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533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
+1 970-920-2212
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  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (75 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The whole ambiance was wonderful. We have excellent service and the food was amazing. We had several different types of rolls (I had the Kenichi Special, and it was awesome) and also sashimi. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well - the restaurant is lovely and the servers came up quickly asking for our water choice and drink order. Then the service was nonexistent for long lapses of time. We finally placed our Appetizer order and after it came and we finished the small...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had a wonderful atmosphere and ambience. We only had sushi which was not only super-delicious, but it was so creatively done. A touch of utter perfection. Friendly staff.

Thank BetondBoundary
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We very much enjoyed this upscale Asian restaurant. The service was as excellent and dedicated to perfection as the food was delicious and fresh. My wife and daughter enjoyed the Pineapple Express and Crunchy Salmon Rolls very much. My hot rock Salmon was wonderful. Also,...More

Thank CorpSpy
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Overall, everything was amazing! The food was delicious, and everything was made to share so everyone can get a little bit of everything. Th entire experience was heightened by the atmosphere of the place! Highly recommended!

Thank Camilla W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Kenichi is an old staple that we tend to go to. the food is good. Service is good and atmosphere is good. Its priced better than some other places with food that's as good much of the time. We have been coming here about 25...More

1  Thank stevelewis480
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Let me start out saying, this is my favorite place to have dinner in Aspen. I enjoy everything from the fun friendly staff, the atmosphere and of course the food. It's trendy, popular and great vibe any night of the week. The spicy edamame, dynamite...More

Thank richardwH4216IC
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had the 2 Josh's as our servers and service was admirable. Atmosphere was nice, food was prepared well, being from the metro NY area it was comparable with what we get 'back home'. Nice salads and sushi rolls, Himachi serano was excellent, molten lava...More

Thank L14M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great fun ambience, wonderful sushi, and lovely staff. I sat at the bar with my friend and we were able to place our sushi orders with the chefs directly. I was able to custom order rolls as well. Miso soup is great to warm up...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

They set up our party of 30+ with a 4 course dinner which was great. In the 2nd course one of the three provided us was a hot rock 1000" which you cooked salmon and wagyu beef. Course 3 had six entrees everyone could choose...More

Thank michaelwM94IX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
    (Hunter Street)
  • Public Transportation: Most local hotels and lodges offer transportation to and from Kenichi.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-920-2212
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Kenichi serves contemporary Asian cuisine and world-class sushi in a vibrant atmosphere. In 1991, Bil Rieger and Kenichi Kanada founded Kenichi Aspen, which has since become renowned for its outstanding food and hip scene. With an exceptional reputation established, Kenichi expanded to other prominent markets including Austin, Dallas and Kona. Kenichi is built on a foundation of excellence in food& service.
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