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Yama Sushi & Sake Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This small outpost in the Pearl District serves your favorites and cool specials. The night I was there I had some great King Salmon sashimi. I would also recommend the special marinated sashimi plates. Service was outstanding and friendly. If you like sake you will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank GeorgeY892
Reviewed April 6, 2019

We go here often. Service is just barely OK sometimes. Come on people! They pool tips so this is not an incentive to give great service. We even met the owner once and seemed like she didn’t care that we were dining in their restaurant....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ny b
Reviewed March 11, 2019

This is truly one of the best Japanese restaurants in Portland. They have an extensive menu, and every time I've ever eaten there, the food delicious. They have a special Signature Menu with incredible food, including my very favorite, the "Flaming Jack". The Lobster Roll...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Tricia S
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Called ahead for 2 orders of tuna poke as well as 2 miso soups. The soup was exactly what I expected though not super hot which is understandable as we got it to go. The tuna poke did have a lot of tuna which was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheTravellingRoberto
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Raw oysters were fantastic; baked oysters were ok. Sushi choices were varied and all good. Flaming salmon roll was interesting. Tempura was excellent. Crispy spring rolls good. Beef skewers a bit too peppery and, surprisingly, not very tender. Food for all did not come at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

This place looked unassuming from the outside, but man-oh-man was the sushi DELICIOUS!! Not only was the presentation gorgeous, but the fish was incredibly fresh tasting and it's one of the few times that a sushi place doesn't over do it with the rice. It...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jenny M
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We really liked the food...once we got it. They sat us at an outside table, after about 10 minutes I managed to flag down a waitress to order drinks. Once delivered the food was excellent. Worth a try, just bring your patience, I guess.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DocWard
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Next time I want to order one of the sushi boats because they look like so much fun, and even though they're $100 or more, they're probably a decent deal. The table next to us got one and it seemed they took home gobs of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank h22101
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Have dined here a few times and find the food alright. Service is a bit slow but the dishes come out looking nice. It's pricey for what you get, but it is in a lovely area of Portland. My real disappointment has to do not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank G H
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We ate there 3 times just so we could try all the delicious specialty rolls and traditional rolls. Everything was so fresh. The traditional rolls were all good, can't say I had a favorite. The specialty rolls were a lot of fun. You need to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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