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Ichiban Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

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8265 US 31 S, Indianapolis, IN 46227-6228
+1 317-883-1888
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tue 11:45 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has become a designated go-to for me and my family. The staff are very warm and inviting and the sushi is amazing. They provide great options for people who aren't so fond of sushi as well as innovative and delicious options for those who do enjoy. This is one of the few gems in greenwood Indiana that people... More 

Thank Emma A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

As the name implies, they serve primarily Japanese food, but they have several other types of Asian cuisine as well. The décor is rather fancy even though it wasn't upscale in price. My wife had the Happy Family lunch platter and I had Dreaming Duck. Both were accompanied by a salad and Miso soup (soybean curd paste dissolved in some... More 

Thank lloyd w
Greenwood, Indiana
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216 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I'm not a sushi person - they do have other food. I ate here for lunch & had one of their lunch specials which was soup, salad, white rice, and shrimp with little carrots/broccoli. I enjoyed it so much I also had egg custard for dessert. First time there & very pleasant experience. Good service, quiet & clean. Will definitely... More 

Thank cookieladyangel
Indianapolis, Indiana
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201 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It's just a little old house off the beaten track but don't let that fool you. It was my first trip in years and I chose a salmon bento box which came with salad. Extensive menu and I will be back. If you like Japanese food and somehow have missed this little gem- go.

Thank Sharon M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Discover this hidden gem on the southside of Indy. I found out about Ichiban when we had a family reunion several years ago and all the sushi lovers met here for lunch. Don't let the strip mall it's located in fool you, once you walk in, you'll see it has a fine dining atmosphere, but still okay for casual dinners... More 

Thank Jennifer W
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Our group ordered 5 sushi options and 3 entrees. Everything from from the fresh brewed green tea to the tuna sushi was prepared fresh and served promptly. I highly recommend Ichiban.

Thank jay e
Greenwood, Indiana
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122 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went for lunch and sat at the sushi bar watching the chefs prepare food. They talked to us while they worked. We each ordered a lunch special and decided next time we will order only one and split as there was a lot of food and it was delicious.

Thank diver910
Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

A group of friends met at Ichiban for a "Chef's Choice" dinner. The service and food could only be described as specular. The star of the evening was a huge fresh scallop served on its shell with sauce and transparent noodles. The decor of the restaurant is beautifully done. I couldn't have been happier with the evening.

Thank WolfmanInternational
Ft Wayne
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

My daughter loves this place, so we eat here fairly often. The crazy roll is my favorite, but there are very few rolls I don't like. Service is good and staff are friendly.

Thank Beth P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

First, I will admit that I am a late comer to the sushi brigade and usually like my fish cooked. Having said that, based on my beloved's love of sushi and her reactions, this was pretty darn good stuff. Being somewhat vanilla as a neophyte sushi eater, I opted for the Philadelphia roll. Hard to go wrong with smoked salmon... More 

Thank Franklin R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8265 US 31 S, Indianapolis, IN 46227-6228
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-883-1888
This is different from the Ichiban Noodles restaurant listed in the 46250 zip code.

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