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Reviewed July 19, 2021

We enjoyed the naruto rolls as well as the Volcano roll (so delicious!). They have an incredible sushi menu and a fantastic variety of rolls in addition to habachi and other cooked items for the non-sushi eaters. We had excellent service and food was delivered...to our table pretty quickly compared to other sushi places we've been to. Great place for lunch or dinner!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed May 23, 2021 via mobile

My wife, myself and our 5 year old boy had to wait 2 hours for our food until 9 pm on a Sunday! First 15 minutes no one showed up to take the order. Then a busser came and took our order and served the...drinks. He clearly didn’t clean himself before that and his dress was totally inappropriate. After 1 and half hour when the food was not ready, I checked with several people, finally the manager said they lost our ticket. No one apologized at that point. The manager just said they were short handed. My wife and kid had to use the restroom. That was terrible too. My worst experience in Baton Rouge. Pleas don’t go. Server: Brittney Busser: Kelton Manager: Bob JohnsonMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed January 26, 2021 via mobile

Ichiban has always been my favorite place for sushi/hibachi. But... the past few times we’ve been, the experience has been very lacking. Last night, we visited the one on Essen and I was very disappointed. We were seated in an overflow area that is basically...a porch with thick Visqueen for walls. It was very humid. The table and floors were sticky. The ice in our drinks melted fast. Every single plate that was brought out was chipped or broken. The sushi was good, but my favorite LSU roll had a funny taste to the oysters. They don’t seem to be doing hibachi so all the chairs are pushed to one side of the room in that area. It is dark and dank. The hallway to the restrooms is so dark, you can barely tell which door is for which bathroom. I’ve never visited the Japanese place next door but will try it next time. And I guess if I really want sushi from Ichiban, I’ll order it to go. 🤷🏻‍♀️More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 27, 2019

So disappointed, The rice was gummy and very bland. My steak was not good, had a lot of fat. The salad was very watery. Will not go again.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 26, 2019

Food here is always great. The atmosphere is whatever you're up for, quiet and intimate (table dining) or fun and entertaining (hibachi). Servers are knowledgeable, attentive and friendly. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

In my continuous effort to spend money in my community, I decided to try Ichiban in Gonzales for my birthday. Worst Hibachi Ever. Rice was not seasoned at all and chicken was super bland. We had 3 different servers which meant we got to have...2 salads and 2 soups. We had to place our order 3 times and one couple had to wait 20 minutes just to finally get their cocktails. This was just not a good hibachi experience and my birthday dinner was very disappointing!!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

My family and I went there to celebrate our sons Doctoral Graduation from LSU. The ambiance was great. The place reminds us of Benihana but better. The LSU roll was deep fried and delicious. I had never eaten sushi but this was delicious and tasty....The clear soup was remarkable. We enjoyed the pineapple sake and the sake bomb. The waitress was knowledgeable and courteous. The service was great. The cook at the table was entertaining and a great cook. We will definitely return here to dine.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 8, 2019

The food is very good . Very clean atmosphere. They are very friendly. However very expensive .they are very selective with sushi choices and it's very nice . But expensive if you dont make alot of money . I would suggest going their for lunch...not dinner for their price goes up . But if you make alot of money then goMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed June 25, 2019

The menu was varied with so many specialty rolls, as well as a full menu of other dishes. The ginger salad was fresh and mouth-watering, and we tried three specialty rolls: Rock ‘n Eel (our favorite) Mascone (sweeter, would make a great dessert with coffee)...& Crunchy Roll. We also had the green tea with Yazu Honey. Mmmmmm.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

I’m usually not big on sushi or Asian cuisine in general, but I had a groupon and dh is a fan Went on a Thursday about 7pm Our server, Sarah was very knowledgeable, offered great suggestions and was very attentive The food was delicious! From...the California Rolls to the Veggie Fried Rice Generous portions too Think we brought home as much food as we ate!!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Yes, Ichiban Sushi Bar & Japanese Grill offers takeout services.

Ichiban Sushi Bar & Japanese Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4