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Ichiban Japanese Steak House - Minneapolis

1333 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 339-0540
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Ranked #425 of 1,588 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Grant (Between 13th & 14th)
Transit: The light rail stops between 4th and 5th on Nicollet. We are at 1333 Nicollet.
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Very happy Ichiban was sold out. $32 all you can eat sushi bar option just wasnt a compelling reason to stay. Walked a little down the road and had great BBQ.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The local joke is now to scream out the name of the restaurant, I guess to honour the fun we had together. After being seated and meeting our chef, we had fun and had great food. Food kept coming and being served from our chef, surprisingly good at all times. I would have appreciated a little introduction to the menu... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

The upside are the friendly earnest efficient helpful staff, the decor is good and the overall experience is fine. Sadly though the food is really not great, we had Teppanyaki, the cook was friendly and whilst not the most talented I have ever seen he tried hard to give a good show and for the most part succeeded. But the... More

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Minneapolis
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We have been enjoying the sushi at this place for 11 years. We were not alarmed to see unfamiliar faces behind the sushi counter but it turned out to be awful.There were 3 cooks at work and only about 25% of the capacity was filled. They seemed to be busy with something but getting sushi out was like pulling teeth.What... More

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food itself wasn't too terrible but not good enough for me to come back a 2nd time. I just had a bad experience when I had gone. I am also sure it was a one time deal. I came with a 11 person group. The chef wasn't too fun and our waitress seemed very frantic. I wasn't sure if... More

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm not a big sushi fan, but this was good. Interesting serving - dishes were in a "moat" that circulated around the prep area. Hooked together, you just picked what you wanted and took it over the "boat".

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Minneapolis
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I read a lot of the reviews and really didn’t want to go there, but it was a command performance. My grandson was celebrating his 10th birthday and he wanted steak and his Mom figured this might be an entertaining way to have just that. Yes, the restaurant is stuck in a time warp, and yes, the carpeting has seen... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Had a Saturday evening dinner with a couple friends at table 10. Everything went well until my friend saw a cockroach crawl up from under the table run around some plates and dive back under the table. He kept quiet as not to make a scene in a full restaurant. After we left we couldn't stop taking about it so... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Just left the restaurant, and if I hadn't already walked for miles, I would have left as soon as I hit the front door. I was yearning for asian, but really couldn't find any in this area that made me want to eat there. So I ended up here and it was just plain nasty. I can't believe all the... More

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Rosemount, Minnesota
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Our reservation for four was seated promptly at the proper time but rather than start service, they waited for two other unreserved walk-ins join us without first asking us if we minded. Decor was OK but as others have mentioned, the first scent impression was one of old stale grease hanging in the air. Alcohol is completely overpriced even for... More

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Additional Information about Ichiban Japanese Steak House - Minneapolis

Address: 1333 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: (612) 339-0540
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Steakhouse

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