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Ginza Sushi Bar & Korean BBQ

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5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
+1 205-981-1616
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (22 reviews)
“yellowtail” (2 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

The hostess was the mostest, very sweet, and helpful. That was the highlight of the evening. After the hostess sat us down we waited quite a while before the hostess came back and asked us if we've been served and asked for our drink order....More

Thank Maximillian T
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

This is the only place to eat sushi in Birmingham if you ask me. So fresh! Great selection of rolls. The sashimi is super as well. Can't say enough good things about Ginza!! Love it!

Thank Allison B
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here while in Birmingham. It is in a strip mall but we we very impressed with atmosphere and decor when we walked in. Hostess was very polite and kind. We sat there for quite a while before our server...More

Thank Lois T
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We were in on vacation and saw this on Trip Advisor so we decided to try. We were seated and that's about it. We waited and waited and waited. 15 - 20 minutes later we got up and left. Not once did anyone notice or...More

Thank timko68
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

It is what it is, great and diverse sushi at an affordable price. My go to sushi restaurant when in Birmingham on business.

Thank willialc
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Sooo I had the Korean BBQ and the sushi here and it's both amazing!!! I'm so glad I got both because now I have leftovers for tomorrow : ) i just left and I'm already excited about eating them tomorrow! Service was also pretty great...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This review is only for the sushi and service. We did not try the BBQ. Went on a Tuesday around 6pm and there was only 2 other tables of people. So this was a good time to go. The squid salad is really great as...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Was in search of a place to have lunch while in Hoover and found Ginza. We were there right when they opened for lunch at 11AM. The decor was fantastic and it was very inviting. We opted for the BBQ instead of just the lunch....More

Thank leoforpresident
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Fairly priced and great sushi selection. Didn't try the Korean Bbq but I will be returning for more sushi. Spicy tuna and yellowtail were great.

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

In fact, you need to eat here. We eat here two to four times a month since, well it's been years. So much so that we feel like family. The foods always delicious and served with a smile. You won't be disappointed regardless of what...More

1  Thank Daniel B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-981-1616
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