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1610 Lancaster Dr NE, Near Lancaster and Market, Salem, OR 97301-1964
+1 503-363-3552
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Salem, Oregon
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

They serve traditional Japanese food in a hibachi restaurant where the chef prepares the food in an entertaining and delightful way over a hibachi grill in front of the customers. They serve green tea ice cream which is imported, and some of the best tasting ice cream on the planet! One of my favorite parts of the cooking is when... More 

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Thank Joe K
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Fun for any occasion. This place has been around for a long time. What sets is apart is the sauce! Sauce is boss in my World and they have the best sauces in town. Many of the same people that work there have been there for years. Geography it's not in the best of location and appears to be a... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I had never eaten Japanese food before. I loved the food and atmosphere. We were celebrating a birthday and we were a group of seven. We had a reservation for 6:30 and were seated as soon as all of us arrived. The chef was friendly and was delighted to share his love of cooking with us. The restaurant is not... More 

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1 Thank NJHeimark
Woodburn, Oregon
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I used to consider Kyoto's one of the absolute go-tos when I had enough to really splurge... Im not sure if its the location, new management, or simply something fading... but the atmosphere has completely dissolved. Im sad to say its become mediocre food that one could prepare at home and an awkward interaction with someone longing for their next... More 

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Thank Dfreese88
Dallas OR
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Eaten here many times. Our server was good. The chef seemed new and our shrimp seemed not cooked enough. Boring chef but we liked our waitress and she was attentive.

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Thank Butlersplace
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

My mother and I drove to Salem to see a performance and had originally planned to eat at The Wild Pear - sadly it was under renovation. So, we decided to try Kyoto. Arrived with a full hour to spare and were seated after waiting for a hostess to notice us. There was a large family seated next to us.... More 

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1 Thank Lexy K
Salem, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Love the food every time I go there. I always get the chicken and filet meal (amazing if your wondering what to choose).

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Thank meganarendt
Salem, Oregon, United States
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

If you want to create a lasting memory for your kids or your date, this is the place to take them. I went here when I was a kid and always remembered how cool it was. So I finally took my kids there 30 years later and they had a blast. The show is great, the food is tasty and... More 

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Thank Crystal A
Yakima, Washington
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2014

This is the place if you want the best sushi in Salem. After 11 years of visiting Kyoto, I've never had a bad experience. The chef, Hiroshi, prepares excellent sushi along with a large dose of good humor. Most importantly, the fish is fresh and good in quality. From the simple Tekka Maki to their Spider Roll, the food is... More 

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Thank Phil S
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Great sushi joint especially if Hiroshi is behind the counter! Always fresh and consistent fish and good service!

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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
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 Lancaster Dr NE, Near Lancaster and Market, Salem, OR 97301-1964
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-363-3552

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?