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303 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611
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Ranked #7 of 151 Restaurants in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $35
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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English first
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We tried several dishes and all were phenomenal. If it is available, I highly recommend the lobster tempura. It was so delicious that we ordered a second. If you are looking for great sushi, make sure to reserve your table early as this place is very popular!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We dined in the bar, so had the "lite" experience, what we had was good, but we left felling a bit peckish to be honest. maybe we were not in the right frame for a such/ sashimi based dinner. What we had was good, but just not quite enough for what we spent

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Aspen, Colorado
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is one of the best sushi restaurants in the country. The staff is very knowledgeable, and the menu is extensive. However, buyer beware, this place is crazy expensive.

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Atlanta, GA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love sushi, but Matsuhisa takes it to another level. Every year, this is my go-to Aspen splurge. Situated in the basement of a historic Aspen home (the bar is upstairs), Matsuhisa is a hip, modern, lively restaurant serving the best in creative, gourmet sushi (and other Japanese fare, for the non-sushi eaters in your crowd). It is very expensive,... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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173 reviews 173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Our family of four dined at this upscale Aspen restaurant for New Year’s Eve. We have dined in many fine restaurants all over the world to celebrate this holiday but we’ve never had this unpleasant of an experience. From the moment we were seated we felt as though we were imposing on the waiter’s time. He came by neighboring tables... More 

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Spring Creek, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Amazing food! Great staff. Everything we were looking for. It was a bit spendy, but we knew that going in, so we just went for it!

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Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I eat here every time I am in Aspen. The atmosphere is like most Nobu restaurants--underwhelming. But the food is anything but. The off the menu Adam roll is amazing, and the Nobu junmai daiginjo sushi is a great accompaniment!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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178 reviews 178 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Even if you don't think that you would like a Japanese restaurant, you will like this one. This is not a typical Japanese restaurant. I do not eat sushi, but my husband does and said that it was wonderful. Our server recommended a few small dishes which we shared as appetizers.They were all delicious. Then, I had the king crab... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Ok. So I don't really like Sushi. But I am always open to new restaurants. So we visited Matsuhisa. My lovely wife of course had Sushi. So did our dinner guests. For me I found a wonderful variety of very delectable options. When our dinners arrived all of us were completely satisfied with exquisite dishes. This is definitely an excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Simple review- Good Restaurant, Good Sushi, Good Service. Only issue was due to one of the waiters obsessively and repeatedly trying to sell us an overpriced piece of Sushi ("Toro"), which later on turned out to be 1/2 of the price for the whole meal (4 pieces covered 1/2 of a meal for 3 people.)

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Additional Information about Matsuhisa-Aspen

Address: 303 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970-544-6628
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 35
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Contemporary

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