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226 third and union st., Bangor, ME 04401
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brewer, Maine
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

After hearing great reviews about this restaurant, we went there for lunch today. We were the only ones there for the first 20-30 minutes, and although the waitress was helpful in explaining the menu, that was where her service ended. Our soup and salad were delivered by one of the chefs, and when our meal was delivered by our waitress,... More 

Thank PamzTravels
Seacoast NH
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170 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Stopped while traveling to Bar Harbor as it was a convenient stopping point. It is in a strip mall and does not look like much from the outside, but we were glad we did not let that deter us. Our party ordered a variety, salads, chicken tatsute age, california roll, various other rolls, and a dumpling soup. Everyone was happy.... More 

Thank seacoastNH
Dexter, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

I frequently dine at Ichiban. I absolutely love sushi and I have tried ever place in Bnagor and Brewer. Ichiban trumps all! So many options, delicious food, and great service!

Thank MrsKenster
Bangor, Maine
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This has long been my favorite of the three Japanese restaurants in the area, but not for atmosphere. That said, the service is OK but the sushi and noodle dishes are top notch. When we left, another couple outside said we can get better sushi at another restaurant. No!

Thank Metsfan123
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for about 15 years now and always Is wonderful. Miso soup comes out very hot and flavorful. Salad dressing is consistently amazing. Fish is always very fresh and rice is done to perfection. Will continue to come here for many more years. Great atmosphere and traditional music. Love it!

Thank AgentPatton
New England
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Simple online take out made for easy choices. No confirmation number to write down just show up . Ready within the half hour that I ordered and steaming hot. Clean and tastefully decorated inside.I was very pleased with my order. The dinner box portion was enough for one to be satisfied and was done to perfection .

Thank Elizabeth A
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Sushi was fresh (very import when it comes to sushi) and the katsu chicken was on delicious. I would definitely recommend ichiban for Japanese food.

Thank mansta
Hockessin, Delaware
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2015

We started eating at Ichiban more than 10 years ago, regularly, either take-out or eat-in. We don't get to Bangor as often as we used - once a week at one time - but Ichiban remains a favorite nearly every time we have dinner in Bangor.

Thank Dracunculus
Fredericton, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015

My husband and I went here last night for our anniversary and were not disappointed. I had read reviews for several Japanese restaurants in the area and after much deliberation decided to try Ichiban. We were not disappointed. First of all our waitress was both friendly and knowledgable about the menu. She was able to reccomend dishes once she knew... More 

Thank Dieuwke M
Bangor, Maine
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wide selection of sushi items, although Bangor sushi is not the same as Albany, NY sushi. Food is good, service is relaxed, and can get a little slow if they get busy. Pleasant place to pop in for a quick meal. Definitely a good value.

Thank Peter V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 third and union st., Bangor, ME 04401
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor

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