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Ron of Japan - Northbrook

With your choice of Japanese favorites such as seafood, chicken, steak and vegetables artfully grilled on an iron plate, our phenomenal tableside cooking experience at Ron of Japan is truly an experience worth sharing.



For an evening you’ll never forget - whether you’re with a group or you’re seeking a taste of something extravagant - you’re never alone. Join us at Ron of Japan to celebrate an occasion with a unifying dining experience that emphasizes the Japanese element with a uniquely familiar sense of friendship and flavor.



Ron of Japan is distinguished by our highly trained chefs who put their culinary eccentricities on display while they blend their classic cooking technique into our bold flavors - giving you an invigorating and delicious teppan-grilled specialty.
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306 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
(306 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 306 reviews
5 stars
(125)
4 stars
(94)
3 stars
(35)
2 stars
(31)
1 star
(21)
Food 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Service 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Ambiance 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • good for groups(164)
  • special occasion(142)
  • kid-friendly(103)
  • fit for foodies(47)
  • neighborhood gem(33)
  • romantic(29)
Ron of Japan - Northbrook Reviews List
Review 1 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

What the h--- happened?

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Well I'd been to ROJ several times before and choose it for a fun spot to take kids and their 4 younger cousins. I read all of recent poor reviews but decide to give it a shot. Wow has this place gone downhill. It was a disaster from the moment we walked in on a Sat. night. We had a 7:15 reservation and they were running at least 30-40 min. behind. But the clueless "high school" kids working up front wouldn't know it. Took us 45 min. to get seated with a reservation. and there were people in front of us complaining that they'd been waiting more than 1 hour with a reservation. Complete cluster you know what. Then after all of this our chef didn't show up for another 40 min. I complained to the manager because no one took responsibility or even bothered alerting us that they were way backed up. He apologized and gave free Edemame. Wow, $5 bucks on the house when I have 6 kids who didn't get to start eating until after 8:45. Our chef was actually very pleasant. I felt bad for him under the conditions and food was good but portions smaller than in the past.
Management needs to seriously pull their head out & get the operation running properly or it will be run into the ground within a year.
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Dined on 2/06/2016
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 2 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Been going here for years and love it."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
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Review 3 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Used to be one of my favorite restaurants....

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"It is still a fun and exciting restaurant but I was disappointed in this last visit. Not sure I will go back. First, the food prices have gone up dramatically and I'm not sure its worth it anymore. Food was just ok. The shrimp appetizer was burnt. Yes, they made me another that was better, but that was one of the main things I was looking forward to. The steak was just ok. I just remember it being a whole lot better, and I have been going to this restaurant as a tradition for nearly 40 years now. Not sure what has changed, maybe management? but the quality just doesn't seem to fit the pricing :("
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2011
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Review 4 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great place to eat. Most of the family love the egg sauce. The grandchild who does not like very many foods, loves the beef fried rice. We often order extra to take home and he will eat it leftover. Tables now seat nine so on busy nights expect to be seated with strangers if your group is smaller."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 5 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great experience, got reservation the same night.

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The service was super. Really professional server with great hospitality. The food was delicious. I went with my 12 y/o, so its ok for bigger kids, or kids with patience. Prices were typical to other similar restaurants, but the layout and decor made it more worthy."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 6 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2013
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Review 7 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
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Review 8 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Bland Teppanyaki

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"While the ambiance and service were generally good, the teppanyaki was subpar."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 9 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food was overcooked!

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"Lobster was crispy in spots and my son ordered rare for the meat and it was done to the point it was just a little pink inside. the other people at the table had worse. One of them had chicken and it was on before the meat and was given t the person after the rest of us got our meat. It had to be like leather."
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2016
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Review 10 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2008
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Review 11 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/26/2016
 2002
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Review 12 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/24/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 13 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 14 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 15 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 16 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Service not the greatest!

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"We had a party of five, but we still had to share the table with another couple. They were not very friendly and they ended up throwing their food out, not sure of the reason. Our filet was tough. Our waiter was not detailed oriented and rarely came to refresh our beverages and we also had to ask several times to get my husbands dessert correct. For the price, we won't be back."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2010
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Review 17 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

As always very consistent good food

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Have eaten there many times and it is always great tasting food. Never have left hungry."
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 18 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"It is always a great place to eat and enjoy your family or friends and also have teh opportunity to meet new people."
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 19 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 20 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/18/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 21 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 22 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"To expansive and the food was ok,the service not so great...would not go there again not worth it"
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2016
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Review 23 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2005
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Review 24 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2010
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Review 25 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2010
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Review 26 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
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Review 27 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/10/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly
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Review 28 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fun and fantastic!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"It's been a classic place for years. Great steak and shrimp place. Make sure you get extra egg sauce!"
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 29 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 30 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 31 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2010
Special Features: special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 32 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/29/2015
 2013
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Review 33 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 34 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food is fantastic. Wine list is lacking.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Be weary of ordering wine here. Bottles are served warm and when you ask them to chill it, the staff doesn't seem eager to want to do that for you."
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 35 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Ron of Japan

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Dined on 1/07/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Ron of Japan is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is always delicious. I do think the interior design needs to be updated and upgraded"
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2014
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 36 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Unbelievably bad - we will not be back

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/07/2016
 2014
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Review 37 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2012
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Review 38 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good food

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Dined on 1/05/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/05/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Japanese table cooking although they did not do any fancy tricks like some other places do, at least our cook did not but he was personable and good at cooking. We were there for a birthday and they brought out a candle with the desserts."
Dined on 1/05/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 39 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/03/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"The ownership has changed and has lost a bit of Japanese appeal. Feels like new owners are trying to make it a hip, trendy spot."
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2005
Special Features: good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 40 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Not the greatest

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"First and last time to Ron of Japan. Too pricey, not enough room at the table to seat 9. Felt squished and had to sit away from the table for room. Too smokey, not enough ventilation.
When we ordered the big combo meal with shrimp we got only 2 pieces of shrimp with an egg sauce that didn't even stay on the shrimp. No Good. cloths /coats smelled .
"
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2016
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Review 41 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, good for groups
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Review 42 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"BEING THAT IT WAS MY B-DAY AND I MADE A RESERVATION FOR 12 THE HOST WAS VERY RUDE 2 ME AND MY GUEST IVE BEEN 2 ROJ SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE AND THIS WAS THE WORST ONLY PERSON THAT HAD A PLESANT ATTITUDE WAS THE CHEIF"
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/02/2016
 2015
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Review 44 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Higher prices

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We go frequently to Ron of Japan for dinner for the past 12-15 years, and I understand that there will be changes to the menu and the prices, but when the prices go up quite a bit when hosting New Years Eve dinner with a separate menu, it was not appreciated for people who go out to eat at Ron of Japan frequently we sat with 2 other separate groups of people which one group was there 1st time and they had thought green tea ice cream was the only option for dessert because it was not presented to the table properly about dessert to those who ordered crown dinners, I do realize it was busy that night but if you want to come back you need to treat everyone equally with what they are paying for"
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2013
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 45 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Very disappointing experience...

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Have not been at Ron of Japan's for many years and I had a very favorable recollection of the place. Things must have changed, however, as the latest experience was anything but good. The tables are incredibly small for 10 people and the chef was in my face all the time just trying to cook the food. When he tried serving it to the guests, he had to bend forward and reached out and it got even worst. The sushi appetizer we ordered was just ok, and the steak was not even marginal. We ended up leaving most of the food on our plate and left in a most disappointed state.
Will not be back in there for the foreseeable future if ever...
"
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
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Review 46 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2005
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2005
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Review 47 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 48 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/25/2015
 2009
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Review 49 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2005
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2005
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 50 for Ron of Japan - Northbrook
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 12/31/2015
 2014
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