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Mikino's Diner

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6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
+1 803-731-5999
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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here in years because wife has been drawn to the hibachi restaurants. Got tired of being spoon fed rice, then veggies then meat at a high price and a show. Decided to try them again and have been very pleased. They have added Thai (pad thai) and Vietnamese (Pho) in addition to the hibachi shrimp and teriyaki chicken.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We've been going here for years. Don't know why I waited this long to review. Mikinos is all around great. The servers are responsive, the food is prepared seasoned, the portions are huge. I can make 3-4 meals from the servings. And the sweet tea is the best tea I've had. Habatchi style cooking, also a Vietnamese bun ga and... More 

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Thank Rodney C
Columbia, South Carolina
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I discovered this restaurant years ago, on the recommendation of a coworker. You get great hibachi food, at a fraction of the cost of the "showier" restaurants, and, in my opinion, tastes much better! The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, closing in between. They cook on a big hibachi grill in the back of the restaurant, and bring... More 

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Thank Devyn_11
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The food here is terrible. Basic rot-gut food. They tables never look very clean. If you like Tokyo Grill and other such food places you'll love this place. If you are looking for authentic quality Japanese food this is not the place for you!

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1 Thank btown0
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Don't let the modest appearance cool you. This is my favorite restaurant. No fancy show by a hibachi chef. Just great food.

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Thank Andrew F
Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

The food is prepared fresh on a habatchi. Large portion s and family owned with that welcome feeling. I reccomend the Teriyaki chicken and rice, it comes with veggies and side salad, lot's of food for less than you would spend at a fast food place, and much healthier! !! Love this little hidden lunch jem !!

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Thank Angus G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

I had the lunch combination steak and shrimp hibachi it was DELICIOUS. The price was not bad considering the portions are large!!! Its definiltely a must try, the vegetables were fresh and crisp!!!

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1 Thank bzlebug
Columbia, SC
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2012

They've got a very simple menu... basically three different dishes that you can change the type of 'meat' that you get. But, when you only do a few things, you can be expected to do them well! They have a large hibachi style grill that they do most of their cooking on. We've only ordered for take-out so far (because... More 

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1 Thank Emmiekae
Columbia, South Carolina
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

Simple menu with some of the most delicious food you will find in this area. Chicken, shrimp, pork or beef never tasted better than when cooked with special seasonings and served with special sauces. The noodle dishes are especially interesting with a variety of textures and ingredients than will soon have you addicted. The rice dishes are different and equally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6169 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29212-3146
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-731-5999

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