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Japan West

406 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840-3214
419-424-1007
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Ranked #5 of 133 restaurants in Findlay
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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- Jul 4, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Annapolis, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW via mobile

Came here with two local friends during a visit. We had some great miso and salad and some great sushi for 3. This is as good as anything in DC, so don't let anyone tell you different. We sat at the sushi bar, that way you always get good service. How many people in Findlay are eating sushi? Plenty!

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Gurnee, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I love Japanese food, so I have to give a very good rating to this restaurant for the food and atmosphere but a very low rating for service. Since this restaurant is very close to my workplace, my colleagues and I would always come here for lunch. The sushi and beef teriyaki are my favorite choices. The only problem with... More

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Findlay, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

If you are a fan of fine Japanese food, this is the place to go. Well known for its outstanding sushi, you cannot go wrong with any item from the authentic Japanese menu. One potential negative: if they are busy - which can happen on the weekend - be prepared to wait. But it is well worth the wait, as... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Every city should have a Japanese restaurant this good. At many Japanese restaurants the menu stops at sushi and bento boxes. Japan West has a broad menu of sushi, noodles, soups, grilled items and more, for workers at the many Japanese manufacturing companies nearby. Really good fresh sushi, but very traditional. Tempura and soba noodles were excellent. Service was pretty... More

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NW Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

I know I need to give Japan West another chance as much as I hear and read rave reviews but this visit was lackluster. Food was good, sushi was excellent but the service was terrible. We had to hail the waiter to order after literally 20 minutes. Rarely got refills when needed in drinks. Has to flag down the waiter... More

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ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Recently went to Japan west for my birthday dinner with my family, they love sushi, not so much for me but wanted to try it. Had a great time, the waiter was very helpful in choosing some things I might like, they kept coming back to check on our food and if we needed anything. We kind of just kept... More

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Lima, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had a great meal and it was very entertaining! Then you can shop in the mall if you want. And walk off all the food you ate!

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Findlay, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Really wonderful food and delightful cuisine. Staff are all exceptional. Pricey? I think not, but then again, I'm willing to pay good money for good food. I have experienced sushi here....never was courageous enough before. I especially love the hibachi meals...no matter what I order, it's wonderful....always.

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Findlay, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Japan West has been a place that my family and I visit twice annually. The food is good but it is particularly expensive. We paid nearly 200 dollars for three people; it was a feast though not worth this amount. I would rate this establishment higher if not for my preferance for Tokyo Steakhouse in sushi and entres as well... More

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Chesterton, Indiana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Service was good. Location being downtown was ok because parking was not a problem. As far as a japanese steak and sushi Restraunt it was on far with the large chain offerings.

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