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“Very good sushi” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Murasaki Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

Murasaki Japanese Restaurant
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
stillwater, mn
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very good sushi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2012

We visit on special occasions several times a year. Shushi is good and the chef will accomodate your requests. Tempura is excellent, have not tried the hibachi.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank getaklu
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  • English first
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English first
Chanhassen, Minnesota
Level Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“really odd out of the way place - but good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

the place isn't downtown but up the hill in a strip mall. kinda chaotic with everyone running around, but in the end good food

Visited April 2012
Helpful?
Thank Lynn M
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Sushi in the Midwest”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2012

My husband and I have enjoyed Murasaki over the last seven years. My husband always orders chrirashi sushi, and it has always been very fresh, beautiful to look at, and very tasty. We went on Super Bowl Sunday, and had the restaurant to ourselves unfortunately for the owner. But, my husband got an even more lovely bowl of sushi with octopus, squid, tuna, salmon, and others. I am a fan of the Bento Box with shrimp tempura, a little sushi, salad, and vegetables. Unfortunately, we missed the Miso soup. The owner said that many dismiss the Miso and they had to turn to egg drop soup to accomodate palates unaccustomed to Miso was thrown away in great quantities. But, it is a charming restaurant, one of the first Japanese sushi restaurants in the Twin Cities. The owner, though Korean, worked for many years in a Japanese Restaurant. She is just now introducing some Korean items on the menu. It is a small hidden gem of a restaurant in Stillwater, in a non-descript shopping center. My husband worked in Japan over a five year period, and became a fan of Sushi. We ate sushi for breakfast at the Tsukiji fish market in Toyko. We think we know sushi, and this little restaurant does a very good job.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank cardinalhill
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Decent sushi option is you live close by”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2012

We had a $25 off $50 food/drink certificate to Murasaki's and that was really the only reason we came out this way on a Friday night. Was seated promptly when we arrived at about 6:30pm. Choose to sit at the sushi bar. The place seemed to be filling up by 8pm. The Sushi was OK and if you live around here its a decent option. We had the spicy salmon roll, the Las Vegas roll, Sea Urchin, spider roll and one more that I can't remember. The Sea Urchin was great at the cost of $8 for two pieces (seems reasonable considering we are 2000 miles from any ocean), the Las Vegas roll was pretty filling and tasted OK (had cream cheese in it and was pretty spicy), and the spider roll and spicy salmon roll was decent. The complimentary cucumber seaweed was a nice touch. The manager came by and checked with us to make sure everything was going well. They don't have a full bar...just beer, wine and sake. Cost for the evening was a little over $100 including tip (stomach full of sushi plus 3 drinks)

  • Visited January 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank ratn0007
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Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“SUSHI & HIBACHI”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

I like to come here for celebrations. Good food & good time.

Visited January 2012
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Thank cinzuniga
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