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Yasu Sushi Bistro

$$ - $$$
Paradise Valley
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4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636
+1 602-787-9181
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We are long time customers here, but the service was terrible and the food was marginal at best; maybe it was an off night but that does not explain the service. Felt like persona non grata.

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Thank JD2131
New York, NY
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98 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

We have never been disappointed in a meal here. They do the standards very well, and the creative dishes are always delicious. It's not cheap, but you won't feel like you overpaid. Occasionally we've had to wait a few minutes for a table, even on weeknights, but we're heading there again tonight, and we know we won't be disappointed. The... More 

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Thank ptrw
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Menus for dinner overwhelming at first glance especially if you have come for your favorite sushi roll or favorite fish. But waitress did fabulous job pointing out special options we also sat at sushi bar small but with chef Yasu explaining the freshness of the specials and preparation. This is a place to enjoy different and freshest dishes we have... More 

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Thank docsedona
Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

It was decent food; green beans and soft crab skewers were pretty good but we were charged for things like water. I would assume we would have been told about charging for water.

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Thank Jenjen9873
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

By far the best sushi in north east Phoenix. Although the menus, between four or five different ones, may seem overwhelming they are actually only a single page each. About the same as the the multi page menus at most restaurants. But you should ignore the menus and order the specials or what your server recommends. You will rarely be... More 

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Thank kevinroberttrimble
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Excellent ambience, not too large, with excellent service, and food that was unique and equally delicious. Prepared by a true artisan. Great drinks. Price of fair for the service and quality.

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Thank mark l
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to this place for a while now and Chef Yasu continues to wow us with his creativity. I recommend omakase dining experience where Chef Yasu takes your taste buds on a journey. This is truly a unique experience here in the Valley.

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Thank Igor Y
Arizona
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this place. Food is amazing, especially all the different sauces that come with the dishes. Service was great. Lizette is great. But it is very cold in this restaurant. Cold air blowing on me even if said it twice. Bring a jacket.

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Thank Christiane1303
Paradise Valley, Arizona
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Best Japanese food in Phoenix As recommended by the waiter I ordered a Japanese premium whiskey which when delivered had only 1/2 inch whiskey The waiter explained that was all there was and added that I should, nevertheless try it. Without liquor the average cost of our meal was $60.00 per person.We ordered many dishes to share. With the exception... More 

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Thank dave b
Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2016

We had trouble ordering dishes to share so waiter did it for us. One at a time 18 dishes were presented to us, first light then hearty. Imaginative presentations, unusual variety, all delicious. Expensive but within limits we'd set. A truly memorable meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
  • Neighborhood: Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 602-787-9181

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