Looking to satisfy your appetite for Japanese fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Japanese spots around Saint Paul, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.
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First on the list is Kyatchi. Located at 308 E. Prince St. downtown, the sushi bar and Japanese spot is the highest-rated Japanese restaurant in Saint Paul, boasting 4.5 stars out of 82 reviews on Yelp.
2. Ishita Ramen
Next up is Summit-University's Ishita Ramen, situated at 712 University Ave. West, Suite 103. With four stars out of 124 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score ramen has proved to be a local favorite.
3. Ichiddo Ramen
Highland's Ichiddo Ramen, located at 2073 Ford Parkway, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Asian fusion spot, which offers ramen and more, 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews.
4. Yumi Japanese Restaurant & Bar
Yumi Japanese Restaurant & Bar, a Japanese spot that offers beer, wine and spirits and more in Summit-University, is another go-to, with four stars out of 10 Yelp reviews. Head over to 400 Selby Ave. to see for yourself.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the Saint Paul area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more customer feedback. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants climbed to 82 per business on Fridays, compared to 57 daily transactions on average on Mondays.
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