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Iwataya Japanese Restaurant

8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J, Evansville, IN 47725-6301
+1 812-868-0830
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (18 reviews)
“miso soup” (3 reviews)
“strip mall” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J, Evansville, IN 47725-6301
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and we were impressed with the atmosphere of the restaurant. There were several Japanese families dining while we were there and that's a good sign of the authenticity. Some seating requires removal of shoes.

Thank FredKrieg
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

One of the best Japanese meals I have every had, including in Tokyo! Spending the night just off I-64 north of Evansville. Didn’t see any interesting places to eat near the Interstate, so looked at places closer to Evansville. Saw Iwataya, which got good reviews....More

Thank William M
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I was looking for something a little different on the north side of Evansville. They came up in my search with really good reviews. When you walk in, you will forget that you are in southern Indiana. Everything about this restaurant is authentic small town...More

3  Thank TomTeresaT
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit and I already can't wait to come back!!! I got the Dinner Box, which comes with soup, salad, a roll, teriyaki chicken (there are other meats/fish to choose from), vegetable tempura, and rice!!! It was so much food!!!!! It was...More

1  Thank CR1TA
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Was staying at the Holiday Inn and had dinner here. Good stuff and great selection! Not your "hibachi" type Japanese place. We had sushi and udon noodles. Tasty!

1  Thank southernfoodiegirl
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I went to Iwataya during a business trip to Evansville, on my own. This is a good Japanese restaurant, which has an interior in traditional style like I have seen many during my trips to Japan. There are normal tables, but also sunken tables, and...More

Thank Jan-Tiny
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A friend and I visited here on a Saturday night without reservations and they were kind enough to find a seat for us within ten minutes. The cuisine seems very authentic but we opted for just sushi and were not disappointed. It was very fresh...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is authentic Japanese. From the menus to the tables to the food and service. I had soba noodles with tempura shrimp and vegetables. Wow!! Lots of food! And so good. My husband had the curry beef and rice. It was enough...More

2  Thank EvansvilleEmpress
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The interior of the restaurant is beautiful. First time to dine a Japanese restaurant with a lot of Japanese dining here. I guess the food must be authentic. I got a teriyaki salmon bento box and replaced the California roll to a Burning man roll....More

1  Thank dawalish
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch and is a good value. The food is excellent and there is way too much to eat for a lunch. The service is good for lunch. I haven't been there for dinner in a long while because it...More

1  Thank allpat321
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8401 N Kentucky Ave Ste J, Evansville, IN 47725-6301
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Evansville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-868-0830
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