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Ichiban Sushi Bar & Japanese Grill

5741 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1110
+1 225-767-2288
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (32 reviews)
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5741 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always eat at a different sushi place in Denham Springs, but a friend recommended this place. We had the Special of the Day, called On the Fly. It was so so so good, me and the hubs actually split it. It was a large...More

Thank Bg71291
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I love coming here. The staff is always efficient and friendly. The food is really good. I prefer Ichiban over Tokoyo Café. :)

Thank Sharise D
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Just ate at Ichiban in Baton Rouge, as a Vegan and gluten free eating out while visiting Louisiana is cause for concern but I am becoming an expert at vegan sushi here in the city. Tonight had avocado and vegetarian rolls at Ichiban. They were...More

Thank Susancara
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Hungry and tired we arrived at Ichiban on a Sunday evening not knowing what to expect. On first impressions, the restaurant appeared to be very busy and noisy and I wondered whether we had made the right choice in coming here for our meal. However,...More

Thank Dakina888
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have been to other Hibachi restaurants before and this was one average at best. The chef's display of skills was nothing great and the food was simply, ok, slightly overcooked in all cases. We had the most absent minded waitress who literally forgot something...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 10 March 2017

That's right! This restaurant has superb sushi and also some decadent desserts. On a very rainy Baton Rouge evening we ducked in there to sample their soup and sushi but gave in to temptation. Try it.

Thank Gauri M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Entree of Chicken Teriyaki was huge. Had to use a to go box. That being said food at best was mediocre. Teriyaki sauces was diluted, watery like with little flavor. Green teas was served in a coffee cup and was Luke warm. Service while friendly...More

Thank tautavel
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

First time at this type of hitachi restaurant, but definitely will not be my last. Service was on spot for the most part. On the other hand, the food more than makes up for anything else. My recommendation is the shrimp hitachi.

Thank Dbourg1975
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is our go-to place around town for great, fresh, well and uniquely prepared Japanese food. The Salmon with the eel sauce is a favorite. You can't go wrong.

Thank Denese V
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My youngest child turned 9 this week and the hibachi chef made him feel very special for his birthday. He also loves scallops so it was a big treat for him. My other child is a very picky eater and devoured the hibachi noodles and...More

Thank SConn154
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5741 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-767-2288
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