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Miyake Restaurant - CLOSED

140 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1628
+1 650-323-9449
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible16%
24 Jan 2013
“A Japanese resturant just like most other Japanese resturants”
30 Dec 2012
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
$$ - $$$
140 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1628
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

Miyake's advantage is its location. I ordered the combo with teriyaki and sashimi. The foods are fresh and well prepared. A good place to go if you are in Palo Alto and crave Japanese foods.

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 31 December 2012

This review is for when I used to go there some ten years ago. It was a noisy, drunken stupor that served its purpose. It was never great, but that wasn't its reputation. Peace out Miyake.

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 17 September 2012

This is barely even a sushi restaurant. They do have a bar with a conveyor belt, but if you really want fish, there are a dozen better places (kampai is 3 blocks away and acres better). You only go to miyaki because of the disco...More

Thank bbulkow
Reviewed 5 July 2012

I have been here before and when they were at a smaller location but on the same University Avenue only about two blocks away. The food quality has gone down hill since then. Again, I usually just like commenting on the fare, but I must...More

Thank alohawailea
Reviewed 15 March 2012

I haven't been to Miyake in a long time (years), but when I've been there in the past, the sushi is of mediocre quality at best. I think that the only reason to go would be for a group experience (loud and boisterous)

Thank Andrew L
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Reviewed 21 February 2009

fun but noisy

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Reviewed 16 February 2009

Bad service, bad sushi, loud and obnoxious drunks. Not there for the food obviously, but for the sake bongs. You are rushed out noT that we wanted to stay longer... Bad service! bathrooms were unkept and smelly SHALL I GO ON?

Thank papayaface
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Reviewed 12 November 2008

Disappointed with the quality of the rolls and sushi. I would say it's overrated but great for the Stanford student.

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Reviewed 23 September 2008

another kids favorite. super cool place, sushi not so tasty, but no doubt you will have a blast eating here.

Thank VeNuSeena
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Reviewed 22 May 2008

too much fun. If you dont' want the "pressure" or noise, take out a box of the veggie sushi, and come away for a very reasonable price. (I don't like raw fish anyway)

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  • Address: 140 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-9449
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