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Japanica

4918 S 74th St, Milwaukee, WI 53220-4320
414-281-9868
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Ranked #406 of 1,391 Restaurants in Milwaukee
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Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jul 14, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for over six years well they started handing out scratchoffs after you pay your bill well I had one for a crunchy two and one roll of course you can't use it on the weekend and when I finally go there on a weekday they tell me I can't use it that it... More

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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

16 of us went for the hibachi style dinner. Two cooks brought out the food and cooked it right in front of us. The 8 kids loved the "show"! Very entertaining and fun! Food was very good, maybe a bit pricey. Service was a bit disjointed but the atmosphere was nice. A couple adults ordered the "Filet" and a couple... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I live only a mile away from the restaurant and it's one of our favorite places to get something to eat. Service is quick and friendly. Lots of waiters so never have to wait long for seating or refills. Prices are reasonable. Must have the garden salad, the ginger dressing tips to die for.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Been to this place two times and had the worst experience EVER. I am definitely not a customer anymore. The first time I went, the waitress got my order wrong & when the food came to our table, I told the waitress to switch it but when she told her manager, she insisted that I pay for what I got.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Coming from the East Coast we're spoiled with delicious sushi and had yet to find an excellent sushi place. This is the 1 place we will return to. We're still talking about how good it was!!

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I am very picky on the places I typically dine at, especially when it comes to sushi. Living in Milwaukee, it is incredibly hard to find decent sushi no where near a coast. Letting go of my sushi freak status for one night, my boyfriend and I decided to try his favorite sushi place, which happens to be Japanica. Walking... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I love Japanese Steak Houses and this is by far the best one in the Milwaukee area and I have tried them all (I think). We go here for lunch quite often and the price is very reasonable ($10ish) and that includes soup, salad, fried rice, veggies and whatever meat or seafood choice you make. The chefs are typical but... More

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WI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The menu was varied, nice atmosphere, good wait staff. I thought the food was average, and somewhat pricey. I don't believe I will return.

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Since moving to the Milwaukee area my husband and I have been trying to find some decent sushi. After trying multiple places and being very disappointed, we heard about Japanica. We were pleasantly surprised. Finally, a restaurant with properly made sushi. Fish was fresh, rolls were the correct size and tasted great. We will definitely be back.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Took my family here for granddaughters birthday and thought it was excellent. have not been to hibachi in Milwaukee area before so was happy to find an excellent place. Service was good, my husband had the hibachi red snapper and it was the best. Chicken and filets were also good.

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