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Yosaku Japanese Restaurant

1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
+1 207-780-0880
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“miso soup” (18 reviews)
“sushi” (97 reviews)
“bento box” (16 reviews)
Closed
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1 Danforth St, Portland, ME 04101-4501
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a favorite of ours since it accomodates all comfort levels with embracing the dining customs of ethnic cuisine. There are standard American style tables with American style eating utensils available on request, low tables for sitting seiza-style, or bar seats directly in...More

Thank sclapp
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch while visiting Portland. Sat on their beautiful patio with nice waterfall and landscaping. Good sushi with reasonable prices. Good server. Would recommend and visit again.

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I love the food and the service. The fried pork cutlet is as good as any I've had in Japan. The pork dumplings are delicious as is the sushi. This is one of my favorite restaurants in Portland.

Thank toomuchstarted2017
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Hard to believe a japanese restaurant by the sea would be anything but wonderful, but this place is just average. Portland has lots of amazing restaurants, so maybe don't waste your time or money on a mediocre experiance.

Thank monarchmax
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It's so interesting to see the variation of experiences here. I've been a half dozen times and have always liked it and had a good experience. I met friends here mid-day on a weekend, for Yosaku's apparent brunch, which actually doesn't seem all that different...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This place was okay but would not go back. I have had better Japanese food. We got: Pan Fried Dumplings- filling was bland. Normally can eat three servings of dumplings but did not even want to eat three of these. Potato Croquettes- really enjoyed these,...More

Thank aperri1
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I've been here a number of times and it's been fine, but the service has left something to be desired. Went there for lunch today and sat at the sushi bar. After waiting 30 minutes after ordering with no food I told my server I...More

Thank 58Branch
Reviewed 21 June 2017 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 14 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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
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