A high-protein diet can help build muscle, which comes in handy for fighting off a shark that is also on a high-protein diet. Take a bite out of the circle of life with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of Japanese fare at Murasaki Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in Stillwater.
Murasaki pleases palates with an eclectic menu of hibachi comestibles, fresh sushi, teriyaki dishes, and an armada of imported Japanese beers and sake. Described as "spectacular" by the Star Tribune and three random stomachs that have featured its cuisine, the Japanese steakhouse's sushi menu swims with possibilities such as the Murasaki deluxe ($25), 10 pieces of fresh nigiri floating beside a tuna roll. The succulent sukiyaki ($18) sizzles thinly sliced rib-eye beef or chicken in a cast-iron skillet alongside an all-star squad of shitake mushrooms, cellophane noodles, and assorted vegetables. Sidle up to one of the steakhouse sanctuary's teppanyaki hibachi tables with your date or goateed alter ego and entertain taste buddies with the choice sirloin dinner for two($38.95), 16 ounces of sirloin served with an appetizer, soup, Samurai spoon, salad, vegetables, and rice.
Five Yelpers give Murasaki Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar a three-star average. Three Insider Pagers give the restaurant a four-star average and seven Google Mappers give it a five-star average. 81% of Urbanspooners recommend the restaurant:
- My family has being [sic] going to Murasaki for the past year and it is THE spot to get authentic, delicous [sic] sushi among many other great items from the menu. – Sarah, Google Maps
- This is pretty first rate in every dimension. The sushi is fresh and generous and the teppanyaki is super. – Rich, Urbanspoon
Murasaki Sushi Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
The hibachi and sushi chefs at Murasaki Sushi Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar concoct specialty rolls, tempura, and hibachi-style dishes such as the calamari steak dinner. While enjoying teppanyaki with groups of friends or new acquaintances made while trapped inside a speeding bus, diners can drink sake martinis and cocktails such as the Lotus Blossom, a mix of cold sake, lychee, and lime juice with a sugar-coated rim. Murasaki Steakhouse is only open during dinner hours.
1491 Stillwater Blvd. N
Stillwater, Minnesota 55082Get Directions