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3225 Rainbow Dr, Rainbow City, AL 35906-5857
+1 256-413-0012
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The sushi was wonderful! The volcano roll and the Alabama roll is the best! The staff is great! We eat here regularly! And would recommend to anyone.

Thank Kristen M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Asahi was once in my "Top 3", but with changes in ownership in 2016, came a significant decline in food quality in my humble opinion. Their sushi is still very very good, but the Combination Bulgogi, my favorite dish, is very disappointing. I'm always hesitant to give a restaurant a negative review, but unfortunately, I would not be true to... More 

Thank Wesman44
Palm Harbor, Florida
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618 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was one of our favorite places to eat in Gadsden. We looked forward to the staff and the sushi. It had been a few months since our last trip and were shocked to discover that there were new owners and a new staff. We ordered our usual nigiri and a couple of rolls. The service was slow, but worse... More 

4 Thank dragonflytw65
Ashville, Alabama
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Not as good since they reopened. I loved the Matthew roll before they closed, now it is just bland. The love love sauce isn't the same either. This use to be my favorite place to get sushi. The miso soup was not the same and wasn't as good. Disappointed that I have to drive to Trussville now for sushi.

1 Thank JshsGrl
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I love the food here and the prices, bit my husband doesn't love sushi. Plus, it's just not clean looking anywhere in there. I've seen bugs in there, and the bathrooms aren't very clean either. I have gotten take out, but my husband won't go back. They need to clean it up and sanitize it.

Thank jfdavis63
Gadsden, Alabama
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I don't know if they have changed ownership or chefs but the food is not the same. This used to be my favorite place to eat in rainbow city. Something has happened. I ordered steak teriyaki and it tasted like fish. I thought maybe something was wrong with my taste buds but my daughter had chicken teriyaki and she told... More 

Thank Alabamaprincess
Rainbow City, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great food ! I am never disappointed... Very friendly atmosphere Very clean ,this means a lot to me ...

Thank dynie2016
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite place we have found! We have been to almost ever sushi restaurant from Huntsville to Birmingham and this is our favorite. The sauces are great if you like a lot. The owners are very friendly. If you go the Matthew roll is a must try! Tell Tracy that Matthew sent you :)

Thank fallin22
Gadsden, Alabama
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Gadsden!!!!! And best Asians hands down!!! Love this place! We eat there every week!!!!!

Thank Sarahdragan
Southside, Alabama
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I love to eat at Asahi. First, I like the fact that it is locally owned. That is a plus. The service is always exceptional, and the food is delicious. I always take out of town visitors to Asahi to eat, and they are always impressed.

Thank Deedie900

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Rainbow Dr, Rainbow City, AL 35906-5857
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Rainbow City
  • Phone Number: +1 256-413-0012

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