Great dinner at Ichiban. Neighborhood strip mall gen.The Donburi bowels were spot on , Miso smooth and fresh, azuki bean ice cream to top off was a real treat. We'll be back .
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I wouldn't come here unless it was after hours at my other favorite places, however sometimes you just need your late night sushi fix! They have pretty good specials, and decent rolls. It's honestly not bad.
The sushi is one of the best quality I've tasted in a very long time. The restaurant is located in a strip mall with parking available. The server was very polite. The spicy edamame is outstanding! The Beginners Sushi was $14.95; and great for someone...More
Grab a Groupon and eat on the cheap. Nice lunch and dinner deals. Beaucoup sake choices. Expansive menu and a quiet, friendly spot. We like it.
The staff is always very friendly and accommodating here. The sushi is unimaginative but generally good. The combination plates are very popular and good.
The Mesa isn't the most touristy part of Santa Barbara so I don't generally look to that area for high quality, but Ichiban could be very successful downtown or in Montecito because it is high quality and attractive - though I believe the prices would...More
I have always liked Ichiban. Good and fresh. Several years ago, the old owner retired. The new owners have done a great job of keeping what was good and improving many other things. New menu with new combinations. A little more polished presentation. Just appropriate...More
My wife and I eat at Ichiban about 5 times per month. The fish is always fresh and top notch. The servers and sushi chefs are great at remembering the customers and always make you feel welcome. Prices are very reasonable.
I am an international student studying at Santa Barbara City College. This restaurant is very close my school. I like their Korean short ribs and eel rice bowl.