We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mei Japanese Restaurant

8608 Market Place Ln, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5336
+1 513-891-6880
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
11 Jul 2017
“Best Ramen in Ohio”
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
8608 Market Place Ln, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5336
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (26)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious dinner and incredible saki. The tempura and sashimi were the best. The service was perfectly timed and guided our experience. We will be back

Thank Gina R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you want authentic Japanese food, Mei is the place. The noodle dishes are outstanding. We tried the Udon curry, green tea soba and tonkatsu ramen and all were terrific. The staff are committed to you having a great experience.

Thank Magiccat99
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing fresh food, very traditional and great place, very clean. All servers very friendly. Real traditional Japanese food. Highly recommended!

Thank Arturo M
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Cincinnati and decided we wanted Japanese food for dinner. Mei Japanese Restaurant was just 3 miles from our hotel and their webpage looked good so we decided to give it a try. WOW! It was fantastic. We've eaten a lot of...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I met a friend for dinner on a Wednesday night. We split a couple of appetizers. The deep fried oysters were excellent. I was apprehensive about the whole squid was better than I was anticipating. I ordered the chicken teriyaki for an entree. It came...More

Thank midwestnewy0rker
Reviewed 3 March 2017

always have fresh quality fish. So surprised when I found it bacause it's tucked in Montgomery but it's definitely worth finding. Across the street from Montgomery Kroger

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The service here was great. The quality of the sashimi was outstanding. However, the quantity of food for the price paid was less than satisfactory. Ive been to sushi restaurants where the quality was identical and the service was perfectly fine, but there, I got...More

Thank historiker
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Everytime I go to Cincinnati I have a dinner at this restaurant, I do love good japanese food, so here they can have very typical good japanese food, I'm usually by myself so I enjoy taking the time for good food here. Never had something...More

Thank Carla G
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I was first brought to this restaurant by my Japanese grandmother when I was young. It was her favorite for authentic Japanese food. I have been to other Japanese restaurants in the city and I say this one wins hands down for atmosphere and authenticity....More

Thank Travelist928
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This restaurant seems to offer everything...sushi, Japanese steakhouse-style grill preparation, hot pot style dishes and an array of Asian/Japanese fare. The service is always very good and the atmosphere is inviting with intimate areas and also areas for larger groups.

Thank magsdj
Nearby Restaurants
Montgomery Inn
362 reviews
1.20 km away
Bones' Burgers
25 reviews
.61 km away
Cinque Ristorante by Nicola's
59 reviews
1.23 km away
Montgomery Inn-Ribs King
27 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Go Bananas Comedy Club
11 reviews
.06 km away
Summit Park
34 reviews
3.59 km away
Cheers to Art!
15 reviews
5.79 km away
Swaim Park
7 reviews
1.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mei Japanese Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8608 Market Place Ln, Cincinnati, OH 45242-5336
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-891-6880
Welcome to Mei Japanese Restaurant. Established in 2000, we are a fine dining establishment specializing in traditional Japanese cuisine great for family dining or corporate gatherings.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing