In short, I ordered an $80 ribeye steak there, and there was so little, I could've eaten three of them to get enough. However, I was not ready to spend $240. My wife ordered sushi, which she is essentially addicted to, and hated it. The ambiance of this place is horrendous. It's like my high school cafeteria and shares a space with Tetsu. If you want good food with no lines and you don't want to make a reservation a year in advance for STK at The Cosmopolitan, try Sushi Roku in The Forum Shops at Caesars. We went there on our last trip in January with friends, and made the mistake of trying something new, instead of going for a sure thing.
I love bar masa in New York. This one did not have my favorite surimi ( that's what I always look forward to) (if you don't have it, it should be off the menu)
The gigantic oyster was delicious, as was the uni, we enjoyed that. The rest was just ok. Desert? No dark chocolate - hm everyone loves chocolate!
I don't get this decor, feels like a hub in the airport.
Awesome food however too overpriced for the amount of food I got. A small plate of vegetables for $24 and three very small beef skewers for $18. I know I'm in Vegas but C'MON! The staff was great. Bit more quiet restaurant than what our group wanted.
Food was unbelievable well worth the price great restaurant will come back again
Been here numerous times and this visit was a letdown. Food wasn't the same spectacular sushi as in prior visits and I found the value of the experience was very expensive. Really think it's more about the name than the substance. Super expensive and in my opinion not what it used to be.
The quality of the food was excellent as was the service. Our party of four left nothing behind. Everything was so well prepared and presented. We are happy to spend on restaurants and while a bit expensive, overall value was good. Absolutely worth every penny. However glad we asked about the price of the special dessert before ordering. It would have been pricier than the entrees! Anyway, we will go back next time in Vegas.
Une salle grande et parsemé, ce qui donne un manque d'ambiance evident. Et ca ne change aucunement avec les annees.
Cher pour les produits proposés, je ne serais que vous conseiller d'aller au Tetsu, qui partage la meme salle et qui pourtant vous offre un bien meilleur monde.
Les excellents serveurs ni feront rien .. Un endroit sans ame reste un endroit sans ame = je me crois a chaque passage au barmasa, a la cantine ou au The Buffet 😅
As a Hawaii resident and frequent traveler who knows sushi , I can absolulty tell you with full confidence this place is not worth it. While the quality was good , excellent even , There are plenty of good sushi restaurants in this town with the same quality and better portion sizes.
Add to that the staff was not helpful about choice nor selection and when we told them that they were to expensive for portion their answer was 'yea we've been hearing that for six years'
Hmmmm maybe that's why at 8pm on a Friday you are empty
Plus...it's lit like a fancy cafeteria.
If you are going to spend this kind of $ , go elsewhere and get equally good fish with better service and ambiance
This was our second time here, figured we would give it a second try but for the amount of money they charge for a bowl
Of fried rice I would expect a much bigger portion then 2 scoops
Sushi was ok, but again tiny portion along with everything else we ordered.
We will not be going back - we ended up eating at Javier's at aria a hour later which was much better
Average at best. Poor ambience. Badly designed. Overpriced
Incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff - especially the Sommelier. Excellent sushi.
Best sushi,good service, nice Atmosphere, best uni I ever had
My family, who were visiting from out of state, chose to dine at BarMasa because they are huge sushi and sashimi lovers. I warned them from the beginning this restaurant would be expensive, but they wanted to try it anyway. BarMasa's atmosphere is definitely not family friendly, especially with small children. The entire environment is more for a group of friends or colleagues going out for a few drinks and small plates. When my sister and her husband browsed the menu, they were disappointed BarMasa offered so little per dish. They did not order sushi nor sashimi as originally planned. Instead, they ordered entrees of Chilean Seabass, while I ordered Yellow bean sprouts Yakisoba. The dishes were not impressive at all; small and doesn't fill our stomachs. Even the miso soup I had order was so tiny ( the size of a small child's soup bowl), I told myself I should have taken my family to Hakkasan at MGM Grand, instead. That is one of my all time favorite restaurants and I constantly compared Hakkasan's Chilean Seabass dish with BarMasa''s because they were priced the same, but the quantity and quality were the difference. BarMasa can't compare! Sushi and Sashimi-wise, we could have gone to Benihana or other Japanese restaurants that I can truthfully say is above average and very enjoyable. Bar Masa's service isn't the best I have seen, but acceptable.
Creative dishes, great sake list. Beautiful place! Only thing missing was unique sashimi. Typical fare of tuna, yellotail...etc
Be prepared for an expensive meal, but the experience is well worth it. AMAZING fish. Got a salad and miso soup as well. Awesome selection of Japanese craft beers! So fun! I'll never forget this meal.
Outstanding sushi,tempura,rolls -everything was fabulous,exceeding our expectations. Surprisingly fabulous wine list at reasonable prices We had a delicious Pinot Noir that was a great match for the food choices..Service was excellent.One of the best meals we had in Las Vegas. We cant wait to return. Our waitress was very pleasant, knowledgeable and helpful.
If you like sushi, this is the place. The fish is very fresh.
The place is nice, inside the Aria Hotel, besides close to casino, there is no significant noise.
Las Vegas and sushi/sashimi simply don't seem to go together. And yet, at barMASA, the cuisine was terrific. Simple, delicious, beautiful food that was a delight to savor and full of interesting surprises in taste and texture. Bring extra $. This is not a cheap dining experience. But it seemed well worth our investment. Highly recommended.
The sushi was supermarket quality at best. The pricing was beyond many of the High-end sushi bars in Los Angeles such as Shunji. Not recommended for the food. To make matters worse, the service was slow and not very knowledgable about the menu.
The sommelier was the only bright spot. Very well versed in wine and Sake.
There was four of us for dinner on Friday night. Not the ambiance for coulples. Food was not as expected.
Maybe better for work dinners or lunch.
The overall impression was favorable. No more than that. I was looking for some good sushi rolls as a late night dinner. I had the Tuna and avocado roll as well as the salmon roll. They were merely average. I've had better at my neighborhood sushi restaurant.
Grand entrance leads to a beautiful restaurant!!! The service was excellent. Overall the food was really good, but the portions were ridiculously small. We were told the pasta would be a good dish to share. We had the shrimp pasta and it was fabulous - all six bites. Seriously? The sushi portions were the smallest I've seen. We have been to every sushi spot in Vegas.....I can't say we would return to BarMasa.
The service was excellent. The portions were extremely small and prices outrageous. 400 dollars for 3 people who left still hungry. Food was good but not at that price
While the food was fine it was expensive. However, the major disappointment with this restaurant was the fixtures and fittings which makes it feel like a high school cafeteria. The polished concrete floor felt cheap, while the bench seats were very uncomfortable.
This was without a doubt the best sushi I have ever had. Cannot wait to come back.
I'm not a fan of sushi, per se, but wanted to go to the "best" sushi place in Vegas for my wife, who loves it... I know that you're paying a premium for other food at a Sushi restaurant, and am generally ok with that, but $78 for a ~6oz Ribeye is pretty ridiculous. With that being said, I'd be ok with it, had my wife really enjoyed her meal, but she thought that hers was "ok".
All in all, I'd give it a rating of "Overpriced/Underwhelming".
The food was amazing and the service was exceptional. All plates are good for sharing as the portions are tapas-like. Highly recommend the Peking duck foie gras tacos.
Cool restaurant visually.
Very slow service and poor when it did show up......
Expensive and food is OK - not worth the price and certainly not enjoyable when you have to beg for beverages by flagging down any passerby that is staffs the restaurant.
The kind attention paid to me and my family was refreshing. The creativity in the menu was delightful. Everything was outstanding.
Although the seating arrangement is a bit odd and you sometimes feel like you are in a big wharehouse. The food is truly amazing.
Food was expensive and underwhelming. The risotto was bland.
Service was outstanding however!! Great staff
What can I say? The subject says it all. LOVE, LOVE Masa beyond reason
The service was very slow and the food was below average.
Masa is a reputable restaurant in NY, but BarMasa in Las Vegas was total dissapointment.
The restaurant is huge and decor was like a food court. The restaurant was almost empty on Thursday night. Food was expensive and quality was to match its decor (food court).
We ordered both sushi and sashimi tasting. We were very disappointed by the very small amount of food for the price ($98 and $70). 15 small pieces of sashimi for $98...really? We are foodies and never were disappointed like that before... Blue ribbon sushi offers a much better value.
Best sushi anywhere!
Way too expensive for the portions. Tiny!!!
Went with a group of people while on a business trip so we ordered many dishes and shared. Everything was incredible
Toro and soy sauce were awesome. Sushi rolls and spicy mayo could use some work.
As always, the food and service here are world-class. And the quiet is a welcome change from the usual restaurant.