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226 Third and Union St, Bangor, ME 04401
+1 207-262-9308
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
2 Feb 2018
“A Taste of Japan in Bangor Maine”
29 Aug 2017
“Used to be a favorite, but last visit was disappointing.”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
226 Third and Union St, Bangor, ME 04401
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

My husband and I used to live in Japan and this restaurant is the closest we've come to having food taste like it did back in Yokosuka! The restaurant is nicely decorated, the food is sumptuous, the the wait staff is attentive. Do yourself a...More

Thank chexcentaur
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This has always been one of my favorite restaurants in Bangor, but my last visit was disappointing. The miso soup was luke warm, watery and flavorless. Some of the sushi was slimy. On a positive note, the tempura was still delicious. I am hoping this...More

Thank 405djp
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great Japanese sushi bar and restaurant. Don't be surprised if your host comes around with a taste of this or that. My favorite Japanese restaurant in the area!

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy this spot. I've been going there for years and have never had a bad experience. Easy to get in, fast and dependable service.

Thank Bobby C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I live on the coast of Maine in one of the best restaurant towns and the sushi at Ichiban as awesome.

Thank Lesliefreda
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Ichiban is the best sushi in Bangor hands down! Walter is genuine and generous! I love ichiban and will always steer my inquirers there

Thank freddapick
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I am surprised at how much sushi you get. It's actually a great amount. I'm shocked that they delivered a hot soup in the same bag as the sushi, making the sushi warm. Not good for raw fish to be warm. The garden salad was...More

Thank AntiAdioDC
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Bad just bad. Like worst sushi. I dont know how people rate this as high as they do. The only reason i gave it 2 was purely for the very excellent service we received from the most genuinely friendly girl.

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

After hearing great reviews about this restaurant, we went there for lunch today. We were the only ones there for the first 20-30 minutes, and although the waitress was helpful in explaining the menu, that was where her service ended. Our soup and salad were...More

Thank PamzTravels
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stopped while traveling to Bar Harbor as it was a convenient stopping point. It is in a strip mall and does not look like much from the outside, but we were glad we did not let that deter us. Our party ordered a variety, salads,...More

Thank seacoastNH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Third and Union St, Bangor, ME 04401
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-262-9308
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