We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ginza Sushi Bar & Korean BBQ

5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
+1 205-981-1616
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
28 Sep 2017
“Good luch, little slow”
4 Feb 2018
“Disappointed ”
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
$$ - $$$
5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (41)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We had been looking for a restaurant that served Korean or at least had a few Korean dishes. We were both extremely disappointed in the food and the service. It was not worth our time and certainly not our money.

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The interior design, food, and service are all great! Highly recommend their Korean BBQ. They also have good side dishes.

Thank AL_travels123
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The salad ginger dressing is a bit overpowering and the service a bit slow but the staff was friendly and everything was cooked well and had good flavor otherwise. Kimchi is on the sour side but not overly hot.

Thank JustAnotherPhotog
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were seated quickly and the hostess was very nice. After that it went downhill. The gyoza was ok. The miso tasted funny. The egg 🍳 on the bibim pap was fried on the bottom and raw on top. Took a while to get our...More

1  Thank Joel Q
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The hostess was the mostest, very sweet, and helpful. That was the highlight of the evening. After the hostess sat us down we waited quite a while before the hostess came back and asked us if we've been served and asked for our drink order....More

Thank 1Swollenthumb
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is the only place to eat sushi in Birmingham if you ask me. So fresh! Great selection of rolls. The sashimi is super as well. Can't say enough good things about Ginza!! Love it!

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here while in Birmingham. It is in a strip mall but we we very impressed with atmosphere and decor when we walked in. Hostess was very polite and kind. We sat there for quite a while before our server...More

Thank Lois T
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 79 hotels in Birmingham
Homewood Suites Birmingham South Inverness
564 reviews
.74 km away
Best Western Plus Birmingham Inn & Suites
743 reviews
.86 km away
Candlewood Suites Birmingham - Hoover
137 reviews
.97 km away
Hyatt Place Birmingham / Inverness
681 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Jason's Deli
25 reviews
.83 km away
LongHorn Steakhouse
65 reviews
.94 km away
Crazy Cajuns' Boiling Pot
99 reviews
.71 km away
Metro Diner
38 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby Attractions
TreeTop Family Adventures
34 reviews
5.69 km away
Blackwell's Neighborhood Pub
6 reviews
5.98 km away
Loch Haven Dog Park
17 reviews
7.40 km away
Airwalk Trampoline Arena
37 reviews
3.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ginza Sushi Bar & Korean BBQ staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5291 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242-7705
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-981-1616
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing