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1410 Us Highway 98, Daphne, AL 36526
(251) 621-1906
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 4
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hands down BEST sushi anywhere!!!

Service is slow because it takes time to create sushi. I am in shock by the negative comments. I have been eating here since they opened 11 years ago. Amazing service, fabulous atmosphere and the best sushi money can buy!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2014
Caroline K
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Fairhope, Alabama
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Fairhope, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Service is slow because it takes time to create sushi. I am in shock by the negative comments. I have been eating here since they opened 11 years ago. Amazing service, fabulous atmosphere and the best sushi money can buy!!!

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The sushi itself was way too sour, even tho it's supposed to be vinegar based. The wait time for us was 45 minutes (mind u we came 30 min before closing). She brought the soup 30 min in. The appetizer (spring rolls) was very old and frozen for too long. For this long of a wait and only 5 customers... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

It all seems so fresh. Love the seaweed salad and the various sushi rolls. Fried Shrimp and Fried Softshell rolls are our favorite.

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Fairhope, Alabama
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Always a nice dining experience. I recommend the Rainbow Roll. Nice selection of beers on tab. Comfortable enviroment

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Senior Contributor
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23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful sushi and squid salad! Prices are very reasonable also. Plain atmosphere with little decor and service is good. Not the surroundings of say Stix but the food is very good. You are there to eat though right? :)

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Daphne, Alabama
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18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

We ate here with our kids, and our service was so slow, I was afraid the kids were going to take down our booth before the food came. Our sushi was fine, but there were only 2 people working and the place was packed. I totally understand that 2 people can only do so much, but our experience was not... More 

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Daphne, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

I just love Samurai J, everything I have tried has been so delicious, my favorite is the Volcano Roll!

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robertsdale, al
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

I heard so many good things about this place and finally decided to try it, bad idea. We walked in and the place is in an ok location but is a little small. None the less the first thing i noticed was a blond woman making the sushi and I am not generally particular who is making my food as... More 

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foley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

I moved to the area 10 years ago and have to admit I was going through shushi withdrawral. FINALLY Samurai J opened. Needless to say I was sceptic aboout a truly good restrauntin Alabama. Boy did they prove me wrong.....it brought me right back to Boston, New York, and Washinton DC I wish I could say the same about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2008

it is the place that made me start liking sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1410 Us Highway 98, Daphne, AL 36526
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Daphne
  • Phone Number: (251) 621-1906

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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