is not much to brag about this place. The entertainment was enjoyable. We all asked for soft drinks. The drinks had no taste what so ever. I was immediately turned off when I saw they had the pitchers...More

1  Thank ChinaDominicana
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Food is always great and so is the service, some chef's have better people skills and really enjoy giving a show! I come as much aa possible and will refer this place to everyone!

Thank kikiyou77
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I visited this restaurant with a group of teammates for a holiday celebration. I ordered a chicken and shrimp. The meal was prepared has one big dish with the ingredients ordered such as chicken, shrimp, and steak.I think the entertainment as the meal was prepared...More

Thank LadyAnn_12
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

One of our family traditions is to visit Nakatos during the Christmas/New Year's holiday with my brother and his family. This time was our first visit during lunch, and it was fantastic! My Mom joined us, making it a party of 9. The lunch menu...More

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant that I really like, but this most recent visit was poor in comparison to normal. My gf and I decided to sit at the sushi bar as we were limited on time and couldn't sit through the full hibachi experience. We...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I had been here during Sept 2016 for a friendly dinner with family and friends. The food menu and preparations are good but seating is a bit of congestion. There is not enough space between the tables and when food preparation is going on the...More

Thank mehnaaz
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beware, this spot is always crowded and there is always a long waiting time. I like the food but hate the late service. I've tried going to this place at different times on Friday's and Saturdays but dice. I usually end up at Kabuto's. Good...More

Thank mdbs24
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Oh this place is so yummy. It's pricy, though it's also entertaining, the food is so mouthwatering good and everyone seems to enjoy their time here.

Thank travelbug43_8
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a team dinner at a large Hibachi table, (seated 17). I had the Hot Lava Roll which was a California roll topped w/torched scallops, spicy aioli, eel sauce & wasabi flying fish roe) and it was outstanding, very fresh and flavorful. I also...More

Thank Cuda2013
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We had the crunchy shrimp roll as a sushi appetizer it was by far the best thing we ate! The soup was average, the salad was ok jut lettuce and tomato but what made it awful was the tart and extra salty ginger salad dressing...More

1  Thank Deborah H
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23 June 2016|
Response from Larry13C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We have done that before and ordered an extra fried rice or side of noodles. Just be warned, you do not get a lot of meat with the entrees.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinevile, Charlotte, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
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