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Japanica

4918 S 74th St, Milwaukee, WI 53220-4320
414-281-9868
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Ranked #258 of 1,383 restaurants in Milwaukee
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Most recent review
- Feb 8, 2014
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English first
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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87 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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122 reviews 122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

I went here with my husband and group of co workers. In total, our group had 13 people in it.We were having the hibachi. Our reservations were at 5:30 and we had a few people come late. They would not start till everyone was there. It was 6:10 when a waitress came by and told us that someone else had... More

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milwaukee
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I love the food and the wonderful ambiance - relaxed and respectful. The staff respects my dignity and gently looks the other way when I go in by myself for a raw fish lunch and insist on clumsily using chopsticks. And they are great when I go with children for a hibachi Christmas dinner. We will be going again this... More

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