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303 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611
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Ranked #7 of 148 Restaurants in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $35 - $35
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Monarch
Transit: Roaring Fork Transit Authority (RFTA) has stops on either side of our location; at Paepke Park (Main St and Aspen St) as well as Galena (Main St and Galena). It is a one block walk to Matsuhisa Aspen (Main and Monarch).
Description: Matsuhisa Aspen is nestled beneath a quaint victorian house in the mountain town of Aspen Colorado and features the cuisine of world renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Japanese-inspired seafood and sushi, as well as an ultra-hip scene and lively bar crowd can best describe Matsuhisa Aspen. We are a continuation of Matsuhisa L.A., Nobu New York, Nobu London and may more locations around the world.
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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Spinach salad was excellent with wonderful flavors. Sashimi was fresh and portions were good. Quiet quaint outdoor patio and the service was exceptional! Ask for Rian, her knowledge and demeanor was everything you want in a server. We will be back!!

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Park City, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I ate dinner at the sushi bar while on a business trip. The sushi Chef, Phillip, was very friendly and the server (wish I could remember his name) was also fantastic. I ordered what they recommended and it was all delicious! I do wish they wouldn't yell out their Japanese welcome each time a table sits down - a little... More

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Denver, Colorado
14 reviews 14 reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A friend recommended me to visit Matsuhisa during my recent stay in Aspen. Typically you need reservations for the main dining room floor but they have walk-in bar seating to the side with a limited menu. I knew the food would be pricey but was surprised for what I would get for the price. My "meal" cost $60 and for... More

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Austin, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is one of our favorite places in Aspen. It is quite expensive but worth every penny. Every dish was outstanding. Our grand kids 4 and 2 even enjoyed it.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I love sushi and this was definitely good stuff!! We were seated immediately ( I recommend having a reservation). The food was out quick and was extremely fresh and tasty. If you are looking for good sushi in Aspen....look no further!

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We made reservations for dinner. The place was packed but we were seated right away. We ordered the mushroom soup and several different sushi orders. We loved it. The sushi was the best I've ever had. You will not disappointed. Do yourself a favor and make reservations.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in aspen! The food was incredible. I'm a vegetarian and they had several options. I ended up getting the tempura and a vegetable roll. Omg amazing! My husband got the eggplant muso and it was good, but too sweet for me. He also had two fish rolls, which he liked a lot. The service was wonderful and... More

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Silicon Valley
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The sushi is fresh and well prepared, but even the omakase left me in doubt that the restaurant is worth the premium pricing. Always a scene, so if you are looking for that side of Aspen, this is your spot, but if it's the meal itself that is most important, Aspen has other options.

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Have enjoyed Sushi all around the country, but never, have I had sushi as wonderful as we did at Matsuhisa in Aspen. In fact, there should be another word for sushi eaten anywhere else, after enjoying dinner at Matsuhisa. The fish was fresh, texture was perfect, service superb.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were a gargantuan crowd of 19 last night at Aspen's see-and-be-seen Matsu Hisu sushi restaurant. This is my second outing at one of Matushisa Nobu's restaurants in a month; a couple of weeks ago I was at Nobu 57 in New York City. The sushi and sashimi at all of his restaurants is the best quality. Period. See stylemarm.com... More

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