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Ginza Sushi Bar & Korean BBQ

5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
+1 205-981-1616
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (21 reviews)
“yellowtail” (2 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were in on vacation and saw this on Trip Advisor so we decided to try. We were seated and that's about it. We waited and waited and waited. 15 - 20 minutes later we got up and left. Not once did anyone notice or...More

Thank timko68
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

It is what it is, great and diverse sushi at an affordable price. My go to sushi restaurant when in Birmingham on business.

Thank willialc
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Sooo I had the Korean BBQ and the sushi here and it's both amazing!!! I'm so glad I got both because now I have leftovers for tomorrow : ) i just left and I'm already excited about eating them tomorrow! Service was also pretty great...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This review is only for the sushi and service. We did not try the BBQ. Went on a Tuesday around 6pm and there was only 2 other tables of people. So this was a good time to go. The squid salad is really great as...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Was in search of a place to have lunch while in Hoover and found Ginza. We were there right when they opened for lunch at 11AM. The decor was fantastic and it was very inviting. We opted for the BBQ instead of just the lunch....More

Thank leoforpresident
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Fairly priced and great sushi selection. Didn't try the Korean Bbq but I will be returning for more sushi. Spicy tuna and yellowtail were great.

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

In fact, you need to eat here. We eat here two to four times a month since, well it's been years. So much so that we feel like family. The foods always delicious and served with a smile. You won't be disappointed regardless of what...More

1  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The selection of food is amazing..from bland to spicy. The Korean BBQ selections,both chicken and beef were very tasty,though the beef was not very tender; the skewered chicken appetizer was excellent and was served in a sauce that was divine. The wait staff was attentive...More

Thank DorothyZ2013
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This was the best sushi I have had in a long while. We used to live inJapan, and it can be hard to find sushi in this area that is comparable to middle of the road sushi there. The nigiri in particular was delicious -...More

Thank berwala
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I've been a regular patron of Ginza almost since they opened, and I will continue to be as long as they are around. The food is excellent, the staff and management are great, and the prices are very reasonable. Compared to some other places in...More

Thank Lysaer
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-981-1616
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