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637 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20850
301-670-0560
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  • English first
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English first
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Nice, casual restaurant serving both Japanese and Korean dishes. Despite its Japanese name, what Ichiban excels in is Korean cooking. The Japanese options are the usual, sushi-centered fare, but the Korean menu is broader and tastier. They have very flexible hours on weekends, but I swear that there is a marked difference on the quality of the cooking depending on... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My wife and I have enjoyed eating at this restaurant several times for lunch. There are many food selections, and the price is very reasonable, considering that it is an all-you-can-eat buffet. It’s a great restaurant to enjoy some delicious Korean and Japanese food.

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Rockville, Maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is the sort of place that natives go to. Great sushi and also great Korean BBQ spread. We have not explored all of the menu but judging from the number of ethnic guests enjoying the food, it ought to be good. We will definitely return and would recommend this highly

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have passed this place for years and never ventured in but last week I took my son there for his birthday and it was outstanding. We had three courses (steak, pork and shrimp) all BBQd at our table. The side dishes were simply out of this world. Reasonably priced and the service was great. I'll be back for sure.

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Japanese food can be very expensive. This place isn't. My dinner bill was under $40 including a glass of wine, and I ordered some of the higher priced items. The food is good, but not outstanding. I liked the feel of the place. It is a warm, family friendly restaurant.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great food, nice ambiance and reasonable price. We really enjoyed it. And defiantly come again. Recommended

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Okinawa, Japan
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Strolled on in here on a very cold day for lunch. I was seated by myself as I'm staying down the road at the Holiday Inn. Knew nothing in advance of the restaurant so this was a surprise. Food is advertised as "Korean and Japanese" cuisine, although I think the owners and staff are Korean. Walked in and was greeted... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I have been going here for the past 15 years and I have never been disappointed. They staff is friendly and the food is great. I lean towards the Korean dishes, particularly the Hwae Dup Bap and Bulgogi (this is Korean BBQ), but their Sushi is also very good. If you want to do BBQ, be sure to get a... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

didn't visit this time, but always outstanding in past. Great Sashimi, tonkatsu. Wish they would deliver as I stay at nearby Holiday Inn. Need to try the Korean next time

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Marietta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Excellent service, very good food. We stopped there by chance and were very pleased with the amount and quality of the food.

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Additional Information about Ichiban

Address: 637 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20850
Phone Number: 301-670-0560
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese, Korean

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