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695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422 (St. Albans)
(651) 292-0444
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
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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

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  • 6
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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
Saji - Ya - Saint Paul of Sushi!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Jim L
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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119 restaurant reviews
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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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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 restaurant reviews
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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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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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91 helpful votes 91 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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Frederick Il
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

My husband located this restaurant and included it as a stop on our vacation to northern MN. Everything was delicious. We were there at noon and had lunch specials which included the sushi combo and shrimp tempura. We would recommend this restaurant.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

On a road trip from KY, and stopped in...it was awesome. Loved the atmosphere and well...foodgasmic! Everything I was hoping for and more!

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Chetek, Wisconsin, United States
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93 reviews 93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Sushi, apps and meal were all very tasty. We were very happy with the vegetarian options. Nice atmosphere. Not the best service ever, but server was friendly.

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Ayrshire, Iowa
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16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This was our first time here. The food was all very delicious. There wasn't anything that we ate that we did not like. The one component that tarnished it was the poor service. They weren't busy with customers but with other things. Also, our bill had an error, an extra charge that we pointed out. It was fixed but it... More 

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Additional Information about Saji-Ya

Address: 695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422
Phone Number: (651) 292-0444
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian

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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?