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Yasu Sushi Bistro

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636
+1 602-787-9181
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (5 reviews)
“carpaccio” (3 reviews)
“skewers” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Pretty good oysters, sashimi, sushi but a little over priced. Service was exceptional though. Not sure if I'd go back.

Thank Rita H
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The friendly Japanese welcome greets your entry. The restaurant is well appointed, but not large. There is a TV in an upper corner. With the open kitchen, there is a slight smoky smell in the air. The servers are friendly, attentive, and informative with recommendations....More

1  Thank daggertravel
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Very eclectic combinations that will make your tastebuds dance! Also the happy hour food is also great because you can taate a bunch of things without dropping a fortune.

Thank Morgan1Rider
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We ate an amazing omakase meal at Yasu on Saturday night. Friendly, efficient service was part of the picture, but the real gem is Yasu, the owner and master chef. His creations were spectacular. We just wished that we had the appetite of two more...More

Thank rrogel
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This tiny strip mall restaurant in North Phoenix is everything expected and described in Zagat. Very affordable, owned and chef manned by a very friendly and knowledgeable long time host. Fish was very fresh and had as broad a selection as more costly "Big Named"...More

1  Thank SKOKRO
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I realize this post may sound alarming, but if you are old enough to remember the #1 hit TV show Seinfeld, then you might remember the "Soup Natzi"! Well, this is what I am reminded of when I visit Yasu on multiple occasions. Yasu, yes...More

1  Thank azfit
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Hands down the best sushi I've ever had. The sushi rolls are great, and the mushroom soup deserves a special mention. Also, the snake shitake appetiser was really good. But what really sets this restaurant apart is their fish carpaccios. We had the tuna carpaccio...More

Thank prakriti4020
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We are long time customers here, but the service was terrible and the food was marginal at best; maybe it was an off night but that does not explain the service. Felt like persona non grata.

1  Thank JD2131
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have never been disappointed in a meal here. They do the standards very well, and the creative dishes are always delicious. It's not cheap, but you won't feel like you overpaid. Occasionally we've had to wait a few minutes for a table, even on...More

Thank ptrw
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Menus for dinner overwhelming at first glance especially if you have come for your favorite sushi roll or favorite fish. But waitress did fabulous job pointing out special options we also sat at sushi bar small but with chef Yasu explaining the freshness of the...More

1  Thank docsedona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4316 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7636
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Paradise Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Paradise Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 602-787-9181
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