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Kihachi Japanese Restaurant

2667 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235-4991
+1 614-764-9040
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“tuna roll” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
2667 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235-4991
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for years. I found it by sear luck. Always eat from the special menu. For me I lived in Japan for 6 years; this Kihachi takes me back there. Husband is the Chef while his lovely wife is...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I go there twice or three times a year since this is a very special Japanese restaurant. The owner chef, Mike Kimura, creates all foods from scratch. Unlike other Japanese or sushi restaurants, they don’t have sushi in the menu. Only one is tekka maki...More

Thank DublinKG
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I love Japanese food, the duck udon was wonderful. The barbecued eel was cold and not good skip that! The hot honjozo sake was overpriced at $ 16.00 per cup. Ok Sashimi was good but pricey. The special fried lotus root stuffed with shrimp was...More

Thank Bigecols
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My father, visiting from out of town, heard about this place which was featured on an episode of Anthony Bourdain. After reading the reviews, I had high expectations - and the food did not disappoint. The sushi was authentic, and very fresh. I can't wait...More

Thank ZooAvian
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This will be an odd sort of review. The food is extremely authentic and freshly prepared. But there is so little of it! And it costs so much! The server too was sweet and helpful, but refilled our glasses with water just once. There is...More

4  Thank rrkr13
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to this restaurant after visiting my granddaughter at her new job while we were in Columbus for a day visit with her parents. We had an enjoyable meal with great service. I would go there again.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is small and normally reservation only. They have a course menu, but I normally order from the menu. The yellowtail sashimi was $24 and others are between $8 and $25. It does not have regular sushi. The only one they have is tuna...More

1  Thank DublinKG
Reviewed 30 December 2015

So by now, you seen it on TV (Foodnetwork) about this place. Or you have seen it on local magazines of where the best place to eat. Kihachi has great Japanese food. One of the greatest Japanese food is just in my backyard. I've tasted...More

Thank japanesestallion
Reviewed 10 December 2015

For those who appreciate - and can recognize - true mastery, Kihachi is not only the best restaurant in Columbus, but arguably among the best in the world. Master chef, Michael, was wooed to Columbus by Honda executives, for whom he is entrusted the responsibility...More

1  Thank HopefulNYC
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We ordered omakaze to celebrate a special occasion. We sat at the bar so we could watch food preparation. Even so, there was zero interraction with Chef Kimura....he visited with a couple at the other end of the bar but no conversation with us. The...More

1  Thank Nancy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2667 Federated Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235-4991
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-764-9040
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