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Yama Japanese Restaurant

5305 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2808
+1 609-822-8007
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (31 reviews)
“fish” (6 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
££ - £££
5305 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2808
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11 - 20 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 27 February 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed a recent lunch here. They serve a bento box lunch for $8.50 that is terrific. The salmon teriyaki and shrimp tempura each included miso soup, salad,California roll ,spring roll and rice. All was delicious. Give this place a try. It is a...More

Thank nockout198
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We want to Yama last night to try them for the first time. When I looked into the restaurant, there was no one in the large main room. Then I noted that they had stuck 3-4 parties in a smaller side room. Clearly trying to...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

I have been to Yama several times over the last 5 years. What was a really once superior eatery, has become very average. While the décor and ambiance are nice, the quality and presentation of the food, both raw and cooked has definitely declined. While...More

Thank BraddPitt
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Always a good restaurant and never fails to \satisfy your appetite. Caribbean Roll is my favorite. Seaweed salad is also a favorite.

Thank Ronnie B
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Went on a Wednesday for lunch. They open at 11am and were still prepping for later. We sat up at sushi counter and were entertained by the sushi chefs as they prepped for the day. My husband and I shared a bowl of udon with...More

Thank Torena N
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We went on a Thursday night. I don't think the crowd that came was the crowd that was expected. I enjoyed my sushi. The price was right. We will try it again. I think with the proper staffing it will be a more positive experience.

Thank sharon h
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Great sushi place and thy allow you to bring your own bottle (BYOB) without any corkage fee. The place is spacious and the servers are courteous and attentive. They have limited outdoor seats. There is no dedicated parking so you have to use street parking....More

Thank THTK
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The sushi here is good not great and the service leaves a little to be desired. i have visited this restaurant before so I knew not to expect great service but I was a little disappointed in my order. When you pay premium prices for...More

Thank rasta123
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Even though the sushi is very good I may not be going back. I was there Saturday 2/7. My wife and I showed up at 8:57 and they obviously did not have enough staff. That was okay and we can understand that. We watched as...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Our family comes to Yama all the time. This is our favorite sushi place in the AC area. Don't expect a posh spot but sushi is always fresh and delicious. A real treat is an appetizer hamachi Kama, a Japanese broiled fished. I have never...More

Thank Gene B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5305 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2808
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ventnor City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-8007
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