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1806 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5804
+1 503-288-8372
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15:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Hey was visiting for the weekend and heard this place was great but I'd have to disagree... the portions were small, not very tasty, and even seemed a little pricier than I would consider typical. The waiter didn't even refill our water while we waited for food which seemed to take way too long.

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1 Thank Alex T
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's five stars for the quality of food, 5 stars for recommendation and 5 stars for service. But don't talk business at the sushi counter and container sizes at the sushi counter. Other sales people want to get away from sales when they visit Zilla and enjoy their meals.

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Thank grolwer_82
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've eaten sushi all over the world, starting in Vancouver BC, Tokyo, Okinawa, and all over the US. We had the Omikase at Zilla last night. Creative, beautiful, flavorful and satisfying. The service was friendly and terrific. We all enjoyed it immensely. I would go back in a minute.

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Thank J Lawrie B
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Zilla is a small, cozy Sushi spot on Alberta - a great street! I had an assortment of Nigiri - the chef has a personal menu listing each night with special sushi that he has chosen. The fish was so fresh and sweet tasting! Love this little gem!

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Thank Lisa B
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

What an experience. A very small place that takes reservations. Very knowledgeable staff on both the sushi and sake side. We tried a "flight" of sake which gave us a wide sampling of flavors. We had miso and I highly recommend the deluxe version with squid jerky, several different rolls and nigiri. Logan was our server and was friendly, helpful... More 

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Thank LizaFly1266
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Excellent service, excellent food! Fun neighborhood. Would recommend for a date night or lunch with friends!

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Thank NDCWGRL
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I love all things Japanese, especially sake, sushi and ramen. There are plenty of all three in Portland. But, no surprise, they vary enormously in quality and authenticity. I have visited several of the most frequently reviewed sushi restaurants and have until now been less than impressed. In fact I recently wrote a very bad review of one of the... More 

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Thank Dave T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This is a great little place in a cute little artsy district. Very friendly staff. The sushi was delicious, and the miso soup is one of the best I have had. The zilla rice is highly recommended. I will go back again next time I'm in Portland.

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Keystone, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

The fish was fresh and yummy at this friendly restaurant. On a great street with much going on. Great saki menu and fresh fish. Place is popular and very tasty.

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Thank SiriusSkier23
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

On a two night stay in Portland (at the wonderful, one of a kind Caravan Tiny House hotel just down the street), we went here on the recommendation of a local sake distributor we happened to meet, and then returned the second night. A low-key, welcoming atmosphere, an amazing, deep selection of sakes, and some of the freshest, most beautifully... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1806 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5804
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-288-8372

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?