Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge - Naperville
Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge - Naperville

Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge - Naperville

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.shintoexperience.com/
  • Phone: (630) 637-8899
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00AM - 3:00PM;

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Friday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm.
    Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm,
    Sunday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Steakhouse, Japanese
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: To share the Shinto Experience with guests at your next special event, we also provide Sushi and Hibachi catering services. It's great for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, or any special occasion. Shinto's catering services will add the extraordinary to the ordinary!
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer a private dinning room which can seat up to 40 people. This is a great way to celebrate birthdays, work parties, reunions or any other special occasions. We offer multiple party packages which will help assist you in finding the right party package for your needs!
  • Private Party Contact: Morgan Maldanado 6306378899x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North Aurora RD
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge - Naperville
When was the last time you went out to eat and were entertained at the same time?


Whether you're looking for the right setting for a great business lunch, a fun family dinner or just a special night out with your sweetheart, The Shinto Experience is for you!


What is the Shinto experience? Well it depends if your looking for Hibachi or Sushi! Either or, we have you covered.


Hibachi will provide volcano's of food erupting before your eyes, eggs flying and bouncing from the chef's clever, and your kids gasping in awe as the food flames in front of their eyes! We offer high quality meat, including Certified Angus Beef.


Sushi will provide quality fish, put together in a way you have never experienced before. We have it all, from traditional rolls of 6 pieces per order, to specialty rolls of 8-10 pieces per order. Perfect for any sushi connoisseurs. Winners of Best Sushi of Naperville 3 Years in a row!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge - Naperville reviews from OpenTable diners
89 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (58)special occasion (48)kid-friendly (34)fit for foodies (25)neighborhood gem (25)vibrant bar scene (21)great for lunch (15)hot spot (15)romantic (14)late-night find (8)great for outdoor dining (5)great for brunch (5)notable wine list (4)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Shinto
    EdK8VIP
    Dined on 11/25/2014
    The Hibatchi Chef was terrific and kept the table entertained during the entire cooking process. The food was excellent and a great experience for all of us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Always entertaining and food is fantastic. Lobster roll was amazing. Fun for the whole family. We were celebrating our son's 14th bday.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food and Service
    MsFreckles
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    We are in town for business and found this place on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out. The food was excellent and very well prepared. The service was quick, friendly, and efficient. The prices were a little higher than most hibachi restaurants we have been to, but not exorbitant. We will definitely return if we are in the area again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    If you're not in any rush then this place is for you!! This was our first time here and, while the food was good, the service was ridiculously slow. Took over 20 minutes just to get our drinks and we had to ask multiple times for things (booster seat for child, extra fork). It was a Saturday night, they were busy, but regardless the service was slower than I would expect. From the time we sat until the time we left it was almost an hour and 45 minutes. That would be fine if we didn't have our kids with us so for a "date night" with just adults we wouldn't have that much of an issue. The food was good so we'll go back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our All Time Favorite Restaurant
    Fitcouple
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    My husband and I visit Shinto at least once a month, and our visits haven't decreased in frequency with the horrible RT 59 construction traffic. Shinto never disappoints; we can order something different every time without fear that it isn't as delicious as the last time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Monday Sushi
    Mus79
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    We had never been on a Monday night, but the place was full, probably as Mondays is 1/2 price specialty rolls. So we had to wait a bit longer than usual, but the sushi is worth waiting for! As are the $5 mix drinks. Staff is always very good, helpful and nice. Shinto is definitely my favorite sushi place in Naperville and the new Naper roll is my favorite roll!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Halloween Hibachi
    KMWylie
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We headed over to Shinto, after the ghouls and goblins were done raiding our house for candy. The restaurant was fully decked out for the spooky holiday, including the staff. That alone made the meal extra special. If you've been to a hibachi steakhouse, this was a pretty standard show. Well-performed, with a lot of enthusiasm though, by our chef. Our chef also engaged us in conversation, making nice small talk, as he finished off our meal. All-in-all, he was one of the most personable hibachi chefs we've ever had, which was really nice! The food was delicious. My steak was cooked absolutely perfectly. And, there was LOTS of it! I took home a box of my leftovers, and it was enough for lunch the next day. Two thumbs up to Shinto!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was slow
    Ilovesushi
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Our service was awful! Took 5 mins for someone to come greet us at the table and was very slow at refilling our waters. This was the second time in a row this happened so we won't be back
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reservation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I did my reservation on Open Table. I guess I missed the "fine print" where it said you had to comment whether you wanted Habachi or Sushi. When I arrived at Shinto at 7:30 I was told my reservation did not specify which I wanted so basically I had to wait for when a table opened up. I ended up waiting for 45 minutes. I made this reservation over a week ago and no one at Shinto called to ask my preference or confirm my reservation.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Great sushi. We had an awesome waiter. He explained and described everything with great ddtail.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing food
    Love2dinehere
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    I love Shinto!! I have been there like a thousand times now!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The food and service was fantastic. We only had the crab Rangoon and sushi. The best we have ever had!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never Disappointed
    Rich
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Had another fantastic time at Shinto. I usually go for sushi, but this time tried the hibachi. I wasnt disappointed. The service was very good and the food was very tasty.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing Shinto
    Love2dinehere
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I love Shinto! I recently started going there and go a lot with my friends
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pricey/Small quantity/Not Vegan
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Vegans - Stay away from this place. Even Tofu is fried with egg whites. Very little quantity fd.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Shinto never disappoints!
    Fitcouple
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My husband and I frequent Shinto 1-2 times per month. Best sushi we have ever had, romantic ambiance, and fantastic service. See you soon, Shinto!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • had a great time .
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Great wait staff and chef. We were lucky enough to have great table mates. We went as a couple and had a great time with the other people at the table. Food choices were flexible and delicious
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Double Yum food was deeeelishhh!!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The scallops were like butter, cooked perfect. Loved the shrimp!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Food
    vjanie83
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Food was amazing! Great atmosphere! I enjoy having dinner there all the time!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A family favorite
    luv2dine
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    My husband and I, along with our two kids, visit Shinto on the hibachi side several times per year. The food is good and you get plenty of it. The show makes it fun for all of us. It can get expensive which prevents us from going more often. They have plenty of specials though so if you pick a good night, you can get by for less money. It takes an unusually long time to get drinks to the hibachi tables. All in all, this is a place that I'd recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Great for Monday nights- 1/2 price specialty rolls. All excellent!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • awesome
    donnamoney
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    I love it my family was happy and this was there 1st time they all ready telling me they want to go back and that this was beautiful the food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food/Slow Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The food was excellent but we had to wait what seemed like longer than normal for our chef to come out.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good, but service can be better.
    NA11VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Our server wasn't too bright. I asked for water twice, and on the second try, she finally brought my water. In addition, I asked if they had a full bar. She said yes. I asked for a Sazerac. She, literally, could not spell Sazerac. The food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Sushi in Naperville
    foodiechemist
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We always get sushi here and, as a result, cannot comment on the hibachi. Their sashimi, nagiri, and maki rolls are all some of the best I've had in the west burbs.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Busy
    carmengb
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We were 10 minutes late for our reservation so we had to wait an additional 45 minutes for an open table. It was very busy due to the half price specialty rolls that night. It seemed there were not enough staff for the amount of guests this restaurant held for a Monday night. I would not recommend this restaurant if you were very hungry and in a time crunch.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bad Monday service
    whatever
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Waiter Zach was awful, I do not want him ever again.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Shintotally awesome
    Ripper
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Awesome time as always. 5 year old son loves it! Food was excellent and service was great.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best place for Japanese hibachi!
    MiamiUmom
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Great place! Amazing food! Can't go wrong with anything you order! Don't pass on the upgrade for the fried rice! They make the best hands down!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New to the area
    Notimetocook
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Just moved to Illinois and had to organize my 10 year olds birthday. She loves Habachi so after reading reviews we chose Shinto. Juan, our Chef, was very good and entertaining. Our server, wish I could remember his name, was gracious and very knowledgable. We had our favorite Habachi/Sushi restaurant back in Denver and feel very fortunate to have found a comparable replacement so soon. Specials were very good and well worth it. Food receives a B+/A- but service that night was an A+!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING
    deadflowers
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Ive been to Shinto twice. The first time with my girl friend and the waiter was awesome and definitely helped us since it was the first time dining there. Second time was with my boyfriend. Again, awesome waiter definitely gave us recommendations and was checking how we were doing without disturbing us. I would definitely come again and recommend it to anyone.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 58 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 242 reviews are from the Shinto Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Lounge - Naperville reviews archive.
  • Great experience!
    Ashley
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Went there for my 21st and it was so much fun! Awesome waitress and the cook was very entertaining! highly suggest getting a group together and doing the hibatichi option, great time
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Sushi not so great spot
    NewExDinner
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    The food was great! The table or should I say grill that were placed at with two other strangers was weird. I was expecting a high top or just a regular two top. Our sever was ok. It seemed like he wasn't being himself and just reiterating what his manual said. He was pushy about the food and wasn't too attentive. The food made up for it though. Some of the best sushi I have ever eaten at a very good price!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Sushi fresh and tasty as usual. Service was lousy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Happy Hour
    artemisjam
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    I enjoy Shinto's Happy Hour but I wish they extend the specialty sushi selections for all the days and not exclusively on Tuesdays. :(
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Snarky Chef
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    All was good, but the attitude of the chef was kind of snarky...when there was a misunderstanding on our order, there were NO apologies, but blame focused on the waiter instead...very unprofessional!! Energy & Enthusiasm a bit lacking from him too...brought a child for the 'show' of cooking and he could not really be bothered...very disappointing!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Frequent there often
    Shinto
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Great Sushi as well as Hibachi Service not alway up to par nice atmosphere
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!!
    Allison
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I cannot believe how good the steak I had was (NY Strip hibachi)- I was not expecting it! The flavor was amazing and it was cooked perfectly. Husband had chef's choice nigiri platter, and reports it, too, was very enjoyable. The portions are huge, and we left happy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Sushi
    Rich
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    I have been coming to Shinto for a few years for Sushi. I have always enjoyed my meal. The sushi is always consistent - fresh and tasty. The servers are polite and attentive. I will be returning in the very near future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • big menue
    happy
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    A lot of choices but too expensive to be a regular customer. It is a special occasion restaurant only.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate