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Ariyoshi Japanese

56 W South Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1730
+1 973-378-8818
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (25 reviews)
“yaki udon” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
56 W South Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1730
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in a strip mall off the beaten path of South Orange, near the Irvington border is a little gem called Ariyoshi Japanese. We've been coming here for many years but recently the restaurant underwent a chance in management and the food and service has...More

Thank YayeMama
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love bringing the family to this restaurant. Nice atmosphere, and with a bigger group you can have a private room where it's almost like sitting on the floor (but it has recessed leg room below the table!). Occasionally if it isn't a prime time,...More

Thank Mona B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I love Japanese food and have been here a few times, each time hoping for a better experience. the food tends to be bland and unless you put a bunch of wasabi on your sushi you might as well just eat plain rice. Given the...More

Thank jwachtelmd
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderfully welcoming restaurant with good service and food. They have a small sushi bar, two private rooms with sunken seating, booths and table seating. The establishment isn't huge but can accommodate about 50 people in the main dining room. The sushi is...More

1  Thank S4356KUtracyc
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I can't eat avocadoes and just about every roll contains it. These guys do a wonderful job of not only making it to my order but ensuring there is no cross-contamination by cutting it on a different board. Extra Mile :)

1  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

the food is always well prepared and atmosphere relaxed and friendly. have had a variety of dishes with friends and always enjoy the food.

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The yellowtail jalapeno and Live Oyster are good. BYOB. Has two tatami rooms for small groups. Good eel avocado rolls, basic sushi and tempura.

Thank HelmutNJ
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The shrimp tempura and vegetables were good. Nothing spectacular but just average. I have a problem with salad having too much dressing on it. It was like can I get some salad with that dressing please. If I go back I'd make sure to get...More

Thank MsBrutally H
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Korean Beef appetizer is delicious! Yaki Udon is kind of bland but the portion size is generous. Sweet Potato Roll and Shrimp Tempura Roll with Soy Paper are always right on point.

Thank fondueme69
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for the last five years. Recently we moved and my husband refuse to go to any other restaurant except for Ariyoshi. Always great and fresh sushi. We have never been disappointed with cooked dishes or sushi/sashimi entrees. I...More

Thank Jc D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 W South Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079-1730
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  South Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 973-378-8818
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