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“Best Sushi downtown GRR!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sushi Yama

Sushi Yama
146 Monroe Center St NW, Ste 102, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2809
616-233-9881
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Ranked #59 of 747 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Price range: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Korean
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Best Sushi downtown GRR!”
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!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“GR sushi secret”
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.
I've only ever ordered takeout and they do a good job of packaging everything (including soup) so that it does not spill. The rolls, salad, soup, edamame...its all good! It is only one man and an assistant and their fish is always fresh.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Michigan
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Great Sushi AND Kimchi in one stop!”
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.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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