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Iron Chef Japanese Cuisine

930 N Colony Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 265-2000
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Ranked #41 of 146 restaurants in Wallingford
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- Jun 7, 2014
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English first
Meriden
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58 reviews 58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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.

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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.

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Meriden, Connecticut
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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

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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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

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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.

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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.

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Branford, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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.

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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.

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

The salmon was fresh. The dishes were prompt and pretty authentic. The age dashi tofu was crisp and the batter was light.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I've been to a few sushi and hibachi restaurants in CT and this is by far my fav place. The food is AWESOME and fresh. My kids also love the food here! We don't get to eat here that often but when we do, we do lol. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!

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