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Asuka Japanese Grill & Sushi

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$$ - $$$
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2300 Sir Barton Way, Ste 110, Lexington, KY 40509-2290
+1 859-543-0010
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Lexington on business. Ended up going here twice. Second time had the Chirashi Bowl and VIP roll. The bowl was excellent with a good variety and very fresh sashimi. The roll was also excellent and came on a flaming dish. Really enjoyed this meal and would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Jim F
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I ordered a Teppanyaki Steak, spicy tuna roll, and chicken fried rice which came to over $40, so this place is relatively expensive for Lexington. The food was pretty good, but not spectacular Japanese food. The steak was cooked correctly and had a decent sear, but it was not overly tender. The teriyaki sauce with the steak... More 

Thank AltaFan5
Atlanta, Georgia
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 ate here while staying in a nearby hotel. Our kids loved the hibachi table 'show'. Portions were very generous and the steak/shrimp tepanyakki was delicious. Would definitely eat here again if in the area.

Thank CDNFamilyTravellers
Greensboro, North Carolina
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Slow service - we waited at the bar until a table was ready - but it was one of the few places open Christmas day. Sushi was great.

Thank Tennie S
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We are frequent patrons of Asuka. My entire family loves the food and the experience. The servers are friendly. The chefs put on a fun show and the food is amazing.

Thank Joyce M
Frenchburg, Kentucky
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299 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We went to this restaurant for my sons birthday. We had a party of 13 and we had called ahead for reservations. The place was very busy, service was fast and friendly. The dining room and all public areas were clean. Everyone seemed happy with the menu choices and bragged about their entrees. I loved the presentation. Our chef put... More 

Thank Tyme4relaxing
Somerset, Kentucky
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398 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Excellent selection of sushi, prepared and presented with flare. The sushi is great, try the crunchy one, just ask for the crunchy sushi. The show that the chefs put on for you at the grills traditional and entertaining. Great show, great sushi and great grilled flavor.

Thank Motorcyclebuds
Berea, Kentucky
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I took my daughter to Asuka to try out the sushi. I was not that impressed. I've definitely had better sushi from other Lexington Japanese restaurants. They were also overpriced. I've had the same sushi other places that actually tasted better and cost less. It's not horrible but it's not great. The environment was nice though and the flaming sushi... More 

Thank mommypennylane
Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We love sushi and try new places as often as we can in other cities - Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New York... This sushi is hands down the best. Regardless if you come for lunch or dinner, I've never been disappointed.

Thank ttcevents
Maysville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We eat here several times a year as well as the Nicholasville location. Service was great, food was excellent as always. Chef made it entertaining for the kids, even though they are old hands at eating hibachi.

Thank bkjone01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Sir Barton Way, Ste 110, Lexington, KY 40509-2290
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-543-0010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?