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Ando Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

5889 Pfeiffer Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242-4819
+1 513-791-8687
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (8 reviews)
“sukiyaki” (3 reviews)
“black cod” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5889 Pfeiffer Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242-4819
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have had sushi in Boston, NYC, Washington, SF, LA and Ando is among the best. Authentic. One of the marks of a great sushi restaurant is Uni and he has outstanding Uni. Ask for the Japanese menu. Always a selection of Japanese special fish....More

Thank Jabrd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ando has excellent sushi and sushimi. They have many other Japanese dishes and one may even get a nice steak. It is owned and ran by a Japanese family.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Only ate here once, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Friend of mine who is Japanese swears it is the most authentic sushi restaurant in the Greater Cincinnati area (personally, I couldn't tell the difference between other good sushi restaurants). Very small restaurant with limited seating--always...More

Thank jeffweaver70
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Very good sushi. Often sushi is served at 35-40 degrees F. That is to cold and slow the development of the flavor. This sushi was served warmer which releases the flavor. Portion size was good and rice part of the nigiri was smaller than is...More

Thank Fulwild
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was disappointed in the sushi from Ando after reading such high praise on Tripadvisor. It may be the best sushi in the area, but we're talking about southern Ohio folks, outside of the city. It's better than what you'd expect for the area but...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Having lived in Japan for 8 yrs. and enjoyed their fine dining, I can speak with some authority on fine Japanese cooking. When I am not traveling to Japan, I can take comfort of having fine Japanese food right here in Cincinnati. I look forward...More

2  Thank vicweenonoy
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I've been going here for years, so I don't know why I have never written a review. I was originally introduced to Ando by my Japanese friend, so that speaks volumes. This is authentic Japanese. You may even be alarmed by some of the shrimp...More

1  Thank alliel1
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The food was good. We got the sushi for two. Nice variety of food. They do not have a bar but you may bring your own booze if you like. The serve was just o.k.

Thank bluecheeseolives
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent and most authentoc Japanese cuisine in Cincinnati Great selection. Combination sushi sashimi platters are fresh and wonderfully presented And the home made desserts are a must Crested ny the owners daughter and varied each week

1  Thank Hirsh C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have never had a bad meal here, it's all been wonderful. The food is great, especially the sashimi tempura, although the other dishes I saw being served looked good too. Service is very good and they try their best to accommodate. It is a...More

1  Thank CathiB50
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5889 Pfeiffer Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242-4819
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Blue Ash
  • Phone Number: +1 513-791-8687
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