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Hayashi Japanese Restaurant

6641 Grand Ave Ste C, Gurnee, IL 60031-5262
+1 847-856-0270
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
6641 Grand Ave Ste C, Gurnee, IL 60031-5262
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

I am always on the lookout for Japanese restaurants that make tempura and other entrees that taste like Japanese home cooking. Hayashi met my criteria. I ordered a combination dinner of tempura and salmon teriyaki.The tempura batter was light, had plenty of vegetables, and there...More

Thank susan980
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very good food with nice tepanyaki preparation, and at convenient prices. I like the seafood as well as the steak options, rice is also quite good and service is really good.

Thank Ramon N
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went to Hayashi for lunch prior a long intercontinental trip (pretty guts, pun intended) - and it was a good experience. We ordered a wide range of rolls, and we found that the meal, prep and freshness was reasonable - but not extraordinary.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We used to like this restaurant. It is not cheap but the food was good. However, last time we ordered carry out, which contained salad with octopus. Octopus was rotten. Unfortunately, I only realized it after I put it in my mouth. It was disgusting!...More

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My mother is Japanese. After trying Japanese restaurants in the northern suburbs, she prefers Hayashi. The sushi chef has been at this restaurant for decades & never disappoints. We ordered a big sushi plate for a backyard party & it was the first dish to...More

Thank JTbull2015
Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a pleasant surprise to find such a delightful restaurant in a shopping center atmosphere. Each time we visit this little slice of paradise, it is just as nice as the last visit.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 20 April 2016

My daughter and I have been going to this restaurant for years, last year, this place was disappointing because of the service and the quality seemed to have gone down. But last weekend we tried it again and its great to see new friendly people...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, tasty food. My wife loves the sushi and tempura. I recommend the steak karashiyaki. Nice date night spot.

Thank waukman2015
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Revisited after not being here for quite a while and was pleasantly surprised to find the quality of the sushi is back up to being very good. Also had a bento box which was excellent also.

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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

The service is unbelievable! The food was good. Some great spicy dishes especially the dynamite roll and bloody roll a must try if your a spicy person

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6641 Grand Ave Ste C, Gurnee, IL 60031-5262
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-856-0270
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