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5580 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072-7261
+1 803-808-1618
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16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I trust TripAdvisor reviews over Google reviews when traveling, where my palate has not gone before,and where word of mouth is unfamiliar or non-existent to rely on. Thus, Enter the Ninjas. . . Sushi Chef Johnathan and Sousushi Chef Tony creating off and on menu items to offer me to sample and provide feedback. All I can say is the... More 

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Thank Harry B
ManCityChamps
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We frequent this restaurant very often and have had many great experience here. The Ganbei roll is by far the best sushi roll I have had in all of Columbia. The only thing I have been disappointed in is their spicy tuna filling they use for a lot of their rollls. It is very different than most Japanese places you... More 

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Thank MancityChamps
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered sushi to go and it was excellent! The godzilla roll and the rainbow roll and they were amazing! The service is excellent. Decent price for such fresh sushi.

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Thank Taysha S
Manning, SC
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178 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

In the mood for Japanese food, I found Ganbei on Google. We'd been in this area many times and never even heard of it. I sat at the bar and had a wonderful meal, great service and a few drinks. Appetizer: Seaweed salad and soft shell crab. Main course: Clemson roll. All delicious. Can't wait to return.

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Thank BobOZee
Lexington, South Carolina
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268 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Good Sushi Godzilla roll and rice. Very friendly waitress, kind and returned to table to check frequently. Meal was delivered in 3 segments, which was fine, but very filling.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant appears much different on the outside than the inside. The inside of the restaurant is updated, welcoming, and very pretty. The appetizer menu is definitely worth a try! For all you sushi lovers, this place is for you! They also serve steak and chicken so don't fret if ocean food isn't your thing! The fried ice cream for... More 

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Thank Leo G
The Carolinas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner thinking we were going to have a nice meal. The waitress took our order, ordered drinks and asked for sushi first then our main meal. We waited at least 20 minutes and got our entree, she forgot our sushi, then asked if we still wanted it. The entree I had was the chicken fried rice... the... More 

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Thank HHIsland56
Mears
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Having eaten Japanese food most of my life in Hawaii, I am very familiar with the cuisine. However, considering how far away we are from Hawaii or the Orient the effort was not bad. Keep the Chinese food off the menu and focus on Japanese cuisine. The sushi could have used a bit more rice vinegar. The Maki Sushi needs... More 

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Thank Robert F
Milano
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and so lovely. The quality of food was good ( I ate California rolls) and fresh.

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Thank Alex-77MB
Irmo, South Carolina
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

SO good!!! Always fresh, friendly staff, sushi is yummy and always consistently good! My daughter loves their hibachi menu!!!!! The Tuna Tataki over cucumbers is my favorite!!!!!

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Thank carmenBSC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5580 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072-7261
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 803-808-1618

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