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168 East Gore Creek Drive, Vail, CO 81657 (Vail Road)
+1 970-476-7332
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We sat at the sushi bar - chef was great and made us special rolls! It's always fun when you can make friends with the staff. Lots of fun, will return.

Thank swhetzell
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

They weren't ready for 8:00 reservation. We waited 35 minutes for 4 small pieces of yellowtail and 50 minutes for one roll that was barely big enough to call an appetizer. Prices are twice what they should be and portions are half the size of most nice sushi restaurants. DONT GO!!!!

Thank Troy H
Saint Louis, MO
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We waited an hour for 3 rolls, we almost left right before our food came out. Sushi was decent but for three fairly small rolls I thought it was over priced. The wait staff was nice and they even took care of one of our roll for our wait. $70 later and we were still hungry.

Thank Frenchie2000
Kihei, Hawaii
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Staff was nice, but selections and finished products were disappointing. Asked for extra nori and were told it was $1 a sheet, so declined. Vail prices are crazy. Restaurant was half empty and it took too long to be served. We almost walked out.

Thank Louise V
Truckee, California
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291 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

If you want good sushi that is located centrally in the Vail Village then don't miss Yama Sushi. This is a locals favorite. Kind of a small restaurant but that makes it fun. Full Sushi Bar with lots of wine and booze to get your swerve on....Food is good and service is great. Awesome staff.

Thank dank937
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Yama Sushi in Vail on Gore Creek is one of the best sushi restaurants I have been to in the Western and Asian World, having had Sushi in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Singapore as well as all major USA cities. After a great day of Spring Skiing from the front to the back bowls of Vail Mountain, you build a... More 

Thank Greg A
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Boss and I came here for dinner. He ordered everything since I've never really tried sushi before. Wow was it amazing and fresh! Great service, nice environment, place was packed so call ahead of time to get reservations

Thank Agreene4
Mexico City, Mexico
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Yama: A really good sushi restaurant with really fast service. Don´t recommend for big groups of people because it is REALLY small.

Thank ASF4thGrade
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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196 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I sat @ the Sushi bar & instantly was in a conversation with others sitting @ the sushi bar. The menu offered several selections of sushi rolls. The dining area is small with modern décor. The server was very attentive. I told the server of my food allergies & the sushi chefs were very careful with my order. Very pleasant... More 

Thank T C
Delray Beach, Florida
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123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Had a family dinner, small restaurant make a reservation before you get to Vail. Sashimi apps were fresh and beautifully presented. Rolls were fun mixes of fresh fish, interesting flavors and ingredients. The soft shell crab roll was amazing, we had to order a second one Server was attentive. It's costly but very delicious dinner.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 East Gore Creek Drive, Vail, CO 81657
    (Vail Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-7332

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?