Specializing in the Japanese cooking art of teppanyaki, Kobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar has been serving Japanese cuisine to residents of Maui for more than two decades. Modeled to invoke the comfort ofan inviting Japanese inn, this Lahaina institution blends a wide range of dishes and flavors with thelaid-back nature of Hawaiian island life, creating a distinct—and delicious—Japanese restaurant.
Formed from thewords “teppan,” meaning “iron plate,”and “yaki,” which translates to “grilled,”teppanyaki cooking brings the artistry of Japanese cuisine directly to the table. A chef slices, dices, and grills steak, seafood, and chicken dishes right at yourtable, creatinga fun and electric atmosphere. From the titular Kobe steak to sea-dwelling entrees such as red snapper and Pacific salmon, guests are sure to find a mouthwatering, grilled-to-perfection meal that pleases their palate. For those visiting with a large crew, group menus are also available.
But flame-kissed dishes are not the only foods offered atKobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar. At the restaurant’s sunken sushi barhelmed by uncle Oku, guests will discover a rainbow of sushi rolls and specials. Understanding the importance of local freshness, nearly 95% of Oku’s fish is sourced from local Hawaiian vendorswhile the rest of the menu is balanced by authentic Japanese imports.
After indulging in teppanyaki dishes and a bevy of sushi options, guests can warm up their voices with the restaurant’s wide range of cocktails, beers, teas, and wines and prepare to sing. No matter how rusty your vocal cords may be, karaoke is a great way to round out the visit.
For more information or to make a reservation, call Kobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar at (808) 667-5555 or visit the website today.