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Kinja Sushi

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1314 E Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597-8612
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We are always looking for a good Japanese restaurant to visit as I love sushi. Food was really good and fresh and as my husband sometimes doesn't care for sushi they have katsu- chicken.

Thank theresar487
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Delicious seaweed salad, nice, clean tasting. Also the jasmine tea is refreshing. Small place, easy to overlook, but the service is very quick and have not had anything bad here.

Thank Yana L
Yelm, Washington
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The food is really good, really fresh sushi. The service is a little on the slow side, but friendly and consistent.

Thank JoeHvezda
Yelm, Washington
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

All the dishes were good, I need to go back in when I have more time to learn more about Sushi only familiar with a few types. The wait staff are friendly and the prices are good.

Thank johngraver
McKenna, Washington
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

If you like Teriyaki in Yelm, you have about two choices...here and Young's. We like the setting and atmosphere better here than Young's. Good portions, and a little wider menu selection. Not much into Sushi, so can't comment there. A little tucked away in a stripmall behind Starbucks. Now, if they only would open a teppanyaki table...

Thank Gent W
Yelm, Washington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Kinja definitely has the best food in town and generous portions. Delicious fresh sushi, delicate crispy tempura, and the best teriyaki salmon I've ever had, moist, flaky salmon with a delicious thick teriayaki marinade. I love the house tea, which tastes like buttered popcorn. Sometimes the staff could be a tad more attentive, but I'm rarely in a hurry when... More 

Thank Lori S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

They have great sushi and there teriyaki is pretty darn good too! The staff are very pleasant and the dining area is always clean.

Thank cb53913
Washington State
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

About what you would expect for small town sushi. Ingredients used were of better quality and fresh although I wasn't impressed with the quality and presentation of the Ebi which lacked flavor and looked like an amateur prepped it. The rest of the various sushi rolls and bento box were decent and good flavor. Service was slow and poor, with... More 

Thank Lance N
Rainier, Washington
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

All my meals here have been delicious. Chopsticks with my name on them appear at each meal. I love the spider crab and tuna.

Thank Ed K
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

A co worker of mine recommended this restaurant, so my husband & I tried it out! We love this place! The entrees come with a soup & salad (with their 'house dressing'...which I am in love with! ). The sushi is delicious too! I love the teriyaki beef. I tried the teriyaki salmon the second time I went, but I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 E Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597-8612
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yelm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?