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Ichiban Japanese Steak House

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5340 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031-1734
+1 847-856-8800
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible39%
Nov 9, 2017
“If you like Asian food this is for you”
Jan 31, 2017
“Mediocre food / rice not included / tea not included”
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Steakhouse, Sushi
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
5340 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031-1734
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a high priced place with average food.Good ambeience for the hibachi. Pay extra for rice!! Not a good thing. Would NOT go back.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We had so much fun. We had a great waiter, some of the people in our party tried sushi for the first time there. They liked it.

Thank bookbuy_7
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I know some people have had issues here, but I've always had a nice experience. It is the only teppanyaki style restaurant I know of in the immediate area. For us it's always been a "birthday/anniversary" dinner place.

Thank Gregg J
Reviewed January 31, 2017

We decided to try this restaurant as Japanese food sounded good. This restaurant is somewhat outdated but pretty average for a Japanese restaurant. It appeared to be clean but we didn't see the kitchen. We started off with an appetizer of tempura vegetables ($5.95). They...More

2  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

The place was empty when we entered and was seated right away. The food was OK, not great but also not bad. The place was old and run down and the price was a bit high for what we got. If you really need Japanese...More

2  Thank Gary W
Reviewed October 19, 2016

You'll get the same show every time, but it's entertaining. The food is good & is cooked in front of you, but expect to spend a bit. The owner is often there & takes a personal interest to make sure you're satisfied.

Thank rudyboomer
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We have gone to this place for about 10 years both before and after we have had kids. Our son loves the "fire restaurant"! The owner and his staff have always been very kind and respectful to us. It is a bit outdated, but do...More

Thank KMCKYCarlson
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Over charged me for my drinks & white rice! Never gave us our dessert. Did not include chopsticks, I had to go find them. Really?! It's a freaking Japanese restaurant, how can you NOT have chopsticks on the table? Waitress was non attentive, forgetful &...More

2  Thank Valerie R
Reviewed May 1, 2016

I have never been to a Japanese style hibachi restaurant, so this is a new experience. I immediately noticed the facilities are showing their age and could use some decent lighting and a touch of paint. Our service was prompt and the waitstaff was very...More

2  Thank Mark W
Reviewed February 13, 2016

There were roaches rawling over plate after we ate. Couldnt leave fast enough. Health department should shut them down. Wasn't cheap for what was provided. Never go back.

Thank Rich S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5340 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031-1734
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-856-8800
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