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Ichiban Noodles

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8355 Bash St, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1513
+1 317-841-0484
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
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16:30 - 21:30
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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230 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have patronized many Japanese restaurants in numerous states and we both felt like the food was not up to par. The service was excellent in an unfinished atmosphere, and the prices are great, but the food reflects the prices. The food did not taste like it was fresh, and most of it tasted like it had been previously made... More 

Thank LuckyMesaAZ
Fishers, Indiana
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The selection is truly authentic, the fish is fresh and delicate, and the service is spectacular! The premises and atmosphere is lacking. It's an old house, not well kept, and can be cold in the winter. But, the great Japanese food makes up for all of it!

1 Thank Kyle B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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874 reviews
810 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Most of the noodle dishes are under $8 and include soup or salad. Food is wonderful and the staff/owners are prompt and friendly.

Thank BatGuano30
Westfield, Indiana
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The place is small but well worth the time and money. The food is wonderful and the service is great. The food always tastes fresh and it is especially a nice place on cold days. If you don't like this style of food, don't go, it's all they serve.

1 Thank charlie w
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The food here is amazing- every single thing on the menu is delicious. The owners are friendly and know the regulars by name, and the service is nothing short of excellent, even when the restaurant is packed. I've since moved away from Indianapolis, but I have yet to find a restaurant better than Ichiban, and I try to visit every... More 

1 Thank thetravelingchemist
Sykesville, Maryland
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Taste is excellent. Service is excellent. Selection variety is excellent. Only complaint is portion size - a little small compared to some other sushi places I've been to, but is is prepared very well. Nice touch with the hot towels before and after! One other note - wear a jacket. I've been here several times over the years, and it's... More 

Thank theNamssob
Indianapolis, Indiana
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

I reviewed another sushi place in Noblesville, which is very good. Ichiban’s sushi is smaller pieces than average hence the less expensive check at the end. But you won’t go away hungry! Their noodle dishes are the best! Owned by a delightful Chinese man who loves to scuba dive. He is the sushi chef you will see preparing your order.... More 

Thank PuebloBonito0802
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

I have been coming to this place for the last 12 years. It is a true hole in the wall. But it is clean and well run. The wife is the main waitress and her husband is the sushi chef. They occasionally have help but it's basically them. They are always so nice to my kids. The sushi is really... More 

Thank Brooke1014
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

I grew up eating here and believe it or not, the building used to look worse but the food has always been phenomenal and affordable. A husband and wife own this restaurant and the husband, Louis, is the one making your sushi! This restaurant is the answer to, "Where do the locals get their sushi?"

Thank Fiero B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

Ichiban is a fantastic little restaurant you never would have known existed if you didn't hear it from others or drove by for some reason. Their food is pretty affordable compared to other Japanese restaurants in the area/the Midwest, and has a very comfortable, homey feel to it.

1 Thank Stephanie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8355 Bash St, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-841-0484

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