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ARIGATO Japanese Steak and Seafood House in Greensboro, North Carolina – Restaurant Review

Updated on January 20, 2020
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The cooking demonstration at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House is awesome and fiery

Fiery cooking demonstration at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant.
Fiery cooking demonstration at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant. | Source

ARIGATO Japanese Steak and Seafood House in Greensboro, North Carolina – Restaurant Review

ARIGATO Japanese Steak and Seafood House in Greensboro, North Carolina – Restaurant Review

ARIGATO is a restaurant that I have been wanting to try going to for a long time now. I finally went to Arigato Japanese restaurant with my family this week. We enjoy the cuisine from many different countries and cultures and often find Japanese food to taste so fresh and amazing.

The Japanese food at this restaurant, Arigato is so delicious!! I had the idea to go to Arigato Japanese restaurant on the evening of the Fourth of July because we can get a really good view of professional quality fireworks in that area. Indeed, the plan worked! I loved eating at Arigato Japanese Restaurant.

We enjoyed a splendid dinner at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House from about 7:45-8:45pm on the evening of the 4th of July and when we exited the restaurant building after our meal, we were able to see some amazing fireworks right in that same area. It was wonderful! The kids loved the exciting fireworks!


Arigato Steak and Seafood House

Lighted signage at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina
Lighted signage at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina

Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House

Now back to talking about the restaurant itself. My much anticipated visit to the restaurant, Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House did not disappoint in the least. I am so glad that we finally went to that Japanese restaurant. We did not waste any of our delicious food from the restaurant. We brought home our leftovers from the Arigato Japanese restaurant in to - go boxes at the end of our meal and as we walked in the door of our home we were still remarking about what a marvelous time we had at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant.

Dinner at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House on the 4th of July

All of the food selections at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House were fresh and tasty. We ended up going beyond our food budget and ordering a bit more than we had planned to because everything on the restaurant foodmenu looked so good!

I have spoken in past restaurant reviews that I have written about how I do not always purchase kids meals for my kids when we go to restaurants. Sometimes, it seems like a more cost effective, better deal to just let them share and adult sized entrée but on this 4th of July occasion, I did go ahead and purchase kid’s meals / children’s entrees for them. The children’s entrees at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House are a good deal with generous serving sizes. The portion of the children’s entrée special was offered at a cost of $8.75. One of my sons wanted the chicken fried rice children’s entrée. My other son wanted the steak fried rice children’s entrée.

Soup is served first

I ordered an adult sized entrée special of grouper fish and petit filet steak with fried rice at a cost of around $18. At Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House, the appetizers and add-on specials are quite reasonably priced for a restaurant of its caliber. This is where we ran into trouble. We were more or less saying: “Ooh, I want some of that and some of that and some of that.” It was ridiculous! What we ended up getting in addition to our entrees and specialty drinks of non-alcoholic strawberry daiquiris ($3.50 each) and non-alcoholic Pina coladas ($3.50 each) were

  • calamari at an add-on cost of just $4
  • shrimp tempura at around $3 and
  • California roll at around $3.

Everything was scrumptious!

Non alcoholic Pina Colada topped with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry - very tasty

Delicious and creamy non-alcoholic pina colada drink with a generous amount of whipped cream and a marachino cherry on top, served at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant.
Delicious and creamy non-alcoholic pina colada drink with a generous amount of whipped cream and a marachino cherry on top, served at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant. | Source

There are impressive cooking demonstrations for the diners at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina

Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House is a restaurant where cooking demonstrations are done and the food is prepared in front of the diners, as occurs at many hibachi restaurants of this type. Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House showcases really impressive cooking demonstrations.

  • The chef did lots of tricks and really put on a show with the knife cutting and prepping of the vegetables and other foods.
  • We were seated at a large table with other diners including a young lady celebrating her 19th birthday with two of her friends. The flames shot up high on the hot surface as is often part of the demonstration at these types of hibachi restaurant set ups. We were very impressed.
  • My youngest son was seeing this type of cooking demonstration for the first time and he was very excited.
  • Then he still had those fireworks to go see for even more excitement!

Really impressive cooking demonstrations.

If you are visiting Greensboro, North Carolina

It was a lovely evening for us at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House. The person celebrating a birthday at our table as well as people celebrating birthdays at other tables were presented by the staff with dessert while there was the loud banging of drums by a group of well-wishers.

If you are visiting Greensboro, North Carolina or live in Greensboro, North Carolina, I highly recommend that one day you try going out to dinner at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House on South Holden Road. You will have a great time.

A lovely evening at dinner.

Included with both the adult entree and children's entree dinner specials is fresh and tasty lettuce salad with cherry tomatoes and your choice of dressing

Delicious fresh salad with cherry tomatoes and plentiful dressing.
Delicious fresh salad with cherry tomatoes and plentiful dressing.

California roll

The avocado in the California roll was very fresh and tasty.
The avocado in the California roll was very fresh and tasty.

Shrimp tempura - crispy and delicious

Light golden fried and crispy, the shrimp tempura at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina was very delicious.
Light golden fried and crispy, the shrimp tempura at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House restaurant in Greensboro, North Carolina was very delicious.

Rice shaped as a heart - cute

The way that the rice was arranged into a heart shape while cooking was so cute.
The way that the rice was arranged into a heart shape while cooking was so cute.

Calamari being prepared

One appetizer dish that we enjoyed at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House Restaurant was simply delicious calamari rings with no added batter for frying and complementary dark brown soy sauce as an accompaniment.
One appetizer dish that we enjoyed at Arigato Japanese Steak and Seafood House Restaurant was simply delicious calamari rings with no added batter for frying and complementary dark brown soy sauce as an accompaniment. | Source

Vegetables being prepared

Fish with lemon - tangy and fresh - so good!

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Arigato restaurant location

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1200 S Holden Rd :
1200 S Holden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27407, USA

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This is a type of restaurant that my family really enjoys. Everything was great.

Arigato Japanese Hibachi and Steakhouse

4 stars for Arigato

Arigato Japanese Restaurant - Greensboro, North Carolina

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      Nyesha Pagnou MPH 

      3 years ago from USA

      Hi RedElf, thanks so much for your nice comment. I appreciate it. I did treasure getting that camera shot at just the right moment. The fire only flares up like that for a very brief moment during the Japanese cooking demonstration at the restaurant. I hope that you do get to Arigato one day. The food is great!

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      RedElf 

      3 years ago from Canada

      Hola! Great photo. Arigato's on my bucket list now.

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