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Minato Japanese Restaurant

2697 Spring Rd SE, Ste A, Smyrna, GA 30080-3019
+1 770-432-6012
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2697 Spring Rd SE, Ste A, Smyrna, GA 30080-3019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite sushi restaurant - hands down, for two reasons. First, the cuts of fish they use are top-shelf. Salmon melts in your mouth. Tuna is succulent. Cannot beat quality ingredients - and that is what you want with exotic seafood, right? Second, they have...More

Thank TaxJanitor
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

All the food here was so fresh and delicious. There were a lot of customers who are regulars and that says a lot. Staff was very friendly and accommodating, I would highly recommend coming here for sushi or japanese food.

Thank nightingale725
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Although I have eaten at Minato several times I had not been there in a while. it is always so pleasant to be greeted by Pat and Kevin, the long time owners of the restaurant. It is small and out of the way but it...More

Thank atljpb
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very friendly servers. Generous portions of great food! This is a great place for a date. The private booths are a nice touch.

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

From the time we entered we knew that we were in an authentic setting. The first telltale sign was no advertisement for Budweiser. Not that bud is a bad thing but if I see it ina Japanese restaurant then I'm ready to bolt. The wait...More

Thank masterbarberwms
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I've been here twice now, the first was back in 2013 and I have been dieing to get back since. I live in Ohio so its taken me till 2017. We sat at the bar and order directly from the Chef he is fantastic and...More

Thank Jared T
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The food is of excellent quality from the fresh sushi to tempura, soba, etc.. The service is awesome as well! The entire staff are very friendly and attentive.

Thank William C
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have been dining at Minato for about 4 years. I was hesitant to try it at first - it is located in a little shopping area behind a gas station. Don't let that deter you! The staff is friendly and warm - they even...More

Thank Nikelle K
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Came here on recommendation; was not disappointed!! I arrived around the dinner opening time (5:30pm), and the place quickly filled seats. Quickly and warmly greeted, sat at sushi bar. Unbelievably large portions and so fresh. They have a dinner selection that looked too large to...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Place was referred to us to try. The location was a little deceiving but man was it worth it! Busy, eclectic spot with very tasty food. I will return and am looking forward to trying different foods. Good eating and nice experience

Thank Michelle B
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14 September 2016|
Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Elizabeth, I think you should contact Minato directly, I didn't see any GF soy sauce for example but they may be able to offer if you ask. Hope they do, the food is great! R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2697 Spring Rd SE, Ste A, Smyrna, GA 30080-3019
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 770-432-6012
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