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Jina Yoo's Asian Bistro

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2200 Forum Blvd, Ste 108, Columbia, MO 65203-2700
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Great service but, very disappointed with our food. Have eaten many authentic Asian foods, and can't say this eatery serve any traditional style of cooking. Prior to going, we were very excited to have a Korean and Chinese foods. Korean foods lacked Korean sauce and flavorings as well as the beef being tough. New Chinese food advertised looked as tasted... More 

Thank Pairodoc
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I rarely find a unique or good place to eat in Columbia. After spotting the unique menu here, we decided to give it a shot and were extremely impressed. The menu was extensive with specialties and interesting combinations. Each of us had two rolls, and each one was delicious. After the meal, the owner came out to talk, make sure... More 

Thank Jordan903
Saint Louis, Missouri
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to catch up with an old friend or meet up with a colleague. The staff is attentive but not obtrusive. Mojitos are great. Dragonberry was a hit. Popeyes crunch ( flash fried spinach) is a favorite appetizer. Main course has countless options. Rolls are ample and a good variety of spicy ones are available. And bread pudding is... More 

Thank StLTiger
Columbia, Missouri
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I am not a sushi lover! But my friend that I was out with is and swears by Jinas. We shared the crab rangoon appetizer plate, it was very good! I had the sate' and potstickers as my meal. Both were very yummy and well prepared. Jina came to our table and was so friendly- you rarely see owners do... More 

Thank cardsfan1615
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Egg drop soup with shrimp tempura is an excellent start. The seaweed salad has a nice kick. And the speciality rolls are creative combinations. The sushi is rolled in the back of the house which is a little disappointing. I prefer to sit at the sushi bar and watch the rolls be made when dining out for sushi. I also... More 

Thank Lecie L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

I have not had a bad experience yet. The food is so great and fresh! I keep going back because I want to try everything on the menu!

Thank Alicyn D
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

If you're wanting really good sushi or oriental food this is your place. The place is nice and clean and a little bit of a nicer feel to the whole scenery. Worth a go and a good menu overall.

Thank Patrick R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Came into town for a conference and wanted sushi. This was a great find, so good and fantastic spices - we will definitely be back!

Thank Jess J
Columbia, Missouri
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

The owner of this restaurant is normally around and is a very charming young woman. She experiments with foods and is ingenious and the food is excellent

1 Thank Rick M
Columbia, Missouri
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

Excellent food and presentation is outstanding, sushi is the freshiest in town and Jina Yoo oversees the fish selection and preparation She is amazing

Thank TJB2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2200 Forum Blvd, Ste 108, Columbia, MO 65203-2700
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 573-234-1142

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