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House of Japan - Polaris

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8701 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2016 (Polaris Pkwy and Sancus Blvd.)
+1 614-781-1776
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Navarre, Florida
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been in Japanese(teppanyaki) steakhouses in Japan as well as all over the USA. The two House of Japan restaurants in the Columbus area are simply the best, period. Portion size, taste, steamed rice, soup, salad dressing, menu...you name it all are superb. No yum yum sauce, no fortune cookies, no round chopsticks. Personally, I love the egg yolk sauce... More 

Thank afdad19
Marco Island, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always, the House of Japan was amazing! Great service and the food was delicious! The owners truly care about their customers!

Thank Ann L
Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Made a 5pm reservation, for a party of 9, for my 10year olds birthday. Made the reservation online, a week in advance. At the time of the reservation, in the "comments" box for "special occasions", I added it was her 10th birthday dinner and we wanted the birthday package. 6 of us arrived at 445. We checked in, and I... More 

Thank ChilioBear
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was greeted with a stare. I said "one please". I was sat with a group of other people in front of a hibachi. I saw there was seats at the sushi bar which is where I ended up moving to thanks to the waitress. She was nice. I was there for the sushi so it made sense. The gentleman... More 

Thank Jeremy B
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were big supporters of The Japanese Steakhouse on North High Street in Columbus until it closed. Today we found House of Japan in Columbus. Simply put, this is a wonderful Japanese restaurant. Needless to say, we will be coming back to this restaurant. The food was great as well as the service. I'll give House of Japan, two 👍👍.

Thank Walter K
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The chef's are awesome. They provide great entertainment while cooking. The food is flavorful. Best food in town.

Thank Ann F
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I was pretty disappointed, I actually love this place. The issue this time was that my server accidentally rang us in for the wrong meal. We got way more food than we requested, the only issue with this is when I brought it to the servers attention, he admitted he made a mistake and brought it to management, they came... More 

1 Thank Mrsjanvierward
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The feast for one or two is steak, chicken, rice, salad, sprouts, beverage and sherbet. I love that it is cooked in front of me. Great food, great price.

Thank Valerie C
Garden City Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Seated within moments of entering the restaurant and waiter was there within minutes. Chef was very entertaining and food was delicious.

Thank Traci K
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We made reservations for a party of 7 about 3 hours before our arrival time. We arrived to find the lobby full of Homecoming students and angry customers with reservations. They got us in, but 1 hour after our reserved time. This was a lot for 3 small children. They proceeded to squeeze another family at the same table with... More 

Thank Valerie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8701 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2016
    (Polaris Pkwy and Sancus Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-781-1776

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