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Ichidai Restaurant

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5714 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206-2856
+1 503-771-4648
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place is great for special occasions for it is a little pricy, but it is well worth it! You will not be disappointed with the service nor the food!

Thank Local66Bar
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We ordered straight sushi and it was mediocre at best and pretty limited, basic menu. In all fairness I'm not sure how their regular Japanese cuisine is so don't let this meh review deter you from trying that. However, if you're looking for sushi I can think of a ton of places you'd be better off doing. Service was very... More 

Thank Jim N
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

First off, let me say, the food was really good. We ordered the Black Cod Miso and the only place we had better was in Seattle. We were at first skeptical as it was located in like an Apartment Building and not easy to recognize. The next thing was on entering the place there was a sign that said got... More 

Thank MaxAdventureSeeker
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014

This is a hidden treasure. You may pass it and not realize it is there, since it is somewhat understated and in a small office development in an area of Powell Boulevard that has few interesting restaurants. Nevertheless, those who appreciate good Japanese food know about it and it was good to see that it was full on the evening... More 

2 Thank Margaret F
Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Thank goodness our realtor told us about this restaurant; we never would have noticed the small sign in the ground floor window of a nondescript office building on southeast Powell Blvd. While only open for dinner, they do have Happy Hour which we like because it gives us a chance to sample a few more items. The staff is Japanese,... More 

1 Thank Dawn N
Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

There are easier restaurants to find in Southeast Portland, but the Ichidai Restaurant is well worth the hunt. Located on Powell, you must pay attention to the street numbers or you might miss it. There is modest signage, but you have to be alert to find this treasure chest full of fabulous Japanese cuisine. The sushi bar is excellent. The... More 

1 Thank Bob R
Portland, Oregon, United States
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Going on the recommendation of Japanese friends, we tried Ichidai tonight. All four of us have been to Japan at least once, and all of us were very pleased with the food at Ichidai. We were sure to order a variety so we could share, which made it even more enjoyable. The only thing missing was an "Irashaimasen" when we... More 

2 Thank 1hurleygirl
Portland, OR
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164 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I have been going to Ichidai for nine years and have not ever been disappointed. The menu is extensive and the service is friendly.

1 Thank donjphoto
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

I have been eating at Ichidai for years. They never cease to offer incredibly fresh fish, delicious sake and great service. The location is somewhat difficult to find,( off busy and always under construction Powell Blvd), and the parking is always interesting, but i highly recommend going despite these small obstacles. It will remain my favorite for many more years... More 

1 Thank skinguru78
Bend, OR
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2011

Whenever we travel to Portland, we try to include a meal at ichdai. We have spent time in the Orient and developed a taste for Japanese Cuisine. It is hard to find an authentic Japanese Restaurant that has not been "Americanized". Ichidai is one. The restaurant is all you expect, the decor is authentic, the Sushi Bar is great and... More 

1 Thank C_and_C_Oldtimers

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Restaurant Details

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Sushi, Japanese
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5714 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206-2856
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-771-4648

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