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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
Boulder, Colorado
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

This restaurant probably deserves to be rated better than "average" but it does not justify "very good" so I had to score a bit lower. In my opinion it is worth a "good" but not higher. The restaurant space is a bit small and the location is not at all central so I would say this is a good option... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Great service. Great food. A little speedy but worth it.

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PHOENIX
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Really like this place, it was our first visit but we will go back they have superb sushi

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Some web sites have criticized this restaurant as having abysmally slow service at times, but if you hit it right , it is as good or better than any sushi place in the Phoenix area. We were fortunate to have Yasu as sushi chef on our last visit - a very friendly guy with a great enthusiasm for his food... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

My husband and I have been eating at Yasu Bistro regularly for the last year. We love their high quality, fresh sushi. The chef/owner, Yasu, flies his fish in fresh from Japan. He's a very freindly guy and will talk to you and answer your questions if you sit at the sushi bar in front of him. He's always willing... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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97 reviews 97 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2011

I go to Yasu as often as possible because they have the best sushi in the valley. My husband and I have tried probably a dozen other places throughout Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the other surrounding cities, and Yasu has the best quality and value we've found. The service can be slow when they're busy, which is often, but the quality... More 

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scottsdale
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

I gave yasu a try after reading the rave reviews. What was completely left out of all the reviews was the price.I`m sorry but a meal at yasu costs more than a meal at roka akor a much nicer ambiance with a much friendlier wait staff. I have no problem paying for excellence. However it should be clear to anyone... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2009

Great small Japanese locale. Super fresh innovative food from meticulously chosen ingredients. Try any of the daily special sushi. I had spectacular Spanish Mackerel and Abalone. Chased it down with perfect braised pork belly. Service could be tighter, but food worth drive from west side for.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2008

Charming small contemporary Japanese restaurant with incredible food. Terrific experience.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2008

Yasu was great! The restaurant is unexpected due to the surrounding complex (Armed Forces Recruiting site, Great Clips, and Target). The service and food were excellent. We had the fried tofu, spicy salmon, salmon tempura, and Phoenix rolls. The spicy salmon roll was a manageable size; the other rolls were considerably larger but still manageable. I thought the prices were... More 

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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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