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Ichiban Express

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4608 Maple Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (910) 392-3888
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89% say Yum
570 people voted

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Restaurant Description

Thank you so much for all you guys, we appreciate your business,and we always try our best to bring the best quality but low cost food on you table as quick as possible.so many restaurant ,so order Ichiban!<br />
Hours: 11:00am-10:30pm

Delivery
Yes

Payment
Cash visa master discover

Attire
Casual

Alcohol
No Alcohol

Price Point
$ $ - Cheap Eats (Under $10)
$$ - Moderate ($11-$25)
$$$ - Expensive ($25-$50)
$$$$ - Very Pricey (Over $50)

WiFi
Yes

Parking
Parking Lot

Good for Kids
Yes

Reservations
Yes-Accepts Reservations

Outdoor Seats
No

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Reviews of Ichiban Express

review_stars 08/09/2015 - Mad As Hell!
Service was absolutely HORRIBLE, food was gross!

review_stars 03/10/2015 - C. Maupin
This is really bad Chinese masquerading as Japanese food. The service was rude and the food absolutely horrible. Scratch this one of your list!

review_stars 10/03/2014 - Macey
I got horrible food poisoning from here. I spent the whole night in the bathroom but it looks like im the only one who had this experience with them. I won't eat here again just because of how awfully sick I got i hope noone has the experience i did. It. .

review_stars 05/01/2013 - Candace Saavedra
My favvv! I eat here at least once a week!!

review_stars 03/15/2013 - Brandi
You get a ton of great quality food for a low price. Love the white sauce! Can't beat this place.

review_stars 02/15/2013 - Aimee Garcia
Very fast and friendly! Food is delivered hot and yummy!

review_stars 12/18/2012 - Emily
Very quick, very nice, got what we asked for! They are great!

review_stars 04/22/2012 - mike
Awesome food friendly people good prices

review_stars 01/28/2012 - Marcie
I like them. The only reason I didn't give them 5 stars is because there have been occasions when the quality of the food was inconsistent. Most times we've ordered it's been good though. <br /> <br /> Also I would like to point out the person who wrote.....<br /> <br /> "After reading the review, I finally decided to try this place instead of my usual place....the reviews here totally lied to me!! Food from this place is gross and disgusting! I order $40 worth of crap that I dumped into the trash. Everything was oily, greasy, over cooked, soggy, waaaay too salty, and spoiled. I am a seafood lover and this place has made me stay away from seafood for quite a while because their shrimp and scallops tasted like they've been sitting out for days and has rotten. <br /> <br /> Definitely do not go here! If you're looking to order Chinese and not have to worry about suspect food...I'd try my usual place down the street at Chopstix. "<br /> <br /> They're spamming. They left this SAME exact review on the Chopstix page only the last part they changed "Chopstix" to "China Wok" ...it's a garbage review<br />

review_stars 10/27/2011 - Melissa
I used to order in from here weekly when I worked around the corner from this place. I still eat here once a month or so. They are fast, friendly and affordable. I have NEVER had a bad experience here! I tried a couple other Hibatchi take out places, usually finding it over cooked, over salty etc.. BUT NOT HERE! Nice sized portions and the white sauce is great! I would recommend this to anyone.

review_stars 10/19/2011 - Taylor
Will it blow you away? Of course not, it's a small chinese pick up/delivery place in WLM. Is it very affordable, quick, solid food, yes indeed. Ichiban Express has a very nice little menu which makes it easy to decide. Their food is not great but it is good and worth checking out. And to the guy who gave it one star and threw away forty dollars AND likes chopstix: your statement, even though it is opinion, is invalid due to being just wrong. By the way how did you spend forty dollars here? That's like five entrees? Give it whirl, don't expect the world, expect chinese pick up. HIgh five.

review_stars 07/13/2011 - James
I just moved to Wilmington 3 weeks ago and my friend spoke highly of this place. Now I was impressed with the menu to see sushi, hibachi, and traditional take out Chinese food on the menu. It's like the all in one oriental restaurant. Now the food is pretty cheap for the quantity you get. The only downside is the food isn't top notch quality but it's a take-out/ delivery place mainly. Overall it's a good place when you want something beyond the normal Chinese take out place.

review_stars 04/13/2011 - sam
After reading the review, I finally decided to try this place instead of my usual place....the reviews here totally lied to me!! Food from this place is gross and disgusting! I order $40 worth of crap that I dumped into the trash. Everything was oily, greasy, over cooked, soggy, waaaay too salty, and spoiled. I am a seafood lover and this place has made me stay away from seafood for quite a while because their shrimp and scallops tasted like they've been sitting out for days and has rotten. <br /> <br /> Definitely do not go here! If you're looking to order Chinese and not have to worry about suspect food...I'd try my usual place down the street at Chopstix. <br />

review_stars 02/11/2011 - K2
Great food at great prices. Quick delivery and very understandable phone operators. Enjoy. :)

review_stars 09/28/2010 - Morgan
Fast delivery, great food, and the people are super nice. We order from them regularly and have never been disappointed in the quality of food or service. Their General Tso's Tofu is great, as is the Hibachi Shrimp.

review_stars 09/27/2010 - Jeff Stidham
Wonderful find. Gourmet taste and quality with take-out prices.Owners are always super friendly. You can't beat the deal.

review_stars 09/12/2010 - -----
Great place! The food is consistently great, always fresh! ....and the owners are super nice! co

review_stars 07/09/2010 - justin & em
Wonderful food,prices, & the people are awesome. We have quit going to other places we used to frequent because this place is the best! Super fast delivery & place is super clean, even the bathroom! Vegetables are perfectly fresh & the sauces are like no other. Service there is unbeatable! Try this eatery!

review_stars 02/25/2010 - Jaime
The food is good, the service is always pleasant, and they deliver FAST.

review_stars 08/21/2009 - don
AWESOME I LOVE THIS PLACe

review_stars 06/30/2009 - SH
Great Food, Great Price! The staff is very nice and I love going there. Fast delivery and quick service in house, Wilmington's best kept secret!

review_stars 05/31/2009 - christy
surprisingly good, great for delivery! food is fresh fresh and the staff is very pleasant and the prices are very reasonable. worth trying out!

review_stars 05/10/2009 -
The best General Tso's chicken I have ever had and it was half the price of most Chinese delivery places. They have won me over and I cant wait to try other items on the menu.

review_stars 05/02/2009 -
I was very surprised by this place. Its located in a off the wall spot off college and would have never thought it would have been so great! I usually frequent other Japanese places around town and have found my new fav! The staff is GREAT! But whats even better is the food! I get the Hibachi Steak, I love how fresh everything is on my plate, Plenty of food, the mushrooms, omg amazing! The veggies are always fresh. This is a def for a great meal, very healthy as some places use a ton of butter and oils, the owner explained to me they just use a lil bit of oil and it makes a diff from the other places in town~ I def recommend this place!!!

review_stars 03/31/2009 - Longtime Wilimington Resident
I was pleasantly surprised by the freshness of my meal at Ichiban Express: the broccoli & zucchini were crisp and vibrantly green, the onions still had a snap to them. I had the hibachi shrimp - which was plenty of food, tons of shrimp; my friend had the hibachi beef and loved it - I sampled some of the mushrooms from his plate and was quite impressed at how delicious they were. The restaurant space is small, but very clean and the staff were attentive and nice. Excellent value for your money. For quick & economic Japanese meals, Ichiban had great quality at an affordable price.

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