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Masu Sushi & Robata

4.5
947 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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Classic Japanese cuisine in a fun, modern neighborhood restaurant. Our menu features fresh, authentic and traditional Japanese foods. In addition to sushi and robata, the menu includes a substantial selection of noodles including different varieties of udon, soba and ramen.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 1:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm. Valet Service is available Thursday, Friday and Saturday after 5pm.
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Phone number
(612) 332-6278
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Executive Sushi Chef Katsuyuki (Asan) Yamamoto
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Cross street
4th street and E Hennepin Ave
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Parking details
Valet Available on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.
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Entertainment
Check out our Japanese Pachinko Machines!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 947 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
2.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Hostess acted annoyed that we arrived ten minutes before our reservation. Server gave attitude when we asked for side that was supposed to be included according to menu but was not.

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BobG (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Great as always. Food and service are always top notch!

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Dick (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife loved her sushi. The sake was good. I ordered meat that was not tender at all. My food was ok. The Miso soup was great. Overall a good experience. My food being better I could have given 4 stars.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Fantastic experience, great food and service. We’ve been here many times, never disappoints.

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SegaStorm (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

This place was recommended to me by my chef sister. And it did not disappoint! Had a great meal of steamed buns and a variety of sushi rolls. Tasty saki and some hot tea. Our server was amazingly fun. I will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

The staff was attentive, friendly and willing to give suggestions. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The overall atmosphere is busy and fun, yet intimate and comfortable. I took my parents there, who tend to like more comfort food/meat and potato type restaurants, and found things they absolutely loved. Their sushi is super fresh and the ramen is to die for! I haven't found anything on their menu that I didn't like. Highly recommended!

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RJG83 (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Food was amazing but it always is.

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mplscycleco (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Masu is awesome. I love their sushi. Our special occasion was my 9 year old daughter’s first sushi experience. She had been asking to try so we made an event of it! Our server was fantastic. Gave us “safe options” to try and warm up before digging in to the more advanced sushi / sashimi. My daughter loved the veggie rolls and pork steam buns. Our server brought out ice cream for dessert to round off the celebration. Mom and dad liked EVERYTHING. This is a great spot and is a ton of fun!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Food took a little longer than usual but it was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Good, some options, dessert, tea; a notch on the loud scale

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TimJ (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Masu is my favorite Sushi restaurant in the Twin Cities. Awesome sushi. Service is always great. Can get spendy, but that’s expected with good sushi. Try to get a table away from the door in the colder months.

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MarenMH (Minneapolis)
2.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

LNO and it was disappointing. Service was laughable with an inattentive waiter, incorrect food and drink delivery and virtually no bus service. Perhaps they were short-staffed given the proximity of the holiday. Three of us got soba/soup/ramen and only the gal who got sushi finished her meal. Bland broths got the best of us. A good cocktail menu that I would try again.

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vipnewtoChicago (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Always very good food. Friendly service. Nice location.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

A great experience. A lot of energy and a good vibe. Decorated very nice and the food is exceptional.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

The staff was very friendly and helpful!

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vipSusann (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on November 27, 2017

I love the pork buns, edamame, and ginger ramen noodle dish. We also
discover a new dark beer that was recommended by our server. In fact,
we walked to Surdyks and bought it after our meal!

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jusstacia (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

My boyfriend and I frequent Masu, so we took some out of town guests and a couple other friends there. We know that sometimes the food comes out randomly and people may have to wait a while for their dishes. However, this most recent time was absurd and embarrassing for us as we were trying to show our out of town guests a great time.

Our server was very nice, but completely ignored us most of the time. Our server passed by our table to go to her other tables, yet rarely stopped to acknowledge us. We waited 15 minutes before we were offered anything but water (the bussers and other helpers are generally more attentive than the servers). We had to wait for a very long time between ordering drinks and an app and the rest of our meals. Then surprisingly all of our food arrived at the same time. I was very skeptical.

This won't stop us from returning, but it will stop us from bringing friends along. For a while at least.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

Service was slow and the server twice forgot things. She was very pleasant, however. Just disorganized.


The food is great, but a bit pricey for whatbitbis. The beer is way overpriced.

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MissMom (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on November 15, 2017

Wonderful food, attentive service, lively atmosphere....a good place to enjoy Japanese food in a casual neighborhood restaurant. There for a family birthday, our group enjoyed the Masu and Firecracker rolls in particular. The server brought me hot water with lemon, since there is no herbal tea option; this was a thoughtful touch. The Japanese Manhattan was a hit. We plan to return to try some of the noodle dishes and other interesting things on the extensive and creative menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Great, interesting food. The sushi is very good, the noodles are great, and the pork spare ribs are amazing. The service was slow, and our server twice forgot things even though it was not busy at 4:30 on a Saturday afternoon.

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vipSusann (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

The steamed pork buns, edamame, and the ginger chicken ramen were all
fantastic!

Lovely setting, great service and good for a late dinner!

We were early and we were told to wait in the bar. The waiter came to us
immediately and took our order - delivered in less than 3 minutes.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

Liz and the chefs are angels sent from heaven to make the world a better place.

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Customerfromthestart (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Never disappointed. Tempura is fantastic. Very fun to go with a group to get lots of varieties of the robata and share!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

My favorite sushi in Minneapolis— not to mention the location of my first date with my now husband!

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BudgetFoodie (Minneapolis)
2.0  Dined on October 30, 2017

This place is for hipsters who think they like sushi. I've given this place 3 tries because I want to love it, but the food, especially the sushi, is underwhelming. Save your $ for less flashy but higher quality offerings elsewhere.

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Jewels (Nashville)
4.0  Dined on October 26, 2017

Masu Sushi is always a hit. I’ve been to two locations, and the food and service are consistently good.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on October 17, 2017

Good sushi although a bit pricey. Went with a Chef's assortment and they accommodated my request for no tempura. Booths are set up for 2 people to sit next to each other. Makes it odd for conversation as it felt like we couldn't look at each other. I'm sure we could have moved to another table but decided to stick it out.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Sushi was very average, not as good or fresh as I would have expected. Service was slow.

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SonaliMP (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

My husband and I are both vegetarian and enjoy veggie rolls. When we found out Masu has a vegetarian and vegan menu, we decided to try it out. The vegetarian sushi rolls were delicious, and the drinks were great too! We would skip on the noodles next time and just enjoy the sushi and charred broccoli. We will definitely be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on October 10, 2017

Always great food and great service!! This is a place I frequent and appreciate the consistency and quality! The staff is awesome and attentive!

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