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In Japanese, Ichiban means “The Best.” For over 14 years, Ichiban Japanese Restaurant has prided itself in serving high quality and diverse food. From sushi and sashimi, to Japanese and Korean inspired dishes, you'll find something new to enjoy each time. We strive to provide the freshest ingredients we can and bring a local flair to our flavors.

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  • “So very good. Everything was delicious. Thanks for a great meal!”

  • “Best place to eat sushi in New Mexico. Sushi doesn't taste the same anywhere else.”


Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

73 reviews
  • Anne S.

    NM roll is our favorite, great service, although they could step it up a notch with better ambience, get rid of the TV mounted by the water/tea... Read More

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Customer Reviews

  • Derek Van Loo

    The sushi was delicious, although the rolls were a bit small. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the decor is nice inside.

  • Chris Candelaria

    Excellent sushi and atmosphere! We will definitely keep coming back.

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About Us

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

Phone (505) 899-0095
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri, Sat: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm