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Sushi YA

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124 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4325
+1 517-664-1721
17:00 - 22:00
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Fri 17:00 - 23:00
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East Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Good location in down town EL, parking is hassle. Sushi is good with a reasonable price compared to others. Clean and friendly staff

Thank mabouzied
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The staff is rude and the fish looks like it's been sitting in the case for a few days. I will never eat here again

Thank Jennie B
Saginaw, Michigan
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I really like this place. Good sushi and inventive dishes. The servers are friendly and well trained. I have visited with family about 4 times over the past couple of years and have never had a bad experience.

Thank DeelightfulTraveler
Canberra, Australia
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Conveniently located on Grand River, hence perfect for MSU folks, but the food is average. Try Maru (or even Sansu) for better sushi.

1 Thank mvtmjsun
East Lansing, Michigan
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Was looking for a sushi place for lunch and I'm not sure that I'll look any further. The service was great, food was delivered quickly and it was outstanding. Ordinarily, sushi places give you a decent amount but there was so much that I have enough for another 2 meals! The spicy salmon and scallop roll is delicious. I also... More 

1 Thank snkerner
Blaine, Minnesota
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132 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Excellent sushi, served very quickly and at reasonable prices. I have not had a single specialty roll I didn't like, but if you want the best menu item, just get some simple salmon sushi. I also like that they have a few specialty rolls on sale each day.

Thank Ryan E
Lake Villa, Illinois
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304 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

This great sushi restaurant is in the heart of Michigan State's campus. Went here with my college son and husband. We had 4 rolls between us and they were all delicious. Exceptionally great amount of unique roll choices, including seasonal rolls with autumn themes. Order the ginseng tea - it is served in a HUGE mug with honey. Just delicious!!

Thank Tami W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

it is extremely nice . I often study in bubble island, then have food in Sushi YA. For me , the price is a little bit high. Good service, and good food. I have good experience there. I already left east lansing. I miss there .

Thank keli z
Potomac Falls, Virginia
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118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Don't expect big city standards then this place is decent! We had sushi rolls, bento boxes (chicken and salmon teri), tempura and udons (house and seafood). All were ok. Staff was friendly!

Thank jkk918
Denton, Texas
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

The food here is great and the menu do have a lot of variety but I am not truely hooked. The sushi chefs are super friendly though and that may bring me back to visit them :)

Thank Julie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI 48823-4325
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  East Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-664-1721

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