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Kyoto Japanese Steak

2160 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-5312
+1 434-237-9134
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible27%
25 Dec 2016
“Below average resturant”
17 Dec 2016
“Koto not Kyoto”
Open Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
2160 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-5312
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had a non Japanese waiter and a non Japanese chief, neither seamed to know what they were doing. Food was Ok. The restaurant needs a good remodeling. We were a party of two, and they added a tip to our bill, when they brought...More

Thank Allen_M_54
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

One should question the health rating of the business.Outside at rear there are piles of garbage and old chairs , the building is in much need of repair.The inside is not much better ,we have ate there for years under previous owners.Today doors propped open...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food large portions, the chef put on a very good show definitely recommend. We will definitely dine there again!

Thank divemasterstevew
Reviewed 2 June 2016

When we walked in you walk straight in the bar; the lobby is old looking and musty feel about it! I've had chicken habachi in other places and this has to be the most tasteless.

Thank Zee4453
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We were there on a Saturday to this place: Koto Japanese (not Kyoto as indicated here). We were seated at a grill table (with actual chairs) and our server was present immediately with soup. Another family was seated with us just as the cooking was...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Just ate at Koto's guessing it's the same place. It's no good. Very old and dingy. You have to crawl into tables that have a raised floor to sit on. Very hard and uncomfortable. The food was bleh at best. The cook was very personable...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I really like teriyaki chicken and eat Japanese probably once a month or every other month on average. Of all the standard Japanese restaurants in the area, Kyoto is one of my favorites. It is convenient to where I live (I live on 221 and...More

Thank bfarber
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Sometimes you just get lucky. Three of us were staying nearby and thought we'd try this place only because it was close. A couple started a loud and heated argument at the front door as we arrived, but just as we turned on our heels...More

Thank SanMarco2
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Food quality and quantiy very good but you pay good for it too. The cooks are very entertaining. Last time however ther was a long wait once we were seated. took forever to get drinks. We were there to celebrate a Friends birthday and one...More

Thank Darrell R
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We were seated around a huge hotplate and were somewhat bemused, but then a young American man with a Japanese traditional dress presented himself, and began to entertain us with amazing skills, juggling sharp knives, and unbelievably eggs with stainless steel cutlery without breaking them....More

Thank BobClaireRebecca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2160 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-237-9134
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