4 top options for affordable Japanese fare in Cincinnati

Looking for a tasty Japanese meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Japanese restaurants around Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Fusian


Topping the list is FUSIAN. Located at 600 Vine St. in Central Business District, the sushi bar, vegan and gluten-free spot is the highest rated cheap Japanese restaurant in Cincinnati, boasting four stars out of 222 reviews on Yelp. 

2. Izen's Drunken Bento

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Next up is CUF's iZen's Drunken Bento, situated at 212 W. McMillan St. With four stars out of 192 reviews on Yelp, the sushi bar, bar and Korean spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

3. Corner Bistro


Corner Bistro, a sushi bar, sports bar and Asian fusion spot in Central Business District, is another much-loved, low-priced go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 24 Yelp reviews. Head over to 307 Sycamore St. to see for yourself. 

4. Ninja Grill Japanese & Hibachi Express

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Over in CUF, check out Ninja Grill Japanese & Hibachi Express, which has earned four stars out of 38 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the sushi bar and teppanyaki and Asian fusion spot by heading over to 229 W. McMillan St. 

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