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3919 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-4199 (Formerly Asian Bistro)
+1 252-261-1946
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Hardly ANYTHING was open Dec 25th. This place, thankfully, opened... even though they aren't normally open on Sunday, let alone Xmas day. Super smart business decision! Not only that, the food was really tasty. Asian (smiling, friendly) staff all wearing Santa hats, which was too adorable. We were more than grateful. Will be back, holiday or not.

Thank Judydub
Reedville, Virginia
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We got a bunch of different things from the happy hour menu and the apps, rolls, and drinks were all quite good. Our server was very nice and attentive even though we came in during his time to eat. Their happy hour specials can't be beat for sushi prices and I loved the spicy tuna.

Thank virginia t
Yorktown, Virginia
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The chef accommodated our needs perfectly. Such friendly staff and the food was delicious! I got an assortment of sushi rolls and my husband got the Pad Thai. Very pleased! Will definitely return.

Thank joanneelainetanner
Ridgetop, Tennessee, United States
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221 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We always stop in here for habachi but especially the sushi. Have had many of the different rolls. Even the peppered tuna is great off-season. I love it here. Didn't get to see Yuki today so will have to return tomorrow!

Thank Robby F
Durham, North Carolina
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236 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Perhaps things weren't quite up to par during the Christmas holidays, but the sushi was not particularly attractive or fresh, the "orange beef" was too greasy to eat and the meat itself very fatty, the green tea ice-cream seemed a little past its prime, and our other entrees, while tasty, were not particularly inspired. Service was average. We've only been... More 

Thank JMinNC
Kill Devil Hills, United States
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I was in the mood for sushi so my wife and I went out to Sanya. She won’t eat the stuff so the menu needed to have other cooked entrées. I had the tuna sushi the yellow fin sushi and the salmon roll; all three were delicious and very fresh. As an entrée I had the red snapper with Thai... More 

Thank Barry S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Absolutely the best sushi in the area. Always fresh and delicious. Very friendly staff always eager to please.

Thank June P
Oradell, New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We wanted to try some sushi, as my son loves his sushi. We found this place, and are so very glad we did. We have tried sushi in many states from California to Chicago to New Jersey. This is now our favorite #1 sushi restaurant of all!! Everyone loved their meal, and the service was professional and accommodating. The food... More 

Thank pak4444
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here to eat on our last night of our obx vacation. We should have come by sooner! The food was delicious and the service was gentle and unobtrusive. My favorite was the deep fried sushi. My husband loved all the sushi we ordered but was facinated by the Japanese strawberry soda. I would go back... More 

Thank AwesomeTabitha
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Living on the Obx we have some great food options and a TON of great fresh seafood.. This is a family favorite. Sushi is beautiful and fresh.. The service is not super fast but we dont mind and just plan an relaxing and not being in a rush.. Its not fast food after all.. try any of the specials..you wont... More 

Thank obxwhit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3919 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-4199 (Formerly Asian Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-261-1946

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?