We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine

930 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 265-2000
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #39 of 148 Restaurants in Wallingford
Sun 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

16 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Meriden, Connecticut
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went for hibachi for my daugher's birthday. A party of 14+. We had to wait for our drinks which took forever especially the sake bombs. I don't believe our waitress understood what we were ordering as nothing came together but at different times which held up the birthday 'toast'. We had two chefs, our side came after the other... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Central Village, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited here twice in recent weeks. Each time, the food was superbly prepared to our liking. We ate at the hibachi section of the restaurant; you can choose to eat in the regular restaurant section and order off an extensive menu if you wish. Appetizers - Crab Rangoon in particular, were outstanding. We also had a lobster and shrimp... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The portions were larger than you'd expect and they were very tasty. The chef put on a good show and made sure that we got what we ordered and kept the various sauces full. The service staff was fast and very friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Went to this sushi spot on a whim. Being in a strip mall, it is very easy to pass it by. But, the food, especially the sushi rivals some of the best in the area; really, fresh and tasty.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Meriden, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

The business seems to be family owned. They always show hospitality when you come in. Have never been mistreated by any of the staff. Many of the staff seem to be new to the US, so to get attention for them to come back to your table- you may have to give them a proper nod (like in Europe). Food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wallingford, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

This is one of my families favorite restaurants. The food is pretty good and reasonably priced. Hibachi bar is fun but in the regular restaurant....the service is laughably HORRIBLE. the wait staff make no attempt to even pretend they want to speak English (they are not Japanese but Chinese) after they serve the meal they give you 10 minutes to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Went last night for sushi with my wife. We shared to special and one a la cart roll. Iron chef roll was squishy and a bit bland. Shrimp tempura roll fell apart when trying to eat. Service was below average. Was later in evening (close to nine) and expected better.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheshire, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

The food was decent, don't eat sushi but the miso soup was great and so was the rice. Chef was good, joked around and provided entertainment but....the waitress was so rude and unfriendly it really jaded our experience. Do not think we will go there again, too many other places with better service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Branford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Just an average place. The service was cold and not all that friendly. The food was average. The experience was not what I expected.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Had the Philadelphia and Angry Dragon Roll, Filet and Lobster Hibachi dinner. All of it was very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine also viewed

Wallingford, CT
Wallingford, CT

Been to Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing