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Matsuhisa Aspen

4.7
196 reviews
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$50 and over
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Japanese
Perfect For:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Matsuhisa Aspen is nestled beneath a quaint victorian house in the mountain town of Aspen Colorado and features the cuisine of world renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa. The main dining room is located downstairs, while upstairs is a lounge/sushi bar with full menu available offering first come seating.
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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Peruvian
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Hours of operation
Open 7 days a week beginning at 6pm. Closed Thanksgiving.
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Phone number
(970) 544-6628
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Philip Tanaka - Matthew White
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Catering
Matsuhisa Aspen is capable of providing off-site catering with chefs and serving staff for private parties as well as providing Matsuhisa's cuisine for your special occasions.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Monarch
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Parking details
Free street parking surrounds Matsuhisa Aspen after 6pm and on Sunday.
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Public transit
Roaring Fork Transit Authority (RFTA) has stops on either side of our location; at Paepke Park (Main St and Aspen St) as well as Galena (Main St and Galena). It is a one block walk to Matsuhisa Aspen (Main and Monarch).
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Matsuhisa Aspen has 3 private function/dining spaces to chose from. Matsuhisa Upstairs & Sushi Bar (including the patio) can accomodate up to 85. Matsuhisa's private room can seat up too 50 and the entire Matsuhisa two-level restaurant can comfortably accommodate up to 225 people.

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What 196 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was overall pretty good but the wait staff was definitely ready for the off-season and when you're paying about $100/head it's hard to get excited about coming here again...

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

This restaurant doesn’t do anything fun for birthdays? That’s a big miss as this was the first restaurant I’ve ever heard of that doesn’t do anything fun or complimentary for a birthday. No one is entitled to anything free, but it was lame of this esteemed restaurant to do nothing for one’s birthday. The food was great though!

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The fish was over cooked. The sashimi not the freshest and not the quality we are used to from nobu .

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

my most favorite restaurant in aspen! could eat there every night I'm in town!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

We love and look forward to going to Matsuhisa every year when we are in town. They accommodate my sons food allergies. The service and food are beyond compare. A special thanks to David the manager for making us feel so welcome. Can’t say enough good things about this long time Aspen establishment.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Amazing as everything Nobu, great food.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great restaurant - but...

One of the worst experiences with a coat check ever.

We couldn’t find our claim ticket - for reasons to be explained.
We accurately described our coats down to the monogram.
Response from girl: “that’s not how we do things here”
When another person in our party approached, the coat check girl says: “I gave it to her”
So she remembered giving her our ticket but not use giving her our coats? ..
I also didn’t realize she would freely give someone else a claim ticket for our coats... complete attitude.

When trying to tip her - have her a ten asked for 5 back - she also responded: “that doesn’t do anything for me”

Girl needs an adjustment

Serious black eye for a great restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. I highly recomend this restaurant. The Uni Shooters are the best that I have had. The mochi desert should not be missed.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Yum yum yum and $$ but well worth it

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Always Fab! Loved the black cod, yellow tail and tuna toro! So accommodating!

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Due the the group size (6) we where able to order 12 different dishes. It was an outstanding culinary experience.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We love Matsuhisa, every time we are in Aspen we make sure to go. Be sure to have reservations, it fills up quickly. Food is always amazing and service outstanding. The atmosphere/decorations are lacking, but the food and people watching make up for it.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

After many visits to Matsuhisa over several years it is arguably the best restaurant in Aspen. We have always been impressed with the food. The menu offers a wide selection with outstanding seafood options. This is the best east meets west fusion style we have experienced. Suitable for all occasions.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

I kmow many Nobu’s in the word and this is one of the best.
Great option !

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Choose a set menu for a perfectly balanced meal of unexpected delights

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1.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Very disappointed with the food which was underwhelming and the presentation the same.

Had 4 courses and not one of them was anything that one wouldn’t get in a a local suburban JAPANESE restaurant.

Not a good advertisement for Nobu.

The best food against which all others should be compared is Kisume in melbourne Australia which is 10/10 on all counts.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

This was a magical experience. We were able to meet Nobu himself. He was warm and genuine. I was really touched my his kindness and open heart. A once in a lifetime experience!

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3.0Dined on February 1, 2018

Way overpriced, fish quality was good, not worth the money.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Excellent food, fun ambience.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

As always, excellent food and service. Personally, I like the sushi bar best. The noise level is lower, it’s more relaxed, and we like to talk to the sushi chefs about the fish.

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Fantastic-as expected! Simply the best, consistent Japanese available. Besides the artful offerings and quality fish, the appetizer teriyaki shrimp and tenderloin skewers are the best we’ve ever tasted.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

One of our favorite Nobu restaurants. Sooooo good and worth every penny.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Aniversary

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2.0Dined on January 17, 2018

This restaurant offers outstanding Japanese food but is badly let down but the shocking service. There is no lack of staff but most seemed to just stand around rather than take orders or deliver the dinks/food. Prices are on par with the location and quality of the food. We felt rushed out the door after we spent 2 hours and quite a bit if money here. Overall not a pleasant experience.

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5.0Dined on December 14, 2017

The sushi is melt in your mouth amazing - worth the money!

Ambience & service were stellar (and are every time)!

The bottled water was over $10/bottle and they just kept pouring them without asking :( I would have rather paid $40 for more sake than $30+ on water!!

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2.0Dined on December 5, 2017

The restaurant appeared to lack effort in food preparation and overall service. Sushi rice was cold and hard. It was a Tuesday but the fish pieces were a bit dry and stale. Riding on the reputation of Nobu Matsuhisa and the tony locale of Aspen more than anything else. Does not hold a candle to the original in LA or even the Denver location.

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5.0Dined on December 3, 2017

Excelente sushi, original y de super calidad. El servicio también muy bueno! Súper recomendable si sos sushi lover. No es barato pero vale la pena!

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5.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Matsuhisa is always the best restaurant in aspen. Delicious and consistent.

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4.0Dined on November 30, 2017

Reliably delicious food, however also usually too loud to hear conversation easily.

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3.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Interesting food in a loud environment. The people in there were loud, but this should be expected as this was a Friday night. It was very expensive.

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3.0Dined on November 22, 2017

Great for a special occasion!

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5.0Dined on November 20, 2017

We had the grand omakase, every course was well-thought out, beautiful, and delicious! Every detail of the restaurant was obviously scrutinized over and lovingly made.

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4.0Dined on November 19, 2017

The Miso Black Cod is the best that I have ever had, hands down. Truly a memorable dish. Overall, the experience was wonderful.

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5.0Dined on November 2, 2017

We went for a special occasion and were not disappointed! We tried the chef’s tasting menu and enjoyed every bite!

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3.0Dined on October 20, 2017

Overpriced for what it is. Serves real horseradish on some dishes and the fake stuff on others. Either you are top end or you are not.

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5.0Dined on October 14, 2017

Amazing food, great server, wonderful.

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4.0Dined on October 13, 2017

Great food and even better service. It’s a bit loud but the food makes up for the noise. Our waiter was a ‘10’ and made the experience great.

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1.0Dined on October 8, 2017

This restaurant is over-hyped. The food was fair. The service was ok. Reviews were stating this was one of the finest sushi restaurants in the world. That was not my experience at all. Was double the price it should have been and the food was totally mediocre. Will never return.

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4.0Dined on October 2, 2017

The food was very good. The prices are outrageous. We had reservations. We were put at a very small table against a poll. Less then stellar. Won't go back for a while. They are getting too big for their britches!

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5.0Dined on October 1, 2017

Great food - creative and delicious choices. Excellent service and atmosphere.

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