Kobe Japanese Steak House, Maui

4.3
1085 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
We are OPEN!!

Thank you everyone for your continued support these last few months, we appreciate you all! We wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for all you.

Our temporary hours are Wedensday - Sunday 5PM - 9PM. We are open for Dine in & take out for both Teppanyaki and sushi.
WEDENSDAYS ONLY OKUS SUSHI IS CLOSED! SORRY FOR ANY INCONVIENCE.

* Reservations are highly recommended! Seats are very limited due to the social distancing & NEW COVID restrictions.

At this time our largest reservation we are taking is 8 . We are follow the NEW RULES the State and county regulations put in place for us to continue to be open.
We are doing the best to make sure everyone is safe while dining in our restaurant.
Thank you everyone for being patient and understanding.

If you have any questions, looking to book a reservation you may call 808-667-5555

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1085 people are saying
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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was super fun!!! I wasn’t sure what to expect. I have a shrimp and lobster allergy. They were super accommodating. Our server and chef were excellent. Thank you Jet. I didn’t catch our servers name. Loved our meal. No picture of all the meats as I was busy eating. We had the Kobe beef, chicken and steak. All cooked perfect. Thank you! We will be back!

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Marika
Hawaii
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our chef was awesome and the food was delicious!!

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FrancisA
Dallas
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience2

The shrimp tasted like it was going bad. The sauces had some thickener added and were also unpleasant. The cook did a great job. A large party had too much to drink and had an obnoxious local who would not stay at his table. Also the oil used caused the food flavor overall to be off. Lastly the vents were filthy. Overall unpleasant experience.

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Pampete
Central Coast
20 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our chef Scotty! KOBE did an awesome job at social distancing as well. Always our go to place when we are here on the island. THANK YOU!!!!!!

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stew
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Chef made the experience awesome
Spent my birthday there with family

Always solid!

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DaleF
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got our favorite chef who always is very entertaining. I didn’t get his name though. Food was awesome as always! Service was great!

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MelodyD
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun time with great food.
Prices are really good.

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JaimeN
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall2food5service5ambience4

Our reservations was set for 8:30pm. We didn't get to our table until 8:50pm. We ordered within 5 minutes but no chef until an hour after that. There was no compensation either for the long wait.

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NinaS
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good service and yummy food. My family loves Kobe Steakhouse.

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vipKurtism
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Food was very good. Chef was great. Took 30 minutes to get our check once they asked if we were done. And then the check was wrong- didn’t give us the early bird discount. The entire time we waited for our check they never cleared all the dishes in front of us.

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Lwhit
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience1

We like Kobe and tend to come here for special occasions. The food is good. However, pre and post COVID the service has been marginal at best. We made a reservation for 8 pm and were told to wait outside because the restaurant was too crowded. We were finally allowed to sit inside where we waited for another 10 minutes. They finally seated us and we were greeted by a server who took a drink order. He brought us water. We waited about 10 min for drinks. Soup followed. Then, nothing. About 9:20 our chef finally arrived and started to prepare the food. The manager said she would take care of a round of drinks for our wait. She didn’t.
As stated before the food was good, but the restaurants attention to detail is marginal at best.

We decided the next birthday celebration would not be at Kobe.

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Hiwahiwa
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was a good dinner. Staff was great, chef was good at cooking and entertaining.

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TimothyK
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service. Felt safe. The chef was awesome.

I appreciate that we were kept separate from the other party.

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vipskwmd
Charlotte
14 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Same location for 33 years. Entertaining with great food. Excellent value and during COVID we had our own grill and cook for party of 6

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Our reservation was at 8PM, we weren’t seated till 8:45PM. And of course, had to wait another 15-20 mins for our chef. At that point, i wasn’t even hungry anymore. stars for the chef’s humor, he really helped lighten up my mood.

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Rachel
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience5

We had a 7:30 reservation. We had to wait in the bar for 45 minutes before beings sat. Then we waited 30 more minutes until our chef was ready.

Everything after that was amazing—our Chef, our drinks, our food, but waiting an hour and a half with a reservation was terrible.

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JonD
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Dinner was great. Our Cook was entertaining, funny, and very friendly. Great food, everything cooked just right. Thanks for the fried rice hint😉! Over all was great.

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KailiR
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

During a world pandemic, just when the state of Hawaii reopened to tourist, Kobe seemed to make the overall experience safe and worth the time. Tables were spaced out depending on the amount of people in your party, staff was very helpful in making sure social distancing was in place and made sure everything was up to satisfaction.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always awesome

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Emma
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There isn’t a Benihana on island, this is the next best choice!

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AukaiAkoi
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, great for a date, amazing vibe, and the cooks are usually funny and energetic

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Lwhit
Hawaii
8 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

The food is good. But, service is slow and the chef at the table doesn't always get the order out in a timely fashion.

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ReneeK
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing dinner. I suggest making a reservation because it’s limited seating!!! Our chef’s name was Jet, he was so much fun and the food was delicious!

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MichaelF
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Everything was good except for our waiter was a little impatient to take our order. He kept on looking away, so we hesitated saying our order. No interaction, just"okay next". After last person we wanted to add more but he left. Otherwise it was good.

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ShelbyR
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time to Kobe. I was with a group of 6 for a birthday celebration and it was the perfect setting, experience, value etc. We will continue to go back for date nights and future celebrations. Jette was AMAZING. He kept everyone's attention, was knowledgable, funny and overall a wonderful chef. He made our experience memorable and fun. We will ask specifically for him next time.

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ShainaK
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restraunts on Maui & well worth it !

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Maydeen
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So grateful they are open in the weekends, to serve delicious delights, wait help, chef, hostess, everything is awesome. Consistent yummy-ness! We are planning to invite families, friends to join us at our next visit. Dreaming of renting a bus 🚎, meet at a central point, reserve as many tables as possible in one seating!!! To give back, to let them know we appreciate Kobe, and to celebrate all the employees for their services! Feeling abundantly blessed. Mahalo Kobe!!!

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JaimeN
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience. Also very entertaining.

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ChrisM
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The evening and food were both great! We are Maui residents and have eaten here a few times, but not since COVID started. It almost felt "normal" to have dinner here - almost like the old days.

Only weird thing is that Open Table sent me an e-mail AFTER we had completed our dining experience and informed me that our reservation was cancelled! Strange since we just finished eating and were on our way home.

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Gina
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Friendly staff, great food and atmosphere. Just a little slow on getting drinks at table. Otherwise FABULOUS

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AnissaB
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I really enjoyed our dinner at Kobe Steak House. The staff is friendly, kind, funny and the service was Aaahmazing! We especially enjoyed Scotty our chef, our waiters Nelson and Akoni.
We can’t stop talking about how Scotty was so funny and made us laugh all night! Scotty is a great and wonderful chef and we can’t wait to come back and request Scotty at our next visit to Kobe Steak House! Mahalo & Blessings!

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Kanani21
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Service was great from all staff as soon as we entered the restaurant. Social distancing was in place and my family and I felt very comfortable. Our chef was excellent as well as our servers/waiters. Definitely will come back again!

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PatD
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Quick service and great food...lots of food! Appreciated Kamaaina although we certainly did not expect it during these times. We were just happy to eat out. Mahalo.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef made it a very memorable experience.

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LeilaniF
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and grandson‘s favorite place I love the steak and shrimp well worth the long drive from upcountry!

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CLVMauiWoWiie
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

WE LOVE KOBE’s in general; but we specifically make it there for their bomb shrimp/scallop combo dynamite. I cannot say the waiters/waitresses are pleasant because some are there literally to just make money; however, they are lucky that the cooks are serve exceptional customer service; esp. during this time of covid and having to wear their masks the entire time cooking our food over that hot stove.

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vipDoug
San Diego
10 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Personal and engaging, hope it will survive as an inspiration

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As per usual, great food, great service, great cook and great Teppanyaki experience👌

DK
vipDavidK
Hawaii
25 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time and had great food....it is hit or miss lately but it was a hit this time. Scotty is the bomb.

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Ricki
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Making reservations on OpenTable is quick and easy. Thankful that we were able to reserve a table at Kobe for our family of 6. Due to Covid, we were in, ate and out with ease. Love OpenTable!

FAQs

Kobe Japanese Steak House, Maui offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (808) 667-5555.

Kobe Japanese Steak House, Maui is rated 4.3 stars by 1085 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.