Origami - Uptown

4.3
116 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Sushi
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  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Healthy
We invite you to come down and enjoy the best sushi in Minneapolis. Origami is a great place to have a party for special occasions, business luncheon, casual dinner, or if you want to just stop and have a bite at the sushi bar! Origami Uptown also offers Happy Hour Sushi and drink specials daily! We have completed the extensive build out of our restaurant location in the Mosaic building right next to the Lagoon Theater in Uptown Minneapolis.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Sushi, Japanese
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Hours of operation
Monday: 5pm - 10pm
Tuesday: 5pm - 10pm
Wednesday: 5pm - 10pm
Thursday: 12pm - 2:30pm; 5pm - 10pm
Friday: 12pm - 2:30pm; 5pm - 11:00pm
Saturday: 12pm - 11pm
Sunday: 12pm - 10pm
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Phone number
(612) 223-8666
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Unfortunately, we do not cater. We do take-out orders, and can typically accommodate larger ones if they're called in ahead of time. Delivery only available through third-party services (i.e. BiteSquad, Door Dash).
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Girard
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Parking details
We are right under the Mozaic parking garage. Metered street parking is also available.
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Public transit
We are located on the same block as the Uptown Metro Transit Station.
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Special events & promotions
At this time, we don't have any special events planned. Stay tuned for future events!
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
What 116 People Are Saying
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Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 4

We’re Japanese, food was good, those were the same level we ate in Japan.
Unfortunately, a waiter man attitude was bad and ruined our dinner.
I don’t want to be never served by the man.

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LN
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fun to sit at the sushi bar, good sake options, they were out of the only non-ice cream dessert they have though and that was a bummer.

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KK
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

We sat up at the bar and had quick service from the bartender right off the bat. We were one of two couples at the bar. After ordering our food, we had to flag down the bartender each time we wished to order another drink, etc. He seemed to be preoccupied chatting with the other couple at the bar. It appeared they were friends. We also had to ask about our appetizer (miso soup), which he appeared to have forgotten so it came out the same time as our dinner. Unfortunately, we will not go back.

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SS
Louisville
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Origami has the best Sushi in the State. Service is great too.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was quick, servers are friendly and our glasses were always full. Loved it.

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m
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Overpriced.

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LH
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was excellent. Great value. Great extensive menu. Well worth the visit

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ML
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went for the sushi and was not disappointed. It was fresh, well presented and flavorful.

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JC
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A friend recommended this place to me. I did my research of the place. I studied the menu, looked like authentic sushi and was really satisfied with what I was looking at. So I decided to check it out. It happend to be me and my Girlfriend 1 Year anniversary. I booked a table. When I got to the place i right away liked the vibe. The decor was fantastic. Every staff member was dressed elegant. They were friendly and they offer a spectacular service. When I sat down they right away served us water. They gaved us the menu. I check it out thoroughly and was really happy with what it had to offer. Most places don't offer Bluefin tuna but Origami Did! And the price for it was fair enough. After we placed our ordered, they gaved us wet towels to wash our hands. I was happy with that gesture. It really gives values to the place. We ended ordering Spicy Tuna rolls, the crunchy rolls, I ordered a spicy miso and my Girlfriend order the nabe yaki udon. And finally I ordered I single Bluefin nigiri. The spicy tuna rolls were amazing! They melted in your mouth and had so many flavor! The crunchy rolls were spectacular! The color and presentation about it was satisfying. The spicy miso and the nabe yaki udon were so delicious and flavorful. The only problem was that they both didn't come with the fish cake and they only had 1 piece of meat. I was so satisfied with the flavor of the soup that i didnt bother complaning because it was so good i didnt want to ruin my experience fpr a little mistake. Overall i reallt love the fokd amd disnt have complaints. It was a little bit busy when we were there so I understand things might slip here and there. I work in a fine dining restaurant. I'm a chef as well so I understand if it was the one time that they forgot. Either way I'm going back to try it again because i really loved it and I'm going to order the same soup. If I don't get the fish cake then I will know something is wrong and this time I will notify the staff. Overall wonderful.

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JM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

45 minutes between apps and entrees. Explanation was that kitchen got ‘slammed’. Not buying it as tables arriving after us received there meals in a timely manner before ours arrived. What gives?

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We think happy hour is excellent. The food was pretty good. This is definitely a good sushi restaurant in Minneapolis!

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TK
Fargo
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Origami never disappoints! Best sushi in Minneapolis, hands down. Our server, Tomo Leopard, is a true professional. We love the outdoor seating in the spring/summer.

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GN
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

The food was great---one of the better places for Sushi in Minneapolis. Service could be improved. For example, we had to wait for almost half an hour for a table against a reservation that we had confirmed before heading to the restaurant. There was not expression of remorse for this either, it was presented to us more or less as a "take it or leave it" situation.

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F
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Our party of four loved the food and service and would recommend the restaurant. The one thing we noticed, which reduced my 5-star rating to a 4-star rating, was that the gigantic TV above the bar, facing many tables, was a very annoying distraction and seemed out of place in this setting. We asked to be moved out of sight of this monster distraction and luckily, as we were early, were accommodated.

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MD
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Origami is the best sushi in the Minneapolis area!

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SY
Minneapolis
13 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Origami is always one of my favorites. The food is exceptional, a nice variety of sushi plus cooked items that everyone can enjoy. The staff is friendly and very helpful.

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Great food but the lights were turned up way to bright. Create some ambiance and dim those lights!

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RB
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent Happy Hour with great Appetizers and Maki.

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ST
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an amazing time. The sushi was fresh, vibrant, and beautifully plated. Our server was attentive even though it was busy, and he times our meal well while covering other tables. Other items we all shared were delicious and of a good portion size. We brought family from out of town here and we are so glad we did. We will definitely return.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome sashimi🎉

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OT
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Clearly the best Sushi in town.

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GB
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and excellent service! The sushi was hands down some of the best we have ever had. 🙌

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g
Minneapolis
38 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic visit. Tuna toro and salmon toro were buttery deliciousness. They were out of the spicy clams, so gave us a free octopus salad instead and it was very tasty. They also gave us one other spicy "mistake" app free or charge. Combined with happy hour pricing, we had a wonderful meal for an exceptional value.

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V
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent sushi. Would be easier to enjoy without the TV. Some help with parking would be appreciated (at least a bit of discount in the ramp).

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TG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite place to get Japanese food in the cities. The are always amazing, and the food is always top quality.

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MT
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent 5 course valentine special. Excellent value. The black cod was outstanding. I hope they will serve this on regular basis or at least for other special occasions

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MG
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Valentine’s Day - Good sushi. Decent albeit slow service. Sat upstairs where it’s peaceful and quiet.

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s
Minneapolis
25 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really good sushi. Good Saki selection. A bit pricy, but the food is worth it.

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MN
Minneapolis
29 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

The food as usual was delicious. It was 2 adults and 3 kids--2 of whom really like sushi. My son's favorite restaurant is Origami but we usually sit at the sushi bar since it's usually just 2 of us. And now we know why. Our original order took 30 minutes to come out (okay, it's sushi and it takes time). But, we put in a 2nd order for 2 rolls and 40 minutes later nothing. We ended up cancelling the order as the kids at that point were no longer hungry and tired. So, I guess be prepared to wait a long time at peak meal time (Saturday 6-8pm) or go earlier and sit at the sushi bar.

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D
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were 7 people for dinner, including 2 children. Food was served promptly and was delicious as usual. The portion size was smaller than I remembered from previous visits.

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A
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Went for a birthday celebration dinner specifically to try the Fugu, advertised on their website, but upon arrival we were told that there was none available until 4 days later. If going there for a specific type of fish, I advise calling ahead to ask because they do not update their site.

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great atmosphere and quick service. The food was priced just right for what you are eating. All in all a great experience. I will come back.

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SS
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Have ben going to Origami for years and the uptown location has never lived up to the original.
The food was fine but not outstanding, the Sushi chefs competent but not great. Still a good place to go but don't expect too much.

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Origami is the best sushi restaurant in Mpls for the quality and value. Their happy hour is very good (and all day Sundays) and they also have amazing ramen. We go regularly and have never been disappointed in the least.

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hi! My 17 year old daughter and I had dinner at Origami before seeing a movie at the Lagoon Theatre. Service was great, and we loved the happy hour sushi menu. We will definitely be back!

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S
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely evening out. Great food and service.

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an amazing dinner! It was the best sushi that I have ever had. Our server was attentive and so much fun. We will definitely be returning.

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One word- yummy. Ok more words, great service. Fun atmosphere and great location.

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KE
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

This restaurant is listed as having gluten free options. The option is salad with no dressing.

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OT
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Sushi was yerrible

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