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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 15 April 2022 via mobile

This place is ridiculous! It’s closed, but still took OpenTable reservations! We had a reservation for 10 people! We showed up and they were closed! We called , and the # was disconnected! Geez! Then my daughter googled the place and it directed us to...the mall. We went there, and then it was a fast food place with take out only. The person working was VERY RUDE. Even if they open up as a sit down restaurant… I will never eat there again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 16 August 2021

This place is under renovations, so they moved their restaurant to the nearby mall for takeout. They have a smaller menu because of this but the food is still great. I was able to order the steak and chicken teriyaki gluten free. They used a...gluten free soy sauce to prepare the meal and did not include the pasta (for obvious reasons). I couldn't tell the difference and it was amazing. Everything was cooked to perfection. The rest of the family had chicken terriyaki and some had shrimp and it was all great. If you have to eat gluten free talk to the person who answers the phone. They are knowledgeable and will work with the chef to make sure they can accommodate you. They even marked the container Gluten Free which was nice.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 27 January 2020

This is our favorite Japanese...We love the flavors created there...We went to Competition while closed for repairs and will never go again, horrible....Open soon...You are missed

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 27 November 2019 via mobile

This restaurant always delivers quality and quantity consistently. Meal was very well paced and included soup, salad, rice and noodles. Wine and beer prices are reasonable and mu wife really enjoyed the $5 Sangria special.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 18 October 2019

Had hibachi here last night with family. There were seven of us so we had our own table. First time experience for the grandkids. Our two-year-old granddaughter loved it; the four-year-old granddaughter was a little scared of the brief high flame and volcano. “Mitsubishi”, our...chef, was very skilled and fun. We all enjoyed the food and the entertainment. Very generous portions and lots of leftovers. Missed the rice ball tossing. I noticed it wasn’t done at the next table either. Will come again next time we are down this way. two year old loved it.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 11 October 2019 via mobile

We ordered our drinks 1/2 price bottle of Rodney Strong Cab - I had the ribeye and lobster - both were cooked perfectly.my wife who usually only eats 1/2 of her meal was pleased with the 55 or older Chicken special for only $13.00 and...came with veggies, rice Japanese noodles and shrimp appetizer. Party of 4 with bottle of wine and other drinks for around $200.00More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 4 October 2019 via mobile

We went to celebrate birthdays, and we are so glad we did! Tommy, our chef, was entertaining, funny & personable!! We had shrimp, chicken & scallops between our group, and everything was cooked to perfection!! Nakato was the best Japanese steakhouse we’ve been to in...a very long time!!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 3 October 2019 via mobile

The food was good!! Jose was our cook and he was fantastic! Enjoyed our experience here and will come back! And when we come back, we will request him again. Very funny and interactive with the table guests.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 17 September 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend h I ate here tonight and we really enjoyed it, we normally don't order hibachi so the experience was great; so was the service & food, (also large portions) not an expert on how it should taste or be prepared. We left full...and happy-)More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

You will not be disappointed if you eat here. Everything taste so good! One difference between them & other Japanese restaurants close by is they serve noodles & rice with your meal. Not just rice. If you leave here hungry it would be your own...fault.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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7 April 2019|
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Response from tangi1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, we arrived promptly at 5pm and we had the early bird dinner. Plenty of food! Enjoy!
31 July 2018|
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Response from A2503XHbrettc | Reviewed this property |
No not required but it’s a good idea during the busy season
9 August 2017|
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Response from Nakatomyrtlebeach | 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
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nakato Japanese Restaurant - Myrtle Beach

Yes, Nakato Japanese Restaurant - Myrtle Beach offers takeaway services.

Nakato Japanese Restaurant - Myrtle Beach is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4