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Some of the staff treats us like family but when it gets busy, things tend to fall apart resulting in long wait times and missed dishes. Great cocktail menu. Sushi has fresher days than others. Large interior and you can eat in the main dining room, private rooms, sushi bar, and bar (bar). Good record with order accuracy for take ... read more
Justine Madonna via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
Best sushi spot in Ann arbor. Hands down Sticks up.
Michael Schinco via google.com - Nov 11, 2020
We discovered Godaiko during the shutdown and we were very pleased to hear that their dining room was open yesterday. Is very clean and safe and delicious food! We will definitely be back :-) ... read more
Jade Canton via google.com - Oct 10, 2020
Try they tuna tacos.. you'll know ...
Try they tuna tacos.. you'll know you are at the right place ...
Lunch combo are nice as well
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Frenchy F. via yelp.com - Oct 5, 2020
Been coming here for many many ...
Been coming here for many many years...birthdays, holidays, and simple days.  

My family even came for a private meal after a funeral (with private room accommodations).  

The food, rates and especially the service has been good, all good.  I travel the world, but I live locally--so they are my hood, or my "neighborhood
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Joel Y. via yelp.com - Sep 21, 2020
Right now you get double orders on all their sushi rolls and they are the biggest portions I've seen.
Javin Grisham via google.com - Sep 21, 2020
The fried rice and love portion ...
The fried rice and love portion roll are amazing, especially since sushi is but one get one free.  The spicy tuna roll and spicy salmon are fresh and simple too.   The other rolls are so-so especially naked tuna and anything with bt he really gross spicy Mayo they use.
Ryan Z. via yelp.com - Sep 20, 2020
Food was delicious, filling, cheap (for the amazing quality) and was served beautifully with plenty on the plate. Staff was friendly and the place was beautiful and welcoming. 100% would recommend. Absolutely amazing. Bonus points for the chocolates after!
Red Demon via google.com - Sep 18, 2020
Rating is based on the ramen. Cannot comment about the other food. Service was very good, but ramen was average. Noodles were a little starchy. Good portion of meat and other ingredients.
Kristopher Thor via google.com - Sep 13, 2020
Went on an awesome lunch date here, good company, and good food.
Jay Butler via google.com - Sep 6, 2020
Food was excellent and nicely presented.
Jim B via google.com - Sep 4, 2020
A longtime favorite, this is a family-owned and operated restaurant. Even the kids may be involved in the service evenings. Always personal service and excellent food, thanks to Coronavirus and a limited number of diners, the service is yet another level up. A great time to check out godaiko ... read more
John wehr via google.com - Sep 2, 2020
Decent portion sizes and beautiful ...
Decent portion sizes and beautiful restaurant ambiance, but it smelled really off where we were sitting, there were tons of flies everywhere, my avocado roll was almost completely brown (dark brown, not like when you leave it sitting too long), the ginger was completely dried out, the rice tasted off, and the prices were outrageous - ... read more
Ina H. via yelp.com - Aug 31, 2020
Amazing locally owned and operated sushi place. Customer service is top notch and the food is authentically Japanese. Large portions if you get the rice based dishes instead of sushi. Highly recommend for everything from business meetings to tennis team dinners.
Rowen Plagen via google.com - Aug 28, 2020
Great lunch menu and large portions! Everything was great (including the prices) and service was good.
Hannah via google.com - Aug 25, 2020
Absolutely fabulous food! Very fresh and so delicious! Cocktails were fabulous also. Can't wait to go there again!
rhonda rudolph via google.com - Aug 20, 2020
We ordered take out for our 14th Anniversary..omg first time we had it too, soooo delicious..even though my veggies where very over cooked..the lobster n shrimp spot on...
Jeana Niedzielski via google.com - Aug 11, 2020
The godaiko roll is the best sushi I’ve ever had in my entire life ... read more
Luke Wild via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
Sushi is top notch! So fresh & delicious! The drinks were really good too! Will definitely be back!
Lisa Kamrad via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Great food and sushi ... read more
Luke Wild via google.com - Jul 27, 2020
I thought this place did a very good job at serving us and managing the store. It was clean and well maintained. The food was good enough, but sub par for the overall price that we had to pay for it. We were also left waiting for quite some time for a reasonably small order. In the local area there are other, better options for bang- ... read more
Jack Bell via google.com - Jul 27, 2020
My mom and I came here for the second time and it was just as amazing as the first. The food was so delicious and the staff were really nice and helpful. They talked with us and were friendly despite us social distancing! It was a great experience, especially for dining in COVID times.
Elizabeth Joffe via google.com - Jul 12, 2020
For anyone hoping to try a few new rolls during the Taste of Ann Arbor: the 2 for 1 roll offer means you get two of the exact same rolls. There’s no option to mix/match for rolls of an equal or lesser value. I wish this was more clearly stated online or over the phone while placing the order. The person taking my order did not confir ... read more
Malaysia Wray via google.com - May 30, 2020
I like this place, but tired of grumpiness at the cash register when doing takeout. I'll probably go somewhere else next time.
Julie D via google.com - May 21, 2020
Clean ... read more
Roderick Williams via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Amazing food, owned by people who care and have a superb work ethic!!!
Robin Rule via google.com - Feb 24, 2020
Great lunch specials, and all day happy hour. Food was good.
Jake via google.com - Feb 18, 2020
Great sushi selection and fun environment.
Michael B. via google.com - Feb 18, 2020
I love the lunch special.
Thomas Ownns via google.com - Feb 17, 2020
Best Ramen, California rolls and appetizers!!! Love this spot.
Rogelia Sweeney via google.com - Feb 9, 2020
Excellent service and great staff. I came back to this place a second time. The nigiri sushi, chicken sliders, and tea are very good. I didn’t enjoy the spider roll or the yakisoba as much as I did the first time. But I will say the shrimp lobster version of yakisoba is tastier. I really wanted to love this place because of the staff ... read more
Arianna via google.com - Feb 3, 2020
My only complaint about my visit ...
My only complaint about my visit was how confusing the restaurant week menu was. They used the word "or" so I thought I had to choose but the waitress said we didn't get a choice, we got ALL of the food listed on the menu. Say what?!  For $18 total for two people's lunch ($9 pp)....

We each started with a giant bowl of chicken
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Susan M. via yelp.com - Jan 26, 2020
Wonderful options and great noodles.
Sevin Dennis via google.com - Jan 21, 2020
I'd try it again but eating there instead of carry-out.
Deb Bohn via google.com - Jan 19, 2020
Premium authentic food.
Stephen Maples via google.com - Jan 11, 2020
The spot is awesome and broad, the meals was delightful and the rates were very fair. fast, effective service and very friendly staff members. I highly recommend this place.
uyiuo ghgkjl via google.com - Jan 8, 2020
Fantastic dinner tonight at the ...
Fantastic dinner tonight at the sushi bar.   Attentive staff was appreciated after a long day in meetings.   I would recommend this to any business travelers staying in the area or along state street.    I had spicy salmon roll and California  roll.   Both were great.  Scallop and tuna for sushi and the pieces were as long as my I ph ... read more
Liz T. via yelp.com - Dec 18, 2019
I don't know much about Japanese food, but I thought it was very good ... read more
Sajad Zalzala via google.com - Dec 11, 2019
Great food and wine menu. Friendly ...
Great food and wine menu. Friendly service. Sushi tastes fresh. Ramen servings are enormous. Lunch specials are a great deal. I have never been disappointed eating here about 1-2/month for several years ... read more
Donna D. via yelp.com - Nov 27, 2019
Great speciality rolls. Nice environment with several different areas to eat/-drink ... read more
Debbie Crownover via google.com - Nov 24, 2019
I can't even properly tell you ...
I can't even properly tell you how awesome their lunch special is, BEST DEAL IN TOWN! Try for yourself, you'll love it!!!
Mike B. via yelp.com - Nov 24, 2019
Good lunch specials ... read more
Brett Hagen via google.com - Nov 19, 2019
They have great specials for the rolls and drinks. Food was great. Place is clean. I would reconmend.
s barros via google.com - Nov 1, 2019
I am a regular at this establishment ...
I am a regular at this establishment, and with good reason. The ambiance is clean, relaxing and beautiful... right down to the music. Every member of the staff is unbelievably courteous and helpful. They go out of their way  to accommodate patrons. The food is also excellent. Whether you order sushi, ramen or udon, the portions and q ... read more
Radhika R. via yelp.com - Oct 28, 2019
Large, excellent portions, enough for two.
Charles Gibson via google.com - Oct 25, 2019
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