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Yasu Sushi Bistro

4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636 (Paradise Valley)
602-787-9181
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The sushi is always fresh and excellent; never a bad meal...the staff is always friendly including Yasu!!! Busy on Friday and Saturday nights...for the reviews complaining about the service being slow, this is not a "fast food restaurant". The best sake: Shirakabe; the Albacore Tuna creation is marvelous; the wait staff: Brian, Lexi, Dion are always excellent as well as... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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80 reviews 80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is the best sushi I have had in AZ. Excellent, fresh, large selection, wonderful waiters, beer that is actually from Japan and NOT Canada! It gets packed early. Make a reservation.

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scottsdale, az
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Just came back from what WAS my favorite Sushi/Japanese restaurant in the valley. The service was god awful and the restaurant wasn't even close to capacity. Our waiter didn't have a clue as to what he was doing..............food was uneven at best..................Everyone can have an off night..........and maybe the chef was having such a night...............They seriously need to re-train their... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This place hardly needs another review but I feel compelled. Yasu is the owner and head chef. A true artist of delicious Japanese creations. This is our second time here and I can't wait to go back. My new favorite restaurant in Pheonix area but I'm partial to Sushi. We went this time on a Monday night. It was quiet... More

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

In Phx for work and play, recommended to come here by our nearby hotel. My colleague and I were warmly greeted to a busy restaurant. The table by the door wasn't a problem. The Waiter needs to relax a little we were clear we hadn't been there before but he expected us to be experts in all things Japanese. That... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

The restaurant is located in a strip mall. The menu is very creative, the sushi and sashimi tasted fresh. Service can be slow at times, but if you are not in a hurry, this is definitely a restaurant you will need to try.

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Upland, California, United States
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198 reviews 198 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Sit down and get handed at least five confusing menus. But the sauces are creative and different for every dish. Not afraid of a little spicy kick. Food is beautifully presented. Reasonably attentive service. Busy, and not too quiet. No idea why a TV is playing silently on the wall. Seemed out of place. Sushi, sashimi, and a wonderful whole... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We went here based on the reviews and left the restaurant scratching our heads in confusion. I was misled and want others to know before they blindly reserve a table like we did. Small restaurants usually mean cozy and intimate. This place was not at all at capacity, which was a sign we should have heeded at the beginning. We... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

I had such high hopes for this place after all the glowing reviews and i must say I feel extremely misled. Sushi was grocery store quality for more than double the price , service was more than lacking, she seemed to push the most expensive items. The dessert was the only thing my husband and I liked but that is... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012 via mobile

Started good. We ordered our Tapas and drinks, which were tasty. After that we were kinda forgot about. It took almost an hour to get a second drink and order our main course.

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Additional Information about Yasu Sushi Bistro

Address: 4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636
Phone Number: 602-787-9181
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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