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42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Novi, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lived in Metro Tokyo area 3+ years and Ajishin has some pretty legit food. Their Tempura Udon is on point! Sushi is solid and service is great! Hidden local gem!

Thank Mike C
Murcia, Spain
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second review just to say that even if my last visit was one year ago, Ajishin keeps a steadfast quality in its kitchen. I went for the Ajishin soup, a sweet delicacy everybody should try, and finished with the california and shrimp tempura sushi. Flavorful, packed with freshness and generous portions. I have become an addict of... More 

Thank Rex_SP
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very authentic Japanese food and relatively inexpensive. I went later in the evening around 8:30pm, so there was no wait, but the restaurant is really small so plan to wait if you're going during peak dinner hours. Thoroughly enjoyed the food there!

Thank Racquel D
Novi, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is allways known as the best Japanese restaurant in Novi, MI. but I would say it might be the best one in america... Really small place and so many customers are there so you may need to line up sometimes... 30 minutes or so... but their sushi and udon are very best.. tasty and cheap!!! Look at the... More 

Thank Byeong L
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi was great and very authentic. You can tell when a Japanese restaurant is good when you see it full if Japanese patrons. The only weird thing is that they didn't serve beer which in my opinion complements the sushi. However, it was worth going.

Thank Maria G
Redford, Michigan
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102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was the best sushi lunch I have ever had. My noodle soup, and nigiri, the sushi rolls were so good that I wanted to return the next day.

1 Thank Susan L
Novi, Michigan
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Small place. Not much ambiance. It's always very busy. The food is consistent and always good. I love the soup noodle bowls.

Thank spahrkle
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is my new favourite Japanese restaurant in Michigan. My girlfriend and I are big sushi lovers and Ajishin has excellent and authentic sushi. The udon soup is one of the highlights of the restaurant--It's filling and delicious. The customers are 80% Japanese, which I take as a great sign of authenticity. The prices are also reasonable, which is a... More 

Thank Gal P
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

A month ago I was spending a work week in Japan and I would put this restaurant right up against the best ones I experienced in Tokyo. Low key setting but the food was outstanding. Little surprise the restaurant was filled with Japanese customers. Particularly like the shrimp tempura roll

Thank Douglas H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This place has THE best sushi. Generous portions of spectacular fish. AND their curry udon might be my desert island meal.

Thank Charlotte B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: 248-380-9850

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