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Ichiban

$$ - $$$
Vironniemi
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Mikonkatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 672345
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Brisbane, Australia
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271 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

What a great find this little restaurant is....everything was super fresh and delicious. So popular we got the last serves of their sushi rice...says a lot about how good it is....highly recommend....wish we'd discovered it earlier in our stay!

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Thank Helenjen
Lappeenranta, Finland
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Allthough it is very hard to compete with restaurants in Tokyo (wide selection of fresh ingredients) some of the sushi places in Helsinki do rather well. It´s been a while since I last visited Ichiban - propably nearly 10 years - so it was thrilling to see how its doing nowadays. Had a selection of 10 Nigiris of which the... More 

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Thank foodaddict2015
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is a small restaurant in Kamppi shopping center. Fast and friendly service. Menus are somewhat different from what you'd expect in a sushi restaurant in Finland -- experimental, strong and playful combinations of tastes. Not perhaps my favorite in town, but Ichiban is worth a try.

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Thank Mi28
Helsinki, Finland
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67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Great place betwen shopping. Friendly staff , good menu . ok for the price / quality ratio. Central located

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Thank KulkijaHki
Aland Island, Finland
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

Small sushi restaurant in the city centre with good tasting sushi and quick service. Not that much to choose from, either food or drinks. Just basic stuff, but it tasted good.

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Thank You0nlyLive0nce
Helsinki, Finland
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200 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

A small sushi place, friendly service and very decent sushi. The lunch combos give you good value for your money. Despite the friendly and fast service, the staff seemed mostly interested in gossiping: I must say I would've preferred less information on their personal health and boyfriends, and more peace to enjoy my lunch.

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Thank lmsk2014
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Found this restaurant after walking from shop to shop and nicely surprised when it turned out to be one of the better "just go here" decisions. Staff are very helpful and the place itself is nice,comfortable and clean. Good selection to make ur own menu but just go for the pre done plates, good quality for the price. Def call... More 

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Thank Dubh79
Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

Found this little sushibar by sheer coincidence. They had a friendly staff and really nice and properly made sushi sets.

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Thank tabizukidesu
Helsinki, Finland
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104 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2015

Despite being quite small Ichiban Aikatalo offers a nice place to sit down and enjoy a good sushi meal. Ichiban set is worth its price and the wakame salad is apparently made at the place (often it's from a freezer).

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Thank intonsus
Vantaa, Finland
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84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is usually good, but sometimes average. With these prices, the food should be good every time. The staff is very young and a bit unattentive. The customers seemed to disturb their lively chit-chat and I was not really interested to hear facts about their private lives..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $21
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikonkatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
  • Neighborhood: Vironniemi
  • Phone Number: +358 9 672345

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?