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215 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2031
734-302-3511
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Solid

This is a go-to place for us before or after a movie at State or Michigan Theater. Good sushi, teriyaki, udon, and other dishes. Simple and clean, no frills, but solid food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, MI
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129 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

1 Yasai croquet, 1 Gyoza (steamed) 2 Tofu skins (Inari) ~ could've done with 1, 1 Summer Roll, 1 Vege Roll Combo, and 1 Miso soup, salad and tea was all she wrote. Superb service and scrumptious lunch, as always. In the middle of art fair even.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is a go-to place for us before or after a movie at State or Michigan Theater. Good sushi, teriyaki, udon, and other dishes. Simple and clean, no frills, but solid food.

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Sebastopol, California
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90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very respectable place to eat. I was visiting from California, so my expectations were low. I was pleasantly surprised. Decor is nice, but some of the seats are worn and need replacing. Everything is very clean with the the fresh fish displayed in the traditional way. I was greeted nicely and the service was warm and friendly. The hostess told... More 

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Ann Arbor, MI
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our party of 3 enjoyed quick seating, polite service, and a delicious meal pre-theater. No small feat on a Saturday night at 6. We were treated with a gorgeous presentation of tofu skin (inari), asparagus roll, avocado roll, radish, with house salad and miso soup. All accompanied by scented jasmine tea. Sublime.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Helpful and friendly staff, prompt service good menu, GREAT tasting food! I have eaten tons of sushi in tons of cities, and this may be in the top 5--though the prices won't reflect that! Came once solo and once in a group--well-appreciated both times! Detriments: No windows and the restaurant is narrow and not on a storefront.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A friend tried the daily special and was pleased. The salmon bento box lunch was delicious, if a little dry. We enjoyed a leisurely lunch even during 12 noon rush. Hot tea is refilled attentively. Miso soup is on target, and the ginger salad dressing yummy. Go and enjoy!

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San Diego, California
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The sashimi bibimbap is the most delicious salad you'll ever have! So healthy and refreshing! You can get it as an entree or if there are a 3+ of you, splitting it for your salad is nice. Very solid miso. If you liked cooked rolls, the salmon on the beach is great! Reasonable prices and great food! Absolutely some of... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Consistently decent food, quick service, and convenient. Japanese name but the staff were all speaking Korean. I asked my server why, as the restaurant's entire menu it's Japanese food (miso soup, tonkatsudon, gyoza, etc.). He told me most Japanese restaurants in Michigan are run by Koreans. I'll go back.

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Kyoto, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Decent sushi, on par with a lot of the sushi available in Ann Arbor. I didn't really find anything extra special about it, but it tasted fresh and pleasant. Convenient if you are in the campus area.

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det. mi.
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

this is a small japanese eatery. frequented by university students it is narrow and extends to the back. my favorite meal here is not on the menu. ask for a TUNA TOWER. this is avocado ,sushi tuna stacked on top of sushi rice, sprinkled with sesame seeds and tobiko. comes with miso soup and standard japanese salad with ginger dressing.... More 

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Address: 215 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2031
Phone Number: 734-302-3511
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
Cuisine: Sushi

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  • Address: 215 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2031
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: 734-302-3511

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  • Cuisine: Sushi

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