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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

) #72 of 457 Restaurants in Portland €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
+1 207-780-0880
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (93 reviews)
“miso soup” (17 reviews)
“bento box” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love sushi and while we have our favorite local places at home we love, we always stay open minded when trying new places while traveling. We tried Yosaku tonight and were pretty let-down. Our waiter was awful. Had to ask...More

Thank Marlena W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here many times and been pleased. Tonight I ordered a roll and it was bland so I asked for extra spicy sauce. I have done this in the past and had no problem. When the server brought it I was told it...More

Thank Furnman10
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to Yosaku celebrated a birthday. Yosaku is the favorite Japanese restaurant of the person getting a year older. This lunch event is an annual pilgrimage to Portland. All the attendants live close to 2 hours way. I suggest that if people are...More

Thank astro005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, It was just ok, wouldn't go back but... We've had better sushi; this place wasn't bad. Server was great, avocado was lack luster and the building needs major updating (lights kept dimming and building wasn't appealing).

Thank marsey_adventours
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I love sushi and feel that this is the best option for sushi in Portland. I prefer to sit at the sushi bar and watch it being made. The seafood here is top quality and the staff is perfect. I have never had a bad...More

Thank PortlandMEfoodie
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

There was nothing even remotely special about the 4 different dishes we had last weekend. 3 sushi choices and a tempura. All tepid in delivery and taste. With all the other sushi choices in Portland I wonder what special circumstances would bring me back here???

Thank Stevo131
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We didnt expect that we will be happy after this Japanese meal. The food was great, server attentive and accommodating and the price was not expensive. The food presentation was unique. Seems they elevated it to an art. The Donburi was served in a box...More

Thank Sh1nyT0p
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Good sushi at a fair price. My wife and I had very attentive service. My wife enjoyed her ginger martini. We would definitely go back

Thank Irish4256
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The owner chooses and buys the fish for his restaurant personally and it shows in the quality. The staff is loyal and feels like a great team is taking care of you during your meal. Excellent service. This is a restaurant I crave and I...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband and I ordered take-out dinner from Yosaku. He did not get one of the roles that he ordered however, we weren't charged for it either. My main complaint is as follows. My meal was supposed to come with a side salad and fruit....More

Thank ckozlowski0707
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0880
  • E-mail
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