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695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422 (St. Albans)
(651) 292-0444
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 20
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Something a little off

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
Ryan649
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 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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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 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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Thank 909david
Hudson, Wisconsin
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to go with couples or with a big party. If you haven't had tepenaki before it's a must. The food has been great 9 out of 10 times. The sushi is also really good. If you have kid's they'll remember it forever. Fun times and good food

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Thank Derek S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

When you walk into the restaurant you will be greatly pleased by the atmosphere and the decor. The vibe is calm and great with a neat wall with Japanese mosaic art. Our server was very polite and had a great attitude. However the food there is a little pricey for the quality. Both my girlfriend and I ordered California Rolls.... More 

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Thank Austin L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The decor has changed since the last time I was there, but the food is just as great. I had the chirashi sushi, and this is one of the very few places in the Twin Cities that I have been able to find it at a reasonable cost. I continue to be amazed that the sushi chefs here will actually... More 

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Thank Meg S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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317 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a great selection of sushi sitting out on the upper patio. It was a very pleasant evening with great service.

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Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We went to Saji-Ya to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We all ordered drinks and then sushi rolls for dinner after having an appetizer. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere but it was only semi-busy for a Saturday night. The rolls were very good and they had a long list with many nice choices. But almost all of them had spicy... More 

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Thank Cari M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Saint Paul offers several sushi bars. Saji Ya is one of those offerings. Stop in for their happy hour, you'll be glad you did!

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Thank Jim L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A group of 11 of us were celebrating our daughter's birthday. Jorge did a phenomenal job keeping all of us entertained and Devon did a great job keeping the drinks full. The tuna, scallops and steak were as fantastic, as well as all the other foods. Everyone was satisfied with their meal and had a great time. Well worth the... More 

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Thank rshomion
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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317 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Excellent California and Crunchy California Rolls. We always like the egg drop soup and Saji Ya salad. The Yaki Niku and, Vegi-tempura and Ocean Bento were all wonderful. We will be back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422
    (St. Albans)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: (651) 292-0444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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