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About Kabuki Japanese Restaurant - Huntington Beach

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, the folks that make Japanese cuisine for all walks of life. Never tried sushi and Japanese cuisine? Visit Kabuki and we promise you"ll walk out hooked on our food. That’s what we do best; making non-believers into believers that Japanese cuisine is the new comfort food.

When you walk into a Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, you won’t be overwhelmed with Asian decor and soft slow music. What you will encounter is a fun, casual atmosphere with our friendly staff welcoming you through the doors.

Our food and beverages are passionately crafted by our R&D team who are dedicated to providing you the best in Japanese cuisine as well as spreading the culture of Japanese dining to our guests. The tireless efforts of Executive Corporate Chef Masa Kurihara are aimed to attain total satisfaction from you. They will be heart-broken if you feel otherwise. We look forward to serving you.

7801 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Center Ave. & Beach Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(714) 898-9239

Website:
http://www.kabukirestaurants.com/

Parking Details:
Kabuki Huntington Beach is located inside Bella Terra Mall. Free parking is available in the parking structure just west of Century Theaters.

Executive Chef:
Mr. Masa Kurihara

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant - Huntington Beach Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.6

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4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 8, 2017

My third visit; each time the food and service has been very good. Large portions and well priced. Three of us had salmon teriyaki and were surprised to receive two fillets instead of the usual one we get at other restaurants. My husband had so much chicken teriyaki left over we had enough for two more meals. I liked that they had a choice of white or brown rice. Although they brought my salad with dressing (I asked for none due to food allergies), they apologized quickly brought me a replacement. When they also had dressing on my vegetables (I forgot to ask how they were prepared), they also quickly replaced them but not before a manager came to clarify if the vegetable sauce or teriyaki sauce needed to be replaced. I appreciated that they took the time to make sure they accommodated my request correctly. Our server, Luis, was very attentive and checked on us several times during the meal.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Overall the service and the food were great but they didn't actually seem to care about having made a reservation. I still had to wait for a seat to be freed up and with that being said they didn't take my special birthday request into consideration either.

Tags: Quick Bite, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Always there fir happy hour. Fresh sushi

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 23, 2017

My favorite sushi place always there about 2/3 times a week. Happy hour 3/6 the best

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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Great food, great service

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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 1, 2017

The receptionist said they do not accept reservations on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Despite having made an Open Table reservation, she would accommodate us anyway. After being seated and fuming about this treatment I asked her to check her computer for Open Table reservations and sure enough my name appeared on the screen. This Kabuki location needs to me educated about Open Table reservations.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 4, 2017

I made a reservation via Open Table and when our party of 6 arrived they refused to seat us claiming they were closing. Hours posted on the door said open until 10:30pm and our reservation was made for 9:30. Hostess was extremely rude to us. We took our party elsewhere and suggest you do the same.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Made a reservation for a Sunday evening, only to get there and be told that Kabuki doesn't honor reservations made through open table on weekends. They sat us anyways without a wait, but that's oddly confusing and should be cleared up between open table and the restaurant before making it available online.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 28, 2017

Great food. The steak was fantastic. Would recommend it to friends.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 18, 2017

I eat here a lot with just my wife and I. On father's day, I needed a reservation because we had 8 people including my father and my brother's family. When I showed up, they said they do not take reservations.

WTF - why do they show up on Open Table as taking reservations when they don't. My father and other are handicapped and if they did not have a table ready, we were going to be in big trouble.

Restaurant good. Open Table BAD!

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 17, 2017

The food was great, service was good, the kitchen was fast getting our food to us, and price was reasonable. Overall a great experience.
BUT beware. Open Table allows you to think you have a reservation at Kabuki, but you don't. We reserved on Open Table and got our confirmation email. When we arrived at our scheduled time, we were told that Kabuki doesn't accept reservations from Open Table. However, they were very accommodating and found us a table immediately.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 9, 2017

made a online reservation and they said that even though i received a email confirming it they said it doesn't work on Friday, Saturday online reservations. That was very DISAPPOINTING.
I THOUGHT i had a reservation but they said No.

Tags: Quick Bite
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on May 25, 2017

I love this sushi place happy hour is the bomb me and my kids are there by bring friends also for happy hour at least two or three times a week that's how much I love this place compared to others. service is awesome servers are very nice food comes to the table pretty quick love it love it love it

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 4, 2017

Quality of the food was very good. We received one item that we did not order, and shorted an item that we ordered. They finally realize their mistake (when we told them) and ordered the item we were shorted, but we ended up getting billed for the other item as well.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 27, 2017

I wrote it was my bos's birthday but there was no surprise and I asked left over to take out box but there thought away

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 (Orange County)·Dined on April 13, 2017

We went to Kabuki for my dad's 87th birthday and he loved it! The food was delicious and the service was great. They even sang happy bithday to him and made it so special for him. We will go back soon.

Tags: People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 2, 2017

It was quiet at the restaurant, but we still had to wait 30-40 minutes for our food to come out.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 18, 2017

I made the reservation on Open Table then called to change the time and number in the party. I was told they don't take reservations on the weekend. it would have been very frustrating to arrive at the reserved time with friends only to be told they don't take reservations on the weekends

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 19, 2017

The Happy Hour menu offers a variety of tasty treats at a reasonable price.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 18, 2017

GO PLACE FOR DATES. WILL COME BACK FOR FUTURE DATES

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 12, 2017

Maybe it was because it was raining, and had been for several days... but this was a less-than-stellar experience. The food was excellent. But, I was sat at the far end of the sushi bar... which happened to be next to the kitchen. Every 30 seconds, a server would walk by and shout "corner" so they did not collide with another server. And, it was difficult to get water refilled.

As for the food... try the Baked Scallop California Roll. AWESOME! I also tried the lobster topped roll, but it was pretty sweet/rich.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined on September 6, 2016

Our server Paul was the reason everything was perfect. He was so friendly and accommodating his timing was so right on.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 29, 2016

Usually a good restaurant and location. Few larger parties made the dining room louder than usual. Unfortunately on this night it seemed like our waitress (Laura) great service under the conditions to follow. She seemed to be the only waitress actually working. We frequently saw her working table from the front of the house to the back of the house. As a result I think our hot foods sat around and were cold by the time they reached the table. Even when we requested to re-do the food that was cold service still took a long time. Bad experience on this occasion but a very good restaurant and good food.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on June 23, 2016

I love everything about this place great sushi, happy hour, friendliness, I'm there often.

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on April 28, 2016

Happy hour, great sushi it's my favorite sushi place

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 30, 2016

Overall good solid sushi/rolls dinning experience. Great for kids.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on March 10, 2016

Brussels Sprouts were delish. Service started out badly. Server was very busy which I understood. What was bothering is no one considered to help in just greeting my table. A simple hello would have been perfect. Server finished strong though. Stay away from the hot stone cooking. It's to awkward.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 8, 2016

WENT WITH THE DINE OC MENU--BAD MISTAKE. 2 OF 4 HOT STONES WEREN'T HOT ENOUGH TO COOK THE FOOD. WAITRESS (JESSIE) BROUGHT ONE APPETIZER, BUT NOT THE OTHER UNTIL AFTER THE MAIN HAD BEEN SERVED. SHE NEEDED TO BE REMINDED THAT THE MAIN CAME WITH SOUP OR SALAD AND RICE. THE SAUCES WERE EXCELLENT AS WAS THE DESSERT. SAW SUSHI DELIVERED TO OTHER TABLES AND IT LOOKED GREAT AND RAPIDLY DISAPPEARED SO MUST HAVE TASTED GREAT ALSO.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 15, 2016

Great sushi, nice atmosphere, and good service. Will come back soon.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 9, 2015

This is the second time I made a reservation thru open table and both times, when we arrived, they said there was no reservation. But they were able to get us a table right away.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 12, 2015

We all enjoyed the visit. The food was very good. The service was very good. Nobody had not one conplaint.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 6, 2015

The food was good but the service was terrible. When we arrived we told them we had reservations and they told us they didn't take reservations. We showed them the confirmation email thru open table and they shrugged it off. We ordered a sake from their menu-they ran out. The server suggested a different kind so we thought we would try it. That was sold out. Food took forever to come out and it was backwards. The last dish to come out were the appetizers. Not going to be back anytime soon!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 2, 2015

Had a very nice lunch, although it was quite busy. The food was great, service good, however the noise levels of the other customers not so good.
We both had salads, but the seared ahi tuna with mixed greens was the best. As usual the food presentation was quite appealing.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 18, 2015

The food was great and me and my family enjoyed our dining experience. However, our food took like 30 min to arrive at our table. When I asked for our bill it took about 15-20 min as well which wouldn't have been an issue if my nephew hadn't been cranky and upset. My sister couldn't leave because we were waiting for the bill because we were going to split it and pay with out credit cards. Other than the wait we had an awesome time and would come again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on June 17, 2015

Politeness

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 24, 2015

Wish our waiter was more attentive to our table. It wasn't busy when we were there. I noticed every table have endaname but our wasn't.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on March 3, 2015

We had lunch for OC restaurant week. Our food was mostly good. The chicken in the chicken teriyaki was fatty on some pieces. Also the "tostada" appetizer could have been described better. Not a fan of that. The California rolls were great, so fresh. The salad and soup were great, as was the tempura and brown rice. The server was good and also allowed us to have ice cream instead of Mochi. LOVE that they serve fresh berries with the ice cream. So good! Would be nice to have had some tea included with it too. We were seated at a large booth by the kitchen. So it wasn't an ideal spot. But it was pretty crowded, so we understood. That area of the restaurant and the booth seemed like it needed to be updated. Overall we liked it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 23, 2014

Seriously worst server ever. The room was about halway filled and we didn't even get water for almost 10 minutes. Then kept loosing track of our orders while our fish sat on top of the bar. Fish was decently fresh, but for Huntington Beach that is lacking. Most rolls were California rolls with various toppings. This is a small chain that used to be solid. I write a lot of positive reviews and rarely take the time to post negative comments, but this place should be avoided.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on December 22, 2014

the service at this location is not the same as the Irvine Spectrum. There are many inconsistencies at this location and I typically have some sort of service issue here, but the food is always good.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 9, 2014

we alway find kabuki to has goood food and service

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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