Hayashi Sushi & Grill
Hayashi Sushi & Grill
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Hayashi Sushi & Grill

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.hayashisushigrill.com/
  • Phone: 757-223-5783
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Hayashi Sushi & Grill
'Huge imposing black doors. Long, luxurious cocktail lounge. A compact sushi bar, flanked by an open kitchen. Double dining rooms, one side devoted to the art of the hibachi, both sides a dazzle of color, texture and flow. Hayashi's atmosphere is as impressive as its food. The City Center restaurant features quality ingredients, artful arrangement and very, very fresh fish.' -Metromix, Hampton Roads
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Hayashi Sushi & Grill reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Good food but lights too low
    diner
    Dined on 8/13/2013
    We dined at a private table instead of the hibachi grill. The menu had a nice variety of sushi, appetizers, and entrees. The food was delicious; the beef was very tender and juicy. Our waiter was prompt and friendly. My only complaint was the lights; I don't like dark restaurants. I know they were trying to create a certain type of ambiance, but I prefer to be able to see my food without squinting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great decor but lacking
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2013
    The decor and location of this restaurant was great. The food and service didn't live up to the decor and location. We were a party of three and the only ones in the hibachi area. The server didn't seem to know the menu. It took a very long time to receive our food and for the chef to come out to cook our food. Food was lacking seasoning and flavor. We have had much better service and quality of food and taste at other Japanese Steakhouse.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hibachi steak
    Hibachisteakman
    Dined on 7/14/2013
    I have been a few times good it great although smaller portion than most hibachi restaurants. Our server did an outstanding job as well as the chef. Overal a great time and will continue to go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    Incredible as usual! Will always keep coming here!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very pricy
    BGGG
    Dined on 6/30/2013
    Expect to pay $40-50 per person when all added up. I am not sure the the good food and okay service was worth that much.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food
    Foodie
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    Overall it was a good experience. It wasn't as entertaining as I thought it would be maybe because of the people we were sitting with. But food was delicious :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sushi!
    UncleWes
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    We dined on the Sushi side of the restaurant. Our server was pleasant and knowledgeable, and hit the balance, providing excellent service without pestering. We had several rolls, as well as the 15 piece Sashimi appetizer, ordered as halt tuna, and half salmon. They actually served us 16 pieces of fish, I was curious how that would do it, and they chose the high road.he rolls were excellent and well balanced, and the Sashimi well sliced and served perfectly, with no connective tissue evident in the tuna, and succulent sweet salmon. We asked for them to take their Hurricane roll, Tuna, Avocado, Roe, and Wasabi wrapped in Nori without rice and make it spicy, and they came through, I hope they remember what they did because I want it again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always Awesome Dining!
    nika757
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    We always have a great time and the food and ambience are always perfect!!! Will be back again and again.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Do NOT reserve online!
    DoNOTreserveOnline
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    Do NOT reserve online! They Do Not use Open Table! My Party Of 7 Was Turned Away!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great sushi variety, great
    jhllwolfVIP
    Dined on 4/24/2013
    Great sushi variety, great quality, talented sushi chefs. Interesting and unusual starters.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My only complaint is that
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    My only complaint is that I had a reservation for 7pm and it was 7:20pm before I was seated.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • This was our second visit
    Emily
    Dined on 3/24/2013
    This was our second visit to Hayashi, and while the sushi was very good overall, we were disappointed in the Lenny's roll because the shrimp tempura (inside the roll) was stale. Our server - wish we could remember her name - was great, however. If only we could have ejected the diner near us who spent a good portion of the evening talking loudly and profanely on his phone...
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hayashi was an overall wonderful
    Lifeisgood
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Hayashi was an overall wonderful and fun experience. I could tell how much the kids at our table enjoyed it. Very entertaining at the grill.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food and the service were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/7/2013
    The food and the service were great. They do have to work on their food delivery because my guest received his food a few minutes after I did and I didn't think that was appropriate at all. The restaurant is impeccably designed though.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This place was great. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/7/2013
    This place was great. The food was amazing and I had plenty leftover for lunch the next day. I will def. be going back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Waiter gave us all of his
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/4/2013
    Waiter gave us all of his suggestions for sushi and we got them all and we were all very pleased.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We started with sushi and
    NSwmsbgVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    We started with sushi and it was very good and everything was fresh. We had dinner entrees from the Japanese selection and found them very tasty and well prepared. The service was attentive and friendly. We had a great time and look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I always enjoy the food and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/4/2013
    I always enjoy the food and atmosphere here! I recommend it to anyone that enjoys Chinese food and sushi.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bartender at bar was great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/24/2012
    Bartender at bar was great and provided great service with drinks and apps. Service at grille was slow as only two chefs working with 4 grills. Order from server was wrong for chef cooking meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Didn't honor on-line reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/15/2012
    Made on-line reservation at 10AM. Arrived at 630PM. Hostess couldn't find reservation. There were two sections. There was an open grill where you are entertained by the cooks who cook your food in front of you. The second side had traditional sit-down tables. She tried to seat us at traditional tables until we asked for the grill section. She told us we had to reserve grill seating. We told her we did. She then went to the computer and said we made an on-line reservation and the system doesn't ask which side of the restaraunt we made the reservation for. Thus, she "tried to call us" right before we arrived (had all day). She couldn't reach us so she assumed we wanted non-grill seating. We left & ate elsewhere. Will never go back
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We have been to Hayashi many
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/13/2012
    We have been to Hayashi many times and usually have wonderful chefs at the hibachi grill. This time the chef was either in training or hadn't cooked that many times before because it took a very long time to get our food. The chef we normally have cooked an entire meal for 2 tables and was half way through a third before our chef finished. Although he did a great job, the dinner lasted 2.5 hours which was excessive.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Me and my husband loved it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/12/2012
    Me and my husband loved it there and have made this restaurant our annual must go place. We didn't take our little ones but others did and their kids looked completely happy with and were acknowledged by the hibachi chef. Great time, great food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was our first visit but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/7/2012
    This was our first visit but definately not our last. We loved this place; we dined around 1:30pm on Saturday so there weren't many patrons to judge the noise. The restaurant is decorated beautifully and would be a great place for groups - either at the sushi bar, the individual tables or the hibachi grills. We sat at the grill with our seven year old (there's a kid's menu or you can share a plate for an additional fee); it was kid-friendly on our visit but the ambience my change at dinner. The chef and staff were friendly and helpful and the food was wonderful. Both adults in the party had steak & shrimp, and our little-guy had shrimp - there was no difference in his plate versus ours portion-wise.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great ambiance, but the real
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/2/2012
    Great ambiance, but the real treat to this restaurant is location. It's situated right in the middle of City Center and is close to almost everyone. Parking was no problem at all.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First Time, maybe last
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/27/2011
    This was our first time here, did the Habachi Grill. Food was good, didn't care for the garlic butter that the cook used in everything. Service was good, waitress was very nice and very pleasent but she had to many tables. And not together, she had our table, another at the end of the room and it appeared she had one in another dinning room. We were done eating and waited a good 10 minutes for her to come back and we told her we needed a box and the check, by the time we got our check and left the place was another 10 to 15 minutes. I Blame Mgmt for that! The Cook was not very entertaining either. If we try the place again it will be awhile.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reservation was pointless!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 12/21/2011
    I had a reservation for my 3 year wedding anniversary. When I arrived, my hibachi spot had been booked over. I reserved this over a month in advance, and I would have had to have waited for 2 hours to get the next opening. This ruined the planned meal for my anniversary.
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  • Didn't have want we wanted
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 12/19/2011
    Didn't have want we wanted to order, but overall good experience. Good service.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Skillful, acrobatic chef prepared
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/30/2011
    Skillful, acrobatic chef prepared delicious food on the hibachi grill. Cooked and served with style and lots of showmanship.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A decent sushi place
    HouTex75VIP
    Dined on 11/2/2011
    The sushi was okay, not super fresh but also not super expensive. The rolls were tasty but not very spicy (as I had requested), but you can always add wasabi, right?
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great, fresh sushi. I've dined
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/23/2011
    Great, fresh sushi. I've dined here often and it's always consistently good.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was our first time at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/30/2011
    This was our first time at this restaurant. The food was fantastic. The restaurant was too hot however; AC must have had a hard time with the excessive heat that weekend.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good dining experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/19/2011
    Very good dining experience. The food was good and the server was very entertaining.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice place for a first weekend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/17/2011
    When I first started working down in the Hampton Roads area, my first restaurant with my girlfriend was this one. The Oyster Point is really nice with restaurants, apartments and a good view of the waterfront. The food came out in a timely manner and didn't disappoint. The hibachi cooking was on point and was very good indeed. The temperature could've been a little warmer in the restaurant (maybe because of the hot cooking stove), but it was nice. We'll definitely come here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This restaurant never fails
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/13/2011
    This restaurant never fails in providing a great dinner and fun atmosphere while you are being served. The best Hibachi-style restaurant in the area!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was great! Happy
    NewgirlVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2011
    The food was great! Happy Hour had great selections.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had an amazing server!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/11/2011
    We had an amazing server! Food was wonderful as always, I recommend the broiled yellowfin tuna jaw bone to start...you won't be dissapointed.
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  • The food was good. The ambience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/25/2011
    The food was good. The ambience was very nice. The staff was very friendly.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • As always, the food was wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/17/2011
    As always, the food was wonderful! Our server was MIA for the majority of our meal, which was frustrating. We had a challenging time getting refills or having our soup/salad plates removed before the main course. The server that greeted us at the beginning of our dining experience was not the one who came to the table to check on us throughout our meal. In fact we didn't see her again until she brought us the check, which I thought was incredibly rude. The chef did an awesome job and really played it up with our table!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Each time that I have ate
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/11/2011
    Each time that I have ate at the Hayashi Sushi & Grill the food was great. The Cooks are very professional and have a great sense humor.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I reserved two seats on OpenTable,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/26/2011
    I reserved two seats on OpenTable, but the restaurant didn't check their online reservations. It took a little while to get seated, because we didn't call in for reservations by phone. The waitress didn't check on drinks very frequently, but was nice.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic