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695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422
+1 651-292-0444
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (30 reviews)
“bento” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Our server was friendly, prompt and polite she Was ahead of the curve bringing us water, hot towels within minutes-of sitting down! The spicy Tuna roll was excellent and the Ramen and tempura lunch specials were both above average.

Patrick K, Owner at Saji-Ya, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Thanks Micheal!

Reviewed March 16, 2018

We like to get there for the happy hour pricing. You can get reduced price sushi as well as reduced price drinks. The staff is always friendly and the sushi is delicious. We just keep ordering until we are full or happy hour ends. Enjoy!

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We keep coming back as the food, service and price continue to be excellent. We came for Happy Hour this time. California Roll, Crunch Scallop, Yaki Niku and Ocean Bento. We enjoyed all of these along with a Grey Goose Martini and a Bloody Mary...More

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
Reviewed December 27, 2017

I don't know where to start... the sushi was fantastic, the egg drop soup was delicious and the tempura vegetables and shrimp were wonderful. Can hardly wait to go back!

Thank Kristal R
Patrick K, Owner at Saji-Ya, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thanks Kristal!

Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been coming here for a good 12 years since I was in college nearby. Their staff get to know you, truly, and the sushi is amazing! It’s always fresh, they customize with a smile, and it’s reasonably priced for good quality. My fiance never...More

Thank lala3437
Reviewed October 31, 2017

I come here whenever I'm craving quality sushi. The menu has enough choices to satisfy most tastes but it doesn't overwhelm you with options.They have a great variety of flavored, cold or hot sake. The setting is cozy and conversational; perfect for a dinner date.

Thank Meryem Z
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Atmosphere too: not too loud and round table for six allowed for good conversation.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Decent food, good service, good location, nice intimate atmosphere, generous roll sizes, not very pricey.

Thank Ogutarts
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Great place for a lunch with friends. Super friendly service, good drink choices and well prepared food. Shrimp tempura was wonderful, so we're our sushi choices. Our server did a great job helping us select items that we would enjoy. I want to come back...More

Thank kay k
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Great food, Great service! They prepared our food right in front of us. Went here with some friends, fun atmosphere, would come again for sure!

Thank tif316
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 695 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3422
    (St. Albans)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-292-0444
TRADITIONAL // JAPANESE // COMFORT FOOD Saji-Ya is proud to serve traditional Japanese comfort food on Grand Avenue for over 35 years. We are passionate about creating food that is both delicious and beautiful with service that is always friendly.
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