We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Ichiban Sushi

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4401 NW 25th Pl Ste J, Gainesville, FL
+1 352-375-8880
Website
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 68: English reviews
Gainesville, FL
Level Contributor
359 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been here for maybe a year, but always enjoyed chicken teriyaki. It was OK again tonight. Tasty chicken and sauce, fresh vegetables and rice. Maybe should've been a bit hotter (not cool to the touch). Wife enjoyed her sushi roll. Seating was less than pleasant: back by both the kitchen door AND the restrooms. Part of an expansion. We... More 

Helpful?
Thank JFGainesville
GAINESVILLE
Level Contributor
137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went on 2 occasions within 10 days and both times i left very disappointed. I tried a different dish each time but my wife gets the same tokyo roll and loves it. I got a smaller tray and 2 rolls and a soup on other occasion. My katsu fish was cold and the rice was very mushy

Helpful?
Thank bamafutbal
1 review
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

You don't expect for a little sushi joint in a strip mall to be amazing but it absolutely was great food and the servers were so nice! Make time if you're in Gainesville to stop on by!!!!

Helpful?
Thank Sabrina N
Fleming Island, Florida
Level Contributor
64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Ichiban had been around forever, so I've been many times in the past. It's been a while since I've been, least a year, but I don't remember their prices being so high. My husband and I had lunch there today (2/7) and dropped $31 for a bento box and Pad Thai. Our waitress was nice, but not the most attentive... More 

Helpful?
Thank GinaMarie M
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
553 reviews
407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here many times over the years and have always been pleased with our food selections without exception. The one stickler is the often slow delivery process. Hence, only a Good rating.

Helpful?
Thank jelsrtrav
Gainesville, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

Their sushi tastes great. This is the third straight visit where I have waited 45 minutes or longer to get my sushi order. The first was a Friday night which I could understand. But Saturday at 2pm and Thursday and 6 pm just shouldn't cause these kinds of waits. NW Gainesville is ripe for another sushi place.

Helpful?
Thank Drew A
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 16, 2015

The Mt. Fuji is very good! The food tastes fresh and service is decent. This place is a bit small so keep that in mind with large parties.

Helpful?
Thank Kevin T
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Located in an old out of the way strip mall I wasn’t expecting much, and was delighted to find excellent service and excellent food! The sushi was fresh and tempura light and crispy. Very good value for the price. Our waiter was pleasant and professional and maintained that fine balance between being attentive and hovering. He was right there just... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vicarious1
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
84 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

First, for the positive. Our server was excellent: very friendly and patient. The onion soup was very tasty. Now the negative: the summer rolls, described as "vegetables with herbs" were a lot of shredded lettuce and a few beans sprouts. Since you can't taste the rice paper they were wrapped in, it was just like eating a handful of lettuce;... More 

Helpful?
Thank tastebuddy2011
Gainesville, Florida
Level Contributor
26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This is my second visit to Ichiban and will not be my last. There are a lot of sushi places in Gainesville, but by far, I would recommend Ichiban. The location is a little daunting to find, but the food and service are well worth looking for it. On this trip I ordered the Lava Roll and the Tijuana Roll.... More 

Helpful?
Thank GatorGuy69

Travelers who viewed Ichiban Sushi also viewed

 

Been to Ichiban Sushi? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4401 NW 25th Pl Ste J, Gainesville, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-375-8880

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ichiban Sushi staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?