Fuji Ya

Sushi Restaurant and Japanese Restaurant
600 W Lake St (at S Garfield Ave.), Minneapolis, MN 55408, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:30 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Thu, Sun
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 5:00 PM–10:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Wine, Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

50 years and counting as the Twin Cities' most authentic Japanese restaurant!

8.8/10

Based on 102 votes

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Total Visitors
3,000
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  • Kelly G.

    Everything salmon!

    Kelly Gibson · March 1
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  • Ann L.

    Sushi blue shrimp ramen wed thur

    Ann Lewis · August 30, 2014
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  • Brad B.

    Chef Matthew's ramen every Wednesday (only) is an eye-opening bowl of Japanese culture and flavor! Best way to get you toward the downside of your hump day. Fantastic.

    Brad Belanger · August 7, 2014
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  • Sharifa S.

    Great happy hour! Nice atmosphere and food doesn't take long. Love the salmon wontons, mussels good, and can't go wrong w/ their spicy tuna. Bartenders always pleasant! Paid parking lot is convenient.

    Sharifa Simon · August 6, 2014
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  • City Pages

    What's gold and fresh and red all over? The hip Fuji Ya, the latest--and sexiest--incarnation of the restaurant that introduced Japanese cuisine to Mill City. Read more

    City Pages · August 5, 2014
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  • Melissa C.

    We asked the sushi chef what his favorite was.. big eye torro, not even on the menu but the sexiest thing we had! Awesome.

    Melissa Coombs · February 9, 2014
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  • Brandon W.

    Best Sushi in the Twin Cities.

    Brandon Winckler · December 23, 2013
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  • Rachel S.

    The caterpillar roll is one of my favorites. Make sure to go during happy hour for amazing deals!

    Rachel Swendsrud · October 30, 2013
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  • Josh H.

    Try the Caterpillar Roll And Winter Roll - I just cannot get enough. Everything is amazing.

    Josh H · October 19, 2013
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  • Anthony K.

    Awesome inexpensive place for some great sushi!

    Anthony Korkhin · September 13, 2013
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  • Catlin S.

    Amazing. The freshest sushi with amazing flavor. Sake great too. Well worth it.

    Catlin Soukup · August 9, 2013
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  • Alex F.

    Frecon Bombs.

    Alex Frecon · May 25, 2013
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  • Ann L.

    Love the head Chef Jiro son

    Ann Lewis · May 4, 2013
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  • Adam C.

    Get a seat at the left corner of the bar, tons of space for all the great appetizers and perfect view of the window to people watch.

    Adam Chapin · November 17, 2012
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  • City Pages

    Voted City Pages top ten takeout Restaurants! hey have perfected the art of assembling whatever you might have your heart set on and having it packed and ready to go precisely at the hour you request.

    City Pages · November 13, 2012
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  • Ann L.

    Jiro is the best Sushi Chef

    Ann Lewis · November 11, 2012
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  • Denise N.

    Awesome sushi!!

    Denise Nathan · October 27, 2012
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  • Josh H.

    Try the Sushi - My god I am in heaven!

    Josh H · October 21, 2012
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  • Josh H.

    Try the Pot Stickers

    Josh H · October 21, 2012
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  • Chelsea R.

    Half price bottle of wine on your birthday.

    Chelsea Ruka · August 25, 2012
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  • Angela P.

    Best and FRESHEST sushi in the Twin Cities!

    Angela P. · June 25, 2012
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  • Nick R.

    Well, Im a little under the weather. But, time to push through it, yah??

    Nick Rogness · May 13, 2012
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  • Kristine F.

    An Uptown standard - outstanding service and high quality sushi.

    Kristine Fisher · April 6, 2012
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  • Rich G.

    Yummy Sushi and Cocktails! Ask if they are working on any new Sushi ideas found some tasty options that were not on the menu that way. :-)

    Rich G · March 19, 2012
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  • Wagma G.

    Not even fair how delicious the Tuna tartar is

    Wagma Gharwal · March 12, 2012
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  • Gregory (Gjones) J.

    Love the tempura!

    Gregory (Gjones) Jones · March 1, 2012
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  • Thrifty H.

    Ending a little early but love late night sushi

    Thrifty Hipster · January 11, 2012
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  • Jenna B.

    Try the Winter or New York roll!

    Jenna Bennett · January 6, 2012
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  • Wagma G.

    Hands down my long time fave spot in MPLS. Great HH and atmosphere. My fave is the tako salad... Delish!

    Wagma Gharwal · November 21, 2011
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  • Dane H.

    Group of 6 and we were unanimous in deciding that the Winter roll was our favorite.

    Dane Hartzell · November 20, 2011
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  • Nikki L.

    Come later in the evening and sit at the sushi bar. They have to Get rid of pre-made rolls before close so they give it out!

    Nikki Lintvedt · November 12, 2011
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  • ValCarey L.

    Afraid of the seaweed wrap?! They have an alternative!! Ask :)

    ValCarey Lundberg · November 11, 2011
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  • Marcus G.

    Saki bombs and sushi..ohhhYaaa!!

    Marcus Gahn · October 23, 2011
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  • Irena K.

    Like Many people wrote: Happy hour is absolutely awesome. From 5-7 and 10-close.

    Irena Kuyath · October 13, 2011
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  • Betsey G.

    Two happy hours! Great sushi, sit at the sushi bar if you can.

    Betsey Giles · October 9, 2011
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  • Ryan R.

    I'm convinced they must catch and filet the fish for how long this place takes

    Ryan Ruud · October 9, 2011
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  • Benjamin K.

    Happy hour 10-close Thursdays Half priced bottles of wine.

    Benjamin Kimbler · September 28, 2011
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  • Christopher S.

    I love my long islands and I have not been disappointed here...

    Christopher Scott · August 22, 2011
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  • @varietycabaret

    Waiting for an hour for raw food is lame. Not coming back.

    @varietycabaret · July 24, 2011
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  • David H.

    Ask for Dan as your server, this dude is world class and a refreshing surprise from what has become mediocre service in the food industry!!!!!

    David Hilbrich · June 11, 2011
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  • Ilene M.

    Try the mushrooms sautéed in soy garlic butter- divine!!

    Ilene Moore · May 18, 2011
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  • Erica L.

    Try the Philadelphia roll. Best I've ever had!

    Erica LaHood · April 29, 2011
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  • Emily G.

    Best sushi happy-hour hands down!

    Emily Green · March 20, 2011
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  • Serina D.

    Ask for the Mexican roll with Wasabi tobiko or Kaibushira handroll with quail egg!!

    Serina Drake · March 15, 2011
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  • City Pages

    Voted Best Japanese Restaurant in 2010! The happy hour is legitimately happy, running “late” until 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday with discounts on beer, wine, and sushi, as well as daily sake.

    City Pages · February 22, 2011
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  • Scott N.

    Try the sushi!

    Scott Nelson · January 22, 2011
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  • Juggles

    Hokey atmosphere and sub par service. It looks like they have good happy hour deals, but then they short you on the size of the rolls. Food is okay, but not great.

    Juggles · December 28, 2010
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  • MPLSco

    Super cool atmosphere with nice Happy Hour deals. Rock the sashimi.

    MPLSco · October 22, 2010
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  • Matt K.

    The daily sake special is a super-stellar deal!

    Matt Kamilar · October 19, 2010
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  • Jordan W.

    Ask chef kay for ma dài pine nut special! To die for...

    Jordan Wolterstorff · May 11, 2010
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