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191 S Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-2535
+1 252-984-0888
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Great food, entertainment, and service! My kids loved watching the chefs cook right in front of them and interacting with them! It was a great time for the whole family!

1 Thank Karah J
Greenville, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed February 28, 2017

My husband and I are frequent guests at this restaurant. Tonight my husband ordered a whiskey sour, the same drink he always orders when we go there and it tasted like nothing but sour mix. Not hint of any liquor, so he asked the waitress to send it back to be remade. When she came back she said the bartender... More 

Thank Amanda B
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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I love a good hibachi place! And ICHIBAN is the best! I come from NoVa and have been to many a Japanese Steak House. But Ichiban is one of the best as far as taste and portion sizes! The decor is a little run down. But don't let that stop you from dining here as the food is terrific!

Thank Kree8vkin
North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2017

One of our favorite places to eat in Rocky Mount. The price, though, means that it has become a monthly or bi-monthly visit. But, when we go, we are never disappointed, regarless of the price. Some of our favorite items are the scallops and my wife almost invariably orders the Korean beef. The vegatables that come with each meal will... More 

Thank TheLinkinNC
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Hands-down best Japanese food around. Teppan-Yaki chefs are very well-trained, entertaining, and top-notch. Sushi is better than most you would find in Raleigh or any larger city. The experience is very well-worth the price, even if it may seem steep at first glance.

Thank Jake T
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 5, 2016

This place is awesome and can be addictive, ask a certain police chief who I see here every time I have lunch. A lot of fun and a lot of good food, I mean a dinner and a show! Who can beat that?

Thank Keisha B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Father's Day and a birthday were our reasons for visiting recently. Food was good at both visits but the service was better on the later visit. This place is always busy and the wait is sometimes long. Bring your patience or call two hours or more in advance for a reservation. It is worth the wait.

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed June 9, 2016

Our grandchildren's favorite place for Birthdays.. Always great food and entertaining atmosphere. Never disappoints.

Thank Nevin L
Macon, North Carolina
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Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We tend to stop in at least three or four times a year, so there is obviously some sort of appeal. Said appeal would be the food. This place has great hibachi style food. They are reasonably priced, as compared to anywhere else and we have never had a bad meal. Some of the chefs are more entertaining than others,... More 

Thank Mudduck77
Nashville, North Carolina
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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The table layout is in groups of 10. If you are less than five the hostess will.wait to fill the seats. The chef starts with a fire on the cooking table. The chef does some fancy egg balancing and utensil flips and taps. The entertainment is fun for children. The food is plentiful and tastful. It is rare for someone... More 

Thank Eric B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 S Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-2535
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-984-0888

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