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146 Monroe Center St NW, Ste 102, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2809
616-233-9881
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10:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Awesome find and fresh Sushi

We have ate Sushi all over the country and for the prices this was one of our favorites! Staff was very nice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Portage, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We have ate Sushi all over the country and for the prices this was one of our favorites! Staff was very nice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Located in the basement of an office building. If it wasn't for the sign outside, I would of never guess there is a restaurant inside. Lunch is self serve, you take the sushi menu and pick what you want. Hand that to the chef behind the counter. They bring it out to you. Seating is inside (5 tables), and outside... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have to laugh because my husband and I came here based on reviews and I was initially very unimpressed with the atmosphere...at least for a date night getaway. I thought maybe it wasn't going to be the experience I was hoping for. But soon after we ordered our food and sat down, we were very much well served by... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I've eaten at sushi yama at least a few times a year for at least the last 5 years. I have yet to be disappointed. The location is convenient yet hidden away in the sublevel of McKay tower. The selection is what you would expect from a typical sushi restaurant, but the prices are much lower (especially for lunch). The... More 

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Haslett, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Ate here recently while in town for a conference at the Amway Grand. Excellent location to the hotel and very walkable. Quaint location in the bottom of the McKay Tower, but had a nice atmosphere. The sushi was good, but wasn't amazing. The salmon in one of the rolls didn't seem super fresh, but the other than that every was... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It is strange to admit this but I never had sushi this good! At first I thought it was going to be average but this small place completely surprised me! Among my favorites were the Kamikaze, Philly and Spicy Salmon Rolls plus the Yellowtail sashimi. Price and speed of service were really good too!

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Right across the street from the hotel and next to Bigby's. Do need to go downstairs to find! Excellent sushi and miso soup. Highly recommend!!!! Inexpensive but good!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Sushi Yama reminds me of the little sushi shops in Tokyo! It is tucked away in the basement of the McKay tower. Best place for lunch or a quick snack! I have never had a bad roll there! For something fun, try the baby octopus is excellent! So is their seaweed salad! and the miso is perfect!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

This is a (literally) hidden sushi gem in downtown GR. With two other sushi places on Monroe Center, I was surprised to find Sushi Yama and discover it has been around for years! They have a large, diverse selection of rolls at very good prices. I would not consider it a sit down restaurant, although they do have some tables.... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

This restaurant is located on the lower level of a shopping center, so the "dining area" is set up out in the interior walkway outside. Everyone I saw there was ordering take out, and so did I. Delicious sushi, with the added benefit of to go kimchi. Very fast service, friendly staff and centrally located downtown.

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Additional Information about Sushi Yama

Address: 146 Monroe Center St NW, Ste 102, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2809
Phone Number: 616-233-9881
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 15
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Korean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 Monroe Center St NW, Ste 102, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2809
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: 616-233-9881

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 15
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Korean
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm

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