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Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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909 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
+1 843-849-8121
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was a great place. Really wanted sushi, and this place did not have any, (They didn't advertise it so it's not their fault, i just assumed a japanese restaurant would have it! my bad!) Decided to stay as we had already sat down. The food was DELICIOUS and the portions were IMMENSE. Like I had so much food on... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

We go so often, now, that we don't have to tell anyone our order! Food is always fresh and good! Favorites are ichiban Special and hibachi chicken. Salads are fresh and ginger dressing is made right there.Try their hot sauce!

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Thank susanissnoozin
Charleston, South Carolina
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you love the food at those Japanese steakhouses where you sit around a big griddle and watch it being cooked, but you hate the price, this is the place for you. Exactly the same food - salad with ginger dressing, hibachi meat choice, rice, veggies - prepared exactly the same way, only 1/3 the price. One of my favorite... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

The location itself is in a strip mall. It reminds me of a small Mom and Pop diner, but its Japanese food. The decor is similar to what you would expect in a small diner. There are a number of tables on the inside that are typically what you would find in a small diner. The kitchen is pretty well... More 

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Thank Anthony P
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

I've been eating at Ichiban for nearly 20 years and the food/service is as good as it's ever been. Food quality for the price is outstanding. Love eating here.

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Thank Matthew S
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

We go here quite often. The owners and co-workers all seem to be family, and they are very, very friendly. The food is made-to-order, fresh, and very tasty. It's very much like a smaller version of a Kyoto's (where you sit a table and the food is prepared right in front of you). Good prices, great food. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Lael K
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

This place is not fancy. It's in a strip mall. But it's the best hibachi I've ever had. The food is delicious. Be careful about their hours though, they tend to change. And if you call they'll say they're open, and then you get there and they aren't. It's a headache. But the food is so good we put up... More 

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Thank Eliza P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013 via mobile

I love eating here. The food is always excellent. Nothing fancy in regard to decor but if you aren't looking for a hibachi show it isn't a big deal.No the friendliest servers but its not a deal breaker. I would probably order take out over eating there.

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Thank beachchick76
Mt. Pleasant, SC
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Yum! I can't say enough about the food here. There isn't an overwhelming menu to choose from (which is great) so this means what they do, they do well! Love the chicken dish!

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Thank Tammi G
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012 via mobile

I have been eating at Ichibans for years. "Larry" the owner has always cooked the food. I don't think the guy ever takes a day off of work. I always eat the special, which is a spicy chicken and steak combination with rice and vegetables. You can't beat the price and quality for this meal. It is located in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 909 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-3448
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-849-8121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?