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Akashi Sushi Bar

2020 Harshman Rd, Dayton, OH 45424-5024
937-233-8005
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Ranked #59 of 682 restaurants in Dayton
Cuisines: Sushi
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This was my first experience eating at a sushi bar. The staff (waitress & sushi chef) were wonderful. They were very helpful in helping me choose what to order for my first time. The sushi was fresh & delicious!! I ordered the Rainbow Roll & Cucumber Roll. I literally stuffed myself. However, my sweet tea was a little too sweet.... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Akashi definitely has the best Japanese food in the area. I go to Akashi for lunch at least once a week, and they have the best bento out of any Japanese restaurants in dayton. I usually order a Wariko bento. Which comes with a choice of main meat (bulgogi, kalbi, teriyaki chicken, salmon, etc), assorted tempura, yakisoba, cali roll, sashimi,... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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71 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

It's so wonderful (and we often take advantage of local places) that Akashi has been an established restaurant in Riverside, Ohio for a number of years. We live close by, but have not gotten around often enough to try all of their wonderful meals and sushi. Well, this was our second time, and we wanted to get some sushi. The... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

When we want sushi Akashi is always our first choice in town. The restaurant is warm and welcoming and the staff is always wonderful. We always have the spicy tuna, my favorite then choose others as the mood strikes. They have all been wonderful.

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Dayton, Ohio
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128 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We wanted sushi for dinner so we went to Akashi. The decor is a bit dated and it is casual or nice casual. The service was excellent; a server was always nearby. The sushi was okay. If you are into fried sushi, I do not recommend this place; they only had one deep fried sushi and didn't offer any nigiri.... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is my favorite place to eat sushi. The quality of the food is amazing. I usually get the Firecracker sushi roll, which includes tempura shrimp, cream cheese, asparagus, avocado, cucumber, crab on top with masago... and of course the sauces. I might have missed a few ingredients or thrown an extra one in, but by far, Firecracker is the... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very fresh fish done in a traditional fashion. I travel frequently and like to have sushi fairly frequently. This is a very good place to have sushi. The service is solid and while the decor is not special it is clean and comfortable. The other Japanese and asian offerings are also good but the star is the sushi.

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Indiana
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5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Chinese restaurants crowd the American dining-scape. Asian cuisine in various forms is on the rise. Therefore to find a Japanese restaurant in the Dayton area was a nice surprise. The Akashi Sushi Bar is located near Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Japanese is spoken in the restaurant which made it especially nice for my Japanese houseguests who while not coming... More

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Midwest
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13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Nothing is very special here but then nothing is bad here. We go and will go again. The sushi and norimaki are just OK. The sake is expensive and the limited selection has nothing very good. The waitstaff is very pleasant when they happen by your table. Last visit the waitress didn't know what is Togarashi. The Japanese beer is... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

A friend took me here and explained that it was a bit pricy. I am not a sushi connoisseur by far, but have had my fair share and can tell the difference between nice fatty tuna and pretty bad tuna and definitely from fresh cooler ingredients and stuff that has been sitting out in inappropriate conditions. The only reason I... More

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