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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
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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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  • 6
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  • 2
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  • 0
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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
Real Japanese Sushi!

We went there for lunch. The sushi chef is a Japanese and this restaurant is very clean. We ordered chirashi which assorted fish on the bowl of sushi rice. Rice is slightly warm which supposed to be but most sushi restaurants don't. The waiter was very friendly. It is worth the stop if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Dublin, Ohio, United States
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Dublin, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We went there for lunch. The sushi chef is a Japanese and this restaurant is very clean. We ordered chirashi which assorted fish on the bowl of sushi rice. Rice is slightly warm which supposed to be but most sushi restaurants don't. The waiter was very friendly. It is worth the stop if you drive near by.

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Findlay, Ohio
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?