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Izakaya Japanese Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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7325 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN
+1 317-915-8988
11:00 - 21:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had a good feel and large menu but the rolls where just not good. My friends had the tempura calamari and they really liked it but most of us wanted good sushi and Japanese rolls and were let down. The salad with ginger dressing was good though. We won't return.

Thank JaneUrban
Greenfield, Indiana, United States
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Another in the line of teppanyaki - hibachi restaurants with a sushi bar, but on a big scale. Lots of room...and a sizeable bar. Lunch was good, staff friendly and prompt, everything was nice. My sushi was tasty, no complaints!

Thank Rob Y
Carmel, Indiana
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162 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We like to eat here, because the grandkids like to watch the chefs do their magic on the grill. Seating is in a horseshoe-shaped arrangement, with the grill in the middle. You can place your order for fresh ingredients to grill, or appetizers to enjoy before the "show" begins. They offer a full bar, with lots of beers and libations.... More 

Thank Dave46033
Marlton, New Jersey
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had a great time and super food at Izakaya! Everything we ordered was so fresh and beautiful. There were six of us and the staff took great care of us! We will certainly return!

Thank divakern
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Food is great but service is awful not accommodating. Very disappointing doubt I'll return. Server gave a lot of attitude terrible experience.

Thank Jena G
Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Came here with kids while staying at nearby hotel. Great option for kids where they are something other than the usual fries and etc. The hibachi show was not the best I've seen, but the food was good, especially the shrimp.

Thank katesama
Saugus, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This place has some great vegan sushi options. I had cucumber, avocado and sweet potato rolls along with edamame and tempura vegetables. Amazing!

Thank dmarvel89
Anderson, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The food was fresh, the atmosphere was fun, and prices were fabulous. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes oriental cuisine.

Thank lisagaycannon
Fishers, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This Japanese restaurant is pretty average in food quality and services. However, the atmosphere is pretty good. I went in there a few times when they have live entertainment and people living live drums (granted the drums were great in the beginning, it got really loud and annoying after a while especially when we were eating). This restaurant also overpriced... More 

Thank Daniel W
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We have always had good experiences at Izakaya, but our during our last visit, the service was a little lackluster. Our server was apparently also assigned to a party in one of the private rooms, which meant she wasn't available to fill our drinks, bring our appetizers, or remember that 2 of our guests wanted steamed rice.

Thank Kristi O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7325 East 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-915-8988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?