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Ichiban Japanese Steak House - Minneapolis - CLOSED

1333 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2630
+1 612-339-0540
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
2 Aug 2016
“Great show and food”
12 Jul 2016
“Fun Asian Dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi
€€ - €€€
1333 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2630
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2016

This restaurant has been a staple for me and my boyfriend. We are very sad to see it go. We were there last weekend for our last visit before they closed. We are never disappointed.

1  Thank srbabbitt
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Ichiban combines the best of Benihana's with updated Asian cuisine. Great presentation and friendly staff.

Thank okpatrick
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Disappointing. We arrived for an early dinner (the food was actually quite good), and sat down for hibachi with one other customer. Waitress was indifferent at best--rattled off menu options so quickly that we didn't know what she said. A large (about 25) group of...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I've been to Ichiban's two times: this year and about twenty years ago. It was cool then and it is still cool! The food is so amazing! The first time I went, I was a twenty something and thus time...a mom with a teenage son....More

Thank Spiritsayswoof
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Most recently, we visited for my son's birthday. The teppanyaki show is always fun. The chef has a running banter with corny jokes. The food is okay, you can easily do much better food for the price, but our adult children choose this place for...More

Thank MinnesotaFamily2
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I have been here to eat a couple of times since it is so close to my son's apartment. Both times I have sat at the hibachi and had the lobster. It came with soup, salad, rice, vegetables, and the expertly prepared lobster. Everything was...More

Thank mizriz2
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

What a show!! The food was delicious I tried the sampler entree and loved it!!! Great service and beautiful decor! My husband and I will be coming back here.

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

美味い!Wonderful food and superb service! I was very happy with this place! So excited to find a Japanese tennpanyaki. I'm always more trusting of Japanese restaurants when the staff speaks Japanese, made me feel at home! 美味しかった!great food and fun atmosphere, if I'm ever in...More

Thank kenshin_iwako
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Byerlys has better sushi. The rolls are boring. The dining area where we sat had a speaker the would scream names when tables were ready. The place was dirty. (Walls, a few of our chairs, carpet) The redeeming grace was the great bartender! He waited...More

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This was probably the best sushi/Japanese Grill restaurant 25 years ago, but seem to have relaxed the attention to details.

Thank Dan M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1333 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2630
    (Grant (Between 13th & 14th))
  • Public Transportation: The light rail stops between 4th and 5th on Nicollet. We are at 1333 Nicollet.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-339-0540
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