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149 Pierce St Ste 5, Somerset, NJ 08873-1389
+1 732-469-9640
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri 16:30 - 23:00
Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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South Carolina
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere near the Homewood Suites for dinner. I viewed the menu online and chose Ichiban. We were given a Saturday eat in special sushi menu with two pages of half price options, as well as a regular menu. If you have wanted to try sushi but without a huge bill, this is a great option. My... More 

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Madison, Virginia
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112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review in 2012, and continue to come to Ichiban on my annual trip to what is now the largest cat show on the East Coast. I found out after I had left the restaurant and had read somebody else's review, that the restaurant has changed hands, but that the former owners had stayed on for a bit,... More 

Thank Suziewrite
Hartford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I was at the Garden State Convention Center for a function this past weekend. After a long day Saturday, I checked TripAdvisor for restaurant recommendations in the area. I was interested in Chinese or Japanese cuisine. Some of the listings closed early, others did not seem like what I wanted. I read about ICHIBAN and, considering that they were close... More 

Thank DWI5412
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Food is excellent, normal portions. Service is good and fast, despite near to full house. The fish for the sushi and sashimi is fresh. The only slight comment would be they sliced my mochi up into two pieces while serving. Would have preferred it as one whole piece to keep the ice cream from melting. The restaurant is clean and... More 

Thank Crazyfeline
Somerset, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The sashimi was very fresh. The soy paper Ichiban Roll was excellent. Prices were reasonable and service was good.

Thank 123sb123sb
Caldwell, New Jersey
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Maybe it's not the same as the few sushi places I have been to in NYC or Fort Lee or Hoboken, but it's close enough. I went with some of my colleagues from work during lunch, and let me tell you, everyone liked it. It's located in a strip mall, so the location and ambiance is not the greatest, but... More 

Thank nykonite
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We've tried them all and there is just no comparison to Ichiban. Fresh delicious fish and the most artistic presentation we've seen on any Japanese restaurant. I could go on and on. I only wish I hadn't deleted all of the spectacular pictures of their dishes. A must: try their beef, scallion pancake ups. Mouth watering to just think of... More 

Thank Michael R
New Port Richey, Florida
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178 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Nice quiet non-assuming little restaurant. The sushi was great and the Katsu was done to perfection. The waitress was very helpful and the food was very good.

Thank Fwdmotion131
Gainesville, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Very Fresh, Very Good Sushi and Sashimi. Atmosphere nice, our business group enjoyed, we will come back when in the area. Domo Arigato Ichiban!

Thank dekftir
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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170 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I am relieved that I did not get sick here, because I really thought I would. The miso soup was "miso -ble" - barely warm. The chicken teriyaki was warmed over and the 3 sprigs of broccoli were terrible. As we left, I noticed the dept of health grade. "B". Uh oh.

Thank Rocky P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Pierce St Ste 5, Somerset, NJ 08873-1389
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: +1 732-469-9640

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