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Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse

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181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
315) 255-2222
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Auburn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Quick service and you can't beat the lunch specials. Three rolls for under 11.00 with soup & salad. They also have available a two roll special.

Thank Lucille F
Kingman, Arizona
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196 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We always have good food and service here. Sushi is very good and we love doing the hibachi. Never had an issue here and the prices are relatively inexpensive.

Thank Amanda G
auburn, ny, United States
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Good time for everyone. Choose the hibachi table. Go with a larger group of 6 or more. The chief cooks your food right in front of you. He will do tricks and surprise you with his skills.

Thank Jeffrey M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Always worth a visit. The hibachi is always fun, and the rolls are as pretty as they are delicious! If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary when you're in Auburn, definitely give Ichiban a try.

Thank Jennifer M
Auburn, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

Although it can be expensive, Ichiban's food is consistently good, and the grill is always fun & entertaining. Granted some of the chefs are more outgoing than others. Great entertainment for kids who don't like to sit at the table otherwise.

Thank PeanutButterNJelly
Auburn, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Great restaurant whether you go for the specialty performance or order of the menu, or sit at sushi bar

Thank ed l
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

Whenever we are in Auburn this is our go to lunch stop. They have a great Bento Box for $10.00 that includes soup, salad, entrée, white rice, sushi, egg roll and shumai. It is cooked fresh and everything tastes delicious. On one visit they were building a sushi boat that looked amazing! They also have hibachi dining.

Thank Sharon V
New Orleans, Louisiana
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164 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

I opted for the Sushi Bar since I was traveling alone. I ordered two rolls and some sushi. It was good but not much to write home about. The rolls were the type where it almost doesn't matter what you order it all tastes the same...know what I mean? And the sushi seaweed paper was the stick to your teeth... More 

Thank rcote75
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went as a party of 14 to celebrate our daughter-in-law's birthday. It was the first time I had been and really enjoyed all the tricks the chef performed. Add this to the excellent food it meant everyone got the complete food experience. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Caroline D
Waterloo, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the fourth time for me at this restaurant and never had a disappointing meal. The fried callimarie with tempura very good, my brother had soft shell crab he said "this was fantastic", my girlfriend had a shrimp spring roll she said it was the best she ever had. The main course with the entertainment great. The definition Dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 315) 255-2222

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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?