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Kihachi Japanese Restaurant

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2667 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235-4991
+1 614-764-9040
11:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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101 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This will be an odd sort of review. The food is extremely authentic and freshly prepared. But there is so little of it! And it costs so much! The server too was sweet and helpful, but refilled our glasses with water just once. There is also a head server who really doesn't know how to interact with customers, and so... More 

1 Thank rrkr13
Cincinnati, Ohio
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96 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went to this restaurant after visiting my granddaughter at her new job while we were in Columbus for a day visit with her parents. We had an enjoyable meal with great service. I would go there again.

Thank Janice S
Dublin, Ohio, United States
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214 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is small and normally reservation only. They have a course menu, but I normally order from the menu. The yellowtail sashimi was $24 and others are between $8 and $25. It does not have regular sushi. The only one they have is tuna rolls. Share with your friends and Try as many dishes as possible to enjoy real... More 

1 Thank DublinKG
Dublin, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

So by now, you seen it on TV (Foodnetwork) about this place. Or you have seen it on local magazines of where the best place to eat. Kihachi has great Japanese food. One of the greatest Japanese food is just in my backyard. I've tasted many Japanese food across United States. Unfortunately, the service is not there. Japanese = good... More 

Thank japanesestallion
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

For those who appreciate - and can recognize - true mastery, Kihachi is not only the best restaurant in Columbus, but arguably among the best in the world. Master chef, Michael, was wooed to Columbus by Honda executives, for whom he is entrusted the responsibility of providing the best tastes of home. For the truly adventurous, I recommend reserving seating... More 

1 Thank HopefulNYC
Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

We ordered omakaze to celebrate a special occasion. We sat at the bar so we could watch food preparation. Even so, there was zero interraction with Chef Kimura....he visited with a couple at the other end of the bar but no conversation with us. The food is lovely. I spent three weeks in Japan and often had similar preparations. You... More 

Thank Nancy L
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Kihachi is by far the best restaurant in Columbus. Having eaten practically everywhere globally I feel Kihachi ranks with most of the best. If only it were in the Short North or Grandview it would be Columbus' first Michelin starred restaurant. If only it weren't in a small strip mall in NW Cbus, next to a cigar shop, of which... More 

1 Thank hankaaron715
Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Columbus as we love Japanese food and Chef Kimura is so talented and has amazing attention to detail. We have eaten at Kihachi many times and eaten a la carte and omakase. Chef Kimura flies ingredients in from Japan and Hawaii and will only serve things in season and when he can... More 

1 Thank bethiawoolf
Pickerington, Ohio
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Went with son and daughter-in-law. Sat at the Sushi bar for an incredible evening of preparation entertainment s well as incredible food. Not only watching the prep but totally enjoying the food. The atmosphere is quite Japanese with a touch of being American. The multiple courses melded together in a very cohesive way to slowly walk you through a dining... More 

Thank Phil G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here numerous times and my most recent visit did not disappoint. Take advantage of as many seasonal specials as possible, and keep an open mind...the food is outstanding! Reserve in advance if you want the private dining tatami tables...they really help make the experience all the more Japanese.

Thank AnneWood

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2667 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235-4991
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-764-9040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?