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Yamagata Japanese Resturant

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1636 Palisade Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-6952
+1 201-585-0469
Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Edgewater, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service...great sushi and a really great staff. They have a fantastic lunch special and it is a BYOB,

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Thank DebBkr
New York City, New York
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129 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Pasta is pretty good here. Their service is great if you dine in house and the staff is super nice. We also did catering and the food was on point. Definitely recommend this spot if you need a Italian crave fixin!

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Thank Liz K
Tenafly, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Small, intimate restaurant. When we went, most of the tables were already reserved so we had to sit in a 'left-over' table. Sushi is very good, albeit a little pricey. One of the few Japanese restaurants that is owned and operated by a Japanese owner.

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Thank mkim45
new jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Delicious authentic Japanese sushi and food. Sushi counter for great nigiriis by Chef Nagai. Small space so better to make a reservation. Cozy with wonderful service. Very recommended!

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Thank nagisaotsubo
North Bergen, New Jersey
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

No more Chef Yama san....Replaced by Mr Nagai san (ex-Tatsumi of Japan in Edgewater) March, 2015. Still very good. They might be getting their fish from the same place as Yama san. I was so happy that Mr Nagai san's sushi was so good!! Yamagata is still #1 sushi place in NJ. Food: 5 Service: 5 Decor: 4.5 ( their... More 

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Thank Ji J
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant folks, good food, good service. Ambiance was clean, authentic and. comfortable. My guests, family & myself all enjoyed different items from a wide menu. Prices were very reasonable.

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Thank Jim C
Fort Lee, New Jersey
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

we went Yamagata japanese Restaurant for dinner. They have delicious food, and very clean and kind all.

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Thank 콩나물
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was take out. There are very little menus or information in this place. No handouts even about choice of food. Still using older restaurant info.

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Thank Nancy s
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

used to be a regular, but since the new owners took over, the flavor ahave definitely changed for the worse. Sad not to be able to enjoy the great authentic Japanese dishes here anymore

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NE US
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

We’ve eaten here 3 times and were pleased with our meals each time. The sushi rolls were excellent with really good sushi rice (recently ate a place with only ok rice and boy did it make a difference). They are bit heavy handed with the spicy may stuff so it overwhelmed the flavors of the rolls. Next time we will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1636 Palisade Ave, Fort Lee, NJ 07024-6952
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fort Lee
  • Phone Number: +1 201-585-0469

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