Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

Month: July 2015

Nakato Japanese Steakhouse’s Menu Has Something for Everyone

Going out to eat with a group of family, or friends, is always a pleasure, and a challenge. The pleasure Nakato-Springfield-150x150comes from spending time with people who like to sit around and share a good meal while having a few laughs. The challenging part about dining with a group is that it’s sometimes difficult to find a restaurant that everyone agrees upon.

Most people have their own preferences when it comes to menu selection and what one person thinks is great, might make another person unhappy. Fortunately, there are some restaurants that offer a little bit of something for everyone. Nakato is in this category of great restaurants. Whether you choose to visit our Japanese restaurant in Charlotte or our Japanese restaurant in Springfield, your family and friends are sure to be pleased when they see our food menu.

Meat Lovers

Anyone who is a meat lover is going to be a happy camper when browsing our hibachi menu. Since we’re index-150x150a Japanese steak house, we serve up some of the finest cuts of New York strip steak you’ve ever had the pleasure to eat. Our strip steaks are meaty, juicy and tender. If you want to kick things up a notch try our Filet Mignon, which is heavenly. For the teriyaki lover we offer beautiful strip loin steak perfectly seasoned in teriyaki sauce. Or, you can opt for grilled boneless chicken, or teriyaki chicken.

Seafood Lovers

Seafood is an integral part of both American and Japanese culinary traditions. At Nakato, you’ll be able to indulge in your love for seafood in different ways. You can order a seafood combo that includes grilled shrimp, salmon and scallops. You can go for a duo of just shrimp and scallops. Or, you can enjoy a plateful of one seafood item cooked hibachi style. If you can’t choose between meat and seafood – have both!

We’re not going to force you to choose between two foods you love, so you can have a nice, juicy steak, or 43267-150x150piece of chicken along with shrimp, calamari, scallops or salmon.

Another way to enjoy seafood is by ordering from our exclusive sushi menu at our sushi bar in Charlotte or sushi bar in Springfield. That’s right. Nakato offers exquisite sushi to suit even the most discriminating sushi lover. And, just like our teppan yaki menu, our sushi menu offers you a lot of variety. Some popular sushi rolls include spicy tuna, California and regional favorites. You might also like our elegant sashimi trays featuring our best seafood selections with rice.


Sometimes it’s difficult for vegetarians to go out and have a good meal at a meat and seafood place. At Nakato, you can find healthy vegetarian selections such as our vegetable sushi roll that includes cucumber, asparagus, avocado, carrot and lettuce with sesame seeds. Seaweed salad is a light dish filled with nutrients. You can also taste authentic edamame, cooked soybeans, which are quickly becoming a favorite snack for many Americans.

At Nakato we make it easy to order a delicious vegetable dinner, with or without tofu, from our teppan yaki menu, which is accompanied by white or fried rice.

Make plans today to come to Nakato Japanese Steakhouse for great food and great times.

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Sushi and Summer: A Perfect Combination

Sushi is one of America’s favorite foods all year round, but there’s something special about sushi and index-150x150summer that seems to make it that much more mouthwatering. Perhaps it’s the relationship between the freshness of fish and seafood that makes it so appealing on hot days. Because of the heat, you often don’t feel like eating anything heavy, and your body doesn’t really need it. Therefore, sushi provides you with a light and healthy alternative to heavier foods.

When it comes to making and serving awesome summertime sushi Nakato Japanese Steakhouse is unsurpassed. Our sushi bar in Charlotte is a popular destination for locals and tourists. We can say the same for our sushi bar in Springfield, which is often busy. People love our sushi, because it’s super fresh, but most importantly, it is prepared according to authentic Japanese standards. Nakato sushi chefs are among the best anywhere and we don’t cut corners on ingredients or preparations. We welcome all sushi lovers to come to our restaurant, order anything from our sushi menu and compare our sushi to others.

Nakato sushi lovers are raving about our sushi menu and you’ll find that some of our loyal customers like it so much they leave a review for you to read. The quality of our sushi is something we’re very proud of slide-4-150x150and we are dedicated to giving our customers the best of the best.

The Sushi Platter

During the summer months, you may be in the mood to eat a light dish, but still desire to experience that burst of flavor in your mouth, and the excitement of mingling textures on your tongue. If you’re one of these people, we highly recommend you order one of our sushi platters to satiate your appetite.

Our sushi platters offer you a lot of flexibility when choosing selections from our varied menu. Nakato sushi platters allow you to order one or more types of sushi to enjoy at one sitting. You can mix various sushi rolls. For instance, you can order your favorite roll and taste one of our other roll combinations. You can also order sushi rolls along with sashimi, which are thin slices of fresh fish sitting atop white rice. Or, combine sushi rolls with slices of fish without the rice.

Socializing with friends and family during the summer is very common and the whole gang should visit Nakato sushi bar in Springfield or sushi bar in Charlotte for social sushi. No, this isn’t the latest dance craze or party game. Social sushi is simply hanging out at our place and sharing one or more platters of fresh, delicious sushi made the way you like it. Nakato is a blast during the summer and lots of people escape the heat by coming in to share a sushi platter over lunch or dinner. Oh, and you can wash it down with an ice cold beverage.

In the mood for sushi? Great! Come to Nakato Japanese Steakhouse for the best summer sushi in town.

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