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1400 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6707
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

Great, fresh, delicious fish. Of course wait time is almost a must). As good if not better than the Factoria offshoot. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Whistler, Canada
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  • Dining on a budget
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  • Japanese first
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English first
Whistler, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, fresh, delicious fish. Of course wait time is almost a must). As good if not better than the Factoria offshoot. Highly recommended.

Thank hd_powder
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Try chirashi bowl period. It's really good and fresh and cheap for the quality and portion of the food. Be sure to bring cash! They accept cash only

Thank JiSoo K
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Very very small restaurant but excellent sushi for a very reasonable price. Quick and friendly service, always fresh fish, and good tea.

Thank Kykykylin
Fresno, California
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106 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I'm a frequent visitor to Seattle (kids live here). No visit is complete without lunch at Musashi's on NE 45th Street near Stone Way. Musashi has been there a long time, since before Wallingford got trendy, I'm sure. There's seating for about 25, and always a line waiting outside at lunch and dinnertime. OK, to get to the point: this... More 

Thank nworbd
Auburn, Washington
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The line moves quickly. They take your order while you wait in line and you're seated as your food is served. The price is fair and the food is outstanding. These guys KNOW how to prepare famously good sushi. I love this food.

Thank Kevin W
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The staff was amazing. I was looking for a light nibble and to escape for a bit. Had a Seattle roll which was fantastic and they also treated me to dessert. Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. Great prices. I will return again.

Thank Patrice C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I love sushi and make sure I find a place in every city we travel. This restaurant was one of the best I have found. The prices are extremely reasonable and the sushi was delicious. I wish we could have gone back! The restaurant is very small with only a few tables, but the wait is reasonable and worth it.... More 

Thank jakyle3
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We walked up to the restaurant and it was full. When we asked how long the wait would be, the server responded, "About 20 minutes." I seriously doubted her, but she was spot on, if not overestimating. We looked at the menu while we were waiting and one of the servers asked if we were ready to order. Uh yes,... More 

Thank Brittany O
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Ever since I found this Japanese restaurant decades ago, I've hardly been to another one. The food is fresh and all hand made on the spot. There's nothing fancy but good food. When ever I go back to Seattle, I must eat there and they still accept personal check.

Thank sierraechonovember
Tucson, Arizona
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1,048 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,279 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This small restaurant (a few stools at the counter and about nine tables) serves up fairly average food at bargain basement prices. I'm not a fan of the sushi here but was in the neighborhood at lunchtime today so decided to go in and try something else. I ordered chicken teriyaki on a skewer, mixed vegetables on a skewer, a... More 

Thank Rumples

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1400 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6707
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: 206-633-0212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, American, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget


Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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