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Ginza Japanese Restaurant

5868 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77057-3066 (Great Uptown)
713-785-0332
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Ranked #725 of 7,288 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood: Great Uptown
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La Celle Saint Cloud
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have been introduced to this small Sushi restaurant by my colleague and immediately liked the atmosphere and personal attention. Maybe the selection is not as wide as in other restaurants, but portions are very generous, fresh and tasty. Tiger is an excellent chef and gives one full attention. Try chopped scallop and local hot sake.

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

15 years ago we lived in Houston and frequented Ginza. So visiting Houston we had to see if it was still as good as we remembered - and we were not disappointed! The service is spectacular, even on a busy Saturday night, there was never a moment our table was not attended to promptly, usually in anticipation of our requests.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very good food. Fresh tuna. Inventive rolls that aren't filled with cream cheese...I don't care for that. The spicy tuna could have used some spice. Great tempura.

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Houston
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My husband and I come here on occasion as the owner is just lovely and the wait staff is amazing. The fish is always fresh tasting and the sushi rice is delicious. We usually get a few pieces of sushi and a few rolls to split. We find that the cost to value ratio to be very good.

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The decor could be updated - it's pretty basic strip-mall sushi bar that hasn't changed in at least 15 years.....but you're not coming here for glitzy decor. This place serves up the best sushi I've had perhaps outside of Hawaii and Japan. The fish is fresh and of very high quality - nice portions as well - and the rice... More 

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Bruxelles
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Went there upon recommendation of a colleague, for a take away meal. Small place (compared to some Houston mega-restaurants), it was nearly full but nice atmosphere, very gentle and helpful service. I ordered two take away rolls, were prepared right away and they proved to be quite very good. Good prices, very good price/quality ratio. I did not eat in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Its a family own restaurant, without any pretentiousness. Lobster roll is my favorite with a Sapporo beer. Great service, almost personalize, the know you by name and treat you like family.

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Many of the reviews for this place on tripadvisor and other sites were quite good so I decided to give Ginza a try. Once I walked in and saw the owner, I started to feel uneasy. This is a Japanese restaurant owned by a Chinese man. RED FLAG! Is it wrong or against the law for a Chinese man to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

A nice neighborhood place. Although portions were large, taste did not come up to speed. Tempura batter sadly poor. Presentation of sushi was good...local resident.

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Houston, Texas, USA
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

Ginza is a great neighborhood restaurant. It is not your typical Trendy sushi bar. Compared to trendy sushi bars this place has very reasonable prices. The owners are always there ensuring the best service possible. Great food and always busy, be prepared for a 5-10minute wait during prime time!

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Additional Information about Ginza Japanese Restaurant

Address: 5868 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77057-3066
Phone Number: 713-785-0332
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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