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Ichiban Restaurant

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47 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
(808) 871-6977
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Quintana Roo, Mexico
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Ichiban (number one in Japanese) is number one with locals for sushi and Japanese food. I've never had fresher hamachi (yellow tail) sushi or ahi sashimi (red tuna). The yellow tail melted in my mouth and the ahi was like butter. But there's not only sushi on the menu - there's tempura, stir fry, udon noodles, and more. But I... More 

Thank freespirit88
Oakland, California
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Good service and food in the older part of the island. A nice chance to eat with the local people. Service was very good.

Thank jfong52414
Honolulu, Hawaii
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

This is not a tourist stop but a nice place for people who live on another Hawaiian island visiting Maui. This is a Japanese local-style restaurant. Nice and clean with a quiet atmosphere. Real comforting place with comforting food.. Located in small little shopping area with a few other businesses. Although located on the main thoroughfare and visible from the... More 

1 Thank ch0ng118
Kihei, Hawaii
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a very good local find, the food is delicious, inexpensive, and the ambiance is kinda down home Japanese.

Thank Kathy L
Kahului, Hawaii
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is an amazing restaurant to start your day on a full stomach journey. Lots of excellent food at at reasonable price. Good serving time. fast.

Thank Chiromoya
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331 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have no idea what took me so long to try this place but I finally did! I've been on a mission to find the best nabeyaki udon on the rock recently, and I was happy to learn they offer one. ATMOSPHERE: Despite other eateries in this mall that are well known to be dirty and nasty, this place is... More 

1 Thank MauiWorldTravelers
Fremont, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Out here for business and wanted to try a local Japanese restaurant near by. This place is located in a strip mall with ample parking. Ordered their Ichiban D combo which included: Shrimp and Vegetable Tempura, steak teriyaki, and chicken teriyaki. The batter to the tempura was thick and under cooked. The dipping sauce was cold and the steak teriyaki... More 

Thank slbenz
Darwin, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2015

Friendly staff, good menu and great value food. Try the teriyaki chicken it's very tasty and it comes with miso soup. It was always busy with diners when I went there ... Twice during my trip as I liked it so much I went back again

Thank ozwoodsie
Haiku, Hawaii, United States
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We followed our sushi chef to this restaurant but cannot do it anymore due to lack of quality and freshness. Don't get me wrong . This has been our sushi go to for value and convenience and we have has some great sushi meals here. But lack of consistency in freshness is a sushi bar's demise. And cheapness on the... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2014

A daring claim, but one of my absolute favorite sushi places in the US. When I would visit my grandparents, they would always bring us here, so there's some sentimental value to the place. I've been coming to this place for the last 15 years or so. As one restaurant in the mall strip, the exterior and interior is simple... More 

Thank DWKaye

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Maui, HI 96732
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kahului
  • Phone Number: (808) 871-6977

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