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Kenichi

533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
+1 970-920-2212
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“dynamite shrimp” (16 reviews)
“sushi” (83 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is one of two places named Kenichi that is still owned by Kenichi. Best Spanish mackerel I've ever had. Fish meat served as Sashimi with the remainder flash fried until crispy. You could eat bones and all! Oh my! Dynamite Shrimp are outstanding. I...More

Thank DevourDallas
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Kenichi is a bustling Japanese restaurant in Aspen. A wide variety of sushi options are on offer in a menu that caters for everyone. Sushi is fresh and the seaweed is of a very high quality but the prices are extremely high even for Aspen....More

1  Thank desirose8
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Kenichi is one of our favorites restaurants in the Kona (HI) area... Imagine our delight seeing it as we drove through Aspen looking for parking. We reserved for the following evening, and had a wonderful dining experience. Great service, knowledgeable, friendly staff - and as...More

Thank KenH_CAZC
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

My first visit this vacation the food was amazing. The black cod cooked to perfection. Perfectly seasoned and truly delicious. Eggplant perfect. Friends salmon also cooked just right. Loved the spicy edamame too. Went back a few days later, and ordered the same meal... Looking...More

Thank TBSmall
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to try out the sushi and we're not disappointed. We tried several things and enjoyed them all. We were pleasantly surprised to find out all rolls were half price during "happy hour". Worth a visit.

Thank deflep71
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Let me start, for all intents and purposes, I am a local. I enjoy going out to eat but, I usually sick to my favorite spots, because they recognize and treat me well. I am also a server, so I am tolerant because I know...More

Thank Elissa L
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Several years ago we reserved a table for four and upon arrival were duly seated next to the hostess podium by the restaurant entrance. The notable recollection of that dining event was people brushing back and forth by our table and the wholly indifferent service....More

2  Thank disappskier
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

So delicious and fresh! Don't miss this place but make sure you have a reservation it is always packed!!

1  Thank Annette J
Reviewed 8 March 2015

What a way to start off our meeting. We have had 3 corporate meetings at Snowmass and our go to place for the First Dinner is Kenichi. We have a blast and the food and staff are phenomenal! The wait staff is incredible and get...More

Thank BLFoley
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This place has been an annual stop for my husband and I. Every year it is fantastic, food, service and atmosphere. A fantastic place to have a more relaxed sushi experience with knowledgeable wait staff.

Thank j g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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