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Kobe Japanese Steak House

69-838 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
1,389 sq. ft. Bar Renovation

Kobe Japanese Steak House was founded in 1978 by Canadian restaurateurs, who were inspired to reproduce a charming 300-year-old Japanese country inn along the Palm Springs area's famous Restaurant Row in Rancho Mirage.

Over the years, Kobe has thrived with remarkably little change. Indeed, its consistent quality and service has become a trademark for Kobe in Rancho Mirage. In the late 80's, Kobe was acquired by one of its early investors, Hideo Yamada of Osaka, Japan, and is still owned today by the Yamada family. The building itself has matured well, settling into its role as a Japanese country inn from a different era.

An exhaustive list of celebrity visitors would be ridiculously long, but a small sampling would include local luminaries Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, former President Gerald Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver.

Orr Builders was brought on to make the restaurants’ bar area accessible to all its guests. This included raising the sunken bar area to the same elevation as the rest of the facility and at the same time update the bar area itself to incorporate a more traditional look and feel that completes the Kobe’s experience when you visit and dine. This was a 1,389 sq. ft. remodel that began October 9th and fast-tracked to completion on November 20th.

39-301 Badger Street Suite 300 Palm Desert, CA 92211 760-360-6632 info@orrbuilders.com