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Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

2011 S Broadway Ste L, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7886
+1 805-614-9808
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
2 Mar 2017
“Best zjapanese”
16 Feb 2017
“Traditional Japanese”
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
2011 S Broadway Ste L, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7886
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great food. Excellent service. Have been there many times and continue to go back. Their family dinners are great. They definitely score A+.

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Enjoyed a traditional Japanese Lunch of Miso soup, salad with carrot ginger dressing, Teriyaki Chicken, Gyoza dumplings, Vegetable and shrimp tempura and rice - very fresh and delicious! Quiet and serene environment. Reasonable prices $45.00 for 3 including 20% tip.

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Monday-Friday lunch specials are the best in town. Always my first choice for california roll lunch special. Parking can be a problem but well work the inconvience.

Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Worst place ever it was over the edge we had bugs in our food so we later told the provider that we had the bug they said sorry than walked away we were about to leave but before we told them and complained that we...More

Thank Celeste F
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Took my ladyfirend there for first time, Sadly it seems they take short cuts on ingredients, The miso soup lacked flavor and the sukiyaki was mostly the heels of cabbage. We will try it one more time and order a non broth dish.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We chose Ichiban due to reviews on yelp. The shushi was more expensive than we expected - I think the menu posted was for lunch and we went for dinner. The restaurant is closed between 2:30 and 5 - we had planned to wine taste...More

Thank newawil
Reviewed 15 December 2014

The service was gracious and understated. The food was plentiful and flavorful. A thoroughly enjoyable meal. Highly recommended.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Excellent menu and food: I liked the fact that they take the time and effort to make there dishes with there own ideas in taste and presentation, Very cool! Service: Gets slow as they fill up Atmosphere: I give a four out of five, It...More

Thank Aqualung A
Reviewed 7 February 2013 via mobile

Excellent menu and atmosphere. Very well presented and tasty. Chef Ken has what it takes to make your meal right. The best baked muscles I've had. This spot is programmed into my Garmin.

Thank ojodoc
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The food is Delicious, the service is great each time we go there. What more can I say? It's small, quaint, and I feel they make most everything from scratch. At least try the place once if you're into Japan food.,

Thank Arlene Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 S Broadway Ste L, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7886
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-614-9808
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