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Akina

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533 Highway 9 Byp E, Lancaster, SC 29720-1711
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Lancaster, South Carolina
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Sushi is amazing and menu is extensive. Hibachi selections are fresh and cooked perfectly. Friendly owners and staff.

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Tucson, Arizona
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Akina - don't miss it. The location isn't great but the food is delicious! I had the salmon with salad, rice, and vegetables. Lots of food at a very reasonable price. My mom had the sweet and sour chicken. She, too, was pleased. Clean restaurant, clean bathrooms, and great friendly service! Thank you, Akina staff.

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best general tso chicken I have eaten. Everything I have ordered was very good and with fresh ingredients. You can't go wrong here..

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

I've only eaten here 2x. The food is wonderful. It is pricey at night. Service is good. Food is fresh and hot. The lighting at night is very nice.

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Thank Christina D
Fort Lawn, South Carolina
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

I think I am Japanese at heart. Found this place just recently, sort of tucked in a little strip mall. Very delightful. atmosphere, wonderful staff, incredible food. Only wish they had Chicken Katsu - my favorite dish. Hibachi grills looked wonderful and will try next time we go there. Very very very pleased! Thanks for a great experience.

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Thank DeborahMisfit
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The staff is delightful, and very attentive to your needs. The food is great and my family really enjoyed the Hibachi grilled food cooked right in front of you. They have great food like at Nakato's without the drive to Charlotte.

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

I love there Mango Chicken and oriental beer. Very friendly staff. Fast service. They also have the chefs that put on a show Japanese style. Haven't been in awhile but will get back soon. It's a one of a kind for Lancaster.

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Thank Russ S
Lancaster, South Carolina
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

If you want your standard "Chinese" food, go elsewhere. If you want fresh sushi and really good Asian dishes, give Akina a try. Don't be put off if there is not a crowd. They always deliver a great meal.

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Thank natanya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Food was good and the service is good also. Placed on plate in a way to keep it interesting. Just a nice place t I take the family.

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Lancaster, SC
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just tried out Akina for the first time and just got some take-out sushi rolls since we were in a hurry. We got the California roll and the Boston roll on our last visit and also tried the spicy tuna roll on our first visit. All were fresh made and were very good! We will be back to try some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Highway 9 Byp E, Lancaster, SC 29720-1711
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lancaster

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