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7:00 PM
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Yakuza Lounge

4.6
349 reviews
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$30 and under
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Asian
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Yakuza Lounge is a Japanese restaurant and lounge located in Portland, Oregon. The restaurant specializes in serving creative tapas and sushi in a modern setting with patio seating and a full service bar serving craft cocktails.





Yakuza Lounge is open nightly and features a main menu and kids' menu. The main menu at Yakuza Lounge offers a variety of salads, main plates, nigiri and sushi rolls for diners to choose from. Main fare at the restaurant includes oysters, edamame, shishito, brussels, burger, saba shioyaki and okonomiyaki. Kid fare at the restaurant includes avocado slices or edamame, rice or noodles and chicken, shrimp or pork katzus.


Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Asian, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner Daily Sunday-Thursday 5-10pm
Dinner Friday-Saturday 5-11pm
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Phone number
(503) 450-0893
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
David Gaspar de Alba
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Private party facilities
Seats 8-16 people in semi private back dining area adjacent to our patio.
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Private party contact
Kyle Lovell: (503) 450-0983
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Catering
Everything from small parties to upwards of 100. Call in advance to discuss menu options and pricing.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
NE Killingsworth
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Parking details
Readily available street parking with no meters.
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Public transit
Trimet 72, 9, and 10
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 349 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.8
food
4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
value
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IAmThatAngela (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

I Just Always Love it Here. All of it.

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TamsinR (Portland)
4.0
Dined 6 days ago

Great food and great ambiance - service was a little slow, and hard to get ahold of - but overall good!

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AivilO 
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

Impressed. Food is delicious, fresh and full of flavor... Ambiance is lovely, just what I had in mind for a casual date with the husband. We will definitely be back!

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Cynthia (Portland)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Food - chicken kaarage, babyback ribs, sushi- was fab. Ambiance was fun. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

This was my second time eating at Yakuza and it was definitely 2/2 on delicious food. Unfortunately I had to mark it down because of a rude hostess. I'd have taken away all stars for service if not for an exceptional recovery by our Server and the Chef.

Last Sunday my group of 4 got caught up in the scheduling pressures of NYE dining. We grabbed the only reservation available at 5pm. The food was EXCELLENT! While early in our meal the hostess came to our table to disclose that the table we were sitting at was reserved for another party in 30 minutes. I totally understand the need to move people along but we were by no means working slowly through our meal. In addition there were at least 4 open tables visible around the restaurant. Approximately 15 minutes after her statement, attempting to be cognizant of their reservations, I asked for the check. The bill came promptly and the hostess took that as a sign that it was okay to start clearing the table. Much to my chagrin, in her haste to clear the table she took away the last two bites of my friends burger without asking. When we mentioned it to our server he was very apologetic and immediately signaled the Chef who sent out a small plate of ribs. This pleasant surprise was equally delicious and a very nice touch! It saved the entire experience. Unfortunately the hostess although clearly involved in conversation on the matter with the server never apologized or even acknowledged her mistake. In fact she seemed avoidant at best while we were leaving taking a bit off the overall eating experience at Yakuza. The restaurant is such a hidden gem. I'd hate to see it suffer at the hands of a single individual having a bad day.

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Etspdx (Portland)
4.0
Dined on December 31, 2017

The Yakuza burger lives up to the hype.. also the tuna roll. The tempura scallops looked great but flavor and texture left something to be desired. Service and ambiance are great.

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OpenTable Diner (Portland)
5.0
Dined on December 20, 2017

Service and food was amazing as always

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LynM 
5.0
Dined on December 13, 2017

Great cozy ambiance and everything we ordered was delicious.

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DavidW (Portland)
4.0
Dined on December 9, 2017

Contemporary Asian/Japanese but also best burger in town.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 1, 2017

Truly wonderful. The food and service added to the fun of two ole friends getting together to catch up, talk and laugh.

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