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Iwataya Japanese Restaurant

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8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J, Evansville, IN 47725-6301
+1 812-868-0830
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“bento box” (7 reviews)
“gyoza” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J, Evansville, IN 47725-6301
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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

I went to Iwataya during a business trip to Evansville, on my own. This is a good Japanese restaurant, which has an interior in traditional style like I have seen many during my trips to Japan. There are normal tables, but also sunken tables, and...More

Thank Jan-Tiny
Reviewed January 10, 2017

A friend and I visited here on a Saturday night without reservations and they were kind enough to find a seat for us within ten minutes. The cuisine seems very authentic but we opted for just sushi and were not disappointed. It was very fresh...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is authentic Japanese. From the menus to the tables to the food and service. I had soba noodles with tempura shrimp and vegetables. Wow!! Lots of food! And so good. My husband had the curry beef and rice. It was enough...More

Thank EvansvilleEmpress
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The interior of the restaurant is beautiful. First time to dine a Japanese restaurant with a lot of Japanese dining here. I guess the food must be authentic. I got a teriyaki salmon bento box and replaced the California roll to a Burning man roll....More

Thank dawalish
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch and is a good value. The food is excellent and there is way too much to eat for a lunch. The service is good for lunch. I haven't been there for dinner in a long while because it...More

Thank allpat321
Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. Thankful to have this place in Evansville. The prices are also reasonable. They have a nice selections of rolls.

Thank Will_Springer
Reviewed April 20, 2016

In town meeting with staff from various locations. Good service and tasty rolls and bento boxes. Quickly served.

Reviewed April 6, 2016

Fresh is everything when it comes to sushi and Iwataya delivers! So enjoyed the ambiance of the restaurant too, especially sitting at the traditional Japanese-styled tables. Had the pork-filled wontons (like a potsticker) and marinated octopus (Tako Su) to start and four different sushi rolls:...More

Thank indigo100966
Reviewed February 22, 2016

While the food is good and reliable, the servers are anxious to depart at night. It is not clear if the restaurant is open from night to night. On a recent visit, our server informed us that they closed at 9:00 (Friday) and we needed...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Food is authentic...sushi was great! I enjoy the atmosphere as well. The box meals were good...not great...but good...and with PLENTY of food!

Thank Codyda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J, Evansville, IN 47725-6301
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-868-0830
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