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Ichiban Hibachi & Sushi Bar

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983 Freeport Rd, Waterworks Mall, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
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Douglas, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We went as a group of 9- service was great! Food was really good, it was the first time I had been to Hibachi where not only did we get rice but also noodles- then I went to use the ladies room- UGH- The floor was soaked, not sure why, the stalls were filthy, toilet paper on floors, trash was... More 

Thank KAG121
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

A friend and I met here on a Monday evening. We started at the bar for a glass of wine and ended up dining there too. The bartender was friendly and helpful. The house wines were good and the food even better. I had some sushi and she had a teriyaki meal. The miso soup was also good. We'd met... More 

Thank Nebraska-girl-1983
Raleigh, North Carolina
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241 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Was here to celebrate a birthday while visiting relatives in the area. We had a variety of meats and seafood, cooked to our liking while we watched. Portions were quite large. Cook was quite entertaining and the two children with us had a fun time. We thought prices were reasonable. Service was good.

Thank Bess A
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Looks like they have cut a few corners with the Hibachi presentation. Not the experience we originally had and we have been here many times. Drinks were good, fair price. Our waitress was very good. All Steak was served well done, they specifically ask you what your preference is but it was all well done. We actually thought the shrimp... More 

Thank mLIZp
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very Clean,Friedlly Staff,Food Was Top Notch,Good Value For Cost , Interesting watching chef cooking in front of you,

Thank James H
Lighthouse Point, Florida
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Large selection of hibachi meals and decent sushi, which is what we usually get. However, you can have a very long wait (say a half hour) if you are a small party (say two) and no one else shows up to share the grill. This has happened to us. Also, while Ichiban offers coupons, the never quite seem to work... More 

Thank EfficientFrontier
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Well where do I start. Our experience last night mirrors the same of many of the comments here. We were a party of 9 celebrating a birthday party and waited about 1.5 hours to be seated.During this wait period see saw parties exceeding our numbers being seated. When we inquired, the host was extremely rude and belligerent to us. Come... More 

Thank Rosa J
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I recently purchased a Groupon for this restaurant only to find out that the location closest to me (Robinson Twp) would NOT accept it....I find it deceiving on both the restaurant and Groupon for selling these without disclosing this fact on the email page and ordering page....will never frequent Ichiban again for this deception.

Thank johnaug
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had an opportunity to try this restaurant out a few days ago. Not a big fan of Japanese cuisine but felt like trying something new so we gave it a try for lunch. We went to the "from the kitchen side" (my terminology, not theirs) and not the "chef at the table" side since it was only lunch and didn't... More 

Thank Marty M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We used to only go there for the teppanyaki, which is good, but letely I have noticed that I can get some really good sashimi and rolls for a good price as well for take out. $20 for a nice large order of good quality sashimi seem like a pretty good deal to me. Certainly enough to fill me up.

Thank CYoung411

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 983 Freeport Rd, Waterworks Mall, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: 412-781-7600

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