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Nakato Japanese Steak House

9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
+1 843-449-3344
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (39 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9912 N Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-4015
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are locals in search of something new to our list of great restaurants in MB. We have been to other steak houses on 17 and broadway on the beach, but found this restaurant outstanding. We went early, were promptly seated and our waiter took...More

Thank Martin J
Julia J, General Manager at Nakato Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review! We are delighted that you visited. Thanks for adding us to the locals list and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family here for an early bird dinner at the request of my wife. I personally have never ate at a Japanese steakhouse before so I didn’t know what the big draw was. Our cook was pretty good, but kept making comments to my...More

Thank Colbey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Myrtle Beach for a couple of weeks and had a hankering for an authentic Japanese hibachi meal. The maestro (cook) put on a great show and the meal was fantastic! Will remember this fondly as part of my Myrtle Beach vacation.

Thank Gumby P
Julia J, Manager at Nakato Japanese Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for dining with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my sons choice as his favorite meal before heading off to basic training for the army He as well as all of the family were very happy he chose to go to Nakato All aspects of the meal were great. The service the...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant for the first time 18 years ago today after our wedding and eat here every time we come to Myrtle Beach. The early bird specials are a great deal and my favorite thing to do is mix my noodles with...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We went with a large group, including a couple small children who had never been to a Japanese steakhouse. We specifically asked for a great chef who would give a great show for the kids' 1st experience. This wish must have fallen on deaf ears...More

Thank 978KenT
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Our first visit here. We did not leave disappointed. They are so organized, food was very good. Such a selection, a choice for Everyone! I had chicken and shrimp teriyaki. Loved it! What a treat to have fresh fried rice too Plenty of parking as...More

Thank zwizz94
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I was hesitant at first because the interior looks old and tired but it was clean and well maintained. The service was impeccable and the food was amazing!!! Best server we got, by the name of Ian. He has to handle 2 tables with large...More

Thank rheabellsnyc
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We are locals and have had Sunday lunch here before, but never EVER again. The waitress Renee P was so inattentive! We ordered our drinks and waited and continued to wait while she went to the back, came back out then refilled another tables drinks...More

1  Thank mom2cannadaboys
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My husband & I took our two teenage grandchildren to this place for a "Christmas gift" from us. The cook did not do anything to entertain us. He was not very friendly. He was there just to cook.....Also, the menu consisted of noodles, rice, meat(whatever...More

Thank BarbDarlington_SC
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Questions & Answers
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, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 29572-4015
  • 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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