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continues everyday…but please check back for updated information about us later this evening.  For now, here is what the critics are saying.

OAKLAND MAGAZINE
“You’ll no doubt encounter a wait—even on a weeknight—at this wildly popular neighborhood sushi house, but it’s worth it, especially for those with a hankering for big, meaty hunks of sushi and adventurous rolls. The Rock-n-Roll, for instance, is a spicy tuna roll uniquely interpreted with an extra layer of spice to make for a scorching finish. Moderate prices, friendly chefs and those ever-imaginative rolls make Mijori a definite crowd-pleaser.”


MOST ORIGINAL SUSHI ~ EAST BAY EXPRESS 2009
“Not your father’s sushi. Actually, it’s not his father’s sushi. Jimmy Kim took over this Grand Avenue standout from his dad and spun it in a new direction. The recipe worked — ensuring long lines just about every night (except Sundays, when the restaurant is closed)…read more.

BEST JAPANESE/SUSHI RESTAURANT ~ EAST BAY EXPRESS 2008
“The best seat in the house at this eternally packed Grand Lake sushi joint is at the bar. Sure, you’d have more space at the tables, but the bar is where you can eye the speckled quail eggs, fish roe, and chunks of octopus in refrigerated cases as you decide on your order…read more.