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Yo Sake Downtown Sushi Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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33 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463 (Dock St.)
+1 910-763-3172
17:00 - 12:00
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 12:00
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Nanjing, China
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115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great fun with the family! All the food was really great! They were a little slow tonight but only because they had some staff missing. The waitress really did a good job of helping us get everything we needed and she had a big smile on her face even when she was so busy. She made our... More 

Thank Dan S
Wilmington, North Carolina
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very good appetizers! They have happy hour specials! The food and service are very good! We plan to go back soon!

Thank Cbbeacham
Ahoskie, North Carolina
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228 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great recommendations and service. Everyone was knowledgable and friendly and made good recommendations, taking time to listen to my likes and dislikes. Definitely a place that I will visit again.

Thank Terry428
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330 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stopped in for sushi and drinks and it was a very good experience. The Happy Hour specials are a very good deal and there is a lot to choose from. The service was very good and the sushi chefs really know what they're doing. Try it at the sushi bar or at a table and you'll enjoy yourselves.

Thank TallTraveler2013
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

By far, this place has my heart. The sushi grade is hands down amazing and deliciously fresh. The owners are fantastic and so hard working. They are on the floor a lot making sure everything goes smoothly and stays up to par. The waiters and waitresses have amazing personalities and are always one step ahead in making your experience enjoyable.... More 

Thank Olivia G
Burgaw, North Carolina, United States
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a wonderful experience here. We were told there would be an hour wait (it was a friday evening at rush time), but put our names on the list anyway and went across the street to get a beer. didnt even get to take the first sip of the beer and Yo Sake had called to say our table... More 

Thank Biss K
Wilmington, North Carolina
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have been dining at Yo Sake since the day it opened (10+ years). Some of the original wait persons are still there and are always extremely friendly and professional. It is a very hip restaurant located in downtown Wilmington. The sushi is consistently delicious; prices are reasonable and from 5-7, Yo Sake offers a special half price menu. You... More 

Thank Beth C
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Had dinner here and can only say the food was amazing, we had to wait maybe 30 mins for a table as it was a busy sat night but it was well worth the wait. The service was really good also. Only visiting Wilmington for 1 week but will most certainly return to eat here before we leave . Would... More 

Thank senga w
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place is ok, I can't really say anything negative about it, but I was expecting more. I had heard rave reviews about Yo Sake, but it was just OK.

Thank JenniferOfWilmington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I just left Yosake and have never been more pleased with the service or quality of the food. My friend and I sat at the bar and had Brett as our bartender and we're delighted from the moment we sat down. Our drink order was taken instantly and my wine glass was never near empty. He has character and personality... More 

Thank Lindsay F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
    (Dock St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-3172

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