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Yasu Sushi Bistro

4316 E. Cactus Rd.
Phoenix, AZ, 85032, United States
TEL: (602) 787-9181

Despite its unassuming strip mall location in Paradise Valley, this tiny Japanese restaurant has an inviting interior with bamboo ceiling panels, decorative screens, and soft jazz background tunes. Seating is also available on the outdoor patio and at the small sushi bar, although a partition blocks views of behind-the-bar action. Created by chef-owner Yasu Hashino, the menu features high-quality sushi, sashimi, and sumibiyaki (fresh fare grilled over binchotan, Japanese oak charcoal). In addition to a popular omakase (chef’s tasting) menu, the restaurant offers á la carte specialties like the spicy tuna roll, bacon-wrapped scallops, and sumibiyaki-grilled whole black snapper.

Insider Tip:

If you’re a fan of sharp, bold flavors, make sure to request the fresh wasabi with your dishes; although pricey, it’s a big step above reconstituted or “western” wasabi.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Close to Theater District
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Large Groups
  • Parking Available
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Japanese/Sushi

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