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Ichiban Japanese & Korean

530 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3108
+1 860-236-5599
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seaweed salad” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (16 reviews)
“kalbi” (2 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Korean, Asian
€€ - €€€
530 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3108
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2017

So many dishes to try and so far everything I have eaten has been both really good and interesting. Definitely NOT a anything like the usual Chinese/Asian food.

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I came here and ordered Korean BBQ beef ribs. Unfortunately I found a piece of hair in my food. When I told the waiter he and another waiter came over and told me I was wrong.... terrible customer service. The sushi platter was bad as...More

1  Thank Liana S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Came with my wife for lunch. I had cold noodles with kalbi combo. Kalbi was quite good but can't say same about cold noodles. Tasted like store bought instant cold noodle.

Thank Sewhan L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Strange visit. Got there about 7. After seated, 10 minute wait for a waiter. "Oh, were you waiting long, I'm sorry!" Nice guy who was cleaning tables took my order. Food came quickly. Had a delicious meal-salad with ginger dressing and maki combination and a...More

Thank Joey00
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We hadn't been in years but decided to have dinner there on New Year's Eve . What a treat! It looked as though the restaurant has been re-decorated- it is really lovely inside. The staff was exceptionally attentive. The food was excellent. We both had...More

Thank ctmelody
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I eat here often because the staff is friendly and the food wonderful. Try the beauty and the beast roll with tuna salmon and eel. Baby octopus and seaweed salad are tasty appetizers. There's a wonderful Korean menu too. For that I love spicy pork...More

Thank majik48
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent, always fresh and delicious ... I always get the Chirashi which is one of the best Chirashi presentations I've had in any sushi restaurant ... Comes with seaweed salad, and done other marinated veggies with sashimi over a bed of rice... Great!!! 👍👍👍👍👍🍴🍴🍴🍴🍴

Thank JJFlash7
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great sushi! Sat outside last Saturday and people-watched all the activity in the "Center". The servers are fantastic. Great recommendations.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The best thing about Ichiban was our waiter -- so helpful and conscientious. The atmosphere was very cozy and pleasant. The food, however, didn't reach the level we are accustomed to in other restaurants. The sushi eater was unhappy with the very bland spicy tuna...More

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Stooped in with my wife after church on Sunday. The place was busy but we were able to get a table. The service was so friendly and welcoming from the moment we got there. Waiter seated us right away. Menu is authentic Korean. Happened to...More

Thank Food9er
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-3108
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-5599
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