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1173 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3607
+1 614-451-5411
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tempura” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (78 reviews)
“bento box” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1173 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3607
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked the environment and the staff dress really gives additional glow to the place. Sushi and soups I liked the most here and this place is more systematic.

Thank Tshering s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to this restaurant since I was in grad school at OSU in early 1990's. I think it was called Restaurant Japan at the time. During those days, if you did not speak Japanese if you arrived on a Saturday evening you...More

Thank jessica p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the freshest sushi I have had outside of Maui. Great staff and service. Almost hate writing this review because more people will find out about this place but boy is it good!

Thank daniel c
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Pleasant surprise to find that they were open for lunch. Having never been, we wanted to sample a couple things - had to have one of the lunch “box” special - good variety here. Service was attentive ang good.

Thank JohnnyDolce
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Visiting Columbus for the weekend, I was treated to Shrimp and Vege Tempura for dinner. This was light, full of flavor, and very delicious overall. The portion was just right. Service was fast, efficient, and professional. I would certainly visit again, and would recommend to...More

1  Thank 259vernaj
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Straight forward no BS Japanese food When you walk in you feel like walking into a restaurant in Ginza The sushi - perfection Service - wonderful Very accommodating Love it

Thank Shy E
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Akaihana is hands down a cut above. It isn’t just a sushi bar, but a full Japanese restaurant. First of all, I grew up around a lot of Japanese people and Japanese will eat at the restaurants that are good. I don’t see any Asian...More

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Sakoto waited on me at the sushi bar and she was very helpful. The sushi rolls and sashimi were fresh and delicious. Highly recommend for excellent Japanese food. Also, enjoyed the conversation with one of the regulars who had some great suggestions about other top...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Akaihana has the best, most authentic Japanese food you can find in Columbus. They recently changed their menu and raised their prices but it is still worth it.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Always a great experience with traditional Japanese food. This time we shared the sushi/sashimi platter and the fish was fresh and flavorful and the champon quite delicious. There is a nice sushi bar and the place is pleasant. Just down the walkway from the restaurant...More

Thank Patrick5451966
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1173 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3607
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-451-5411
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