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Murasaki Japanese Restaurant

1491 Stillwater Blvd., Stillwater, MN
651-439-1376
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Ranked #49 of 84 restaurants in Stillwater
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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peoria, il
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77 reviews 77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We've been to several Japanese steakhouses and always seem to enjoy ourselves. We had reservations at the grille but we were late and they had to give up our table to "start the show" so we had to sit at the bar for 45 minutes. We didn't mind the wait as we were getting together with family and catching up.... More

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We have lived in Stillwater now for 16 years. Previous Chicago area. Our friends came to visit us from Appleton WI a couple of years ago and like Sushi so we looked up restaurants online and Murasaki came up and was close. Very good the first time, second time, and just recently third time. Staff very very friendly and such... More

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

First off I was wedged into a corner and could barely move so the comfort factor fails. Also the chef was about as interesting as watching a blank tv screen. The food was average at best and the staff are pretty rude. If you use a Groupon make sure they add it to the check because they tried not to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A friend gave us a Groupon that they couldn't use because it was expiring soon. We'd been to this restaurant several times before (a few years ago) and didn't really like it, but figured we'd give it another try. We observed the owner/hostess being rude and condescending to other customers, including rolling her eyes and acting in a completely unprofessional... More

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Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I had a very nice dinner last evening (Monday) at Murasaki with my daughter who loves sushi and sashimi. She eats there quite often and I go once every few months. The service was very good and the food was served in no time. It was not at all crowded though. I think our server was fairly new and inexperienced... More

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Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The food is back to first rate with the new sushi chef for the past half year or so. The customer service has improved, and this is now a first rate dining experience. The new rolls and custom rolls are excellent, well worth the try. The sushi is always fresh and well-prepared. The Hibachi/Tempanyaki is good here, the show could... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

My friends and I wanted to get some dinner on a Monday night. According Murasaki's website they opened at 5:00 on Monday's. Arrived at the restaurant and the sign also read open at 5:00, but the restaurant was dark. After several phone calls a woman finally answered and told me rudely "We don't open today." Gee, Thanks for nothing.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

An awesome experience in Eastern quisene. A quaint little spot found in a strip mall on the edge of town. Service, preparation, and quality makes for a delightful experience. Bon a petite

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Decided to try out a new teppanyaki place and this place has a big sign that says sushi and teppanyaki, however after being seated we were informed that it wasn't available. (We were at a normal table but I thought maybe this place operated like Osaka express downtown). The host was unwelcoming and rude when we didn't have a reservation... More

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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

I went here with my wife for a night out and was quite disappointed. We ordered off the dinner menu, didn't have teppanyaki (which may be good for all we know). We were immediately seated on a Friday night, usually not a good sign of a great restaurant. We thought they would give us an option to get teppanyaki, but... More

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