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The 9 Best Hibachi Restaurants In Raleigh

Updated: June 20, 2022

Hankering for some great Hibachi-style cooking? These Raleigh venues serve the best Japanese Hibachi. We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best hibachi in Raleigh. Order some sake, grab the tongs, and grill your yakitori on the fire bowls at these spots.

Find the perfect Hibachi spot

MATSU Hibachi & Sushi

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Hibachi Bowl

Japanese, $, RaleighJapanese, $Raleigh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Hayashi Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Hibachi 101

Japanese, $, RaleighJapanese, $Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Hibachi 88

Japanese, $, RaleighJapanese, $Raleigh, Southeast Raleigh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Hibachi Sushi

Japanese, $, RaleighJapanese, $Raleigh, West Raleigh
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Kanki

Japanese, $$$, RaleighJapanese, $$$Raleigh, Northwest Raleigh
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Kanki - North Raleigh

Japanese, $$, RaleighJapanese, $$Raleigh, Falls of Neuse
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

NC Japan Express

Japanese, $, RaleighJapanese, $Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Hibachi craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 3295 spots across Raleigh, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 212 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in . If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Questions & answers

Hayashi Japanese Restaurant and Kanki - North Raleigh are the highest-rated hibachi spots that are good for a date night in Raleigh.

Kazu Hibachi, Aggie's Grill Station, and MATSU Hibachi & Sushi are the highest-rated hibachi spots for lunch in Raleigh.

Kazu Hibachi, Aggie's Grill Station, and MATSU Hibachi & Sushi are the highest-rated hibachi spots to get a quick lunch in Raleigh.

There are 20 hibachi spots in Raleigh.

Aggie's Grill Station, MATSU Hibachi & Sushi, and Hayashi Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated hibachi spots that are good for groups in Raleigh.

Drink pairing tips for Hibachi

  • The ideal pairing for battered hake

    Experts often pair battered hake with a glass of Cava, a popular sparkling wine.

  • Pair Riesling with crab curry

    Food with spicy flavors, like crab curry, should be paired with a white wine like Riesling if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

Fun facts about Hibachi

  • A day for seafood-lovers

    Do you like seafood enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that October National Seafood Month is National Seafood Month.

  • The fastest eater

    Molly Schuyler knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 23 pounds of prime rib, setting a world record in the process!

  • Celebrating Hibachi

    If you’re a big fan of Hibachi, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

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