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English first
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Sushi rolls were large, fresh and tasty. The teriyaki chicken lunch with rice and a California roll was also very good. My wife says the miso soup is the way she tries to make it at home. The owner stopped by our table to chat. The husband-wife team had the restaurant for 15 years, then sold it and a year... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My family and I like to sit at the bar when we eat here. The portions are excellent. The Staff is friendly and informative. The quality of sushi is really good. The service is quick and accurate, and accommodating - my child is a picky eater & they were very willing to alter their recipes to make the experience more... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I loved the cherry blossum roll and several other specialty rolls. Very good tempura vegetables. Yakitori was tasty. I liked the hot tea, it had good flavor. Definitely will be back.

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

my family loves to meet at this restaurant and have our favorite rolls. The variety is great and there are always unique specials. We have never had anything but excellent food and drink here at very reasonable rates. You can't go wrong !

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Salinas, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

I LOVE ikebana's japanese restaurant! The ambience is great, the staff are really nice (especially if eating at the sushi bar). I usually order the lunch box meal because dinner is too expensive there. The texas holdem rolls are my absolute favorite (even though they are not authentic japanese rolls).

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

Ikebana Japanese Restaurant is not a true Japanese restaurant. I have lived and eaten in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Japan over the last 70 years. Some examples - the miso soup is lacking in flavor (missing the proper soup base), the rice for the sushi was too dry (fell apart upon handling) and too sweet, the sashimi raw fish... More 

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Salinas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

When eating here, I typically have the Texas Hold 'Em roll, a specialty hand roll. The menu has a lot of variety. The atmosphere is okay, pretty average, nothing special or unique. With the variety on the menu, even a Westerner with little experience in Asian food can find something to like.

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Monterey, California
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104 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2008

I don't go to salinas much, but its the place i go if I have a sushi craving when visiting friends there. Nice atmosphere and staff. The sushi is better than average, but salinas has bad sushi overall.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

Some nights great, some nights terrible...that includes the service.

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Salt Lake City, U
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5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2007

The food was really good and the portions were big. They had several kinds of cuisine including Korean and Japanese sushi so we were in heaven. The service was good and the atmosphere was comfortable. I wish we had an Ikebana wherever we go. Sigh.

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Additional Information about Ikebana Japanese Restaurant

Address: 1315 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906-2828
Phone Number: 831-449-5151
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
Cuisine: Japanese

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