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406 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840-3214
419-424-1007
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Japan West a great experience

We went to Japan West with some friends and it was a great experience . The cook was fantastic and had a great sense of humor . Watching him cook at the table was an experience itself. He was slicing and dicing the food and basically doing a comedy routine at the same time. I'm not sure if all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Mark D
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Findlay, Ohio
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Findlay, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to Japan West with some friends and it was a great experience . The cook was fantastic and had a great sense of humor . Watching him cook at the table was an experience itself. He was slicing and dicing the food and basically doing a comedy routine at the same time. I'm not sure if all of... More 

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Japan West is the restaurant we use as our standard of comparison with every other Japanese restaurant we've visited across the US. There are a few that have come close, but none can top it. Recent decor updates showcase the sushi bar. John is the ultimate entertainer/hibachi chef. Peter is a delightful waiter. Dietsch Brothers Fine Chocolates and Ice Cream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've ignored this gem in the past but now it's a favorite. The meal was tastier than any other Japanese restaurant I've eaten at. Very friendly and cozy. The sushi was wonderful and left me wanting more the next day. We had take out sushi last night and it was just as good as I remembered.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Japan West has the best Sushi in Ohio! Very fresh, authentic and delicious! They also offer a hibachi style meal as well...we have taken guests here for that type of meal too. Both options are wonderful. You will not be disappointed!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I'm new to sushi restaurants and am pleased to say these folks made navigating the experience fun. And they off more than sushi. My entire meal was delicious. We received advice from a local to go early as they fill up quick. This was true in our case.

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Findlay, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Japan West was a gift to the City of Findlay by a Japanese family that owns a manufacturing facility in the community. Their intent to share their culture hit the mark and has been for over 20 years. Recently remodeled, there are two distinct area: the teppan tables in the middle section and the sushi dining to the front to... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had dinner with another couple and really enjoyed Japan West. We started with the pork appetizer and they are a MUST! The California and eel sushi was enjoyed by our friends. We loved the grill man and all the wonderful fresh foods he cooked on it. We had very yummy steak, shrimp and scallops. This is the only place local... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We enjoy eating here. Preparation is always fun to watch. Everything has been delicious. Definitely recommended

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Waterloo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Japan West offered one of the best sushi and sashimi meals I have had outside Vancouver or Honolulu. The decor is contemporary Japanese - one could almost imagine being in Tokyo. The raw fish is "fresh" - I put that in quotation marks because most fish served in North American Japanese restaurants has been frozen - but the quality is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We love the sushi here. The tempura shrimp and vegetables are very good as well. It's a very clean and nice restaurant. A favorite downtown.

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Additional Information about Japan West

Address: 406 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840-3214
Phone Number: 419-424-1007
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Findlay
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 406 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840-3214
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Findlay
  • Phone Number: 419-424-1007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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