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Ai Japanese Restaurant

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208 Saint Joe Plaza Dr, Palm Coast, FL 32164-3621
386-446-0508
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Doesn't look much from the outside, but excellent service, food and décor inside. The Japanese curry is out of this world.

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Thank Christopher R
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Been back several times since my first review of this place, and i have absolutely no complaints. GREAT food, GREAT staff, can't ask for much more. I'll continue to come back.

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1 Thank Mike M
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I have never bothered to rate anything in Palm Coast, but Ai needed some recognition. Coming from a Japanese family, this is the only place i have found in the area that reminds me of a home cooked meal. I will be back for sure.

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Thank Mike M
East Northport, New York
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384 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

In an obscure location (St Joes Plaza, next to Ave Hardware), this restaurant is relatively hidden. We walked in around 6p on a Thursday eve and there was only 2 tables occupied, however by the time we left, it was practically filled up. All 3 of us ordered the curry pots; 1 with chicken, 1 with beef and the other... More 

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Thank Lo R
Saint Augustine, Florida
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81 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have eaten at Ai a few times and have yet to be disappointed! The noodle soup bowl for two is to die for! The sushi is excellent amount everything else we tried. If you like cram Rangoon, be sure to ask for it as its not on the menu and this place severs the best I've... More 

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1 Thank George T
Palm Coast, Florida
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166 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We had lunch and it was good food and a great value. Very clean place with good service. We would go again.

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3 Thank psblin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Ai Japanese is an excellent restaurant right in St. Joes Plaza. Freshest sushi and excellent teriyaki chicken with fried rice. The service is excellent every time. I mean really, how many times have I said excellent? This is really our favorite restaurant in Palm Coast by far!

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3 Thank Denise V
Midwest City, Oklahoma
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126 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's been a while but I have visited this restaurant several times in the past and certainly wish I could visit again. Authentic, tasty, friendly people. What else do you need?

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4 Thank AndyOKC21
Florida
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560 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I ordered their 'maki special' which offers three maki rolls for $9! I had two salmon and a tuna one and they were good. I asked for some roe on the inside and they happily added it at no charge. Same special offered additional choices with California roll or I think a cucumber roll too. Either way 18 pieces for... More 

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2 Thank DeanneHA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Honestly it doesn't get better than this. Kind whole hearted people own the place. Its small in size but the food is LARGE in flavor. Best Food Ever. Make sure you get the sushi, it is the best you will have

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Saint Joe Plaza Dr, Palm Coast, FL 32164-3621
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Coast
  • Phone Number: 386-446-0508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?