Hibachi Express - kissimmee

About

Sushi Bars, Japanese

Price Range : Under $10 ($)

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    Yelp rating
    4.5 stars

Hibachi Express - kissimmee is the best place to spend your leisure time tasting delicious food and enjoying the nice atmosphere. After visiting our restaurant you will definitely have a wish to come back!

Location

Adress: 1946 N John Young Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34741

Phone: (407) 750-8788

Work Hours

Mon 10:30 am-9:30 pm
Tue 10:30 am-9:30 pm
Wed 10:30 am-9:30 pm
Thu 10:30 am-9:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am-10:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am-10:30 pm
Sun 11:30 am-9:30 pm

Business info

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    Health Score
    Pass
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    Vegan Options
    Yes
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    Vegetarian Options
    Yes
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    Takes Reservations
    Yes
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    Delivery
    No
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    Take-out
    Yes
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    Accepts Credit Cards
    Yes
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    Wheelchair Accessible
    Yes
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    Good for Kids
    Yes
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    Good for Groups
    Yes
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    Attire
    Casual
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    Noise Level
    Average
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    Alcohol
    Beer & Wine Only
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    Good For Happy Hour
    Yes
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    Outdoor Seating
    No
  • wifi
    Wi-Fi
    Free
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    Has TV
    Yes
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    Dogs Allowed
    No
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    Waiter Service
    No
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    Caters
    Yes

Reviews

  • Davin N.

    star star star star star 29 July 2020

    I'm writing my review after my second visit and my initial impressions of this restaurant still holds.
    Originally I was going to another nearby express hibachi restaurant before work, but they had about a 15 min wait and closed in 45 minutes (leaving me 30 mins to eat). I did a quick Yelp search and found this restaurant close by and decided to give them a shot. I'm glad I did!
    This is your local "hole-in-the-wall" Asian restaurant that's hidden in the Publix plaza, but offers so much more. The atmosphere is a bit distracting with all the changing colored lighting, but I think it gives it a more "modern" feel, in contrast to the traditional rigid dark brown booths you come to expect from Asian restaurants. Surprisingly they play traditional Asian ballad music (think Michael Buble, but in Chinese?), instead of your normal Top 40 or instrumentals.
    Enough about the atmosphere and onto the food. As the name implies, it's hibachi express: no show, no thrills, no flaming onion volcanoes, you order at the counter and they bring it out to you. The food here is really affordable, a chicken & steak hibachi with plain fried rice, veggies, and a tiny ginger salad is $13, and add a soup for $1.50! Most other hibachi restaurants start around $20 for the same meal. As I said, the salad is really tiny, basically a cup with 5 pieces of lettuce and a tomato slice with more than enough dressing to drown your salad. I tried the Clear Soup the first time and Miso the second. The Clear Soup is miles ahead of the Miso unfortunately. The Clear Soup was loaded with mushrooms and you could taste the flavors of the mushrooms with subtle sweet & saltiness you expect of Clear [Onion] Soup. The Miso Soup looks exactly what you'd expect of it, but it lacks in taste. There was no saltiness to the broth and tasted only like tofu & seaweed that was placed into warm water.
    Now the hibachi is why you're eating here and in terms of quality, it's not the best, but also not the worst. It's a little better than what I'd expect from a restaurant if this type. Both times I had the chicken & steak and both times it's been a little on the dryer side. Luckily, the chicken & steak is tossed in a bit of black pepper and teriyaki sauce to add to the taste. However, what it lacks in quality (compared to Kobe or Benihana), it makes up for in quantity. You still get about the same amount of food as the larger restaurants, one entree is enough to feed two people. Both times I've had to take my food to work with me (not that that's a bad thing).
    Overall, this is an amazing local hibachi restaurant with friendly staff. If I had to choose between here and Kobe, would I rather spend $30 at Kobe or $15 here? If I was celebrating something special or with a large group, Kobe in a heartbeat, but for an everyday meal that leaves me full and happy, I'm glad I found this Hibachi Express.

  • Carolina N.

    star star star star star 28 July 2020

    Yummy food for the price. Filling too. Their lunch specials are great. Soda and a plate for $7 and some change.

  • Manny R.

    star star star star star_border 18 July 2020

    Clean, friendly. Food is fresh.
    Good portions.
    Reasonable prices.
    Also tried delivery. It's great to have Japanese Food delivery finally.
    The tempura roll is great.
    The chicken katsu is good. Just right, not greasy.
    So happy to have some close by Japanese Food!
    Hopefully as time goes thy will add even more to the menu.

  • Taryn B.

    star star star star star 16 July 2020

    This is absolutely our favorite restaurant! The food is always, always amazing and huge portion sizes! We love how affordable it is and come back at least once a week. This is the only review I've written on yelp, but wanted to give this place their well-earned recognition--we dream about this place (which is dangerous since we live 5 minutes away) thank you, we will see you soon!

  • Alyssa S.

    star star star star star 13 July 2020

    This brand new restaurant provides some excellent Asian food at a great price. Not only does the hibachi taste delicious but the sushi and sides like gyoza are top notch. Everything is made with minimal wait and the staff is extremely friendly and courteous. The location itself is newly renovated and very clean. All in all a fantastic place to cure those hibachi cravings! Definitely coming back to support!

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