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Kohan Japanese Restaurant

730 W. Maxwell St. (Halsted St.) Send to Phone
312-421-6254 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Stop by this shoebox-size sushi house and teppan grill for innovative rolls, sizzling steak and seafood.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly
Open late Fri.-Sat.
  • Parking garage
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews
Kohan Japanese Restaurant, Chicago, IL

Kohan Japanese Restaurant Restaurant Review

: There's not much to say about the setting of this super-casual venture since all the love is poured into the food. The extra-large menu has all the basic sushi rolls, but the house specialties, which are liberal (some would say “designer”) in execution, are far more interesting. Take the jalapeño bomb, for example. Crispy hot pepper halves hug spicy tuna and are topped with tempura crumbs. Of course, there’s always the Carpaccio zapped with citrusy soy and the Ninja Turtle, the gateway to sushi for first timers. Teppan creations are executed from a small grill in the corner and include thin slices of garlicky sirloin and sautéed vegetables on top of sesame oil and hot chili paste rice; the only thing lacking is the before-your-eyes show. A lunch buffet is served Monday through Friday.

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