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Inakaya Japanese Restaurant

655 Saint Andrews Rd, # C, Columbia, SC 29210-5112
803-731-2538
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English first
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The service was fantastic. The server was available to answer questions and never let us run out of drinks (huge in my book). The food was fantastic. I love miso soup and their miso soup was the best I have ever had! The atmosphere is great for couples and families, not to mention the prices are extremely reasonable for the... More

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Widely known in Columbia for offering the best sushi, do not forget sukiyaki. Had the dish for the first time in Tokyo many years ago and developed a taste for it. Inakaya's sukiyaki compares favorably with the best. My wife and I stopped by on the way home from a concert. I was tired and I had little lip left... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you want better, you're probably going to have to fly to Tokyo and eat at the Tsukuji Fish Market. I love the sushi here and the menu additionally has a broad variety of things like tempura, noodles, fish and meats. There are over 30 items offered just under appetizers including a variety of natto. Personally, I despise natto. You... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The sushi was your typical run of the mill menu stuff that's at all Japanese restaurants. We had the bento box with teriyaki chicken and ribeye. The chicken was dry, like it was already cooked and just warmed up, same with the teriyaki ribeye. The tempura was kinda weird. It had clumps of shredded carrots and onions. The wait staff... More

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InakayaWatanabe, Owner at Inakaya Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, Abner. Sorry to hear you weren't impressed with your meal. We're always thinking of ways to make things better and we appreciate your reply. We have decided to use all white meat for our teriyaki chicken so it should be more tender. The onion and carrot tempura is called "kaki age," if you don't care for it, you may... More

Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Have eaten here several times in the last month. No matter when we, my husband and I have gone The waitresses have been great, the atmosphere relaxing and the food great. If you love seafood and go for the first time try the sushi platter or seafood boat. With this you get to taste everything and take home lunch for... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It’s a small sushi restaurant with boring decors. But the sushi is absolutely fresh and delicious at reasonable prices! The sushi chefs behind the sushi bar is very knowledgeable and clearly take pride in their creations. They are also happy to make recommendations. The service is usually good, but sometimes a little slow. if you're looking for good sushi in... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This place is really a hidden gem! The best sushi I have ever eaten! Their menu is FULL of items, best sushi menu in Columbia. Great for beginner sushi or those with experience. Seating is cozy and staff is friendly!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My daughter and I ate at Inakaya and had sushi, miso soup and seaweed salad. The service was professional and courteous. We had a great evening.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This delightful find is nestled in an out-of-the-way strip mall in North Columbia. An extensive menu provides many choices. All of our sushi entrees were fresh and plentiful. The overall atmosphere is average.

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s.c.
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Last night I had a wonderful meal there eating at the sushi bar. on the board where they post specials they had added blue fin tuna. I love tuna but had never eaten the blue fin. The sashimi was 13.50 but worth every single bite. It literally melted in your mouth. They also had rare roasted duck breast. Great!!!! I've... More

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Additional Information about Inakaya Japanese Restaurant

Address: 655 Saint Andrews Rd, # C, Columbia, SC 29210-5112
Phone Number: 803-731-2538
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
Cuisine: Japanese

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