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“sushi was good and grilled fish also tasty.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kenichi

Kenichi
533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-1983
970-920-2212
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Ranked #64 of 155 Restaurants in Aspen
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
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Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hunter Street
Transit: Most local hotels and lodges offer transportation to and from Kenichi.
Description: Kenichi serves contemporary Asian cuisine and world-class sushi in a vibrant atmosphere. In 1991, Bil Rieger and Kenichi Kanada founded Kenichi Aspen, which has since become renowned for its outstanding food and hip scene. With an exceptional reputation established, Kenichi expanded to other prominent markets including Austin, Dallas and Kona. Kenichi is built on a foundation of excellence in food& service.
Makati, Philippines
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“sushi was good and grilled fish also tasty.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

we were in aspen for a while and got tired of eating burgers and fries. so we decided to go to japanese restaurant. this bus driver on way recommended " kenichi " great sushi place. we were not too thrilled because our kids don't eat row fish. but surprisingly not only sushi but other dishes were very good. grilled fish and teriyaki chicken. d place has nice ambience. but the waiter added 20% tip without asking us. ( we are only 5 of us...! ) or he told us afterwords...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful meal, beautiful environment!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

The sushi here is literally the best sushi I have ever had! The rolls are so unique and fresh! The staff and restaurant itself is inviting and memorable. I will for sure be going back!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Favourite restaurant in Aspen”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

All the food here is amazing. Highly recommend the chicken teriyaki for main and banana tempura for desert. The menu is huge and will surely have something for everyone. The atmosphere in the restaurant was great, all the waiters were very friendly and checking that everything was perfect. A must in aspen.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Palm Beach, FL
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Food good, service rushed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This was our first dinner of this trip to Aspen and I took my young daughter as a special treat since she loves sushi. We did have to wait a few minutes for a table even though we had a reservation. The waiter was friendly but not all that attentive as it seemed the staff was a bit frantic to keep up with the crowd. Our food was good but came out too quickly with no break between courses. No one took away our dishes from the previous course when they brought out the next and the water glasses ran dry a few times. Maybe the experience would be different on a less busy night but the lack of service outweighed any good comments I have about the food.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Not so great sushi”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Rolls were very average. We did not finish our meal. One saving grace, the saki was excellent !! Seems very popular so may be we chose the wrong food. Nice ambience and decor - vibrant scene.

Visited March 2013
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