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Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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2132 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-7203
+1 732-493-1115
Today
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Average hibachi at average prices. For those Japanese connoisseurs, this is not the place. For those looking for a fun meal with family and friends, this is a great option. The food comes out fast and is good. Be careful not to pass the restaurant or you will need to do a few jug handles to get back to it.

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Thank jdfszoo
West Long Branch, New Jersey
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Ichiban has delicious food whether or not you choose sushi/sashimi or kitchen specials! All the fish is always fresh. The presentation is beautiful and the help is friendly and knowledgeable. I love the little lamb chops served as an appetizer. The bento box is so filling that I always take some home. The kitchen specials include other eastern cuisines in... More 

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Thank vagabondgrandparents
Neptune, New Jersey
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

My grandson us to say lets go to the fire place, I love hibachi style food, from fried rice to fried veggie and loads of garlic, try it with the salmon, yummy..

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Thank lmoore6566
Deal, New Jersey
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place to take the kids, so they can watch the chef's do their thing. Food is good, so is the service. However when they are busy the noise level is very high.

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Thank Reuven Ronnen T
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Best sushi in the area! Specialty rolls are excellent. There is a small bar and cocktails are excellent and reasonably priced. Try the sake flight! We always go for sushi and get a regular table easily on the weekends. We have never tried hibachi but it must be great because there is always a long wait for the hibachi tables.

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Thank NJBeachCruiser
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Good hibachi restaurant with delicious fare. Joined other business travelers at same table for lunch, and made the most out of new friends. Will most likely visit again when in the area.

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Thank hoofhearted02
Hazlet, New Jersey
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I recently visited Ichiban because I got a gift card from a friend who knows I love sushi. We went on a Friday night, and it was so crowded, there was even a wait for a table. We were seated right away though, because we sat at the sushi bar. Our meal was average AT BEST. We had the calamari... More 

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Thank Zuzanecka
Howell, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

We go here almost every Christmas Eve with friends. Our kids love watching the food get prepared and enjoy trying to catch the vegetables in their mouths!! The food is excellent! The atmosphere is always so much fun!! Delicious food and great fun all around.

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Thank Jkatp
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

You have to be picky when it comes to hibachi and especially sushi. This place has the best of both worlds. Excellent food and a great staff! Great job Ichiban!!!

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Thank katiesinger77
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

If you are into sushi or hibachi this is the place,the food is ample and fantastic plus the drinks are made to perfection. They also have a frequent dinner program that is one of the best anywhere.

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Thank Roy Z

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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
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2132 State Route 35, Oakhurst, NJ 07755-7203
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Oakhurst
  • Phone Number: +1 732-493-1115

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