Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Company Info

Market: Metro Atlanta
Category: Restaurants and Catering
Sub Category: Catering Services, Japanese Cuisine, Sushi Cuisine
Established: 1972

Other Awards: Best Sushi Creative Loafing, Golden Spatula

Contact Info

1776 Cheshire Bridge Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
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Sachiyo Nakato Takahara, Owner Operator  (404) 873-6582

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About Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Atlanta’s Most Authentic Japanese Restaurant

Bringing Japanese Culture and Cuisine To Atlanta For 50 Years!

Welcome to Nakato, an authentic, family-owned Japanese restaurant where we’re delighted to share the traditions and flavors of Japan with you. Our extensive menu offers fresh Japanese favorites for everyone, but we know that a meal is about so much more than just the food. With our classic dining, teppanyaki hibachi meals and full-service sushi bar, we offer unique fine dining experiences for all occasions. Whether you’re here to celebrate a birthday, catch up with old friends, consult with visiting colleagues … simply enjoying

Japanese hospitality at its finest!

What the Atlanta Media has said about Nakato:


  •  Atlanta Eats After 50 years, Nakato’s commitment to Japanese hospitality remains its cornerstone 
  • AJC Nakato’s longevity is a testament to its historic and cultural significance

    Atlanta Magazine Nakato is one of Atlanta’s top spots for Sushi Take Out 

  • AJC  With so many choices on Nakato’s extensive menu, it’s easy to overlook a humble appetizer like the nasu dengaku …but Nakato’s preparation is delightful.

Our Ideal Guest Is Looking For

  • The Best Sushi In Atlanta
  • Authentic Japanese Cuisine
  • Entertaining Hibachi
  • A Wonderful To-Go Dining Experience
  • Professional Catering
  • Experienced Wait Staff
  • Unique Dining Experience
  • An Ideal Special Occasion Restaurant
  • A Romantic Dinner For Two
  • A Food and Sake Pairing

My Best Referral Partners Include

  • Businesses Looking To Host Events
  • Professionals Taking Clients To Dinner
  • Small Businesses With Catering Needs
  • Special Occasion Diners
  • Foodies
  • Cultural Enthusiasts

What Makes Nakato Unique?

Throughout the past half century, the Nakato family have always been on site at the restaurant to share their love of Japanese cuisine, starting guests out with the most basic dishes and then gradually introducing more intricate flavors and traditions. Just as her mother and grandmother, Sachi has always believed in making guests feel special and welcome was the utmost of importance.

Nakato was recently selected as one of 25 “historic small restaurants” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for being a cultural treasure that strengthens the community and carries its legacy and tradition forward in a deeply meaningful way.

At Nakato, we’ll always greet you with a warm welcome and treat you to omotenashi … meaning that every service is from the bottom of the heart – honest, no hiding, no pretending. This is the cornerstone of the Nakato family.

1776 Cheshire Bridge Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 873-6582

Free Delivery when placing an order of $300 within 15-20 Miles of Nakato.









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  • It’s Official! Nakato received BEST SUSHI and BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT in their Reader’s Choice Awards! We are so excited!!! Atlanta Magazine just announced their BEST... [Read More]
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