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406 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840-3214
419-424-1007
Today
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
Great sushi

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
sally g
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Findlay, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Japan West is an incredible AUTHENTIC Japanese restaurant. If you are from Japan and want to visit a piece of home, this is the place to visit. Ito runs a wonderful restaurant. Ask for the Japanese white board.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 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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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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