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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS-VEGETABLE APPETIZERS
$3.5
Edamame
steamed soybeans in the pod
$3.5
Kinpira
stir-fired burdock carrot and sesame seed
$4.0
Ohitashi
chilled steamed spinach in a cold dashi broth
$3.5
Teppan Vegetables
grilled mixed vegetables with two dipping sauces
$3.5
Yasai Korroke
breaded potato croquette, deep-fried, katsu sauce
APPETIZERS-APPETIZERS FROM THE KITCHEN
$4.5
Agedashi-tofu
deep fried tofu in warm dashi broth
$4.5
Hiyayakko
cold tofu with hondashi and scallion in chilled broth
$4.0
Yaki Tori
dark meat chicken and scallion mini kabobs
$5.5
Hamachi-kama
broiled hamachi cheek
$5.5
Tempura-a
shrimp (2) and vegetables
$4.0
Sake-kama
broiled salmon cheek
$6.0
Yaki-lka
grilled whole squid
$9.5
Soft-shell Crab
whole crab cripsy fried, served with ponzu sauce
APPETIZERS-SALADS
$3.5
House Salad
mixed greens with yosaku's miso dressing
$4.5
Seaweed Salad
crunchy mixed seaweed vegetables, light dressings
$3.5
Avocado Salad
sliced avocado and cucumber with sesame sauce
$3.0
Wakame And Cucumber
soft wakame seaweed, cucumber, vinaigrette
APPETIZERS-SOUPS
$1.5
Miso Soup
traditional miso soup
$5.5
Seafood Soup
whitefish, shrimp, salmon, tofu, in delicate broth almost a meal in itself
DINNER ENTREES
All Dinner Served With Miso Soup
$19.5
Sashimi Dinner
maguro, hamachi, sake tako, hirame
$19.5
Chirashi Dinner
assorted seafood and vegetables over rice
$15.0
Sushi Tsuru Dinner
maguro, sake, ebi, hokki, shiromi saba california-maki, tekka-maki
$17.5
Unagi-ju Dinner
fresh water eel over rice
$21.5
Sushi Kame Dinner
maguro, hamachi, sake, ebi, hokki, uirame, uni, unagi maine crab avocado-maki, tekka-maki
$16.0
Tekka-don Dinner
maguro over rice
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

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 16 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 8 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 3 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 17 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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