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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
+1 207-780-0880
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (102 reviews)
“bento box” (16 reviews)
“fish soup” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I travel a lot for work so I use tripadvisor to find restaurants. I chose this place based on the reviews and it did not disappoint. Fish was extremely fresh, rice was great. Good pricing for sushi. Service was good- I was seated right away....More

Thank rds8000
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Tonight we went to Yosaku with a couple we are good friends with. We were seated right away and didn’t have to wait long for water. But then it took awhile for our drink order to be taken and even longer for our food order...More

1  Thank MaineGirl87
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love sushi and have been through most of the Sushi restaurants in Portland where we always have fresh fish. Yosaku is our current favorite as it combines excellent quality sushi with moderate prices. The Nigiri and roll platters are outstanding! Miyake on Fore Street...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Was there anything wrong with my experience at Yosaku? No. But given the hype and the price, my husband and I both left a little disappointed and eager to try other alternatives to find a better go-to. There just wasn't any wow factor. For the...More

Thank runintherain
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Their Take Platter is a tremendous value of enough sushi rolls to satisfy four people. Pleasant service and ambiance.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 20 November 2017

On the recommendation of a hotel desk clerk, we tried Yosaku on a crazy busy Friday night in Portland. The wait for a table was long, so my daughter and I sat at the counter. There were two young men manning the counter doing everything...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy just really fresh fish. A lot of different options. Recommend getting a boat because of the variety. Felt like a little corner of Japan. One of the more authentic Japanese places for sure.

Thank danthemaninboston617
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a nice little Japanese restaurant on the fringe of the Old Port area. The service was good, if a little indifferent. I had a pan fried scallop dish with pork dumpling appetizer. The food was served promptly and was well prepared and delicious.

Thank TravelBoy53
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Excellent food and great service....made one small error on the bill but was corrected right away. Nice atmosphere , and quaint. Small parking area but manageable. It was worth the drive. I am very picky about my Japanese food and this place has my recommendation.

Thank adrianwalker51
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This has been our "go to" Sushi place since it opened. We used to go twice a month, but now have moved away. Portland is a tricky place because there is so much good food and only so many meals in a visit. That said,...More

Thank eph89
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0880
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