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Ichiban Japanese Cuisine

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Blueberry Square Dbayeh Floor 1st, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 4 721 821
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Beirut, Lebanon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went to the ichiban branch of le mall sin el fil, took the open sushi formula.Amazing price to quality to quantity ratio. The food was fresh,the service was excellent and

Thank Salibi1978
Dhour El Choueir
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

For all you sushi lovers, Ichiban is one of the best places to go to. The branch in Jal el Dib is a cozy one. The food was satisfying, the service was fairly quick and the staff were friendly.

Thank Nadine A
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

This place has good sushi. The soup is extra salty. However, do not bother and try new special flavors, like with parmesan or the fried foie gras. They were not good. Staff is friendly

Thank Samar T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

The sushi buffet is perfect for my family of 8 we all love sushi and we all have big appetites. If I had to pay by the piece I would be shelling out major bank. They could widen there selection to the entire sushi menu. Cause some of the restrictions just don't make sense.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Ichiban is one of the few sushi rest. that has this variety of the menu, the open formula makes you wanna try all the menu, great place, great food.great service,nice atmosphere(dbayeh seaside).

Thank Elite H
Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

First time and last time: Yesterday was our first time @ichiban dbayeh and I must say it was an awful experience. As an interior designer, the atmosphere of the restaurant is null ,very dim light,gloomy,bad choice of music... As for the food there is a wide variety but for nothing,we ordered the salmon salad,it's the salad that we always order... More 

Thank 25carina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

We went for open sushi, it Was horrible. All the fish looks old, pale and has no taste. Tried a variety of makis, all of the taste mediocre. The service is extremely slow, we had to wait for 15 minutes for the salad, then we waited around 18 for our orders to arrive. By that time we already started feeling... More 

Thank Ayman F
Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

i visited ichiban, le mall , sin l fil on Friday 5th of December 2014 at 10 pm. it was really a very bad experience! the waiter was sleepy and not professional at all! the manager visited our table just to informed us that we had a problem and we gave u by error one plate! but it wasn't true!... More 

Thank Myriam_Chehab1988
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271 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

I was never tempted to eat sushi at ichiban express but have tried once the branch in dbayeh and it exceeded my expectations. the place is well dressed up with highly trained staff. the food was presented in a premium way and tasted good. the overall experience at ichiban premium outlet was good and most of all their sushi is... More 

Thank Samer N
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

I am a big sushi fan and a very picky one too. I have tried a lot of sushi places in beirut and Ichiban is relatively still the best for the taste and money value. I have never had their open sushi but the good part about it is that you get to order what you want and the chef... More 

Thank Sarah Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blueberry Square Dbayeh Floor 1st, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 4 721 821

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