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AJA - Atlanta
AJA - Atlanta

AJA - Atlanta Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.h2sr.com/aja
  • Phone: (404) 231-0001
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00 pm
    Thursday 4:00pm - 11:00pm
    Friday 4:00pm - 12:00am
    Saturday 5:00pm - 12:00am
    Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Asian, Southeast Asian
  • Executive Chef: Marlyn Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: For Catering Information please call 404.231.0001
  • Entertainment: Enjoy dinner then dance the night away in our Ultra Lounge or on our patio with best mix of dance and house music every Friday and Saturday night.
  • Special Events & Promotions: $5 Sushi Rolls and $1 Nigiri every Monday night 4pm to 9pm.

    Wednesday Every Bottle of Wine is 1/2 price.

    Sunday night enjoy $5 Dim Sum.

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Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet service at the front door
A word from AJA - Atlanta
Aja, a modern Asian Kitchen, features Asian small plates and family style dining. This two story environment consists of a private dining room which seats up to 50 guests, a 150 seat patio with views of the Buckhead skyline and sprawling lounge area where guests can enjoy dim sum, signature mai tai's and more! The restaurant is the home to a 10 ft brass Buddha that arrived straight from Thailand. Come enjoy all the 20 cuisine of the far east regions at Aja. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Great food and staff!!. Jimmy and Mama are a stable and joy to see at AJA."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I've been trying to get here for the longest but this is one of those restaurants that's constantly busy or booked especially if you're trying to go for dinner. So the solution was to go for lunch and it didn't disappoint. The sushi was top notch and they have a great variety of Asian cuisine. I loved the fact that all spicy items were really spicy versus the tamed down version you get at some places. Considering it was my first time, the bartender was also very patient in going through the menu and telling me her favorites which were all great suggestions."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "i used to eat at aja every monday for their awesome $5 sushi menu. i went back for the first time in a few months and found they completely changed their menu and i'm not a fan. the roll selection is minimal and not the best."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Attentive staff, well thought out menu, daily specials are some of the best in the city and very good price for the quality you receive. One of my regular venues for lunch."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Recently planned a surprise bday dinner for a Sunday afternoon @ 5 pm. The staff was very accommodating. I gave them told them two days in advance and they were still able to pull together our seating arrangements. Our waitress Nina was awesome. she knew a lot about the menu & recommended appetizers and drink which we ended up trying. She played close attention to a the little details and was very attentive to the group. Overall, I plan on coming back to Aja."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Aja's food is plentiful and delicious but the service and ambiance really keep you mount back. Great spot for lunch with colleagues or friends, birthday dinners, date nights, or just drinks in the lounge-like area or on the expansive and very cool patio."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The the lettuce wraps are very very good, not enough compared with pf changs, and more expensive. The rack of ribs was too salty, I don't know if it was mine or the sauce taste like that. The atmosphere inside is great, the patio has a beautiful view. Overall it was a good experience."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We had my daughter's Sweet 16 Birthday dinner at Aja's this past Saturday 8/2 and everything was absolutely wonderful. The girls enjoyed the food, set up outside was nice and our waitress (I forgot her name, I think it was Jewell) was so great and accommodating."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Great as Always!!!!!!!!!!! Atmosphere, staff, menu and daily specials are the best ....... well thought out menu .......... wait staff energetic, attentive and gracious."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Sushi was at best average. Service was horrible. They kept trying to kick us out st 9pm. Not sure why. Felt rushed to sign the check. Tried to take it w/o credit card 4 times in like 5 minutes. Staff not good at recognizing cues. Had to ask for silverware/chopsticks. Valet was good."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Was excited to be going back to Aja since the last time I went was in April. Unfortunately, the menu has changed since then. My favorite salad AJA salad is no longer on the menu and they can't even make it upon request. Ordered the ginger salad with mixed greens...nothing special. The calamari was way too salty and tasted like it had been cooked earlier and warmed up for us. The Miami Vice sushi roll was horrible, we actually had to send it back. The rice was mushy and the cream cheese overpowered everything. The only decent item was the seafood low mein. But we were so disappointed by then it didn't change our experience. I don't recommend this restaurant any more. Sadly, it used to be one of my favs."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The service/knowledge level is quite low and inexperienced. They really need to hire a consultant (somebody) who has professional level experience in waiting tables. The ambience desperately calls for it. They have a very nice outdoor eating/drinking area that is empty of patrons when it should be packed. They dress sloppy, leave the table sloppy, over pour glasses, forget utensils, etc. For another $10 per person max, you can eat at St Cecilia, The Optimist or Lure and receive far superior overall dining experience. The lack of professionalism is hurting this place. The food was very good although the calamari was over salted. My $20 Red Snapper was very good but not anywhere near the level of the aforementioned."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The service was Friendly, Prompt, & Professional. There is plenty of space do there was no waiting. The menu is superb, as it introduced to new cuisine which we devoured and enjoyed, fully. I had a Great Time. Definitely going back!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Excellent food! Great ambience. Fast service. Moderate size portions. Good location for hosting corporate or private events."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We had a wonderful time. Our waitress was very helpful, and friendly. Great service."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Great place for after work cocktails and happy hour specials. Not too crowded, but lively - and delicious sushi! Nice decor package too."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Always delicious and you can't beat $5 sushi night on Mondays! Always great service, especially from Devon!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "never received beverage, order hot soup and had to remind waiter three time before he put order in. over an hour for entree, food was great"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Noise level at the bar very loud, would not recommend it for food service. Service outside patio is slow. Very vibrant atmosphere and would recommend making reservation."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food it tasty. Portions were sizable. The service was a little slow but we were in no hurry. Overall a great food experience."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Loved the variety of the menu and preparation of the food. Would definitely return and bring friends."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I recently dined at Aja, which is one of my favorites, to try their new menu this past weekend. The Lychee Chicken and Chicken and Waffle Fried Rice (I know it sounds weird) were delicious. My fiance' and I cleaned our plates! I will definitely return to Aja. I love their new menu!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Because of the offer from FOT, we decided to try this restaurant again after 3 years. So glad we did. They changed the menu and the food is excellent. I recommend this place."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "was spotty; dim sum and salad was quite good, as were the veal chops. Basil chicken is a must miss. Service was marginally adequate. This is a work in progress."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The food was pretty good, nothing all that spectacular. The outside dining area is really nice for daytime or early evening before it gets dark but after the dusk, it's hard to see the menu. They need more lighting. I would go back for maybe a lunch date."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We went to try the new menu. We were able to sit without a wait, overall good experience. The menu is smaller than before so be prepared for favorites to be missing from the menu."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I am not sure how or why I had not been to Aja before this experience! The ambience and décor had me feeling like I have stepped into an Asian serenity area! I felt like I was somewhere sophisticated and classy, yet casual and laid back at the same time! The food was amazing...I found my new sushi spot! The Seafood Lo Mein was different because I had never calamari that was not fried, but it was good all the same. The fact that the waiter hadn't pick up the check, but watched my growing irritation as he setup other tables really damped my experience."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Aja debuted a new menu recently. I tried a couple of items that were great. There are more that I will come back soon and try."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Love Tom - the 50% off deal was huge. That's what got us in the door, and we hope to return!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The new menu food was excellent; had a lot of fun with my family and friends celebrating my birthday. Especially this week it was great being a "Friend of Toms""
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Great experience! Julian was an amazing waiter!!! Looking forward to going back."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Love, love, love their new menu! They have truly spiced up all their recipes to make each dish memorable. I would go back for the moon sushi rolls daily if I had the time :)"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The restaurant is nice with a lot of great food options, but even with out a large crowd the music will have you shouting at the person next to you. The loud music takes away from an otherwise enjoyable experience."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I have to say that the management staff at Aja is very hands on. The manager came by and helped out his waitress frequently through out our meal. He was very friendly and accommodating. In addition the food at Aja was very good and the pricing is reasonable."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The atmosphere is really interesting to look at and the decor fits the Asian fusion theme. The good was great but the service was really slow. There were only about give other tables there and it took them forever just to get drinks out."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Great meal and great experience . From start to finish we were treated with class"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The temperature was extremely too cold inside the restaurant. It made a lot of women wearing no sleeves feel uncomfortable. The food was excellent, but I wanted to leave because of the temp."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Everything was great at AJA. We celebrated my husbands birthday with an early dinner for the whole family. This included kids. Food, service was great. Nice bar scene as well."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Made a reservation for two on a Sunday night. Pulled up to the complimentary valet where I was assisted immediately. Once inside we both acknowledged how much we liked the decor. It was a very light crowd when we went but that was a plus for me. The greeter showed us to our table. It wasn't long before Nina our waitress for the evening came to greet us. She was very knowledgeable of the menu and made a few suggestions. We had the calamari as an appetizer, I had the fried snapper, wifey had the salmon. We both had a glass of Riesling (FLY). Food presentation was excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The snapper had a little spice but it wasn't a problem. I will be going back to dine on the amazing patio they have outdoors."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I can always count on Aja for great food and service!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014