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Ichiban Japanese Cuisine

2786 E Fowler Ave Ste A, Tampa, FL 33612-6297
(813) 978-8095
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  • English first
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English first
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The staff are always welcoming and remember you. They treat you like family. The lunch boxes are a terrific deal and the food is always good. This is one of the best sushi spots in Tampa. If you are around the USF area, it is a great stop for lunch to get great food and quick service. I prefer lunch... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I do love their food. Although the breaded and deep-fried sushi is a bit pandering to American tastes for me. I want Japanese food, not an American version of it. The miso soup is good, too. The lunch boxes are my favorite. This is getting three rather than four stars for the service. It used to be that you could... More 

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Tampa
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34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The caterpillar roll was delicious sushi even for a non-seafood fan. The Tampa roll was also quite good. Portions are bigger than most sushi restaurants.

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houston, texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Several happy hour rolls to include a great grouper roll...the day we were there it was a all female sushi chef staff, which is unusual. They were very friendly and entertaining. Great happy hour value.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Cozy wonderful! Spent six years in japan and felt like I was back there. Staff was courteous, food was delicious with abundant choices of all kinds.

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Helena, Montana
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

From 3-6 M-F enjoy happy hour prices on a great selection of rolls. The happy hour beer is for US domestic only (Bud) rather than Japanese domestic (the good stuff like Sapporo, Kirin and Asahi). I was impressed with the quality of the choices along with the outstanding quality of the fish (sashimi and rolls). Close to USF.

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Tampa, FL
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111 reviews 111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We love to go to Ichiban for HH (3-6pm daily.) Half-priced Saki, discounted beer and a good variety of familiar and new rolls. They are so tasty, we rarely order sushi. The sushi we have eaten has always been fresh and flavorful. Try the Yummy, Jr., so good.

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Haines City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Eight people, bill under $150 (including alcohol) great food & service. A bit impersonal, but maybe I was expecting a 5-star experience...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Over priced, stingy with the white sauce and was wayyy to expensive for the little portion that i paid for

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Venice, Florida
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48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Ichiban's sushi was recommended to us by a college student who was working the front desk of the hotel we were staying. The sushi and ambiance was just as he described -- Amazing! Some of the rolls were good ol standards and some were unique (including a Kentucky roll for those in your party who prefer chicken to fish) but... More 

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Additional Information about Ichiban Japanese Cuisine

Address: 2786 E Fowler Ave Ste A, Tampa, FL 33612-6297
Phone Number: (813) 978-8095
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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