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Miyabi 9

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512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
(515) 288-8885
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't get better sushi in Des Moines. It's one of the better "Americanized" sushi joints you can try, and the service is commendable. Prices are about on par with other restaurants of its kind and the selection of rolls and quality of the food is superior to most.

Thank DavidDDW
Granger, In
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had great expectations for this restaurant because of the praise of a local here in Des Moines about this restaurant and owner Mike Miyabi. I base this review only on the one visit I did with my daughter. I have been to more then a few sushi restaurants and my opinion is this an average sushi bar maybe even... More 

Thank redwhiskeypete
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Miyabi 9 is located along a row of eateries. Seated at the bar....generous bar table space twice the depth of what one would find in a typical tsukiji shop. Asked for ocha but they didnt have. Was a little surprised at that. Miso soup was ok. Missing the little clams which would have given it umami. Squid salad ,Agedashi tofu... More 

Thank Weng Heng L
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Nice experience at Miyabi 9. Good sushi, good Japanese food, good service. Place is clean, decor nice, location - convenient. Would go back again in a heartbeat.

Thank SharDave
Urbandale, Iowa
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

The largest selection of sushi in the Des Moines area. Easy to order,servers are helpful with choosing items. Great...

Thank Mlg2
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff, friendly. Quick service, clean restrooms sushi was very tasty. Plum wine was delish! In a very nice district that caters to young & old alike. Will def. come back when in town.

Thank LaDonna O
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We love eating at Miyabi9 when in Des Moines. The tempura is great! Also, especially like the volcano roll. The staff are friendly and the owner often makes his way through the dining area to check on the customers.

Thank jrut72
Ames, Iowa
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

We went for lunch. Both of us had the lunch box, and they were both excellent. Really good green tea with lunch too. Very impressed with the whole experience; we both thought this was the best Japanese we'd eaten outside of L.A.

Thank Susan A
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

Great Sushi. This is located in the East Village which is not know for spacious area, but inside you will most likely find the owner making excellent sushi and interacting with customers. The best sushi in Des Moines!

Thank Ms_KrysP
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

The chefs here certainly know their craft. Each dish was tasty and served promptly. The staff greeted us warmly. Overall a place to keep on the to of the "go to" list

Thank Mark B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: (515) 288-8885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?