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Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse

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181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
+1 315-255-2222
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auburn ny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for our adult son's birthday (3rd or 4th visit for us - many more for him). Three adults, one child. You can either choose a regular table for dinner, or choose a Hibachi chef to make your dinner and add some entertainment while you're at it (Sorry chef - I was pretty bad at trying to catch the shrimp... More 

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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The sushi was absolutely delicious! Very well prepared with fresh ingredients. The prices were reasonable for sushi and there was a huge variety. We did not try the hibachi this time but it looked pretty good. The restaurant is spacious and clean. The service was just ok. We were seated fairly quickly, received water, and our order was taken. The... More 

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Thank Mary A
Auburn, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Quick service and you can't beat the lunch specials. Three rolls for under 11.00 with soup & salad. They also have available a two roll special.

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Thank Lucille F
Kingman, Arizona
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325 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We always have good food and service here. Sushi is very good and we love doing the hibachi. Never had an issue here and the prices are relatively inexpensive.

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Thank Amanda G
auburn, ny, United States
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good time for everyone. Choose the hibachi table. Go with a larger group of 6 or more. The chief cooks your food right in front of you. He will do tricks and surprise you with his skills.

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Thank Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Always worth a visit. The hibachi is always fun, and the rolls are as pretty as they are delicious! If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary when you're in Auburn, definitely give Ichiban a try.

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Thank Jennifer M
Auburn, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Although it can be expensive, Ichiban's food is consistently good, and the grill is always fun & entertaining. Granted some of the chefs are more outgoing than others. Great entertainment for kids who don't like to sit at the table otherwise.

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Thank PeanutButterNJelly
Auburn, New York
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Great restaurant whether you go for the specialty performance or order of the menu, or sit at sushi bar

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Thank ed l
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Whenever we are in Auburn this is our go to lunch stop. They have a great Bento Box for $10.00 that includes soup, salad, entrée, white rice, sushi, egg roll and shumai. It is cooked fresh and everything tastes delicious. On one visit they were building a sushi boat that looked amazing! They also have hibachi dining.

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Thank Sharon V
New Orleans, Louisiana
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169 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I opted for the Sushi Bar since I was traveling alone. I ordered two rolls and some sushi. It was good but not much to write home about. The rolls were the type where it almost doesn't matter what you order it all tastes the same...know what I mean? And the sushi seaweed paper was the stick to your teeth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 315-255-2222

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