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Sushi by Yoshi

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2 E Chestnut St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3510
+1 508-228-1801
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Aiea, United States
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

In late September, my husband and I spent two idyllic days on Nantucket. The first night was a bit rainy, so we decided to have dinner at Sushi by Yoshi so that we could have noodles in soup, a sort of comfort food. I can honestly say that the bowl of soba noodles in broth I ordered at Sushi by... More 

Thank Charlene O
Edwards, Colorado
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Tucked down a side street in Nantucket Town is Yoshi's Sushi. an island mainstay for many years (remodeled after a fire a couple of years ago) has a good assortment of Sushi as well as other Japanese selections. The soups and appetizers are ample and good. This is not gourmet food but it is good . The sushi is good... More 

Thank Mrellgee
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I realize this place has been on the island for many years but it does not hold up to the high quality of other Nantucket eateries. The sushi is just ok; spicy tuna roll was not that spicy. The chicken teriyaki is fried nuggets that are bland and hard. Same with the salmon dinner-why would you deep fry salmon? The... More 

Thank bjgpaul
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Consistency is key in restaurants, and Sushi By Yoshi always comes through. I mostly grab take out but will occasionally grab a Miso soup and a Philly roll for lunch inside. Great staff, even smiley when they are swamped! They also stay open year round, which isn't easy to do on Nantucket, so I like supporting them whenever I can.... More 

Thank nantucketbybike
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Yoshi has been an island institution for some time. Owner Terri is serious about his cuisine. Ask him where he sources his tuna: local in season and flown in from Japan when not. Now that they have a liquor license for wine and beer we hope we can still get in. Take out is mighty nice too.

Thank Leighton C
Sharon, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

We walked in with no expectations. Blown away by quality of food and excellent recommendations from the waiter--such as yummy Tokyo Style Ramen.

Thank paulahilton
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is our "go to" restaurant, all year 'round. Yoshi offers a great selection of very fresh seafood. In addition to Sushi, there is tempura, Japanese fusion entrees, great salads, appetizers and soups. You can't go wrong. This summer a bar will be added in addition to BYOB. The wait staff is super and the atmosphere relaxed.

Thank Deborah D
Nantucket, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

this is great little restaurant , only seats a few , but has QUICK take out available too , and they are open year-round

Thank Dee02554
Sharon MA, USA
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290 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

we arrived at 4:30 PM just when the place opened. Service was very good -- food came quickly. We had several of the Nantucket special sushis -- Mitchell, Ocean, and the daily special. All were tasty and well made. Miso soup and seaweed salad were also good. Only criticism -- no brewed tea -- only teabags. Sushi was pricey --... More 

Thank Shakespeare_fan
Boston, Massachusetts
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

The sushi here is good, but it is the lunch entrees that are the star. The Chicken Ramen and the Shrimp Tempura are both among my favorites. Very filling and hearty. I always leave Yoshi's glad that I ate there.

Thank islndtrvlr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E Chestnut St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3510
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-1801

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?