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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
+1 207-780-0880
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (106 reviews)
“bento box” (16 reviews)
“miso soup” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Excellent sushi and sashimi, hot and cold soba dishes, and a variety of tempura and grilled food. All good quality, fair prices and excellent service and ambience. Some unusual Japanese dishes for the daring.

Thank js485squid
Reviewed 11 May 2018

8 of us went here for a late lunch and sat outside on a nice 70 degree day. The outside is really nice as you can see from the pictures, it really sets the scene and makes you somewhat forget where you are. The food...More

Thank Kendall_ashlee
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is the best traditional American/Japanese sushi restaurant in Portland. Incredibly fresh and carefully prepared. Great for lunch or dinner. The waitstaff are well trained and courteous. My favs are the NY Yankee roll as well as almost any sashimi. Priced right. If you want...More

Thank ME_EATS_207
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been deathly sick since eating brunch yesterday. The sushi was falling apart when he held it & everything had an old fishy smell to it. Seriously we have been so sick since midnight...not good

Thank wanderlustatheart8
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I travel a lot for work so I use tripadvisor to find restaurants. I chose this place based on the reviews and it did not disappoint. Fish was extremely fresh, rice was great. Good pricing for sushi. Service was good- I was seated right away....More

Thank rds8000
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Tonight we went to Yosaku with a couple we are good friends with. We were seated right away and didn’t have to wait long for water. But then it took awhile for our drink order to be taken and even longer for our food order...More

2  Thank MaineGirl87
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love sushi and have been through most of the Sushi restaurants in Portland where we always have fresh fish. Yosaku is our current favorite as it combines excellent quality sushi with moderate prices. The Nigiri and roll platters are outstanding! Miyake on Fore Street...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Was there anything wrong with my experience at Yosaku? No. But given the hype and the price, my husband and I both left a little disappointed and eager to try other alternatives to find a better go-to. There just wasn't any wow factor. For the...More

Thank runintherain
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Their Take Platter is a tremendous value of enough sushi rolls to satisfy four people. Pleasant service and ambiance.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 20 November 2017

On the recommendation of a hotel desk clerk, we tried Yosaku on a crazy busy Friday night in Portland. The wait for a table was long, so my daughter and I sat at the counter. There were two young men manning the counter doing everything...More

Thank Barbara W
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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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