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42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
+1 248-380-9850
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“udon” (26 reviews)
“grilled fish” (7 reviews)
“sushi” (50 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

We arrived there at 11:25 am on Monday, there were about 30 people waiting on the line. We got seating without waiting, but services were a little slow. This is a busy Japanese restaurant without any alcohol drinks. We ordered Sushi Lunch Large. It was...More

Thank Shimo625
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Apparently, due to the high number of Japanese nationals living and working for the Japanese auto companies in southern MI, it has provided a strong and discerning market for high-quality Japanese food. I had their signature "Ajishin" udon noodle soup bowl, and it was absolutely...More

Thank Roy L
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I loved the curry noodles I had for dinner Pretty good service Small crowded place; take your time to get a table but once you get it you gonna love your meals 👌🏼

Thank Adriana R
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Be ready to stand in line. We have many travelers and temporary residents from Japan in Novi. This is the most popular and authentic sushi you will find in the area---folks will line up up to an hour prior to opening to get a seat....More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The menu here offers a lot of choices and the Sushi is well-done. The service is great too. Sushi combinations are better value for money and Chef choices are generally good.

Thank TrackL
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I've worked for Japanese companies for a long time and eaten at many fine sushi restaurants all around the world, including Japan. Ajishin is one of the best. This place gets PACKED so time your arrival.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Ajishin is the real deal, a gem serving authentic Japanese udon and soba noodles, soups, sushi, and daily specials that attracts people from all over town. This is where the local Japanese crowd likes to eat at and it is always packed. The food is...More

Thank Bobby d
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

My wife enjoys any of the soba noodle dishes while I prefer fish. While you are waiting for your main course I suggest the sushi. Did I mention waiting? Be prepared twait a long time. Unless you get there when they open it will be...More

Thank Phillip N
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Food at Ajishin is terrific and the place is always packed as a result. Staff is incredibly nice and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Gui M
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

It's always crowded in this little restaurant and everyone seems to enjoy the food immensely. But it is not my thing. I am not familiar with sushi that is authentic as they serve and feel funny ordering something I don't know what it is. the...More

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Samuel G
15 March 2017|
Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
Yrs, they have.
19 May 2016|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
They certainly serve beer...not sure about sake or wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42270 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375-1836
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Novi
  • Phone Number: +1 248-380-9850
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