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Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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2132 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-7203
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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West Long Branch, New Jersey
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ichiban has delicious food whether or not you choose sushi/sashimi or kitchen specials! All the fish is always fresh. The presentation is beautiful and the help is friendly and knowledgeable. I love the little lamb chops served as an appetizer. The bento box is so filling that I always take some home. The kitchen specials include other eastern cuisines in... More 

Thank vagabondgrandparents
Neptune, New Jersey
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

My grandson us to say lets go to the fire place, I love hibachi style food, from fried rice to fried veggie and loads of garlic, try it with the salmon, yummy..

Thank lmoore6566
Deal, New Jersey
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great place to take the kids, so they can watch the chef's do their thing. Food is good, so is the service. However when they are busy the noise level is very high.

Thank Reuven Ronnen T
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Best sushi in the area! Specialty rolls are excellent. There is a small bar and cocktails are excellent and reasonably priced. Try the sake flight! We always go for sushi and get a regular table easily on the weekends. We have never tried hibachi but it must be great because there is always a long wait for the hibachi tables.

Thank NJBeachCruiser
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Good hibachi restaurant with delicious fare. Joined other business travelers at same table for lunch, and made the most out of new friends. Will most likely visit again when in the area.

Thank hoofhearted02
Hazlet, New Jersey
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I recently visited Ichiban because I got a gift card from a friend who knows I love sushi. We went on a Friday night, and it was so crowded, there was even a wait for a table. We were seated right away though, because we sat at the sushi bar. Our meal was average AT BEST. We had the calamari... More 

Thank Zuzanecka
Howell, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We go here almost every Christmas Eve with friends. Our kids love watching the food get prepared and enjoy trying to catch the vegetables in their mouths!! The food is excellent! The atmosphere is always so much fun!! Delicious food and great fun all around.

Thank Jkatp
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

You have to be picky when it comes to hibachi and especially sushi. This place has the best of both worlds. Excellent food and a great staff! Great job Ichiban!!!

Thank katiesinger77
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

If you are into sushi or hibachi this is the place,the food is ample and fantastic plus the drinks are made to perfection. They also have a frequent dinner program that is one of the best anywhere.

Thank Roy Z
Dunellen, NJ
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

great rolls and drinks. nice layout and decor. attentive staff. have been a few times when visiting the area. will definitely be back too.

Thank garciafa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2132 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-7203
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: 732-493-1115

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