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About Kobe Japanese Steak House, Maui
Enjoy the exciting art of Japanese Teppanyaki dining. Our talented chefs will prepare delicious steak, chicken, and seafood entrees right at your table. Complete dinners include soup, shrimp appetizer, teppan vegetables, rice, and hot tea. Vegetarian and keiki (kids) menus are available. Sunset dinner specials offered daily at our 5:30 and 6:00 PM seatings. Oku"s fabulous sushi will complete your Japanese dining experience! RESERVATIONS FOR TEPPANYAKI DINING ONLY!!
Lahaina, HI 96761
Steakhouse, Sushi, Japanese
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Daily 5:30pm-10:00pm
Sushi Bar: Daily 5:00pm-11:00pm
RESERVATIONS FOR TEPPANYAKI
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Join Auntie Toddy Lilikoi and the Kobe Ohana (family) for Karaoke and dancing every Friday and Saturday night from 9:30 PM until closing. Customers be 21 years with a valid I. D.
Our parking lot is behind the restaurant. We offer a $5.00 parking reimbursement at the Lahaina Restoration or Republic Parking lots located across the street.
The Maui Bus stops at the Wharf Shopping center 1/2 block from the restuarant.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wine
Kobe Japanese Steak House, Maui Ratings and Reviews
I used to have perfect dinner eveytime I go Kobe but this time, service wasn't that good. We had a resv. At 8:30 but wasn't sat to table till 45minutes later after checking in and we had to wait a hour again for our chef to come to our table. When our chef Manny came around 10 ish, he was worth of the wait. He made our night. Thank you.
We had to wait about 10 minutes before we headed to an upstairs table. We were immediately waited on for cocktails and appetizers. Our main entree was taken shortly after that. The Chef kept us amused as he was preparing our meal. The entire evening was fabulous as I would recommend the Kobe Japanese Steak to anyone who desires an evening out.
Fun time and women at front and ones that took our order were great. The cook was excellent and made the experience enjoyable. The steak quality was average and the rice just ok. The soup was more watery and less taste than I usually like. The food quality was not as expected but overall we had a good time and would recommend.
The food was great and the prices are not that bad.. HOWEVER, our chef did NO tricks and the only words he spoke to us were to confirm our orders. We were ver disappointed. Then someone in our party ordered sushi instead of the Tepanyaki style and the chef confirmed it, but when he was finished cooking it still wasnt there. We asked the waitress, "Hi, my wifes sushi still hasn't arrived and everyone is almost through with their meal. When can we expect it?" Her reply no joke was this, "So, do you still want it or not?" I walked away before I said something I would regret. Very unhappy with the whole experience. We will not be going back there again.
We love Kobe's in Rancho Mirage, CA. This is not even close to that location. Server never brought my wife her second drink. The chef was average at best as far as entertaining. The salad is not included. We were there celebrating our 35th anniversary and we told a few people and added it to our reservation. But it was never really acknowledged. The reason we picked Kobe's for our special night is because we used to visit the one in Rancho Mirage all the time when we were first together.
I have been coming to Maui for 25 years and amongst all the restaurants that have come and gone, kobe’s Lahaina has always been there. Very good quality food, good chefs, and just a good atmosphere. Yes it’s noisy but I wouldn’t expect less from a Japanese steakhouse where the entertainment and showmanship during the cooking is part of the experience.
This will be a spot I’ll continue to frequent every time I’m on Thebes island
We've been here a bunch of times before but this was seriously the worst dining experience ever. We didn't get a chef until an hour after our reservation time (we were all sitting at the table for one hour and no one came to check on us), the wrong chef started cooking for us, they undercooked our food (and argued when we simply asked for it to be cooked more), and got our bill wrong. Simply the worst experience ever. Unfortunately we don't plan on going back.
I love Kobe's!!! It is so much fun to come with a group of friends celebrating a birthday or special event. We had a party of 16 so it was perfect because that fits exactly 2 tables and we had 2 personal chefs. They cook right in front of you, giving you a great show and delicious food!!!! I always get the steak and shrimp with garlic fried rice. It comes with a soup and a huge portion of veggies all cooked in front of you! This is a fun place for groups!!!!
I'm surprised to see the negative reviews. We are 3/3 for great experiences here. 2 of our visits were with the whole family of 6-7. We came at 5:30 and got the early bird deal. The kids all had virgin drinks and the wife and I each had a cocktail. With a 20% tip we were out for about $250. On Maui that's an outstanding value for a full meal including a simple soup, shrimp and veggie appetizers, yummy entrees, and an entertaining show of preparing the food. We had no room for dessert!
They were really busy. The waitress was so busy that she didn't take the time to go over the 3 different parties orders. Our cook was confused. When we asked for help, she replied, "i'm too busy" and kept walking away. We haven't been in a while but this was just a big disappointment.
Service was awful. Our table had to get up to refill our own water glasses twice. Appetizer arrived after we were almost done with meal. Server never came back for a second drink order. We ate upstairs, which was so confined that cooks and wait staff had to squeeze behind us each time they needed to enter kitchen. Chef at table was not prepared and had to go back to retrieve items we had ordered several times. A local who frequents this restaurant told us it has gone downhill in the past few years. For the price, our experience was just not worth it.
Service was horrible, we had to ask for water two times, the 2nd time we had to get our own water. Our appetizer shrimp dynamite came when our main meal was done. The steamed rice for the meal was given after we we're finish eating. Not good at all, we go there 5 times a year for birthdays , we spent $229, this unexceptable. I really feel compensation is warranted.
I don’t like to leave negative reviews but this one is warranted. Reservation was at 7:30 PM. Arrived at 7:30. Didn’t get seated until 8:00. Our chef didn’t get to us until 8:40. My husband went to the bar to get a drink which was not crowded. The bar tender ignored him while he was taking to someone at the bar for at least 5 minutes that appeared to be another employee or friend hanging out. He looked at my husband several times and looked away. It was obvious he was trying not to wait in him and another guest. He continued to talk to the female guest until my husband said, “can I get a drink from you?” He then took his order. My husband gave a $20 bill for a $9.35 bill. The waiter gave him a $10 bill in change (giving himself his own tip). At that point my husband was so frustrated he just walked away and did not ask for the remaining change and did not leave additional tip. The bartender went beyond rude and was just disrespectful and no one should be treated this way. I probably should have told management about the bartender but we were there for a nice family night out on our vacation and didn’t want to dampen the evening. Wouldn’t recommend.
We were very disappointed with the sushi. It was the worst sushi we have ever tasted. The rice was terrible tasting; we’ve never had salmon sushi served with lemon and it was terrible. My son couldn’t eat his food because it was so bad. My husband could barely eat his and left a lot on his plate.
I had the chicken & shrimp dinner and it was good but the chef kept tapping his knives against the grill which made a very loud ringing sound that was unbearable. We won’t be back.
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