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Yama Sushi & Sake Bar

) #96 of 3,620 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
926 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3412
+1 503-841-5463
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“sashimi” (15 reviews)
“tuna tower” (4 reviews)
“volcano roll” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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926 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3412
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I wandered into Yama after 9 for a quick bite and were surprised by the excellent sushi. He is a vegetarian and I'm pescatarian, and we both ate well! Service was quick and the food was excellent!

Thank natatafish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant in The Pearl. The staff is great, especially the host at the door. He kept us informed as there was a wait for seating. Good sushi and ambiance. Outside seating in warmer weather.

Thank onesushigirl
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I have eaten here three times, twice with my brother. The sushi is very good. The most memorable menu item was the Ahi Tuna Tower. It was fantastic and so well presented, like a work of art. What made it even more special is right...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Justifiably busy sushi restaurant in the northern section of the Pearl District. Sushi is well above average with some standouts. Just had some remarkably well-priced Copper River salmon sashimi on our most recent visit. The sunrise, sake bomb and kobe rolls are al excellent. The...More

Thank GipperPDX
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We eat here every time we come to PDX! Favorites are Hamachi Kama, tuna tower and G 50 Sake...(locally made believe it or not!) Service is great...and we love to sit outside or at the bar.

Thank travelmomEarth
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Looking at pictures at Trip Advisor we discarded more popular choices like bamboo sushi. We loved our choice. We have ordered kampachi sashimi, which was excellent. Then ordered a boat with lots of sashimi and a couple of rolls. Rice is cooked right, which is...More

Thank sonostrov
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I live part time in Hawaii, where sushi huts are ubiquitous. I've had good sushi, and I've eaten sushi at places where I'd never go back (especially after hepatitis A outbreaks and ensuing litigation). Yama is one of my new faves in the Pearl District....More

1  Thank kevin s
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting Portland I expected to have really fresh sashimi but the portion size on my bento failed dismally, as did the freshness. Sorry, but Houston as you beat in this area. The artistry, creative assembly was fantastic. In all fairness I would rate this establishment...More

Thank Mhcole17
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This restaurant has been so consistent. We have been going here since the year it opened and never have been disappointed. The fish is fresh, rolls are very creative and combinations are excellent. The staff is very friendly too! Mina is our favourite in the...More

Thank tellatraveltale
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We reserved their back room for our gathering of relatives. In all candor it's not an easy task servicing 19 people. The Yama staff did it with ease and grace. The food was outstanding and the service amazing considering the task. Each and every member...More

Thank Jefftimb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 926 NW 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-3412
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-841-5463
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