We have modified our store hours to ensure the safety of our staff and customers. 

To-Go orders can be placed daily from 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM.


Our dining area is now open for lunch and dinner.

All meals are cooked on our hibachi grill in the kitchen and served to you at your table.  

Our hibachi grills will only be open for dinner. Only parties of up to 8 people can be seated per table. Parties larger than 8 will be split and seated at the adjacent hibachi table.

Dining area hours 

Lunch: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Dinner: 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

Hibachi grill hours 

Dinner: 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM


A Modern Twist on Teppanyaki and Sushi

Kobe Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar is Tuscaloosa’s only destination for a unique and unrivaled Japanese dining experience. As the top Japanese restaurant in Tuscaloosa, We offer the freshest and highest quality sushi that offers a visual feast for the senses as much as it provides mouthwatering flavors. We revel in authentic Japanese cuisine with a modern twist and provide a sophisticated menu of small plates, sushi and Teppanyaki grill offerings to delight any taste palate.

Welcome to Kobe


1800 McFarland Blvd East

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401


ToGo Hours 

 11:00 AM - 9:00PM


Dining Hours

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Hibachi Hours 

4:30 PM - 9:00 PM




Three Unique Experiences


Kobe Bar

Unwind with one of our premium liquors or hand-crafted cocktails made using traditional and specialty ingredients, or captivate your palates with unique flavors of our international sake and imported Japanese beer. The bar at Kobe sits anchored between the restaurant’s main dining and Teppanyaki rooms. Ideal for winding down at a happy hour with coworkers, catching up with friends, or celebrating with special cheers, Kobe’s bar delivers a wide selection of specialty cocktails, wine, and much more to provide the perfect spot for socializing.


Embrace the invigorating experience of dining in front of our Teppanyaki grills. Catch all the action up front as each meal is custom made to order in front of you featuring favorites like chicken, filet mignon, golden fried rice and stir-fried seasonal vegetables. Our Teppanyaki room delivers unforgettable dining and entertainment equipped with open-grill stations each complete with personal chef, server and seating up to 10 people.


The dining area is a separate room that is inspired by Japanese stylings with a modern twist. Serving Tuscaloosa's best sushi and teppanyaki dishes, we feature the unmatched flavor quality of Certified Angus Beef, flavorful teriyaki chicken and salmon among an endless list of classic and signature sushi rolls. From our popular sushi rolls to our tasty sashimi and other made to order sushi rolls, we’re serving up flavors that will satisfy and delight.


Kobe is available for semi-private dining and events. We have the perfect space to host your next event or private dining experience whether you are planning a birthday party, anniversary celebration, company dinner, or some other event. We have a semi-private dining space in the Teppanyaki room that can accommodate up to 40 guests. It is recommended to call in advance for large party reservations. Call 205-759-1400 for more details and host your next event at Kobe!

1800 Mcfarland Blvd East Tuscaloosa, AL 35401


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