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1733 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5639
+1 574-272-8888
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 11yr old daughter out for sushi. We shared the Dream Roll and the South Bend Roll, absolutely delicious!! My daughter said she would rather eat sushi than have dessert any day! Excellent service. They also serve other Chinese and Japanese food, but we only had the sushi and hot tea. We will definitely be coming back. And they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

They offer 3 menus- Chinese, Chinese/American, and sushi. The sushi is well presented and delicious. (they get daily deliveries of fish) The Chinese menu offers traditional dishes with many Szechuan favorites. All are prepared exquisitely. The Chinese/American menu offers all the usual dishes- kung pao, General Tso's chicken, orange beef, fried rice, etc. The owners and their family are very... More 

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Thank Michael D
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went there for dinner and tried the "authentic Chinese menu". We ordered quite a few dishes but I was very disappointed. The scallion pancake was greasy and had some dark, sticky, salty and unidentifiable sauce dribbled on top. The cucumber swam in so much mashed garlic which was the only thing I could taste. The Dandan noodle and Sichuan... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

The owners wife looks soooo young.... and the owner is the chef, the sushi chef, the waiter, and front desk....... not a busy place at all. The sushi case didn't even have any fish. Food is about average.

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Thank Shannon C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Since moving to South Bend, I've missed the joys of good sushi. Stumbling upon Ichiban Golden Dragon was a good ole fashion blessing. My friends and I now eat at this establishment multiple times a month and are never disappointed. The Chinese food is great but I always opt in for the sushi. The Dragon and Godzilla rolls are a... More 

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Thank Lauren S
South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Overall dinning at Ichiban Golden Dragon is always a delicious and entertaining experience. The people are great, the atmosphere is pleasant and the sushi is amazing! My friends and I always go for sushi and sake, and are never disappointed. Great for post-football game dinners and Tuesday night dinner specials.

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Thank BubbleTrouble13
South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

My friends and I often go here for lunch or dinner. The servers are always very friendly and make us feel at home when we visit. The restaurant serves delicious Chinese food, but I usually get a sushi dish because it the best quality fish you can get in either South Bend or Mishawaka. I highly recommend this place to... More 

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Thank TinyRick
Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Monday is carry out only. The place was dark & did not appear very clean (maybe it was the darkness), but the service was quick (about 10 min), and the mu shu pork was very good, one of the better one's i've had. I also had the spring rolls which were good, but not spectacular. The price was very reasonable,... More 

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Anthony O, Owner at Ichiban Golden Dragon, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele. Please note we are making few renovations to our restaurant. Assured by the Health Department, we are one of... More 

South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is a little restaurant, and we just order take out. We love their dumplings! We have never had a bad experience. Our favorite meal is Sweet N Sour Chicken, General Tso Chicken and House Lo Mein.

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Thank pammy20142014
Anthony O, Owner at Ichiban Golden Dragon, responded to this review

We appreciate all our customers...and it is comments like yours, from people that keep coming back, that keep us going. We strive to provide special tastes that will stand out and hopefully make Ichiban Golden Dragon one of your favorites. Thank you for your remarks. Gratefully, Ichiban Golden Dragon More 

South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Tried this restaurant for the first time recently on a weeknight. Few customers when we arrived but quite a few soon arrived and it became clear why people came. Great selection of sushi, entrees, appetizers and drinks. Service was excellent.

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Thank blomstan
Anthony O, Owner at Ichiban Golden Dragon, responded to this review

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal. 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$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Sushi, Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1733 S Bend Ave, South Bend, IN 46637-5639
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-272-8888
Description
Located in the beautiful city of South Bend, our restaurant has been dedicated to offering the most memorable dining experience for you. We are a casual eatery with dark-wood accents offering an extensive menu of traditional Chinese fare. We pick ingredients carefully and use only the freshest and natural ones to prepare every dish, and have been trying to cook them in a healthier way to provide the most nutritious food. Much attention has been attached to ensure you a cozy and inviting ambiance where you could enjoy not only the great meal but also the authentic atmosphere. The owner and all staff in Ichiban will greet you with the warmest welcome, whether you are a habitual patron or come for the first time. We have made painstaking efforts to create the tidiest and cleanest dining place, and guarantee you with friendly and timely service. All of your demands and feelings will be cared in our restaurant. If you have any comment or suggestion, or want to get more specific information about us, feel free to contact us or browse our website, we will be delight to hear from you any time! Welcome to experience the best meals in our fairyland!

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