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Ichiban Japanese Grill & Sushi

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502 15th St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4708
205-752-8844
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Description: Business hour: Tues-Sun: Lunch 11:00-2:30 (closed monday lunch) Mon-Thurs...
Business hour: Tues-Sun: Lunch 11:00-2:30 (closed monday lunch) Mon-Thurs: Dinner 5:00-9:00 Fri-Sat: Dinner 5:00- 9:30 Tel: 205-752-8844
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great food at college prices

Hole in the wall, but don't let that deter you. The sushi is delicious! We got a large amount of food for a low price and the quality was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Houston, Texas
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Absolutely one of the best places to eat in Tuscaloosa. Bento boxes are delicious. Great service, they serve you with a smile.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Hole in the wall, but don't let that deter you. The sushi is delicious! We got a large amount of food for a low price and the quality was great.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Ate at Ichiban and had awful stomach problems after. I gave it another try about a year later and nothing changed. Definitely need to change their ingredients so they don't make you sick.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Ichiban is a small, family-owned Japanese restaurant in Tuscaloosa. It's in the shopping center next to the bowling alley at 15th Street and Hackberry Lane, so it's not the fanciest restaurant (there's no hibachi grill). But it has excellent food that is so reasonably priced. My son loves the sushi. Our favorite entree is the Teriyaki Chicken. The entire staff... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Ichiban is extremely inexpensive but offers excellent food. The tempura is wonderful and the sushi is some of the best in town. They have really great fried rice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

I may possibly like their sushi better than chucks. This place is good, fast, and cheap. If you get a chance try the miso soup, crab sticks, and veggie spring rolls. All good!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I went with a group of about 4 or 5 people. Our total was well over $100 in food and sushi and we couldn't even get drink refills. The waitress paid us absolutely no attention and the only way we even got our ticket was we got up and left. We were at the car and almost gone before the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Next to Chuck's, the best sushi in town. Unlike Chuck's, Ichiban is open for lunch and reasonably priced.

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birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I go to Ichebon atleast once a week .The staff is very friendly and the food is great! It is a great place to take family and friends! The Sushi is World class

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North Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

walked to this little locally owned restaurant. was kinda apprehensive when i got there as its in an old strip mall and needs some care. i changed my mind once inside. appears to be frequented by local college kids and the greeting from the staff was friendly. had seaweed salad and what a large portion for a really cheap price.... More 

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Additional Information about Ichiban Japanese Grill & Sushi

Address: 502 15th St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4708
Phone Number: 205-752-8844
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 15th St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4708
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: 205-752-8844

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Description

Business hour: Tues-Sun: Lunch 11:00-2:30 (closed monday lunch) Mon-Thurs: Dinner 5:00-9:00 Fri-Sat: Dinner 5:00- 9:30 Tel: 205-752-8844
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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