Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House - Marriott Hotel Cambridge

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151 reviews
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Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House is one of Greater Boston's most famous eateries. This landmark authentic Japanese restaurant features world class international cookery and hand-crafted Sushi demonstrations. Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House experience is part dining and part entertainment. Our Teppanyaki chefs prepare delightful four course dinners right at your table. Each chef brings his own level of showmanship to the experience as he flips, chops, and serves with flair. Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House is located at the 1st Floor of Courtyard Marriott Hotel on the Charles River in Cambridgeport.
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New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

The cook wasn't in the mood at all. Curiously, rice was the last thing he served. When I got rice on my plate the lobster had been there for 20minutes. The only have a couple sauces and they are not tasty. Soup is also a down.

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KC
New England
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was a great venue for a family gathering to celebrate my nephews 14th birthday.

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New England
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Boyfriends birthday, it was our first time going to a restaurant like this and it was an amazing experience. Next time it will be nice to go with a big group.

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AF
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great night. Food was delicious. Staff was very professional

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m
New England
6 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

If you want to be entertained, go for it. The food I would pass...bland and I can totally do better at another restaurant and myself. Good portions so didn’t go home hungry, just unsatisfied.

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N
New England
12 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a lot of fun!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

It was ok. I have experienced better at other Japanese restaurants

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CG
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Place is definitely dated. We went later on a Friday night and the servers seemed worn out. There were not a lot of other customers in the restaurant at the time and had to wait a long while for drinks. Our chef was really good though. Enjoyable, but could use a facelift.

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New England
166 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Bisuteki was a perfect place to celebrate a birthday. We love sitting at the hibachi table where your food is cooked in front of you. The chefs are excellent! Our dinner was so delicious and their cocktails are creative and excellent.

Eating at Bisuteki is not just having a meal, it’s an enjoyable experience!!

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Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food here was great! Overall, the staff, food, and service was above average.

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Ottawa
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 1

Good food. Show ok. Poor service.

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BM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Food was great, the chef was wonderful. The servers were unkind though. Still a great experience.

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JO
New England
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent menu. Choice of quiet booth or entertaining hibachi table. Maki, sushi, teriyaki, variety of appetizers. Wait staff is attentive, but not intrusive.

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SL
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Will definitely visit again. I brought my daughter here for her birthday along a party of 13. Food was awesome, staff was friendly and they were eager to store her cake until after dinner. Great atmosphere for sure!

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New England
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Made a reservation for 6.30 pm, was only seated at 7 pm. Asked the staff why it was taking so long to seat us. His answer was, everyone here is waiting, you have to wait. And I asked, what is the point of making a reservation if I have to wait? His answer was, the table before you is not done. I cannot chase them away until they leave.

Back to my original question, what's the point of making a reservation then??????

Secondly, the restaurant name is a misnomer. Nothing about it is Japanese, except for the few sushi items on the menu. It is not a steakhouse either, it is a Teppanyaki restaurant. None of the chefs seem to be Japanese, they sounded like they are from China. Not even the staff looked Japanese. Never mind about that, the food was cooked with the same soy sauce throughout. Meat, seafood, veggies, were all fried with the same sauce. I think I can do a better job cooking... Only the fried rice was good.

I wouldn't return.

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ID
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 1

I was not that happy with what I got. The waiter seemed to give me and my friends bad attitude and rushed us most of the time. Also, one thing that I did not like was that they could not split the check. I was struggling to divide the check into a party of 8 with a total of around $225 on my birthday.

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RL
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Don't make the same mistake that I made of ordering sashimi. It was disgusting. Some were a bit mushy and tasted the same even though they were different kinds of fish. But worst of all, one piece of fish tasted moldy. It was inedible. I complained to the server and all she said was tell me what kind of fish it was! A complete waste of money if you order sushi/sashimi. I did not try anything else but from this experience do not plan to return. The place was pretty busy for a Monday night (yes, I know, risky ordering sashimi on a Monday), but I was staying at the hotel and it was raining outside so was essentially a captive of my circumstances.

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New England
7 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 2

Perfect for children. If your expectations are middle of the road then you should be okay. Service could have been warmer and more hospitable. Quality of food was good and atmosphere was kind of drab.

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MS
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed it here....can't believe I've never been here before and so close to Charlestown. We will be back!! Staff was awesome too!

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SS
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 4

This is our “favorite “ spot for special events and tonight it was anything but! The meal was below average as our filet mignon was downgraded to just below stew meat. Very disappointed. Even mentioned it to the server but our displeasure fell on deaf ears. Hoping to return to the “favorite” spot for a return to the quality we have been accustomed to.

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AW
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a last minute reservation of a group of 25 - they responded at the last minute and everything was great. Everyone really had a great time!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Went for a birthday -

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1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Reunion of old friends. Had a great time.

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VC
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to go with friends a bit expensive but worth

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JM
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

I left hungry, never cool for a $30 steak.
The show was rushed so the cook could get to the next table. It was only ok.

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SP
New England
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

The food was very good, but the service was lacking.

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M
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very funny and good food.

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EL
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 4

We have been going to this restaurant for years now. Lately, when we show up at 9.15 PM they turn us down saying they are closed although closing time is 10 PM. Open table should not show 9.30 PM as a reservation slot if the restaurant is going to turn us down at 9,15 PM. It is disappointing since we have been a customer for years.

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New England
8 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Air conditioning was not working very well.

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DC
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I am very satisfied with the service from the excellent staff 5 stars plus for the chef very entertaining. Every one in group enjoyed the food

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

We went because my 3 year old nephew eats teriyaki chicken and rice. Food was fine, nothing special. Service was slow and inconsistent. Good portions for price

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New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

The restaurant is changing for the worse. Food portions are smaller and the hibachi show seems to be a bit rushed. Less tricks and customer interaction.

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KH
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My husband, daughter and I really enjoyed ourselves! It was amusing when the chef was doing tricks, tossing food to the people and squirting water in their mouths. I liked the fact that he did all the cooking in front of us, that it was very different from any other restaurant I’ve been to.

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h
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

We had a reservation at 8, were not seated until close to 8:45 and had to wait another 15 minutes to get menus and waters. It was almost impossible at first to get the attention of the staff. I normally really like this place and it's fantastic for large groups, but was extremely displeased at the service this time around.

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J
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2018
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

They were very adaptive to my seafood allergy and cooked my food in the back, although my chicken was inedible because it was so over cooked. And my meal came out last out of everyone’s.

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YP
New England
16 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Always excellent food! Consistent!

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New England
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

We were a party of 12 that were there to celebrate my fathers birthday. We had reservations and were sat on time. You would think a party of 12 would be there for 2 hours. Nope not us in and out in an hour. We felt rushed from the minute we sat down. The waitress even had the audacity to ask us to leave after we paid our $400 bill so the party of 26 that were waiting can be seated. We have been coming to bisuteki for years but after tonight we will never visit again.

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JR
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went on New Years Eve for dinner. Atmosphere was energetic & the Hibachi chef was very entertaining! Met some folks from NH. Had an all out awesome time!

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CG
New England
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great place. Go every NYE with kids. They love the show.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is amazing. They made me amd my boyfriend feel so welcome in there.

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