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Izakaya Sankyu Japanese Restaurant

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1176 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4241
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I expected rude waitresses and poor service due to what I have read in Yelp. It says that if your not Japanese, they are rude and give bad service. The 3 ladies that took care of me and my family was actually very nice and attentive. The food was good.... Maybe the ramen stock is a bit on the salty... More 

Thank EMWahine
Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

we had a taste for sushi. I had eaten here before typically evening meal. We came in around 2 pm, the open sign was flashing. We were immediately advised that the kitchen would be closing soon and that we would have to hurry our order. We asked to sit in a certain area and then advised they were closing that... More 

Thank Jodphd
Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We were staying nearby for a flight out of ORD and looking for some Asian food. We picked Izakaya Sankyu on a whim and we were blown away. I think we were the only non-asians in the place, other than our waitress, and they even had Sumo matches playing on the TV. Its not a fancy place but wow is... More 

Thank Jeff B
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62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a great place to eat if you are craving for Authentic Japanese Ramen. There are plenty of varieties to chose from. Go early, otherwise the wait is very long even with reservations.

Thank Chia Li C
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Let's get this out of the way right in the beginning: I love this place. There are several FACTS here that should be stated right off the bat: 1. On any given night, Japanese/Asian customers often outnumber non-Asian customers. In fact, if you can pick out the Japanese language, you will find that a lot of Japanese frequent this place.... More 

Thank Zeke Y
München, Deutschland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Very tasty and a big selection of japanese tapas/appetizers. Good selection of Sushi as well. Everything we ordered tasted good and fresh. The waiting time for the food was short. I would have given 5 stars but unfortunately we had a long waiting time for the check/payment. I would still recommend this restaurant.

Thank lohr84
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

I would have given one star for this review but it's about the food, right? Not my food issues. Anyway, I gave 3 stars because the sashimi was ok. Not awesome. Just ok. My husband liked his food. The tempura was also just ok but the garlic sprout app was highly recommended. Here's my issue with them accommodating food sensitivities:... More 

Thank Flyingtina
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our drinks order was taken and served pretty quickly but it took a little while to order food. My wife ordered a special that came with two sushi rolls (spicy tuna and California) and vegetable tempura while I ordered a teriyaki steak Bento box special. Tasty miso soup was included in both meals and was served promptly. My wife's sushi... More 

Thank Dedgehog
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

There are several Japanese restaurants in the area. Sankyu is among the most authentic. Mostly Japanese clientele with a wide variety of specials. The sashimi is fresh and they will adjust their menu accordingly to the season. I would highly recommend the tempura ninniku (garlic) and pork cheeks. The tempura soft shell crab is also excellent (may be seasonal). The... More 

Thank Barry F
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Old school Japanese place. Very good sushi, sashimi, udon, ramen, etc. Nice premium sake selection. Good spot for lunch or dinner. Not cheap, but very good food.

Thank Scott S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sushi, Japanese
Restaurant features
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1176 S Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-4241
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: 847-228-5539

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