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533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
+1 970-920-2212
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (75 reviews)
“spider roll” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had a wonderful atmosphere and ambience. We only had sushi which was not only super-delicious, but it was so creatively done. A touch of utter perfection. Friendly staff.

Thank BetondBoundary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed this upscale Asian restaurant. The service was as excellent and dedicated to perfection as the food was delicious and fresh. My wife and daughter enjoyed the Pineapple Express and Crunchy Salmon Rolls very much. My hot rock Salmon was wonderful. Also,...More

Thank CorpSpy
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Overall, everything was amazing! The food was delicious, and everything was made to share so everyone can get a little bit of everything. Th entire experience was heightened by the atmosphere of the place! Highly recommended!

Thank Camilla W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Kenichi is an old staple that we tend to go to. the food is good. Service is good and atmosphere is good. Its priced better than some other places with food that's as good much of the time. We have been coming here about 25...More

1  Thank stevelewis480
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Let me start out saying, this is my favorite place to have dinner in Aspen. I enjoy everything from the fun friendly staff, the atmosphere and of course the food. It's trendy, popular and great vibe any night of the week. The spicy edamame, dynamite...More

Thank richardwH4216IC
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had the 2 Josh's as our servers and service was admirable. Atmosphere was nice, food was prepared well, being from the metro NY area it was comparable with what we get 'back home'. Nice salads and sushi rolls, Himachi serano was excellent, molten lava...More

Thank L14M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great fun ambience, wonderful sushi, and lovely staff. I sat at the bar with my friend and we were able to place our sushi orders with the chefs directly. I was able to custom order rolls as well. Miso soup is great to warm up...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 6 February 2017

They set up our party of 30+ with a 4 course dinner which was great. In the 2nd course one of the three provided us was a hot rock 1000" which you cooked salmon and wagyu beef. Course 3 had six entrees everyone could choose...More

Thank michaelwM94IX
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Ok the good: fish was fresh, service was prompt and pleasant, atmosphere comfortable and the music was reggae. The not so good: sushi rice was dry, boarderline stale, the ponzu was spicy (the main reason I will never go back), the price was ridiculous (but...More

Thank aj0112
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome flavors great service and the atmosphere was on point . Highly recommended . The food was enjoyed thoroughly by all in our party

Thank Argy75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 E Hopkins Ave, Ste 2, Aspen, CO 81611-2191
    (Hunter Street)
  • Public Transportation: Most local hotels and lodges offer transportation to and from Kenichi.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-920-2212
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Kenichi serves contemporary Asian cuisine and world-class sushi in a vibrant atmosphere. In 1991, Bil Rieger and Kenichi Kanada founded Kenichi Aspen, which has since become renowned for its outstanding food and hip scene. With an exceptional reputation established, Kenichi expanded to other prominent markets including Austin, Dallas and Kona. Kenichi is built on a foundation of excellence in food& service.
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