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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
+1 207-780-0880
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (115 reviews)
“bento box” (17 reviews)
“miso soup” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yosaku was a very good experience. My business partner has spent years in Japan and found several dishes that were authentic Japanese presentation and flavor. Excellent service, sushi, and cooked dishes made an excellent dinner experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Relaxed Sushi spot and lounge, serving very good sushi at moderate prices. Service is friendly and helpful, food served fast, and tastes very good. Alcohol is available. Parking is on street.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rexerazo
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We were staying at a nearby B&B and were walking into town. Saw this Japanese restaurant & decided to stop in for Sunday brunch. The sashimi & rolls were fantastic! Would return when next in Portland.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Q2271HZbarbaral
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. The food was fresh and excellently prepared. My wife and I, who like our Japanese food in a traditional style, were very satisfied, and we could tell that all the customers around us, especially the family at the next...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JamesF4886
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great little restaurant for the freshest Japanese food in Portland. My shrimp dumplings were steamed to perfection! Such a fresh taste! I complemented the dumplings with an appetizer order of chicken tempura. It was so tender & the batter light! The rice was sticky enough...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Prudygirl1
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The service at this place is great, there attentive and friendly. The food is amazing, in my experience no matter what you get it will be delicious. Some of my favorites are the dinner bento box and the Titanic roll. Great Japanese place

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jumpymackrel
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The employees were friendly, but the sushi was bad. The tuna/crab/shrimp rolls were stinky! It did not seem fresh enough. I am a huge sushi fan, but this was unappetizing and certainly not worth the money. I threw away more than half of it. :(

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alexislindsay
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Our family has been to Yosaku atleast 25 times over the past 10 years and have always enjoyed dinner here especially the scallop roll and the kids Bento Boxes are one of a kind. We brought along friends this past weekend and they had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 854derekg
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I have wanted to eat here for the past several years, but their hours are different. I was with my Lithuanian friends, and just happened by when they were open. What a pleasant surprise ! Everything was excellent. The service was excellent, the food superb....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I didn't know anything about this place until we walked by. First, outdoor seating is a plus in our short New England summers. The service was prompt and friendly. Not knowing what we wanted, the server recommended a combination sushi service. It came on a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BoilerDaveNH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0880
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