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Miyabi 9

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512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-288-8885
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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159 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We plan our departure from Minneapolis to arrive in time for lunch at Miyabi 9. The bento box lunch is top-notch- especially the teriyaki salmon. Cooked just the right amount so it's still moist. The accompanying tempura, miso soup, salad, 4 rolls were each tasty and well prepared. It's obvious only fresh ingredients are used. OK, we may have been... More 

Thank Ronnjonna
Johnston, Iowa
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times and by far my favorite way to dine is by omakase. I have never been disappointed or felt that I was being served the easy specials. You can set your budget and give ideas to the chef. I especially love the Uni here, because I know that they only accept fresh deliveries and will reject... More 

Thank Dave C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

You won't get better sushi in Des Moines. It's one of the better "Americanized" sushi joints you can try, and the service is commendable. Prices are about on par with other restaurants of its kind and the selection of rolls and quality of the food is superior to most.

Thank DavidDDW
Granger, In
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had great expectations for this restaurant because of the praise of a local here in Des Moines about this restaurant and owner Mike Miyabi. I base this review only on the one visit I did with my daughter. I have been to more then a few sushi restaurants and my opinion is this an average sushi bar maybe even... More 

Thank redwhiskeypete
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Miyabi 9 is located along a row of eateries. Seated at the bar....generous bar table space twice the depth of what one would find in a typical tsukiji shop. Asked for ocha but they didnt have. Was a little surprised at that. Miso soup was ok. Missing the little clams which would have given it umami. Squid salad ,Agedashi tofu... More 

Thank Weng Heng L
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nice experience at Miyabi 9. Good sushi, good Japanese food, good service. Place is clean, decor nice, location - convenient. Would go back again in a heartbeat.

Thank SharDave
Urbandale, Iowa
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The largest selection of sushi in the Des Moines area. Easy to order,servers are helpful with choosing items. Great...

Thank Mlg2
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff, friendly. Quick service, clean restrooms sushi was very tasty. Plum wine was delish! In a very nice district that caters to young & old alike. Will def. come back when in town.

Thank LaDonna O
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We love eating at Miyabi9 when in Des Moines. The tempura is great! Also, especially like the volcano roll. The staff are friendly and the owner often makes his way through the dining area to check on the customers.

Thank jrut72
Ames, Iowa
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We went for lunch. Both of us had the lunch box, and they were both excellent. Really good green tea with lunch too. Very impressed with the whole experience; we both thought this was the best Japanese we'd eaten outside of L.A.

Thank Susan A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 15
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-288-8885

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?