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Aja Asian Cuisine and Lounge

28 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1562
+1 732-249-5888
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (8 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1562
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Reviews (69)
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Finally got here after hearing some good reviews and glad we did. Great time and great food. Our server Jason was also great and made some excellent recommendations for specialty rolls. Also tried the lettuce wraps for an app which were also good. The fried...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual they delivered with big flavor. The duck appetizer was perfect. Crispy and light. The eel Mille was done with and interesting twist. The sauce was delightfully light. The volcano roll was to die for.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had reservations but had to wait 15 minutes to be seated.There was a long line of people who also had to wait. The good news: the atmosphere is stunning, the staff is gracious, the bot and sour soup was the best I have ever...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Monday evening with family visiting from out of state. Food was great, my pad Thai was one of the best I have had in a while, so was the sushi and of course the lychee martinis. The duck was on the sweeter...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Appetizer: tuna and eel sushi Lunch: Bento box with pad Thai shrimp. This comes with a nice bowl of soup, bento contains rice, salad, fruits, choice of sushi/6, pad Thai, edamame (other choices too) Drink: blue moon and Sapporo Had great lunch. Service was excellent....More

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Seeking an asian restaurant in the area for my relatives who had traveled from the DC area for a family wedding, we were told AJA was a very good restaurant. It was a large group and we were worried it would overwhelm Jessica our server....More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

I really like the atmosphere and service staff. The food was very tasty and so were the drinks. They also had a DJ the evening I went which added a nice touch. I would totally go back.

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Met up for some sushi and selected a bunch of rolls. The presentation is always very good and the large platter turned heads. As did the second round of rolls. The alligator and lobster rock and roll get there own presentation and the flavor of...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

They give you six food items in one. They give you so much food you get full easily. This restaurant is so fun.

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The place is nice. Prices are good. Sevice is good (not fast, but good). Food is good. I would recommend the place.

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Questions & Answers
Izzy R
2 February 2015
Response from Matan O
No, 2am

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 US Highway 1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1562
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  New Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 732-249-5888
  • E-mail
Aja Asian Cuisine and Bistro is a pan Asian fusion cuisine. We provide an elegant and romantic atmosphere. Aja is extremely spacious and can cater to large groups. We bring to you the NYC experience. So come on in and enjoy!
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