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GoKarenGo Apr 20, 2009 09:36 AM

Hi,

Looking for fun and delish hibachi to celebrate my birthday with husband and kids! Ideally, lower Westchester. Have heard of Edo in Pelham and Abis in Greenwich. Though it sounds like Abis is good food but no theatrics. Psyched for the theatrics -- will be my kids' first time for hibachi! Any recs?

Thx!

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    Paris76 Jul 16, 2009 12:09 PM

    I don;t recommend Okinawa in Mt kisco. I live up the street and haven't been there in 3 years almost. The servers were rude and the rolling of the eyes when ordering drinks was enought to piss me off. Also they liked to hang at the bar and chitchat...Never thought there was a mangaer around....That being said the one in Yorktown is supposed to be better... Mostof thesee places everyone is talking about is good. Nothing crazy but a fun night for the kids and adults. Happy Birthday!

    1. krystle920 Jul 14, 2009 11:03 PM

      So which of these hibachi places are good enough for an adult birthday celebration? Seems like Gasho has nice outside decor, while Fuji Mountain is pretty popular. Also open to those in CT since we are coming from Stamford.

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        samanthajill Jul 16, 2009 01:45 PM

        Sakura in Westport, CT

      2. MikiLovesSugar Apr 22, 2009 12:52 PM

        Just FYI, the place where the original Carvel used to be (Central Ave in Hartsdale) is to become a Japanese Hibachi place

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          Jon1856 Apr 23, 2009 09:59 AM

          Not any time soon-still a rather big hole in ground-;>D

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            MikiLovesSugar Apr 23, 2009 03:12 PM

            hahah truuuuu.

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          laylag Apr 21, 2009 02:42 PM

          Never been myself so can't offer an opinion but many people have told me they like Fuji Mountain on Boston Post Road in Larchmont.

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            pobo Apr 21, 2009 04:13 PM

            I have been to Fuji Mountain a few times with family. If you are interested in good food, this is not the place to go. But then again, it is hard to find a Japanese hibachi place that also serves good food. We were in Shelton, CT at Asian Bistro for lunch and had the hibachi and it was quite good. They have a sister restaurant in Port Chester, but no hibachi.

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              laylag Apr 23, 2009 04:07 PM

              Agreed. I've never had good food at a hibachi place and find all of them overpriced for what is offered . I guess it is what it is .

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            jwg Apr 20, 2009 01:49 PM

            Nagoya on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. Good food for that type genre. A good show for the children or visitors from other countries. Okinawa In Mt Kisco is good as well. Noda in White Plains is good also.

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              valerie Apr 20, 2009 02:48 PM

              I second Noda.

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                roxlet Apr 22, 2009 05:11 AM

                Nagoya puts on a good show. We had my son's 10th birthday party there and all all the kids loved it.

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                biga290 Apr 20, 2009 12:13 PM

                Edo on Midland Avenue in Port Chester. Good show good food very serene decor.

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                  Dim Sum Diva Apr 20, 2009 12:27 PM

                  I second Edo in Port Chester. There is also Noda's in White Plains in the "mini-mall" on Main St (same building as the DMV and Sport's Page).

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                  apples Apr 20, 2009 10:28 AM

                  Okinawa in Mt. kIsco is very good

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                    Nancy C Apr 20, 2009 10:58 AM

                    Okinawa also opening up in Ossining, but I don't know the date... Happy BD!

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                      ltlevy Apr 20, 2009 12:16 PM

                      Where is Okinawa opening up in Ossining?

                      Also, in Croton there is Samaurai, which does up a nice show.

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                        Nancy C Apr 20, 2009 12:22 PM

                        At the Arcadian Gardens Shopping Plaza (where the Stop & Shop is located) on Rte 9.

                  2. Marge Apr 20, 2009 10:07 AM

                    Gasho in Hawthorne will put a show on for you.
                    http://www.gasho.com/default.asp

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                      jwg Apr 20, 2009 01:47 PM

                      I would discourage you from trying Gasho on a weekend. No matter that you have reservations (and small children very hungry), they ignore reservations, often delaying you up to an hour past the reservations. We like the food, but will not support a restaurant that takes reservations, but will not honor them.

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                        GIOny Jul 14, 2009 11:29 PM

                        Has Gasho cleaned up the place? Last time I went (it was some time ago) the place was a dump and instead of the nice serene Japanese music they had pop music playing. It ruined the whole experience. Not to mention the dirty bathrooms and shabby decor. We use to love it there with the beautiful gardens and all but I haven't been back since that last experience.

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                          krystle920 Jul 21, 2009 04:23 PM

                          Any updates?

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