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695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422 (St. Albans)
+1 651-292-0444
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16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood Ramen Soup was delicious. So many large pieces of seafood (salmon, scallop, shrimp & mussels) and vegtables on top of a heap of ramen. Broth was fantastic. By far it is the best deal on the menu. Tasty. The young man that served us, couldnt have been kinder or more attentive. We had to ask for nothing. We had... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I traditionally celebrate my birthday at Saji-Ya and every year the service, food and ambiance is absolutely terrific! Last night's dinner was no exception. Celebrating on the rooftop patio was lovely and comfortable and the service was outstanding! Our server was exceptionally friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. The sushi, edamame and drink selections for Happy Hour were the perfect compliment to... More 

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Thank AmyE E
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I have eaten here several times and had consistently good meals. Service was fast and friendly. Enjoyed sitting outside.

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Thank NKingLMHC
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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340 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The food is pretty good here, everyone else in our group wanted Sushi. The small plates are huge! (For small plates or appetizers.) Edamame normally is sized for two people, this was more than enough for 4. The Tempura Shrimp didn't have that much shrimp on the "small plate" but with all of the vegetables it was practically a full... More 

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Thank mspreh
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We "bellied up" to the sushi bar and ate like royalty. The salads and sushi were delightful and those creating the delectable nosh were fun to watch. Delicious, friendly, fun!

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Thank Karen A
Minnesota
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120 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We visited again and had another outstanding meal. The sushi is outstanding. It's fresh and the cuts are always generous. The rolls have great texture and flavor. The service is prompt and friendly. This is the best sushi in the twin cities.

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Thank MemoryCamera
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Have not been to this neighborhood favorite for about a year and attended a special dinner last night. The multi-course meal of small plates for our group included beef, tuna, tofu, and of course, sushi - about ten varieties. I have had good teppan yaki (the only teppan yaki tables in St. Paul, I think) and one member of my... More 

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Thank OtooleQuinlan
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

I do keep coming here for very specific sushi rolls and the calamari appetizer but nothing else really. If their other food was as great, I would give 4 stars. Personal favorites: -Calamari appetizer: "meaty and good quality. Always crispy and the accompany sauces are great. Spritz a bit of lemon on top and it's DELICIOUS! -Spicy tuna: fish and... More 

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Thank Gao Y
Denver, Colorado
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Overall the experience was pretty good. The service was fine and there seemed to be a push to non sushi items, which was a bit odd. We still ordered sushi as we intended with going there and it was good. All in all there are other better places in the Twin Cities to go for sushi but if you are... More 

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Thank Ryan649
Hudson, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Looking for some good sushi and found it. Also had the grilled mackerel. I think it might of been frozen, but it is Minnesota. Overall very nice. Only bad part was no BTN network for Gopher game and a tap beer was $6.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422
    (St. Albans)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-292-0444

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?