House of Japan - Dublin
House of Japan - Dublin

House of Japan - Dublin

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.houseofjapanohio.com/menu.html
  • Phone: 614-792-2445
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: David
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Joyce or Jack 614-792-2445
  • Entertainment: Watch our chefs perform tricks, flying shrimp tails, fire volcano, juggling eggs and much more... You have to come to experience it!!!! Bring the kids too... They would love it!!!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tuttle Crossing Rd. and Blazer Parkway
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from House of Japan - Dublin
Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse, Seafood, and Sushi Restaurant where we cook and entertain you right in front of the Grill. Everyone gets a Front Row Seat!!
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
House of Japan - Dublin reviews from OpenTable diners
77 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (53)special occasion (49)kid-friendly (40)great for lunch (31)fit for foodies (14)neighborhood gem (8)great for brunch (7)romantic (6)hot spot (5)late-night find (3)scenic view (2)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Great food, as always
    Jamie
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Love coming to this restaurant and the chefs are always so nice and accommodating to the kids. Had a great time with the family celebrating my son's birthday
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    dubdarko
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    My daughter turned 16 and we went there for her birthday. We always go there as the food is great. We also had a great chef (somethings they are okay, in our case he was really funny and definitely skilled... learned that the chefs practice their 'egg' trick learning w/ lemons). I ended up ordering the pineapple birthday cake w/ a sprinkler which was awesome. Overall a great experience and highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Katiemay5517
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Great food!! Love this place. The sushi and Mt. Fuji are my favorites!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What's the point of a reservation
    Smithy
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Our reservation was at 730pm. We got there at 715pm. We weren't seated until 820pm. When they finally seated us we were so crammed in it was uncomfortable.They put 3 people on the ends. ugh. Kept bumping elbows all night. Good was decent but not worth the aggravation and wait.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Family
    Foster
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We have foster children and we like to them somewhere special once a month and they usually pick house of Japan !! Every time ....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing restaurant
    Elmm00
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Food is amazing and service is amazing what else can you ask for?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nan
    Nannette
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The restaurant was too hot. The guy cooking the food was not very friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Time!
    Nafnwogem
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Have been to HOJ many times. This particular time was to celebrate one of my teams reaching a goal. Great food, great conversation and great chef. Glad we chose HOJ for our celebration.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • food
    catilyn
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    usually love the food, but for some reason my shirp was burnt and my rice was crispy, also the scallops were still raw.... very sad with my last visit.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • what a show
    Nesley
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Cheif's are always fun. Drinks are good. Always a good time. Crave it at least once a month.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Even if Dining Alone
    MsLuVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Even if you don't have a dining mate you'll have a great time. The chefs are entertaining and the other guests are always engaging! You'll have an enjoyable experience and will forget you came alone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good overall, food as expected
    kennyb
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Same as usual. Food prepared quickly and tasted as expected. Friendly folks at the table with us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and fun
    OSUCarolyn
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I really like House of Japan for special occasions. The filet and shrimp was delicious, as was the rest of the meal. They feed you so much we had to take some home with us. The chef was entertaining with his knife tricks. However, this place is very loud so don't plan on any intimate conversations while you are there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We almost waited 45 minutes for our chef to start cooking. We got to the restaurant at 7:30 and didn't start eating till almost 8:30.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Usually Good..
    HJII
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I visit this restaurant quite a bit.. but on this occasion it was by far the worst service i have had at any restaurant ever. and when I talked to the manager they basically said better luck next time. I had to wait 25 minutes for a single refill on a drink then asked for it by flagging down a server.. then had to wait another 10 and then finally got it. Never did get a second refill of lemonade. Previous to this occasion I have never had to wait for a drink let alone flag someone down to get one though. The worst part was that when I talked to the manager about it, she said next time drinks are on her.. but the drinks are free when you get the feast!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HOUSE OF JAPAN Dining
    GothereHungry
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Each time I go to the House of Japan, it's a little different. The food is good (especially the salad). it's very entertaining to watch the chefs as they cook, tossing the spatula and knife. I think it must take a lot of practice and skill.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Daughters favorite restaurant, family went there to have last meal before she went off to boot camp. Everyone loved their food, we had a great time
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family around the table
    Chris
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    You know what to expect and you get just that. The fun is, of course, watching the chef fix your food. Always entertaining and kids just love the experience. At House of Japan, we always love the fried rice. Folks rave about the egg yolk sauce so I'll have to try that sometime. Food is basic but good....it's all about the preparation!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I liked it but....
    Rita
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I got very little portions compared to people around me, including my husband. The shrimp portion was a lot smaller than the person next to me who also had a shrimp and scallop meal. My veggies were half the size of the the small portion of shrimp as well. The salad was soaked in dressing to the point it was soggy. I had mentioned we were celebrating our wedding and not one congratulation or recognition. The sushi and soup were the best and only part I liked. Did I mention how long it took for refills and to clear the dishes, also did I mention how we were crowded around people who literally did not care if they were in your personal space or around their children when we went for a a special occasion as stated in the reservation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Best
    Roobs
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    House of Japan is the best Japanese steak house there is!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite japan retaurant
    Flame
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We realy like to eat there. Porsions are big,tasty.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    anticipation
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    The chef cooked everything in the same spot,I ordered vegetarian, bean sprouts were dark from the beef and chicken grud in the grill. The whole table refused them. I was very disappointed .
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  • special experience
    tlaLewistown
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    We only go there for special occasions, but the food is always good and the whole dining experience is special.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just say no
    jaymu
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Our group of 5 was immediately herded to our table, where our order taker wanted our order as soon as we sat down, as soon as the menus were shoved into our hands. We were not even given an opportunity tp peruse the menu. Our food was immediately shoved at us, soup, salad, drinks all at once (and I do mean shoved). Our chef was so hurried that he hadn't the time to do his "schtick." Plum wine is no longer served with The Feast; soup bowls are smaller. We received our bill before our meal was completed. We were just about shoved out the door, and the entryway was so crowded we could hardly leave. I'd bet the number of persons permitted by law was exceeded. We were in and out in 50 minutes for a supposedly 5-course meal! Too bad :(
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Excellent
    TastyFood
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Very good food cooked perfect every time. Our family of 4 has always been happy with their meal. Good size portions and cooked just how you like it. Favorite place to go for birthdays and holidays.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • burnt
    barber
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    I love eating here its our favorite place but our chef this time had a request and we felt he didnt concentrate as much on his entire table and the food and as such it was somewhat burned....it will not stop us from coming but we would never come and sit at this groups table again...
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • waiting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I was disappointed that I had made my reservation 2 weeks in advance and still had to wait 35 minutes to be seated
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As expected.
    likestoeat
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Our chef was very entertaining and considerate when my 5-year-old thought that the "spatula drumming" was too loud. What else can one say? If you like hibachi-style food you will like it. I find it more appropriate for families with kids as they love the koi fish under the glass bridge (which needs replacing as it is so fogged you can no longer see see the fish) and the atmosphere is quite dull. The food is better than Genji, though, in my opinion.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good for entertainment
    ScucbusVIP
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Fun place to go. Entertaining to see the chef cook in front of you. Food was good, but felt it was a little too salty. They put soy sauce on everything, even the lobster! Maybe next time we will ask for no soy sauce on the lobster.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 48 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 656 reviews are from the House of Japan - Dublin reviews archive.
  • Wonderful and great entertainment
    LovePastaVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Overall, a wonderful place to eat!! The food was amazing and the chef was a blast. Made for a very enjoyable experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    DeeDee
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Did not havea chance to enjoy the soup or salad it was brought out way to fast and we were offered boxes for our dinner as we were sitting there eating. They rushed us so fast I will never go back to the restaraunt again. Very disappointed to say the least. The cooks are not as interactive as they use to be either. it was 131.00 for five of us and I would have rather went to Bob Evans after that experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday Celebration
    BlueStatDust614
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Highly recommend going to this location! There were multiple birthdays including my own. Always be sure your party will be ON time so you can sit down together. They won't seat you until all of your party is present. Great server too.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Food was good but cooked with too much oil last night. Prices raised again and the portions have got smaller.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lmadden74
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Chose House of Japan to celebrate a high school graduation. We were seated immediately at our reserved time. The waiter was very patient when we asked questions about the menu. The chef at the table was great!! Very talented and entertaining. Great sense of humor. Although the meals are bit pricy, you do get a lot of quality food for the money. Nearly everyone ended up with a take-home box. Very tasty. Would highly recommend The House of Japan, especially for celebrations.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Had better food at Benihana...
    Catie
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    Went there for dinner - mostly families with kids. Fried rice was nothing special... Quantity was there, but I guess I was expecting better than Benihana In terms of quality
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always pleased!
    Jogatsby10
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    Have never been let down by this restaurant! And, lunch is half the cost and still a ton of fun.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Okay
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    This was my first time eating at House of Japan and it was an "okay" experience. The food was pretty good. Our chef was great with his entertainment and paid attention to the little ones in the group which was nice. We have a Japanese restaurant in southern Ohio and I actually like it better. They offer more vegetables and also noodles which are very good. I did not care for the sprouts that were added to our meals. My husband and son both love sushi and I think this restaurant seemed to have a large selection and they said it was very good. I guess I would recommend this place if someone is looking for this type of food.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dublin House of Japan 051214
    BlockheadsDining
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great everything for what it is supposed or be. We did not get the sherbet at the end unfortunately for our 4 kids but the experience and food is always great. First time using the OpenTable app and I love it! I plan to use it every time I possibly can.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Seating occurred on time with our reservation. Foodwas cooked as requested and was excellent?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • House of Japan - Dublin
    2Stevens
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Took my wife and son to House of Japan in Dublin for Mother's Day. The food was outstanding, and the service was great. Try it, you'll like it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.