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Samurai Japanese Steakhouse

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5500 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-7800
+1 419-609-6888
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

As a resident of Sandusky I've gone to this restaurant for years. I did take about a 4 year hiatus after an incident where the hostess let our party wait over an hour for a table with the excuse she saw the person who made the reservation leave (he stepped out to smoke). Anyways on Monday nights they have half... More 

Thank vthames79
Sandusky, Ohio
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Although this is a Japanese steakhouse, and that certainly is an entertaining, The most notable aspect for me is that the sushi is fresher here than other area places.

Thank Florence M
Branson, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The place is in a strip mall and hand written signed on windows. I was a little scared going it. However the food was amazing! Best I have had in a long time.

Thank john_g44160
Cleveland, Ohio
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Went for my niece's birthday and was a great experience !!! Food is cooked right before you and excellent in taste !!!! Fun atmosphere for families and just a great place to eat overall !!!!

Thank irishluck7780
Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

In town for a sports tournament and decided to give this place a try. After some initial hesitation because it's located in a plaza, we decided to give it a go and I have to say I was really impressed. They put on a great show and the kids really enjoyed it. The steak hibachi was cooked perfectly. The portions... More 

Thank jj_capperes
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I don't really have any complaints about Samurai, I just wasn't really impressed with any of our food either. My family has a local place in Columbus that is our gold standard with regards to hibachi and this was a good step below that. The salad dressing was a little too sweet, and almost a little mustardy. My wife's fried... More 

Thank NeilRJ
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My favorite hibachi place in general. no other hibachi places can compare to here, although i may be biased because I've been going here for the longest time. sushi is awesome, yum yum sauce is awesome, hibachi is awesome.

Thank Abby T
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Food is always excellent. Heaven roll is amazing, love the gyoza, and the hibachi is delicious. Show is great and kids love it. Address is actually 5500 Milan rd. Take the family out after a stay at the resorts for an amazing experience and a great price. Or, go out by yourself and sit at the... More 

Thank Shane K
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to the Kalahari waterpark for some splashing fun. We wanted to try something different and fun for dinner. We checked the menu on line and decided to give it a try. We entered and were shown to a hibachi table. There were six other people at the table. We ordered our drinks and then the chef came out... More 

1 Thank jeri9
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times and it has been good everytime! The sushi never disappoints and the hibachi meals are delish!

1 Thank Kelsey B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-7800
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-609-6888
In a shopping plaza next to Lowe's. We have a full bar, fresh sushi, and live hibachi! Come enjoy a night out with the family or an intimate date night!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?