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Nakato Japanese Steak House

9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
+1 843-449-3344
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (35 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
“onion volcano” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had a reservation for a busy Saturday evening and were seated as soon as we arrived. The service as very good, attentive and friendly. The steak and shrimp combination I ordered was excellently prepared.

Thank bedmonson
Julia N, Manager at Nakato Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you.

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with a group of friends. I hadn't made a reservation and it was really busy, so we had to wait for 15-20 minutes. But, we waited at the bar, so no big deal. The server and hostess were very friendly...More

Thank ashley_jarriel87
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I took my friend to Nakato to celebrate her birthday and we had the best experience ever! Delicious food, amazing show, and the stuff were very attentive. We also got some pictures from photographer who worked there, my friend loved her photo very much. Thank...More

Thank Lolly D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made a reservation for 8:30. We arrived around 8:25 and checked in with the hostess. She said they were running about 15 minutes behind and we told her that was fine. At 8:50 I went back to the hostess to ask...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The hibachi shrimp was very good, the chicken was average at best. The spicy tuna roll was very good but the dragon roll was oversized and not good. The restaurant was packed and very smokey with multiple grills in action at one time. Service was...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Nakato is one of my favorite restaurants in North Myrtle Beach! Last time I visited Nakato 2 weeks ago and everything was perfect as usual. Friendly hostess showed our table, nice server took our order quickly, and then started the most interesting part of our...More

Thank BritneyMoore
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The food never disappoints! Customer service is amazing. The wait staff is attentive, polite and they always keep the client happy and they're good on this. If you are craving sushi or hibachi this is the right spot. Sometimes the line can scare you. But...More

Thank Asley_Wood
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really good food, standard prices. Make a reservation as waiting can be long. Our chef was fun. Over all we had a great time.

Thank itsjustmeNY
Reviewed 5 August 2017

As a local who has been to this restaurant over a 30 year span, more times I want to admit, tonight was not up to par. The soup was watery, no flavor, bland. The zucchini and broccoli tasted like it had grains of sand it...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

For years and years my family and I have gone to Miyabi, which is the main competition to Nakato next door. While Miyabi is a "prettier" restaurant I had always heard the food was better at nakato. Recently my boyfriend took me to Nakato and...More

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10 August 2017|
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Response from Julia N | Property representative |
We do not honor AAA discounts at this time. Nakato does run an Early Bird special daily from 4 to 5 with discounted menu items. We also offer happy hour from 4-6 from September 1st until June 1st. We also have a senior... More
14 August 2016|
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Response from Marsha Bross D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they do, just call them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-449-3344
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Nakato is a 3rd generation family owned restaurant. Established in 1978 Nakato has been providing Japanese Hibachi and Sushi to the Grand Strand Area.
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