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Miyabi 9

512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
+1 515-288-8885
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
“sushi” (42 reviews)
“bento box” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Mediocre service and atmosphere. Limited menu. Not willing to make accommodations. Bento only comes with California roll. Miso soup came out lukewarm. Chicken soup not flavorful. Sashimi lunch fish not great and served with warm rice. Salad dressing was nice. Overpriced and underwhelmed.

Thank Elisha K
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

First timer and it was a positive experience. Food was very good, maybe not 5 Star. The menu was diverse with unique options and I still custom ordered. Service was good, a bit slow, but our waiter was polite and helpful. It was lunch hour...More

Thank mojozenguy
Reviewed December 20, 2017

I just moved from California and wasn't sure we would find a good sushi place here in Iowa. We found it! Although the selection isn't quite what we're used to, the sushi was excellent and very fresh. Every member of the family has slightly different...More

Thank RNLiz76
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with my son, and the food was great. The service was quick, and the waiter was courteous. I tried several types of nigiri sushi, and everything tasted very fresh. I definitely recommend Miyabi 9.

Thank ograps
Reviewed June 26, 2017

When my husband and I have a chance to go on a date night, this is almost always where we go. The food's delicious, it's in a fun neighborhood, and we've always had good service.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

The service here is rushed and neither pleasant or welcoming. They aren't outright rude, stopping short of rolling their eyes if you don't order---- and mind you, we didn't order as we were not given Sushi menus. There were two large and loud parties seated...More

Thank MIbeachgirl
Reviewed April 30, 2017

They have a great lunch menu. Fast and courteous service. Went with the sushi special with some Miso soup, it was a great lunch on a rainy day.

Thank ChrisandHolli
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I chose the sushi lunch special. The raw fish was completely fresh and delicious but I noticed that at least 2 of the sushi rice portions beneath the fish were a little bit too cold and too firm right in the middle of the rice....More

Thank IowaSusan
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Not lots of smiles here but the staff was friendly, the skilled sushi Chef was very informative and did exquisite work. It was an honor to watch him make the sushi platters. His concentration was flawless and he definitely created artwork with his food. I...More

Thank HonestJJReviews
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

We plan our departure from Minneapolis to arrive in time for lunch at Miyabi 9. The bento box lunch is top-notch- especially the teriyaki salmon. Cooked just the right amount so it's still moist. The accompanying tempura, miso soup, salad, 4 rolls were each tasty...More

Thank Ronnjonna
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Will Z
April 9, 2016|
Response from ostrem88 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Bento boxes and sushi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1922
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-288-8885
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