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About Kobe Japanese Steak House

Welcome!!!

Exit bustling Highway 111, pass the waterfall, cross the red footbridge over the golden koi and enter the delightful world of Japanese dining at Kobe Japanese Steak House. Experience the excitement and distinctive flavors of our authentic Japanese teppan-yaki ("iron plate cooking"), prepared right at your table by knife-wielding chefs. Located in a replica of a Japanese country inn, Kobe is best known as the home of beautiful kimono-clad servers and the most talented teppan chefs in the desert, serving the highest quality and most flavorful beef, seafood and poultry available in Southern California.

69-838 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Japanese, Steakhouse, Asian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday-Saturday: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Early Bird Dinner: Sunday- Friday:
5:00pm-5:45pm
( Not served on Saturdays and Holiday weekends)


Bar Happy Hour: 5:00pm- 6:00pm & 8:00pm to Close

Cross Street:
Frank Sinatra

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 324-1717

Website:
http://www.koberanchomirage.com/

Entertainment:
Experience the excitement and distinctive flavors of our authentic Japanese teppan-yaki ("iron plate cooking"), prepared right at your table by knife-wielding chefs. Located in a replica of a Japanese country inn, Kobe is best known as the home of beautiful kimono-clad servers and the most talented teppan chefs in the desert, serving the highest quality and most flavorful beef, seafood and poultry available in Southern California.

Parking Details:
Valet offered and Self Parking available.

Private Party Facilities:
Our chef"s Table is enclosed by three walls and offers excellent views of our Garden.

Private Party Contact:
Paul Goldstine: (760) 324-1717

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Kobe Japanese Steak House Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.4

service

4.4

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4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (28)
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Good for a Date (16)
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Healthy (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Authentic (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Great Beer (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Business Meals (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Cozy (2)
Romantic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
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Late-night Find (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Way overbooked, had to wait a long while after arriving on time for our reservation. We were rushed to a table, rushed to place our order, rushed during the cooking and it was over. Spent over $300, just did not want to be rushed! Waitress had no personality or could care less if we were taken care of, but it was likely not her fault. The place was way overbooked and too crowded.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 6 days ago

Everything is delicious.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We came out for our Birthdays, our cook barely said two words to us, not fun!! People next to us didn’t talk at all, thought I was at fun place!! Said it was my friends first time, very disappointed!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on February 8, 2018

I made the reservation for the birthday of a friend. There was another person at the table (tepan table) with a birthday. The waitress "celebrated" the other birthday with cake, etc, but when I reminded her of my friends birthday, she ignored me and did NOTHING. I was very disappointed. Even the other couple told the waitress that it was my friends birthday, still NOTHING.
They also had the grill on when we arrived and left it on until after the wait staff cleaned the table. It was VERY warm sitting there for so long with grill on.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Overall nice evening. We ordered chicken for the 3 of us, for the price chicken was grizzly & tough. Food was good except for the chicken.

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 7, 2018

My family has been coming to the Palm Springs area for almost 30 years. For the first few years we went to Ichiban and when it closed we were so happy to find Kobes. We make it a point to come to Kobes at least once during our stay and have never had a bad meal and/or experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Food is great nice environment and you get to meet people and have a nice conversation

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 28, 2018

This is a teppanyaki grill. Those familiar with the old Beni-hana restaurants will have a good picture of Kobe, complete with chef showmanship. Our chef, Miguel, was a very capable cook and excellent showman. The restaurant also offers sushi, sashimi, and tempura dinners which are prepared in the kitchen rather than the grill. Only one basic type of steak (New York) is offered, although filet is available at a modest upcharge. Kobe's most distinguishing feature in my opinion are its country inn architecture, replete with koi pond, and some excellent examples
Japanese pottery. Food quality is very good.

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Fun
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 27, 2018

It has been years since we went to Kobes we had a reservation at 7:15 and didn't get seated until after 7:30 we had 2 children and it was my 8 year old granddaughter birthday we didn't leave until 9:30 we had a hard time getting drink refilled. I thought it was cause we were not drinking alcoholic drinks? One of the managers did provide us with tempura as we sat down for the wait which was nice however it was downhill for there. we tried to make eye contact and no luck. Sad because we had such great memories of Kobes from past visits and now its not a big deal to go there anymore. Food was great and the cook was super!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We had a 45 minute wait that I mentioned in my last review. I am more than pleased that Jamie, a manager from Kobe’s, called me and responded to my input with care. What great customer service. She was truly concerned because that is not the way they operate. I appreciate the way it was handled and can’t wait to return now. The food is delicious, and I was happy to learn that what we had experienced before was not the norm. Thank you Jamie and Kobe’s.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Love the food! Love the chef! Great place to dine with friends! We always bring our guests here to eat!

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Food was tasty. Just wish the fat on the chicken was trimmed off more. I got a few gross pieces. Loved the ambiance. We had a good time.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The valets were standing around the entrance smoking. They didn't even greet us as we walked past them. The place was very loud with lots of shouting.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Had a great time. Was very entertaining

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 12, 2018

This was a birthday dinner for my adult daughter, A dinner out with my wife and our 1 minor child. I have been to Kobe in Honolulu where Im from orignally and this was a first visit for our Ohana here in the desert where we all reside. My wife and I were not impressed our Daughter and son seemed to enjoy. An older. Fillipino looking woman came to say she was covering for our waitress and she was a bit abrrassive and had to check if calamari was avail for appetizer we ordered multiple ones but she was awkaward and came back to say yes and what she brought was overdone. She thankfully left us with good waitress. Our cook was not very good and seemed sloppy. He overcooked steak a bit and shrimp. Our bill was 340.00 and we tipped cook 40 dollars and staff 60. Again in Hawaii the chefs are trained trafitional and really have a more authentic Japanese feel. This was more like going to a Mongolian dinner the garlic spicy fried rice was terrible in my eyes greasy and mushy grains. The onion volcano was poorly excuted. Chefs used to be thourghly trianed in knife skills and all ours did was tap beat like music with knives and spatulas. He cracked eggs on back of spatulla no real trick in that. Messy presentation. I will not recommend this place and feel cheated for overall experience. The waitress we had was pleasant and they did remember to sing Happy Birthday but forgot to light candle and had to locate and redue. We overheard other groups get theirs done correctly but it was done and daughter enjoyed it. We only enjoyed poke appetizers my wife and I asked for a box to take home our entrees which was enjoyed by our older son who did not come. My wife and I felt weird to say anything and didnt want to upset our daughter who seldome eats out with us. She would have been upset if we had spoken up about this and we did not want to ruin. Teppan Chefs need to train properly no fry cooks with sloppy skills please.40$ tip was left in pitty. Pending review.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Went here for my birthday dinner. Had so much fun. The food was amazing and authenic. The whole table become a group that experienced the fun and interactive atmosphere. I highly recommend this restraunt for anyone who is celebrating a special occasion, or even just for dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fun, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Everything was amazing from the Chef to the hostess!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 10, 2018

We dine here often. Always a pleasure.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Since moving to general area 6.5 years ago we've driven by restaurant a zillion times and said to ourselves "one of these days let's eat there (we eat out all the time)". Excellent meal and friendly staff. Thank you very much. We will return.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 9, 2018

The restruant was closed & we were not notified. The reservation was accepted, we drove there and the entire restruant was dark.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great restaurant with great food and excellent service. The teriyaki chicken and shrimp were delicious. Try the Kobe special drink at the bar.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great chow, awesome chef, and fast. Not sure why people cry about the noise as it’s expected given the environment. Worth the price. Lobster was mad good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great service fast and friendly

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 4, 2018

I loved the chef and server! I had a great dining experience! You

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 3, 2018

It was my daughters 17th birthday and my husbands 37th birthday we had a great dinner

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 3, 2018

My favorite restaurant in Palm Springs. Always delicious.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Healthy, Fun, Paleo Friendly
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 29, 2017

we waited about 15 minutes before a waitress appeared and she didn't bring part of our order and the cook was barely doing his job.....we like the cook's banter and there was none of that...disappointing for our grandchildren!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Had a wonderful experience at Kobe. When we arrived for our reservation the hostesses let us know immediately that they were running behind schedule and offered us to sit in the lounge while we waited. Alejandro at the bar was very personable and friendly, he initiated conversation and poured some fierce cocktails to hold us. When we were seated the hostess and hostess manager were super friendly and upbeat. Florida our server was diligent in refilling our drinks and our chef Alex was humorous and professional. We enjoy Kobes for our special occassions!

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Good food but service was a bit slow. Portions are generous. Very loud so don’t plan on any intimate conversations but the “show “ is good so not a lot of talking is needed!

Tags: People Watching, Good for Groups, Healthy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

The taste became not so good. Very oily and too salty. Used be much simpler and lighter taste but our Cheff put so much butter, salt, etc. Not taste like Japanese food any more (I am a Japanese). We used to love to go there a lot but may not return. Too bad because this was a fun restaurant w family.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We love Japanese steakhouses, so we were excited to try this one. The valet parking was a nice option and we always take advantage of that service when available. One thing, the cook was amateur in his 'fun' style with the customers. Just kept saying "whooo" constantly. No 'egg roll' or 'Choo Choo train' or 'volcano', just whoooooo. Weird, but we will return regardless of the odd chef's interaction.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Way too pricey.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I loved Mike's joke's and kind words to everyone at our table! It was Christmas eve and my birthday was on Christmas so we brought our son & his wife and our grandson with us there and we were visiting from San Diego area there! Great food great FUN! Thanks the Sanders Family!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Everyone was very nice. The food was excellent! Haka our cook was hilarious. The place is very pretty and the pond of fish outside is very cool

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Great Beer, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Very good great food very nice service

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The food was delicious. The only thing that disappointed me is that when we booked on Open Table, we were asked if we were celebrating anything. We said that it was our anniversary.

It was not acknowledged by the restaurant at all.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The food was excellent. Our entire family loves fried rice and $4.50 additional to have fried rice is excessive! For the three of us we paid an additional $13.50! This should be included with the dinner that was priced high as well. Chef was excellent but cocktail server was not. Everyone at our table had to go to the bar several times to get their own drinks because they were tired of waiting. I mentioned that it was my son's birthday when I made the reservation and they brought him a piece of cheesecake and left it in front of him--no "happy birthday song"! :-(

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Always a fun place to go ...

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Visit Kobe if you are ready for teppanyaki and feel like dining with new "friends" around a large iron cooking surface. Entre options are numerous and Kobe makes a special effort to prepare sides such as fried rice-- mild, spicy or with garlic, as you prefer. The proteins are beautifully presented before they are prepared before you. The sashimi menu, while limited, was very fresh for our visit---we were at Kobe's on a Sunday evening and the sashimi was terrific. Bar service is timely throughout the meal, and the carnival-like atmosphere is entertaining for children and adults alike. A very nice venue for a birthday or anniversary celebration.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was good. Noise was unbearable and unacceptable

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