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8451 SE 68th St Ste 104, Mercer Island, WA
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good Japanese food in nice setting ... worth a bit of travel

We visit this restaurant two or three times each month, The wait staff is usually not up to par with the quality of food. All dishes are well prepared.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
rockySeattleArea
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Seattle Area
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  • Families with children
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Seattle Area
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88 reviews 88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visit this restaurant two or three times each month, The wait staff is usually not up to par with the quality of food. All dishes are well prepared.

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Seattle, Washington
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499 reviews 499 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Yuzen is definitely worth a trip to Mercer Island! The food is terrific and the staff is super friendly. My 5 kids, husband and I have been many times and have ordered everything from cooked entrees to sushi to sashimi to bento. It is all excellent. We would highly recommend Yuzen!

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fort myers
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place is nasty. Fish is never fresh. We've been there a few times and we are done. Service is so slow. It takes forever to get your food.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

It's a family run restaurant and they take care of it. The whole staff are pleasant and want you there.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Located in the south end of Mercer Island, Yuzen offers delicious authentic Japanese food of high quality. The sashimi/sushi is always fresh. Our family enjoys eating at Yuzen often. Our favorites include the sushi, chicken Katsu, tempura and chicken yakisoba.

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Kirkland, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

hidden away in a small neighborhood shopping center at the south end of Mercer Island, Washington, this is a truly ethnic Japanese restaurant with very good food and very considerate service. Frequented by upper income residents, the prices and quantity of food is a tremendous value. Go for lunch and spend $8.50 to $10.00 for a full meal.

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Central Point, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Literally the best Japanese food I've ever eaten! Best sushi, best vegetable tempura, best grilled melt-in-your mouth teriyaki salmon! I'd give anything if I didn't live 400 miles away. It's a restaurant I would dine at regularly - I'd keep coming back over and over again.

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Mercer Island, Washington, United States
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Our neighborhood secret restaurant ............... is Yuzen Japanese Restaurant that minutes from our door is always a great treat for let’s not cook tonight! Always busy but never to crowed to quickly find a table. My favorite is the salmon cakes and the amazing sauce. Great selection of Saki to go along with the $1 Maguro sushi specials. Sit at... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We were visiting Mercer Island this week and came upon Yuzen, an out-of-the way Japanese restaurant situated in a quiet shopping plaza. The food was really quite good and the atmosphere was kid friendly and family oriented. My wife had a vegetable tempura dish, which was very tasty. I ordered a California roll and a mixed medley of shitake and... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

This is the only restaurant on Mercer Island that I'd put on a favorites list. We've been here 10 to 20 times over the past year. The sushi is exceptional and the restaurant is very laid back and family friendly. There are usually many kids in booster seats etc. The $1 nigeri is a great deal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8451 SE 68th St Ste 104, Mercer Island, WA
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mercer Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?