Gyu-Kaku - Atlanta, GA

4.6
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207 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
Spending time with Friends and Family is what Gyu-Kaku is all about. Gyu-Kaku offers the fun of "Shared Plates".

We want our food dining experience to inspire laughter, conversation, and amazing times! You can't help it - with a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. Our friendly staff aspires to lead guests through the dining experience with helpful suggestions. The sounds around you are of parties and laughter - the PERFECT choice for first dates, families, and catching up with friends.
What 207 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.4
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4.4
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4.4
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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome as always

KF
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Pretty good, could be better if the good is bit more less expensive.

Drinks take time, so would recommend to order 10 minutes ahead than what you expect.

S
Atlanta
30 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Fun experience. There were 5 of us. We did the Shogun. I’d highly recommend it. Lots of food and oddly enough, the sirloin was everyone’s favorite.

TT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant! It is so fun cooking with your friends...so much laughter! I would suggest the All You Can Eat sections!!! There are so many choices, and if you allow your waiter to choose...its just a fun surprise every time they come by!

GD
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have enjoyed my experiences each and every time I have visited Gyu-Kaku. This is definitely in my top 5 places to eat.

OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff made us feel comfortable and explained the menu very clearly.

AN
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience5

I’ve been to this restaurant well over 20 times since it first opened and this past visit was by far the worst service ever. Had to wait over 45 minutes for our salad. Was even told that our food was taken to another table and still did not escalate our order for the mistakes. The servers need more training and the kitchen staff need to prepare more than 1 item per table at a time.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ll be back! Totally enjoyed everything about it!

I
Atlanta
30 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Interesting concept but not well executed. Our waiter was excellent but that couldn’t make up for the average food and ambience

L
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Dined with 5 people on New Years Eve night. Food was fresh and tasty. Service was a bit slow but the servers were pleasant. I'd return again the food and fun time is priceless.

RK
Atlanta
21 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great night bringing the family out for fun dining experience.

HB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good. Pricey, but we did get the holiday meal. Quite a bit of food too, so you got a fair bit for your money: just could be a bit cheaper.

MW
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall1food1service4ambience2

Tried it once and will not be returning. The service was good, but the food was not. If you're looking for authentic Japanese food, you will not find it here. Also, this restaurant is so tucked away that's it's a major challenge just finding it. No complimentary parking, either.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience! Would recommend to everyone, especially the lunch specials.

C
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Waiter Calvin/Glenn have the impression he didn’t want to be at work. No smile no Enthusiasm

The manager who came by our table to check in was amazing

DB
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was amazing! Staff was very attentive and did well explaining the menu to us as first-timers. The food was very flavorful and came out swiftly. I will return again....thanks Hannah and Aiko!

l
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

This place is a lot of fun! The food is really good! We really liked the filet the first time but the skirt steak on our second visit was so good. The spicy slaw is really good. I want the recipe! It’s really easy to grill the food. A good way to spend time with 28 year olds.

SS
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated a Birthday and it was a fun night ! We brought along a cake and the staff came out with it and sang to the Birthday girl and made it a special night !! Everyone loved the food !

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service. Staff was all hustling since it was Thanksgiving and absolutely packed. Food was delicious and plentiful. Great experience.

OT
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal at Gyu-Kaku.

OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You'll have a good experience and excellent food selection here. Unfortunately we were expecting charcoal grills and they are only gas, but the food quality is still really good. You can also do ala carte so you don't have to do the all you can eat option. I recommend this place over a lot of the Korean BBQ places because of all the options.

d
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious

K
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Experience, I would definitely go back with my family.

RL
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time there.
Food and drinks were great.
Friendly staff.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Family time

DN
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Went on a Sunday around 5 pm. Food was FANTASTIC! Very flavorful. Service wasn’t terrible but could’ve been better. Definitely want to say it was not our waiters fault. Our waiter looked very overwhelmed and was running around the restaurant from table to table the entire night. Food came out really quickly, which was nice. But, I ordered my second drink from the bar and it never came. Kept asking my waiter to check on the drink I ordered, and we all eventually realized that the bartender had just disappeared. After waiting 20 minutes for my drink, I just canceled the order. Waiter was very apologetic though, gave us free ice cream for the inconvenience. Overall I had a great experience and will be back, but staffing is definitely an issue here.

DD
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! Service, food, atmosphere was awesome! We will be back

DV
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

I have been to this location many times, therefore I invited some friends because I was bragging about the food and the atmosphere of the restaurant. Well, our drinks came 30 min. later than told, people that had just sat down got there food before us; we had been there an hour with no food, and when our rice came out it was slightly cold. The bowl was not hot at all. Horrible horrible horrible.

c
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was wonderful. It was our first time and we really enjoyed our visit. The food and the service were very good. We will go back and I would recommend you try it.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

James was our server and he was fantastic! Very patient and informative as it was our first time! Great energy and food!!

s
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

I had great time good food and good service
Thank you for gyukaku

OT
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service2ambience5

Good food. Good drink.

WT
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

best in town. Not sure what happened other people.

N
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience2

The concept is interesting, but service is slow, the decor is underwhelming and the cleanliness of the place is questionable. Prices are reasonable, so 3 stars.

T
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Have been 3 times time month.

K
Atlanta
26 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I came here to celebrate my birthday early with my husband and son and everything was great! I made reservations and got a table right away. Our server was attentive and made sure we got everything we wanted to order. The food was delicious and we did AYCE so we were completely satisfied.

CT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food wasn’t as good as it was during the soft opening, which is quite disappointing

MS
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Our server wasn't very good. She didn't bring us our rice until we'd finished with the first course of meat on our "meat lovers" combo. And she went MIA towards the end of our meal and we had to track her down to get our bill. We did not have time for dessert because we had tickets to an event nearby. She did not offer to give us our dessert to go.

l
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was really good and easy to cook. It was a fun lunch and our 28 year olds loved it.We will add it in our restaurant rotation and will be back soon.

OT
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

I go to GyuKaku frequently. I like all kinds of meat there but it is very very loud.