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Ichiban

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19 S Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 (Central / Pine)
(407) 423-2688
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best chinese buffet we have found in Orlando

As the title its the best chinese buffet we have found in Orlando, there is a massive selection with a sushi bar and chefs on hand, its not the freshest of decor but the food, service and price makes up for this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2014
JAMIE W
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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went with my husband 02/2015. 1st and last time going there. The sushi we ordered was ok. It was pretty hard to communicate with the wait staff :/. The bad part though was the hot food.y husband's teriyaki chicken was the worst I've ever tried. The chicken was weird, soft like mushrooms. There was definitely something weird about it. The... More 

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

As the title its the best chinese buffet we have found in Orlando, there is a massive selection with a sushi bar and chefs on hand, its not the freshest of decor but the food, service and price makes up for this.

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Mansfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We went to Ichiban 3x during our 2 week stay in Kissimee & the food just got better & better. So much choice which was ideal for our party of 5 [ 2x 60 year olds, a 40 year old eating machine, an worldly 11 year old & a very fussy 8 year old] Every dish was to be tried... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

The food was very good with a wide selection. Premises clean, atmosphere ok, but agree with previous reviewer who had the bill presented in the middle of the meal without asking. This also happened to us, there were plenty if free tables and we had only been in 30 minutes when the bill was presented to us with the waitress... More 

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Aberdeenshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Great selection of food in buffet, which was very clean and nicely presented, the only thing that let this restaurant down was the attitude of the two staff members we came not contact with. The first who seated us, no greeting, no eye contact ....... Second was our server who promptly presented us with our bill the minute we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We visited this restaurant as we fancied a change and liked it very much. There was a good selection of good, fresh food. The restaurant was very busy and seemed very popular. Would definitely recommend and go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The new look is impressive and cool. Unfortunately, not enough attention is paid to the food. The menu is the same, which is fine. The problem isn't inadequate choice. It that the choices just don't seem to be executed very well. We have tried the restaurant half a dozen times over the past few years, hoping to find something great.... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

My husband loved the food here, but he likes buffets. They have a huge assortment of sushi and seafood. I am not big on seafood, so for me it was a little disappointing. I really didn't like the food, but the service was good. So this is a mixed review...a thumbs up from my hubby and a thumbs down from... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

My family has been to Ichiban Japanese Restaurant, Orlando, numerous times over the years and have been very happy with the quality of food & service until the new owners took over. The new owners keep cutting back and cutting back until now they serve a very small portion of steak, chicken or shrimp with a small dollop of rice... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

I didnt like that alot of the sea food was close to the non-seafood. I dont eat seafood and hated to see shrimp and crawfish next to chicken and frog legs too. ew. but the food was soooo good and fresh.

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Additional Information about Ichiban

Address: 19 S Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801
Phone Number: (407) 423-2688
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Central Business District
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 S Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801
    (Central / Pine)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: (407) 423-2688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups

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