Common Questions

Common Questions 2016-10-17T14:48:47+00:00

What are your hours?

We are open 7 days a week. Please refer to the right side for detailed hours of operation.

Are reservations necessary?

Reservations are recommended so we can set aside seating and guarantee a table for your party. We take reservations up to 6 months in advance.

Are gift cards available?

Yes, Gift cards are available! While we do not currently sell gift cards online, you may request them by filling out our contact form, or you may simply order them by calling us at 860.445.5686.

How many people can a hibachi table accommodate?

The hibachi tables can accommodate a single diner at a shared table, up to 10 guests at one table, or up to 19 guests at 2 a joining tables that face each other. We also have a private room equipped with four hibachi tables that seats up to 36 guests.

Can guests order sushi or other appetizers at a hibachi table?

Yes. Many of our guests order sushi or an appetizer before the chef arrives.

What if I have an allergy while sitting at a hibachi table?

Guests with allergies should alert their server so the chef can take special precaution when preparing and cooking your food. If your allergy is too severe or extensive, as to take away from the other guests experience or meals, we will prepare yours in the kitchen and bring it out to you.

Do I have to order a hibachi meal at a hibachi table?

The majority of guests sitting at the hibachi tables should ordering hibachi items. We require a minimum of 75% of hibachi table guests to order from the hibachi menu.

Can we order hibachi items at a dining table or the bar?

Yes, hibachi items may be ordered at dining tables and the bar. Please note that they will be prepared in the kitchen.

Do you have a private room for catered events and larger parties?

Yes, we have a private function room that seats up to 36 guests for large parties, catered events, birthday parties, corporate events, wedding showers and any other special event you should choose to host with us. Please feel free to contact us for information.

Do you offer takeout and/or delivery?

We do offer the entire menu as takeout 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Unfortunately, we do not deliver. Orders for takeout may be placed online through this site simply buy going to the food section of the menu or by calling 860.445.5686.

Our Location

Koto Japanese Steakhouse

527 Long Hill Road

Groton, CT 06340.



Phone: 860.445.5686

Fax: 860.449.9588

Our Hours


11:00 – 3:00 : 4:30 – 10:00


11:00 – 3:00 : 4:30 – 10:30


12:00 -10:30


12:00 – 9:00