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Yellow Tail Japanese Seafood Buffet

4054 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333-2491
+1 330-666-9988
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“yellow tail” (8 reviews)
“sashimi” (9 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
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4054 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333-2491
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in for a weekday lunch and found the price to be fair. The food selection was good and we enjoyed sushi, soup and some of the hot dishes..plus desert. If you are in the mood for an asian buffet, definitely worth a stop.

Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been going here for years ,but haven't been in a while so we were in town and decided to go. It was horrible food cold and looked like it had been sitting for a while. This use to be a really good nicer...More

Thank Deanna S
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We were in the mood for seafood and saw this place had pretty good reviews so we decided to take a chance. I’m not one for buffets but this wasn’t bad. They had a large selection of sushi and some hot entrees as well. You...More

Thank Gigglebox
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The sushi, desserts and Japanese-influenced coctails are great, but don't go for the other items; they're always lukewarm at best no matter what time of day.

Thank StephanieW1672
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I don't know why anyone in Akron area would go to any other Chinese or Sushi Restaurant, this is hands down top in the area. Huge selection especially of sushi, this isn't just typical chinese buffet type sushi, very large selection to suit everyones taste...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Very good selection of Sushi, Sashimi, and various Asian dishes, with a few western type on the hot dish table. They also have a Mongolian Style BBQ setup with a good variety of fresh vegetables, meats and other selections available. Overall, a good experience with...More

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Yellow Tail is a great place overall. Very clean, well decorated, very nice atmosphere and enough food to feed an army for $9.99 at lunch. Sushi is above average for an average midwestern buffet. If you are an experienced sushi lover looking for the good...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 29 December 2017

From sushi to make your own stir fry, to their huge variety of Chinese hot food oh, we never have room for dessert! It's a great place for those new to Sushi to have the old favourites like California roll. It's great for people with...More

Thank saraj23
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I love coming here so I don't have to decide on a maki or a sushi - I can ample many different varieties. It is also hard to steer around the Chinese dumplings - especially the egg custard buns for dessert -- I always give...More

Thank Etoile_of_NE_Ohio
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This place is great for food! They have some of your American Chinese food but also some real Chinese food. You also get the hibachi grill. Besides your simple California & Philadelphia rolls they offer fancy rolls too!! There’s miso soup & seaweed salad. I...More

1  Thank iparker5611
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4054 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333-2491
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-666-9988
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