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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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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 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. My co-worker shared the bland opinion.

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

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

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Thank Douglas N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 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.

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Thank Katie R
Williamsburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 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 awesome. I can just eat the rice as it's taste is awesome too. Small place... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 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 takeout from this place, it was delicious and the price was great! The folks there... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 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!

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Thank Dani S
Newport News, Virginia
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 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 few tables in the front, a dining room with three tables toward the back and... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

I have been going to Sushi Yama for 13 years, and have never been disappointed. The service is fantastic - the staff makes you feel welcome, and the food is always good. If you want a quieter place to enjoy dinner in a mom and pop atmosphere, Sushi Yama is the place to go.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2012

I love Sushi Yama. Everything is moderately priced and tastes fantastic. If I'm in a rush I order sushi to go. I do enjoy staying to eat there, though. The place is quiet and peaceful and the service is fantastic! Great midday break from work to rest the mind. Watch your time, though. The restaurant closes from about 2 -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2007

Good sushi and tempura.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?