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965-C E. State St, Athens, OH 45701-2117
+1 740-593-8883
11:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

My friend and I were hungry and Chinese sounded delicious! We went in and grabbed a takeout menu and within the minute we were there we saw a child (probably 8-9) taking orders and back mouthing the customers telling them, "Next time you come here know exactly what you ordered!" The man who got told that took it very well,... More 

Thank Mikayla B
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

i went there for the first time with my dad because a friend of mine suggested it it was amazing i got sushi he got this chicken dish the server was very nice and funny she jokingly showed me how to use chopsticks since i couldnt great place for a buissness meeting its quiet and peacefull the seating area is... More 

Thank Jason G
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Do not let the hostess stand in front of walk in guest, taking multiple order by phone. It's just plain RUDE!!! She took 3 orders while stood and waited. I walked out on third order. Go elsewhere if your smart!!! The service is terrible.

Thank Mark S
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend to eat a little sub par sushi and was not disappointed. We were greeted by a small child who didn't say a word but grabbed two menus and sat us at a dirty table. The table was then wiped with a very wet towel and we were left with our arms sticking to the table (gross).... More 

Thank Sam C
Albany, Ohio
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We order there a lot here in past two months it's wrong every time or nasty. Might be because they have an 8 year old tk orders tonight it plan nasty called to complain was treated like o well. O well that's it for us. To many other places to get chines food that's good. Like wallmart

Thank rangerjohn2
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Since this restaurant opened several years ago my husband and I have eaten here often.. It is the only place in town that offers both Chinese and Japanese food. At times service can be erratic but is usually efficient and friendly. Dishes we have ordered from both menus have been very good .The sushi lunch selection and seaweed salad never... More 

Thank 712susannes
Columbus, Ohio
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Wow, you can choose from Sushi, Chinese or Japanese! My son had Sushi, his friend had Chinese & I had Japanese. All three of us were very happy with our choice. Our waiter was very nice and accommodating. Huge selection, excellent food & reasonably priced!

Thank ScubamomPlusson
Athens, Ohio
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265 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2014

I used to enjoy my meals here, but the last time I went I was not impressed with the food or the service. We ordered bok-choi and tofu. The waiter brought us cabbage and tofu. I do not want to pick hairs but bok-choi and napa cabbage are different vegetables. In addition, our waiter was not busy and just hanging... More 

Thank Harring10
athens, ohio
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Unlike one of the reviewers, my husband and I found the owner's young daughter just charming and were delighted to be seated by her. (Special tip!) The food is tasty, service is quick and take-out is also very fast. Great Japanese selection as well. Often crowded with Chinese students, surely a good sign....

Thank adrienneAthens_Ohio
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

By far the best lunch bargain in town. Nice chinese lunch for under five dollars. Not much on atmosphere but if you want an inexpensive lunch it beats fast food by a long shot. Family run so you may be seated by a five year old. Priceless!

Thank RutlandTreeman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 965-C E. State St, Athens, OH 45701-2117
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 740-593-8883

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