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Master Joe's


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Master Joe's is the leading sushi restaurant in the area. Established in 2009, it has continuously been voted Best Restaurant on the Eastern Shore and Best Sushi for the entire Mobile Bay and Gulf Shores area by the local magazine "Laniappe". Joe's is located in the heart of downtown Fairhope. The long bar and banquette seating give a sence that you have been transported out of this quiant town and into the big city. The modern decor compliments the casual style. Joe Ou, owner of Master Joe's, and his crew of extremely talented chefs settle for nothing less than perfection. With an extensive array of sushi and other Japanese cuisine there is something for the adventurous and novice alike.
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
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Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Every year my husband and I visit Fairhope. Going to master joes for sushi is at the top of our list of things to do. The food is incredible and the staff is very friendly. We love to go to master joes. See you next...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed entrees, sashimi, and rolls. The entree portions were on the larger side, with rolls being average sized (not that larger equates to better). Quality was good...the sashimi was above average and the eel/avocado rolls were also excellent. Salads that came...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ILLisa
Reviewed December 11, 2018

As a sushi lover who has eaten it all over the U.S and around the world including Japan, imagine my delight when I moved to a little town in Alabama and found a sushi bar downtown that makes great sushi.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sales692
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

I was wiped out from a 7 hour drive, and checked into the hotel next door. They suggested Master Joes at the front desk... and I took their advice. What a pleasure to sit at the bar and have some really good food. The waitress...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Great sushi but the alcohol prices are ridiculous. $6 for an 11oz common draft beer. I think you will find that your alcohol part of your bill will be more than your food. I recommend having drinks before you come to this restaurant and then...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SouthernEater5
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

I was a bit unsure about trying out this sushi place but put my trust in Trip Advisor and gave it a try. It’s location is easy to find downtown however the restaurant is kind of small so there might be a wait depending on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Reggiel54
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the best sushi restaurants anywhere. Order anything on the menu and you will not be disappointed. Great food, great service and great fun. Over the years, it has been consistently great food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank scottbK7463GN
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Great Sushi. Great Great Dumplings. And the Vegetables are the best. Hope to return to this place very soon. Would recommend to everyone.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lucibell
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Many restaurants in Fairhope were closed on Monday, so when we arrived we didn't have much of a selection. Lucky for us this restaurant was open and right next to our hotel. The wait time at 7PM was one hour, so you can see it...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank chili-ili
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is the second time my husband and I have dined here, and it was just as good as I remembered.Everything is delicious, but the specialty rolls are our favorites.The restaurant is small, so make reservations, and come prepared to wait on your order it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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