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Yonaka by Chef Ramir - Permanently Closed

4.5
4.5
241 Reviews
$30 and under
Japanese

Please see www.yonakajapaneserestaurant.com

Dinner:
Yonaka serves modern Japanese tapas and sushi, consisting of traditional Japanese food with complementing ingredients. We serve the highest quality foods, with most of our seafood being flown in from Japan. We also serve a fine selection of sake, beer & wine.

Yonaka strives to introduce our guests to a new dining experience in Japanese cuisine.

Happy Hour Everyday from 5pm-6.30pm
*Reservations are not available for those taking part in Happy Hour. (Only available at the bar and booth area, first come first served basis)

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Asian, Contemporary American

  • Hours of operation

    Open Everyday.
    Dinner: 5pm-11pm (everyday)
    Happy hour: 5pm-6.30pm (everyday)

    Please note: Happy Hour is available in the Sushi Bar and Booth area ONLY. (First come, first served basis.) Reservations are not available for Happy Hour diners.

  • Phone number

    (702) 685-8358

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ramir Decastro

  • Neighborhood

    Spring Valley

  • Cross street

    Decatur and Flamingo

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

View menu on restaurant's website

What 241 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.3Value

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  1. V

    Vegastrip3

    Los Angeles

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wow! What can we say? This continues to be one of our favorite restaurants in Vegas and our overall favorite Japanese restaurant. The food is outstanding. What a great value. The seafood is so fresh. Cooked items are cooked to perfection. Service on January 23, 2017 was superlative. Many thanks to our waiter and to the chefs.

  2. TH

    TakeHerOut

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Made a reservation, was seated immediately. Server explained the menu as we were first time Costumers. Excellent food and Japanese whiskey. Amazing food. Tapas sizes.

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    日本でもなかなか食べられないクオリティの刺身や天ぷらが食べられます。 サーモン刺身、雲丹刺身が絶品です。

  4. L

    Loyalcustomer

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellence taste and design, very creative! We come to Las Vegas for CES every year and never want to miss dining at Yonaka

  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2016

    overall2food3service3ambience4

    Lots of food on the menu were out of stock. The food was not good. Tempura tasted weird.

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Every dish was so good. It's our family tradition when we come to town! Thank you!

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2016

    overall4food4service4ambience3

    Very good meal with inventive presentations. Some of the flavors were a bit repetitive from dish to dish. Table a bit cramped for amount of food being brought out and service a bit spotty but earnest. Value very good on Omakase for the quality of ingredients and amount of food. Limited parking out front, there is a lot on the back. Good find for off strip Vegas, still prefer Raku overall.

  8. 5

    5x10

    Las Vegas

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined on December 21, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was our second time dining at Yonaka. We were celebrating my wife's birthday on this occasion. The service, quality of food, flavor and presentation were all outstanding. After discovering Yonaka this is now our go to place for Japanese cuisine. My family has owned three Japanese restaurants in the L.A. area and I have been trained as a chef assistant. After moving to Las Vegas six years ago my wife and I have been searching for a good Japanese restaurant. Our search is over.

  9. SC

    SC19

    Los Angeles

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We did the 14 course option for a party of three. It sounded small but we left full and fulfilled. The taste profile of food is exceptional and the portions were just right. The servers were informative and the sushi chefs behind the bar were very delicate. Their food plating is creative and the mixture of different textures in each course we had was extremely pleasant to the palette. The course meals change seasonally so I will definitely try to be back again during a different season to see what they have.

  10. NS

    NajmaS

    Las Vegas

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2016

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Creative looking food. Creative flavours. The sake orengi is my favourite. Definitely going back!

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful food, I highly recommend you try this restaurant. We will be back

  12. E

    Elvie

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2016

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    The 14 course Omakase is the way to go! Selection was great, tasty and fresh. For 4 people it was only $215 which is a steal! Our servers were great especially John. Will come back again!

  13. SP

    ScottP

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent meal and service!! The 10 course tasting menu is outstanding.

  14. GR

    GREGL

    Hawaii

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 18, 2016

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    Great Japanese tapas type restaurant with very good food with prices to match. Quiet and unassuming in a very small strip mall on Flamingo, food is top rate plus service i.e. Exceptional.

  15. J

    Juppstar

    Seattle

    440 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    440 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2016

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    We enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Yonaka. My guest had the mixed salad that included greens, asparagus, avocado, and Asian pear. She said it was an excellent salad but could have used a little more dressing. I had the seaweed cucumber salad topped with octopus. The octopus was very tender and tasty as was the seaweed. My guest then had the restaurant's best selling cold plate. This was salmon with orange supreme, yuzu tobiko, and orange oil. She loved it but it was a bit too tart for my taste. I had an order of salmon belly sashimi. It was topped with salmon roe and on a bed of snow. It was spectacular. I also had a spicy tuna roll that was great. It had a better rice to filling ratio than most other places. The presentations of all the dishes were top shelf. Service was professional and friendly.

  16. CL

    CrowLeigh

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2016

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    The portions were reasonable fish was excellent service was good but not great

  17. CK

    CosiK

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2016

    overall2food3service1ambience1

    The most horrific service organization I have seen since the beginning of my trip mid August. What's happening in the kitchen is clearly more acceptable but the overall experience doesn't let you enjoy the dishes.

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2016

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Quality modern Japanese! I've been going there since they opened 3 years ago and every time I take new friends there, we all have a great meal and awesome experience. There's always something new to try so it feels like a new adventure every time!

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We celebrated my mom's 70th birthday on Saturday. Everything was delicious. Thank you for an enjoyable and memorable meal!

  20. YG

    YummyGood

    Los Angeles

    122 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    122 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    After reading the reviews, I was expecting my socks to be knocked off. However, I was disappointed. Some of the dishes were outstanding, and others were just so-so. The toro belly was especially delicious and the rolls were very good. We had the 11-course omakase, which was a good value, relatively speaking. Perhaps it would've been better to order separately.

  21. t

    tutolahrssen

    Miami

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2016

    overall4food5service3ambience2

    Very fresh and unique sushi off the strip. This is NOT your local sushi place, this is special and delicately selected fish, from tuna belly to salmon belly, all around wonderful. Quiet place, great escape from the strip but I think they can do so much better with a twist on the setting.

  22. k

    kathy

    San Diego

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was perfect!!! First the service was amazing!! The drinks where all so delicious and some of the best food I've ever had in Vegas. We didn't eat one bad thing! In fact we had to order double and triples of some items because they were so good!

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding food and service! The sushi was some of the best sushi I have had in 30 years. Very fresh!

  24. D

    David

    New England

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best sushi/modern Japanese. Favorite vegas resturant.

  25. ST

    StephanieT

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 12, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Tried the 8 item tasting menu for 4 people with a couple extras. Everything was amazing. The standouts for us were a salmon sashimi in an amazing orange colored sauce and wagyu beef served with a hot stone for searing at the table. I think we over ate with 11 dishes but besides one plate (a yellowtail sashimi with apples) we all enjoyed everything very much. The restaurant was an easy lyft ride from the LV strip and I cannot imagine that you'd find anything better in the area. Our waiter was very friendly and just the right amount of attentive and definitely steered us in the right direction when he recommended the tasting menu.

  26. N

    Nacnud

    Los Angeles

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Very creative and satisfying cuisine with a wide range of choices. Ken, our server, was very helpful in suggesting dishes as this was our first visit. We met the Chef Owner - Ramii(sp?) and complemented him all round. We were there for lunch, and will definitely return for dinner!

  27. D

    David

    New England

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My restaurant! When I come to Vegas, I make sure to eat at Yonaka as often as I can.

  28. s

    sparky

    Nashville

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This place it's off the beaten path but we'll worth the visit. We got the eleven course meal. There maybe two courses I didn't like, but that is just a matter of personal taste and part of the adventure of eleven courses and you don't know what any of them are beforehand. Service was excellent. Though the eleven course was expensive the main menu item prices looked very reasonable given the upscale ambiance and gourmet presentation.

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love this place. The dishes are creative, fresh, and beautifully presented. Everyone is nice and accommodating. We highly recommend this place!

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A friend told us the next time we were in Vegas, we simply HAD to try Yonaka. I'm SO thankful she recommended this gem. The service was outstanding and the food was melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They offer such healthy options, but you'd never know it because they are SO incredibly tasty! I can recommend Yonaka without any hesitation...you'll be glad you tried them (and if you live in Vegas, you'll likely return often!)

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2016

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Hands down, one of my top 3 choices when I'm in Las Vegas. The flavors are incredible and the offerings are simply art on a plate. I usually go with the Omakase and have never been disappointed.

  32. D

    Dave

    New York Area

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on April 27, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Consistently great food prepared creatively.

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Unbelievable creativity on simple dishes. Loved it.

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    They made an egg free tasting menu for us. Everything was brilliant, especially the service.

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 21, 2016

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    best sushi ever, if you happen to visit vegas , make sure you visit Yonaka.. great taste, good service

  36. JM

    JamesM

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 19, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is one of those places where you roll the dice and hit it big. The food was well prepared and very fresh. They have dishes that range from the traditional to modern takes on sushi. This will be top of the list to take friends for casual dining or business meals.

  37. DT

    DownTownAaronBrown

    Toronto

    24 reviews

    4.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 17, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    Very unique Japanese dishes. I had a great time. Needs a little more air circulation to get rid of the grease scent but that's easily forgotten once you taste the food

  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 15, 2016

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    The fish is very good

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on April 13, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Simply the best sushi in town!

  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2016

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    Food was awesome. Try the Fat Duck!

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Yonaka by Chef Ramir - Permanently Closed is rated 4.5 stars by 241 OpenTable diners

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

  • Cross street

    Decatur and Flamingo

  • Neighborhood

    Spring Valley

  • Hours of operation

    Open Everyday.
    Dinner: 5pm-11pm (everyday)
    Happy hour: 5pm-6.30pm (everyday)

    Please note: Happy Hour is available in the Sushi Bar and Booth area ONLY. (First come, first served basis.) Reservations are not available for Happy Hour diners.

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Asian, Contemporary American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Ramir Decastro

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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