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Sushi Yama Japanese Restaurant

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11745 Jefferson Ave Ste 2, Newport News, VA 23606-4410
+1 757-596-1150
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Aug 18, 2017
“Cozy, friendly place”
Aug 15, 2017
“A quick stop for a snack hits the spot”
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
11745 Jefferson Ave Ste 2, Newport News, VA 23606-4410
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Small, cozy hole in the wall with tables and a sushi bar. Chef and waitress are super friendly and the chef always sends something special to the table while we decide/wait like seared tuna. I suggest visiting later in the week, thursday through sunday. Always...More

Thank Mean B
Reviewed August 15, 2017

I keep coming back, their food is very good. Recently stopped in for a quick lunch snack, I got miso soup and a California roll, just what I needed to perk me up! It's a small place in a strip mall, it doesn't look like...More

Thank Meryl Ann B
Reviewed March 28, 2017

First, the address for this restaurant is different than what's listed. It looked like a newly opened location. The folks working were extremely attentive and friendly. Started to order two sushi rolls and was informed of a way to get two rolls while saving money...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed August 31, 2016

I started with the ginger salad and miso...both were average. My sashimi dinner was pretty decent overall and reasonably fresh. I had the sashimi dinner, while my co-workers had some specialty sushi rolls, of which I tried several pieces and they were rather bland overall....More

Thank MikeF_Orlando
Reviewed December 9, 2015

I had the chirashi and the fish was excellent. Large pieces of pristine meat. Superb. Great salad, and beer.

Thank Douglas N
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Not only does Sushi Yama have great sushi, but they have fantastic authentic ramen! This place is a hidden gem in Newport News.

Thank Katie R
Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten in Sushi Bars across the country for 25+ years. I have eaten here a couple thousand times since its opening. Sushi Yama is by far the best Sushi Bar in Hampton Roads! Everything awesome and fresh. Presentation always beautiful. Misco Soup is...More

Thank ytram1949
Reviewed April 15, 2015

I picked up sushi here for lunch once just because it was conveniently located, and it was SO good that I keep coming back! I primarily eat vegetarian sushi (often avocado rolls) and I usually also get miso soup and seaweed salad…every time I got...More

Thank Meryl Ann B
Reviewed March 22, 2015

This has to be some of the best sushi in Newport News. I always sit at the bar and watch their chef make the sushi. He is fascinating to watch; the sushi he creates is delicious and beautiful!

Thank Dani S
Reviewed July 31, 2014

This was my second visit to Sushi Yama. This time I dined alone and had a better idea of what to order (I am not big on Japanese food so I need to look at the pictures!) It is a very small place with a...More

Thank Guy H
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 11745 Jefferson Ave Ste 2, Newport News, VA 23606-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-596-1150
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