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Umi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

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315 Highway 12 W, Starkville, MS 39759-3632
+1 662-323-5258
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I have been several times with family and it is never a disappointment. The sushi is fresh and the steak and fried rice is amazing. We always have the best service!

Thank Pamela V
Starkville, Mississippi
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Jessie kept checking in making sure I was ok every so often, perfect. the Sushi (raw) was amazing. The Chef made a plate for me, I only told him what I liked.

Thank frmdiver
Starkville, Mississippi
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong with the hibachi steak, but the sushi at Umi's is what you want. My favorite is the crawfish roll and the shaggy dog. Sushi for a late lunch with the office is always a great option.

Thank Taylor M
Columbus, Mississippi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Always get seated and me and my family get treated amazing every time we go and their yum yum sauce is amazing, and so is there rice

Thank daltonfeds25
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

A sushi expert may lambast Umi's, but I won't. Not being a huge fan of raw anything, I'll say that this place made sushi accessible to me and other members of my family. The atmosphere is always enjoyable, the service prompt, and the food tasty. I will say that in recent months, the food quality has gone down a bit.... More 

Thank Nick M
Cullman, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I go to Umi's pretty regularly and over 5 years we have had maybe 2 bad experiences, both of which occurred when it was packed (also I'm pretty sure that waitress is gone). The hibachi and the shrimp are both delicious and the waiters and waitresses are all very friendly.

Thank TiffanyGorffMartin
Starkville, Mississippi
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Excellent food and atmosphere. Very entertaining as the hibachi chefs put on a great show of food preparation and presentation.

Thank 597joyh
Olive Branch, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The food here was good and the service was excellent. Food was brought out in a timely manner and our drinks were always full. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Joe C
Perry, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered to go. Habachi, sushi and soup. Neither horrible or fantastic. Wouldn't go back. High reviews were deceiving.

Thank jdgato
Stewart, Mississippi
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

The hibatchi is so much fun! grest for entertaining guests or just to experience something different! PS- If you are not a sushi person, I reccomend the chicken fried rice, etc. It is very good

Thank Jami P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Highway 12 W, Starkville, MS 39759-3632
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Starkville
  • Phone Number: +1 662-323-5258

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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?