About Ichiban

The Ichiban is a magnificent, traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument that has been used for centuries to create unique and extremely lovely songs, enchanting admirers from all over the world. Just like it's name, Koto Japanese Restaurant is celebrated for their exceptional and beautiful preparation of traditional Japanese cuisine elevating the art of Japanese fine dining to a near musical experience.

Our chefs create innovative cuisine using only what's freshest and best, emphasizing flavor and healthier ingredients for melt in your mouth results. The beautiful color menu offers something for everyone from elegant sushi gilded with micro greens to shellfish, steaks, chicken or pork, as well as traditional Japanese fare (tempura, teriyaki, katsu and domburi).

Stop by our Japanese Restaurant for delicious Sushi and the best dining experience in the Ichiban!

Close Tuesday
Lunch: 11:30am-3:30pm         Dinner: 5:00am-10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday:
Lunch: 12:00 noon-3:30pm         Dinner: 5:00pm-10:00pm

Close Tuesday
Mon. - Fri.: 11:00 am -3:00 pm
Mon. - Fri.: 4:30 pm -10:00 pm

Our Address
7507 S Northshore Dr. Knoxville , TN 37919
T: (865)690-7999
F: (865)691-8844

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