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1173 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3607
+1 614-451-5411
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (11 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“bento box” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1173 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3607
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner; food is great and is the better I have tried in town. Absolutely fresh and tasty!! The restaurant is amazing whit its Japan style!

Thank ErieDev
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is such a surprise - hidden in the back of an odd strip mall on Kenny Rd, just south of Henderson. Don't judge a book by its cover - this is the best sushi in town! Gluten free options aplenty, including grilled salmon,...More

Thank Mommee123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In looking around for new restaurants to have lunch, I went to Akai Hana Japanese restaurant near the corner of Old Henderson and Kenny Roads. It is an elegant restaurant, lovely ambiance. The staff are very friendly greeting you upon arrival. The menu is extensive...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Our family went out for dinner and I was impressed with this restaurant. My wife and I each had a Korean dish that comes in a heated stone bowl containing a mix of protein (I had seafood, she had beef), along with veggies, mushrooms, rice,...More

Thank aatbender
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, tucked back in the rear of a weird and tired strip mall. The sushi is OUTSTANDING, though! If you go on a weekend night, expect to wait a bit. It's always crowded, but totally worth it. Lots of gluten free...More

Thank Mommee123
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This is the real thing. This is not an American version of a Japanese restaurant. It is very authentic. I have been to Japan many times and Akai Hana is no different from the restaurants you find there. I took my 14 year old daughter...More

Thank Bates_Family0108
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I love coming here for their sushi! Hidden gem! They have a wide variety of options and it's very high quality. The service is also very good, because the staff is very friendly. It's a bit hard to find, because it's tucked into the middle...More

Thank Elise W
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This restaurant is located in a strip mall and a Japanese grocery store is nearby. My friends and I all thought the food was good, although one friend who is a chef and lived in Japan was not overly impressed. The setting is very pleasant...More

Thank Anne_from_Ohio
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at Akaihana several times and have usually enjoyed the food. Tonight was no exception. The sushi was good, miso soup average and udon noodles okay. However, I will NOT ever go back. I met a friend there for my birthday, and, after...More

1  Thank sbkouns
Reviewed December 8, 2016

We have eaten at Akaihana many times and have always appreciated the good service, superior food quality, and the cleanliness. I prefer Sushimi because I am on a low carb diet and Sushi has too much rice. I ordered the Sushimi Plate A with a...More

Thank DWCx
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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
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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