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909 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
843-849-8121
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  • 15
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Outstanding food for nearly 20 years

I've been eating at Ichiban for nearly 20 years and the food/service is as good as it's ever been. Food quality for the price is outstanding. Love eating here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
Matthew S
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've been eating at Ichiban for nearly 20 years and the food/service is as good as it's ever been. Food quality for the price is outstanding. Love eating here.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We go here quite often. The owners and co-workers all seem to be family, and they are very, very friendly. The food is made-to-order, fresh, and very tasty. It's very much like a smaller version of a Kyoto's (where you sit a table and the food is prepared right in front of you). Good prices, great food. Definitely recommend.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This place is not fancy. It's in a strip mall. But it's the best hibachi I've ever had. The food is delicious. Be careful about their hours though, they tend to change. And if you call they'll say they're open, and then you get there and they aren't. It's a headache. But the food is so good we put up... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

I love eating here. The food is always excellent. Nothing fancy in regard to decor but if you aren't looking for a hibachi show it isn't a big deal.No the friendliest servers but its not a deal breaker. I would probably order take out over eating there.

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Mt. Pleasant, SC
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Yum! I can't say enough about the food here. There isn't an overwhelming menu to choose from (which is great) so this means what they do, they do well! Love the chicken dish!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012 via mobile

I have been eating at Ichibans for years. "Larry" the owner has always cooked the food. I don't think the guy ever takes a day off of work. I always eat the special, which is a spicy chicken and steak combination with rice and vegetables. You can't beat the price and quality for this meal. It is located in a... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We started coming to Ichiban when my wife and I were in school about 12 years ago. We were constantly trying to maximize our dollars without sacrificing our taste buds, because of limited student budget. I am glad to report that we just returned from dinner tonight at Ichiban with that all too familiar satisfied feeling of a great meal... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Friendly, attentive staff. Fresh ingredients. Not over the top but would definitely pop in for lunch any time.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Ichiban is always good. Try the Ichiban special, so flavorful!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012 via mobile

Owner and staff are very friendly. Provided great service yet the quality of food is lacking. With an increase of food quality, this establishment could do so much better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 909 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: 843-849-8121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
  • Cuisine: Japanese

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