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Yama Sushi & Sake Bar

926 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3412
+1 503-841-5463
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (12 reviews)
“volcano roll” (4 reviews)
“tuna tower” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
926 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3412
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Reviewed yesterday

I live part time in Hawaii, where sushi huts are ubiquitous. I've had good sushi, and I've eaten sushi at places where I'd never go back (especially after hepatitis A outbreaks and ensuing litigation). Yama is one of my new faves in the Pearl District....More

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Portland I expected to have really fresh sashimi but the portion size on my bento failed dismally, as did the freshness. Sorry, but Houston as you beat in this area. The artistry, creative assembly was fantastic. In all fairness I would rate this establishment...More

Thank Mhcole17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been so consistent. We have been going here since the year it opened and never have been disappointed. The fish is fresh, rolls are very creative and combinations are excellent. The staff is very friendly too! Mina is our favourite in the...More

Thank tellatraveltale
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We reserved their back room for our gathering of relatives. In all candor it's not an easy task servicing 19 people. The Yama staff did it with ease and grace. The food was outstanding and the service amazing considering the task. Each and every member...More

Thank Jefftimb
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My daughters are the sushi lovers, and they said that they thoroughly enjoyed this very good sushi. However, I am not a fan, so let me brag on the hot dish that I enjoyed: fajita-style vegetables with fish (salmon, white fish, mussels, clams, shrimp). SO...More

Thank fromAtl
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times. The agedashi tofu is always good, as is the sashimi appetizer and the miso marinated cod. The staff are helpful and polite and service is good.

Thank BRodrig
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch or diner. Prompt friendly service. Best sushi in town. Good vine and sake selection

Thank Constantin I
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have traveled the entire US and I can easily say this is my favorite sushi spot! Amazing experience sitting at the bar with the chef. I will be back again soon!

Thank madisseng
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We walked to this great location for sushi and were not disappointed. The food was fresh and quickly delivered to our table. I would definitely go back.

Thank MemoryCamera
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Some of the best sushi in town. I can't count on them being open, drove 30 min across town for sushi just to find out they closed early and I don't have time to go somewhere else.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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listed as portland MAINE should be portland OR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 926 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3412
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-841-5463
  • E-mail