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House of Japan - Polaris

) #233 of 1,886 Restaurants in Columbus €€ - €€€ Japanese, Asian, Sushi
8701 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2016
+1 614-781-1776
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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8701 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling with our 8 year old granddaughter and thought she would enjoy the show of cooking at the table. We were not disappointed either in taste or the entertainment of the chef. The couple next to us was a local couple and came...More

Thank HoptownTraveler
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

As always all of our meals were great. Our table-side cook was very friendly and entertaining. Unfortunately, the experience was somewhat ruined by our server who was the most unfriendly server I've ever had. She barely spoke t o us & acted as though we...More

1  Thank kcs2699
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I had never been to a Japanese steakhouse before. It was amazing. The food was really good, but I liked the cooking show most of all. What the cook could do was amazing. Also he was really funny so he would tell jokes and interact...More

1  Thank GiadaBerrino
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Had some takeout sushi from here. Rolls were really delicious, fresh and tasy. Taste some of their assorties with nigiris and sashimis.

Thank GlobalTraveller81
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Have been in Japanese(teppanyaki) steakhouses in Japan as well as all over the USA. The two House of Japan restaurants in the Columbus area are simply the best, period. Portion size, taste, steamed rice, soup, salad dressing, menu...you name it all are superb. No yum...More

1  Thank afdad19
Reviewed 6 April 2017

As always, the House of Japan was amazing! Great service and the food was delicious! The owners truly care about their customers!

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Made a 5pm reservation, for a party of 9, for my 10year olds birthday. Made the reservation online, a week in advance. At the time of the reservation, in the "comments" box for "special occasions", I added it was her 10th birthday dinner and we...More

Thank ChilioBear
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I was greeted with a stare. I said "one please". I was sat with a group of other people in front of a hibachi. I saw there was seats at the sushi bar which is where I ended up moving to thanks to the waitress....More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We were big supporters of The Japanese Steakhouse on North High Street in Columbus until it closed. Today we found House of Japan in Columbus. Simply put, this is a wonderful Japanese restaurant. Needless to say, we will be coming back to this restaurant. The...More

Thank Walter K
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The chef's are awesome. They provide great entertainment while cooking. The food is flavorful. Best food in town.

Thank Ann F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8701 Sancus Blvd, Columbus, OH 43240-2016
    (Polaris Pkwy and Sancus Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-781-1776
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