Yakiniku Futago

4.8
233 reviews
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FUTAGO is Japanese style BBQ restaurant established in Tokyo in 2010. We developed a unique \"FUTAGO style\" concept, which is selecting the best quality meats and serving it at half the portion and price, compared to all the other BBQ restaurants.
Now, FUTAGO has been reviewed by many Japanese TV programs and magazines. We operate over 30 locations worldwide, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Hawaii and New York, to spread the Yakiniku culture around the world.
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

fantastic!

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n
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Yakiniku (Japanese Steakhouse) we've had in the City, hands down. The 2 hour time limit was a little annoying, but the service and ambiance were great. Delicious food - our favorite was the specialty intestine dish, but we're a bit adventurous. The other, less adventurous meats were also delicious as was the beef and uni sushi and appetizers. Don't go here if you don't like beef or red meat - it is served in abundance! Delicious drink selection as well, especially Japanese whiskey. Great overall!

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SA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, very pricey, but these are top grade items in very high demand and the prices are quite reasonable for the quality of the meat and drinks as well. If you enjoy eating steak, the taste of A5 Wagyu steak that is available here will blow your mind. For the most expensive cuts, I would recommend using a timer such as your cell phone to avoid overcooking this phenomenal food--nobody wants a $100 dish to taste like a slice of roast beef from the deli!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great. I want gold tongs!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome. The food is amazing.

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

My split bill came to be $168.75 and I’ve agreed to pay 20% tip which I recalled paying $199.75. Please explain to me why was I charged $218.75?

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Atlantic Canada
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service

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MY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The place looks very nice and you can tell they put great thought in the details but if the food is just ok what’s the point?

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OT
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Typical layout for a small New York City restaurant, bar in front, food in back. Greeted right away by gentleman who checked our 8:00 reservation, and we were early yet seated right away.
Nice Sake menu, son ordered a very smooth carafe at around $40. We ordered the treasure box, a surprise box, and it was a large moderately thick slice of wagyu at $160. Some beef filet, asparagus and Kim Chee and cold noodle soup. There’s a grill in the center of each table, and our server started cooking for us and we were allowed to grill it longer if needed. Fun and festive, expensive, but worth the experience.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

good not great

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AH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Futago is the best Yakiniku in NYC. Love coming here, they really looked after me and my guest, and it was my birthday too. Good People, great food!

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Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic Dinner, absolut great service

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a belated birthday celebration for my husband. The service was great and the food was amazing. We had a wonderful time.

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Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was my wife’s birthday. Service was wonderful - really above and beyond!

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XY
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best Japanese BBQ we had ever have! We definitely will come back in the future!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good experience! The meat was super and even the noodle and the rice are great quality!

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BZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Thick Cut Steak and Oyster Mushroom was really delicious

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EM
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We went to Yakiniku Futago for our toddler's birthday following a successful visit to a similar restaurant in Japan which he really enjoyed. The staff were very accomodating to us adults and our son and he really enjoyed watching us cook our food at our table. The food is simple, but the appetizers, variety of meats and the garlic rice (which I probably could have eaten another bowl of just by myself!) were delicious.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Double date and so fun

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful yakiniku restaurant in NYC! I always enjoyed Harami beef and kimuchi pickles.

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T
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great place for date and friends to hang out. There are also a lot of non-wagyu selection which are equally excellent.

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SN
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and good. Will be back

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Salt Lake City
3 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything you want in a Japanese BBQ place. A5 Wagyu beef, top notch Japanese whiskey, amazing service, and just an overall wonderful couple hours.

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SA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Excellent food with knowledgeable and friendly servers. Has vegetarians or people who don’t eat beef. My new favorite yakiniku spot in NYC. Expect $100+ per person for food.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I requested the dessert plate for celebration of my friend’s new challenge. But nobody took care of it and totally neglected. Terrible service.

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place. Will definitely come back.

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Tokyo
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good quality food and excellent presentation. Especially “Dragon Kalbi” and “Hamidashi Kalbi” are marvelous. Great service with excellent explanation on how to cook.

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NY
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

I love the special cuts of Japanese beef here and have been many times. Recently I have felt like they wanted us in and out in under an hour for a $350 meal for 3. The waitress offered us dessert when we were far from done with our mains. And while we were still eating our mains, she just brought us our check without us asking. Not sure if I will go back at this point. If you are just looking for to dine quickly, then this is the place for you. But if you are looking to savor your expensive meats and relax, then I don't recommend Futago anymore.

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S
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

Made reservation well in advance, but me and my girlfriend were initially put in a loud private room (no clue why) with no ambience next to a loud table with a rambunctious kid. However, they were able to move us to the main room right away. Our waiter was nice enough, however food came out fairly slow with long waits between dishes, and we had to remind them a few times for our next dish. Restaurant was not particularly busy so surprised for the wait. Kitchen looked confused too. I'm giving 4 stars for the food since it was delicious. However I've had Japanese BBQ before that's just as good but cheaper and faster.

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D
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service.
We are novices to Japanese BBQ but our waitress was wonderful in explaining how everything worked.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great food

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U
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding beef quality and service. Worth the price

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AB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was Very good. But getting banged out by our server who told us we should order more and then it turns out we ordered way too much food left a bad tasted in my mouth. Definitely not a place to be a regular it’s good for a one off but with so many Asian bbq places in NYC that are more or less the same sans the decor and clientele I’d choose other options than a $500 dinner for two (that’s including tip, oh and we had no alcohol)

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DS
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always! This is my 15th visit or so and my experience has always been outstanding! Great food and Service!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great experience!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excelente comida y servicio, mi favorito

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SB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just amazing. Maybe my favourite spot in the world. If you know me, you know how much of a compliment that is. I've probably not eaten in for 5 years.

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JB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. The best Japanese BBQ in NYC

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C
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic place. Great vibes. Amazing food. Cant wait to go back.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

overall good, nice ambience but bit overrated regarding the quality of wagyu beef.
and it was bit cold wt wind inside the restaurant

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