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Inakaya Japanese Restaurant

) #61 of 797 Restaurants in Columbia ££ - £££ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
655 Saint Andrews Rd, # C, Columbia, SC 29210-5112
+1 803-731-2538
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“miso soup” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (52 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
655 Saint Andrews Rd, # C, Columbia, SC 29210-5112
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

Quality has started going down after this Wanatabe Inakaya has split from the original Inakaya. We frequented this place for 8 years every week at least once for lunch and dinner every month. The quality is down, still too crowded though (people are mixing this...More

Thank AJay_SC1970
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I am a frequent traveler and I am a foodie. Everywhere I go, I try out different restaurants. When many other locals recommended this sushi place, I was a bit suspicious as I always associated food in Columbia with southern food, e.g. BBQ. I sure...More

1  Thank B2C2V
Reviewed 7 November 2015

The restaurant atmosphere is pleasant and the service was polite and prompt. The sushi was not rolled tightly enough and fell apart when I picked it up. The sashimi was cut in irregularly shaped pieces of various sizes. The lack of uniformity was visually unappealing....More

Thank A L
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is one of the best authentic Japanese Restaurants I have been to. The fish is very fresh and great quality. I have eaten here several times.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The sushi here at one time was as good as anywhere. Over the last few years it was slipped. In a recent visit I have noticed the portions have got smaller and the freshness is not what it use to be. Its ok sushi but...More

1  Thank ABBeatapeach
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Ok, to be fair, this is the only sushi I've had in Columbia but I'm pretty sure it's better than them all. Whether I dine in at that sushi bar or order for pick up the service is always fast and the food never disappoints....More

Thank AUHoneyBadger
Reviewed 19 September 2015

i tried Inakaya based on other TripAdvisor reviews. The restaurant is in an unassuming plaza but is a must try. The sushi was very good; my favorite was the Gamecock roll! The service was outstanding.

Thank B A
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I had the small seaweed salad, gorilla roll which was 10 pieces but small pieces like they were smaller than my California roll. It was a lot of seaweed salad for a small as my friend and I shared it. It was like the right...More

Thank Kay W
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Reasonable price and nice quality-! Especially roll and tempura are very good. I really enjoyed my lunch with my family.

Thank Shufflebox
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Best sushi in Columbia. We go here a few times a year. Prices are reasonable and it's usually easy to get a table.

Thank Doug K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Saint Andrews Rd, # C, Columbia, SC 29210-5112
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-731-2538
  • E-mail
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