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Tachibana Japanese Restaurant

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785 Newtown Ct, Lexington, KY 40511-1252
+1 859-254-1911
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Japanese restaurant with some sushi. Their Tachibana roll is very good and was fresh. Unexpected location. The hours are limited.

Thank cs0600
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you want delicious food cooked on a Habatchi grill this is your place. But if you want a dinner show with grill tricks you might be disappointed. Our dinners were well prepared and great tasting. The wait service was very attentive. We are not sushi experts but friends tell us Tachibana has good sushi. We would definitely eat here... More 

Thank Mary B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Can't believe the hours are until 10:00 PM and the kitchen closes at 9:30 PM I will not be back! Did not try the food because the kitchen was closed !

1 Thank Randolph P
Lexington KY
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I love Japanese food and somehow this out of the way restaurant escaped my attention in the 8 years I've lived in Lexington. Good reviews gave me high hopes as did the quaint appearance of the building from the outside. Two things hit me when I walked into the entryway. First was the old, unkempt appearance of the place. Worn... More 

Thank silverstreak1
Haymarket, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

After driving 9 hours and checking into the Marriott Courtyard next door it was nice and convenient to find Tachibana next door. Our steamed dumplings and tempura vegs for our appetizer were piping hot and very tasteful. My wife thoroughly enjoyed her "bento box" as I did my chirashi... both very light, but filling that hit the spot. After seeing... More 

Thank LeftCoastVisitor
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Good no muss, no fuss sushi at a decent price. Great service. Great for lunch or early dinner. Especially for business.

Thank Cheryll C
Grapevine, Texas
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91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My friends and I ALWAYS make a stop at Tachibana when we are in Lexington, and we have been coming here now for nearly 20 years! The food is excellent, especially the sushi and tempura. My only complaint is that the service can be slow when they get really busy, and the decor is getting a little tired. Still, it's... More 

Thank ChristieP
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were blown away with the food! Service was quick and attentive. Really some of the best sushi we have had. Price was more than reasonable for the quality of the food. The only compliant we have is that the A/C was not cooling well and it was on the warm side inside the restaurant. I'm sure that this will... More 

Thank Scott P
Grass Valley, California, USA
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126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

It was a treat to find good Japanese food in Kentucky. The service was good and it was very fun to sit at a table with the cooktop in the center. We really enjoyed our chef and watching his cooking skills.

Thank firewalkerranch
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Many Japanese restaurants in the US have wacky menus and the taste is not really "Japanese". Tachibana is fairly a decent Japanese restaurant and their menu is something that is recommendable for Japanese visiting the US

Thank Arcadia78

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 785 Newtown Ct, Lexington, KY 40511-1252
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-254-1911

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