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124 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823
(517) 664-1721
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best sushi selections we've seen! Fresh and delicious

This great sushi restaurant is in the heart of Michigan State's campus. Went here with my college son and husband. We had 4 rolls between us and they were all delicious. Exceptionally great amount of unique roll choices, including seasonal rolls with autumn themes. Order the ginseng tea - it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 16, 2014
Tami W
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This great sushi restaurant is in the heart of Michigan State's campus. Went here with my college son and husband. We had 4 rolls between us and they were all delicious. Exceptionally great amount of unique roll choices, including seasonal rolls with autumn themes. Order the ginseng tea - it is served in a HUGE mug with honey. Just delicious!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

it is extremely nice . I often study in bubble island, then have food in Sushi YA. For me , the price is a little bit high. Good service, and good food. I have good experience there. I already left east lansing. I miss there .

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Overland Park, Kansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Don't expect big city standards then this place is decent! We had sushi rolls, bento boxes (chicken and salmon teri), tempura and udons (house and seafood). All were ok. Staff was friendly!

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Denton, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

The food here is great and the menu do have a lot of variety but I am not truely hooked. The sushi chefs are super friendly though and that may bring me back to visit them :)

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

I have been going to Sushi Ya for several years and was sad when we moved away from East Lansing. I was sure I'd find something close to home that would be comparable, but I was wrong. I had the pleasure of returning to East Lansing recently, and our first stop was at Sushi Ya. They are in a different... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I was with some friends at another sushi place in the area and got a call to meet my husband at this place. I finished my roll, salad and soup and drove to Sushi Ya and had some more soup, salad and another roll! It was WAY better than the place I had been - everything was just so much... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

We eat here as often as the budget allows. Best sushi in mid-Michigan. Rivals best ANYWHERE. Good value & super great service. A pleasure to be a guest at Sushi YA!!

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

Decent service, attentive waitress, but little atmosphere, not helped by loud pipe music. Food ok but not great. I either ordered poorly or was not understood. Avoid "spicy tuna" which was tinned tuna with chilli sauce. Yuk.

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Columbus, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

Found this place using my Yelp app for Ipod. Just down the road from my hotel, it was worth walking in the 15 degree cold from my parking spot. Sat at the sushi bar and chatted with one of the 2 chefs. Waitress was nice, and the service was top notch! The food was great. Good, fresh tuna, and well... More 

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Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2008

We've been going here for a quite a few years now. Many folks either hated or loved the old location. I loved it because it might have helped cut down on the foot traffic.(bad for biz?) The chefs are always friendly and the waitstaff is the same. If you go enough for them to get to know you, a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: (517) 664-1721

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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