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533 Highway 9 Byp E, Lancaster, SC 29720-1711
+1 803-285-0122
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“fresh sushi” (3 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
$$ - $$$
533 Highway 9 Byp E, Lancaster, SC 29720-1711
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Driving through on way to lake and this was my last chance to actually stop. Did a quick search and Akina seemed interesting. Everything the other reviews say is true. It's an odd space. 1 four top table has papers strewn over it. There is...More

Thank 2BEis2SKI
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went for an early dinner so it wasn’t very busy, although there was a lot of take going out the door. I had Manchurian chicken, spicy. It was very good with a nice bite to it. Served with white rice it...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Walking into the place, I was scared! Almost convinced myself from the look of the place, I was going to have a bad experience, but I was in good company, so I stayed. I am very glad I did! The ladies in their couldn't be...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We enjoy the sushi here! It's not extravagant but it is fresh and reasonably priced. We have also had the hibachi which is decent. It's a little pricey, and they could give you a little more but it was decent. Good place for a quiet...More

Thank mStroud803
Reviewed December 16, 2016

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

Thank 798cherryd
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,...More

Thank Suzanne D
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..

Thank JeffGiannina
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.

Thank Christina D
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...More

Thank DeborahMisfit
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Highway 9 Byp E, Lancaster, SC 29720-1711
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 803-285-0122
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