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42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
+1 248-380-9850
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Novi, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small Hole in the wall place. Seating is on benches. Potentially run and operated by family members. Very efficient since every waiter will be glad to help you. Since the sushi is so good, it comes with the con of being crowded. Expect a wait of 30min unless you get there early. They take call ahead, so I recommend it.

Thank traveleram
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is the place everyone says is the best around. I am not so sure about that. It is good and I will go back, but I find it very annoying. It is small, crowded, and disorganized. People walk in and cut in front of you to get a seat. Not sure that is worth the trouble.

Thank 299michaele
Novi, Michigan
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It has been a few months since I visited this excellent & reasonably priced Sushi restaurant . However over the past 5 years, my family & friends have literally always enjoyed our meals & service here. There is often a wait on popular nights but the food is worth it .

Thank hecat
Plymouth, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Japan and this place is on par with anything that I've experienced over there. While it's impossible to get sushi as fresh as in Japan, the sushi I had at Ajishin was still excellent and the best that I've had state side. I often pair sushi with the Ajishin udon bowl, which is excellent as well. Best... More 

1 Thank akspartan92
Novi, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lived in Metro Tokyo area 3+ years and Ajishin has some pretty legit food. Their Tempura Udon is on point! Sushi is solid and service is great! Hidden local gem!

Thank Mike C
Murcia, Spain
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is my second review just to say that even if my last visit was one year ago, Ajishin keeps a steadfast quality in its kitchen. I went for the Ajishin soup, a sweet delicacy everybody should try, and finished with the california and shrimp tempura sushi. Flavorful, packed with freshness and generous portions. I have become an addict of... More 

Thank Rex_SP
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very authentic Japanese food and relatively inexpensive. I went later in the evening around 8:30pm, so there was no wait, but the restaurant is really small so plan to wait if you're going during peak dinner hours. Thoroughly enjoyed the food there!

Thank Racquel D
Novi, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This place is allways known as the best Japanese restaurant in Novi, MI. but I would say it might be the best one in america... Really small place and so many customers are there so you may need to line up sometimes... 30 minutes or so... but their sushi and udon are very best.. tasty and cheap!!! Look at the... More 

Thank Byeong L
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Sushi was great and very authentic. You can tell when a Japanese restaurant is good when you see it full if Japanese patrons. The only weird thing is that they didn't serve beer which in my opinion complements the sushi. However, it was worth going.

Thank Maria G
Redford, Michigan
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117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was the best sushi lunch I have ever had. My noodle soup, and nigiri, the sushi rolls were so good that I wanted to return the next day.

1 Thank Susan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-380-9850

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?