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Ajihei

11 Chambers St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3707
+1 609-252-1158
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (5 reviews)
“sashimi” (3 reviews)
“avocado roll” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
11 Chambers St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3707
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

4 of us enjoyed dinner. 2 ordered different ramens -- one clear miso base other tan-tan: really enjoyed both broths. I ordered in combo with California roll, son ordered in combo with shrimp tempura roll. Menu's changed, not as many vegetarian options as before. Daughter...More

Thank NatureLover39
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Unassuming place with authentic Japanese food. Had the tonkatsu ramen with gyoza and a tempura and avocado roll and a serving of tuna sashimi. Ramen soup delicious with a hint of miso and the noodles cooked just right. Gyoza fried crispy like they should be...More

Thank TB42612
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Three of us went for dinner. Interesting to read the 9 year old reviews of rude service, but we were pleased with a nice reception and timely service. Seating is very hit or miss, as there are only about 24 seats and not much area...More

Thank DeanfromSeattle
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

5 stars for the sushi, 3 for the ramen. My son ate here for years and said its not the same since the owner came down with carpal tunnel syndrome and the menu changed. More of a ramen place now. The sushi is fantastic. The...More

Thank twin123185
Reviewed March 1, 2016

I last visited two years ago with my daughter. Lunch today again with my wife and my daughter (a student who frequents this place often). They've added ramen to the menu since my last visit. Now normally a restaurant that doesn't specialize in ramen has...More

Thank gosaka
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Menu a lot more limited than it used to be. If you like ramen, go here. For sushi go elsewhere. Sushi has gone from amazing to average. Disappointing.

Thank LFPPrinceton
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

One of the best sushi joint in central NJ reduced the amount of sushi being served because something is wrong with chef/owner's hand. While undoubtedly a bad thing for the chef, this event was great for diners because Ajihei is now serving Ramen and it's...More

Thank GorillaPanic
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Ajihei has great sushi served in a basement full of small tables. We especially like the unagi rolls. We've always had a good experience there over the years.

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

The sushi was excellent, a little pricey but worth it. Place is tiny so don't go with a large group! BYOB too; sorry, no sake.

Thank iSteve7
Reviewed November 23, 2014

Have eaten here a few times.. the food was always good to very good... But always felt likeEveryone was under pressure to serve as told... A lot of in fighting and the looks of the chief to his workers made us hurry to get out.....More

Thank BobZ9
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Chambers St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3707
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-252-1158
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