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Masu Sushi

406 SW 13th Avenue, Ste 202, Portland, OR 97205-2359 (Downtown)
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Ranked #196 of 3,545 restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese, Vegetarian
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Burnside
Description: Portland's second story sushi haven: unique by design, extraordinary in quality. Serving Portland's largest and freshest selection of fish since 2004. Imitated but never equalled. Locally owned and family operated.
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Small portions but food was very tasty. More Japanese fusion than authentic Japanese. Casual atmosphere. Our server was attentive and efficient. Host gave us a list of things to do after we told him it was our first time to Portland and that we were heading to the Gorge and up the coast over the next few days. Very friendly... More

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White Plains, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Was it great, no, was it terrible, no. Far from these reviews which makes me ponder the value of these reviews. Saki served in regular drink glasses, sushi was simple, small for the fee, nothing to brag about. It simply was ok. Ambiance, room is open, nice but nothing authentic Japanese. Dining w people in shorts and t shirts. I... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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263 reviews 263 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I came here for dinner and was expecting MUCH more from the reviews I had read here and elsewhere on other websites. The short story is : beware, this place is VERY OVERPRICED !!! and over hyped and simply average sushi is all there is here. The interior is nice enough and pleasant but absolutely there is nothing great or... More

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Seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We dined at this restaurant on the Sunday of last Memorial Day weekend. It was pretty much decided in advance that we'd order the Omakase based off of the overall great reviews of this restaurant. However, we were greatly disappointed when our most gracious waitress advised us that they had been so tremendously busy the past couple of days over... More

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San Diego, California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Great prices for delicious sushi. We sampled various dishes, all excellent, good options for those who don't eat raw fish also. Good saki.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I can't believe this place has such high rating on the app. Crazy!! We came here around 2pm and there was only another table of guest dining there. But we waited for our plates for more than 20mins! And that's not just it! The sushi we order was way below average! I can believe that they charge so high on... More

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Lethbridge
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118 reviews 118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We recently visited Portland and went to Masu Sushi because it was close to our hotel and after spending a lot of time in Japan, we generally try out Japanese restaurants in most places we go. We knew very little about this restaurant in advance and were greatly impressed. We started with miso soup, which was possibly the best we... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Very good place for groups or couples as the dining room is large, airy/open and yet somehow not too noisy or dull like a cafeteria. Excellent sushi but not the most creative rolls I've ever had, which is why only 4 stars. Very fresh tasting. We have been here twice on two separate trips and it was excellent both times.... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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641 reviews 641 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
417 helpful votes 417 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I had high expectations going in. I ate by myself at the bar which is actually nice as its probably half the seating in the place. The space is high ceiling loft like. Staff is great. Lots of sake on the menu. Sushi was good. Above average. Not fantastic.

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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We've been to Masu Sushi a number of times and are never disappointed. In addition to excellent sushi and sashimi, the cooked food is also excellent. On our last visit we enjoyed the calamari, the japanese miso-eggplant flash fried and dressed with kyoto miso, and especially the grilled mackerel. My son loved the tonkotsu ramen kyushu-style pork bone broth. Service... More

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