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Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse

181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
+1 315-255-2222
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (10 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Visited for our adult son's birthday (3rd or 4th visit for us - many more for him). Three adults, one child. You can either choose a regular table for dinner, or choose a Hibachi chef to make your dinner and add some entertainment while you're...More

Thank kickerAuburnNy
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The sushi was absolutely delicious! Very well prepared with fresh ingredients. The prices were reasonable for sushi and there was a huge variety. We did not try the hibachi this time but it looked pretty good. The restaurant is spacious and clean. The service was...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Quick service and you can't beat the lunch specials. Three rolls for under 11.00 with soup & salad. They also have available a two roll special.

Thank Lucille F
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We always have good food and service here. Sushi is very good and we love doing the hibachi. Never had an issue here and the prices are relatively inexpensive.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good time for everyone. Choose the hibachi table. Go with a larger group of 6 or more. The chief cooks your food right in front of you. He will do tricks and surprise you with his skills.

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Always worth a visit. The hibachi is always fun, and the rolls are as pretty as they are delicious! If you are looking for something a little out of the ordinary when you're in Auburn, definitely give Ichiban a try.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Although it can be expensive, Ichiban's food is consistently good, and the grill is always fun & entertaining. Granted some of the chefs are more outgoing than others. Great entertainment for kids who don't like to sit at the table otherwise.

Thank PeanutButterNJelly
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Great restaurant whether you go for the specialty performance or order of the menu, or sit at sushi bar

Thank ed l
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Whenever we are in Auburn this is our go to lunch stop. They have a great Bento Box for $10.00 that includes soup, salad, entrée, white rice, sushi, egg roll and shumai. It is cooked fresh and everything tastes delicious. On one visit they were...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I opted for the Sushi Bar since I was traveling alone. I ordered two rolls and some sushi. It was good but not much to write home about. The rolls were the type where it almost doesn't matter what you order it all tastes the...More

Thank rcote75
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Rachel T
How far is this restaurant from Syracuse?
5 May 2017|
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Response from kickerAuburnNy | Reviewed this property |
Depending on which part of Syracuse you're coming from, Route 5 is usually the best way. You can get by the Thruway but that includes 8 miles through Weedsport.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY 13021-1501
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 315-255-2222
  • E-mail
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