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Blue Fin

1401 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1726
+1 602-254-3171
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (9 reviews)
“teriyaki” (3 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Seafood
1401 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1726
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am attending a training withe The BIA and was wishing for miso soup. Man it was a hot walk, but this place made it so worth it!! Thank you.

Thank StarlaDeane
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Coconut shrimp was delicious. Spring rolls hot and fresh! Could have made a meal out of the crab puffs. The homemade orange sauce was very good!!! Overall the food was great and service was friendly. Will definitely eat here again of back in the area....More

Thank Razorback15
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My husband and I went here for an afternoon snack of gyoza. They were out of this world and very reasonable. We will definitely return for a whole meal another day. You order at the counter and there are several tables inside and outside. Blue...More

Thank Dianne G
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Wonderful, fresh seafood flown in daily. Prices are more than reasonable for the quality and quantity of food you get. Try it, you won't be disappointed!

Thank A4304ECkevins
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice people, very affordable lunches and decent parking. Can't ask more for a stop-in joint in downtown Phoenix.

Thank David M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

the food is fresh and the difference is in the taste. It is the best food in central phoenix. The rice bowls are Generous amount!!! Sushi is extremely tasty!!!

Thank lisa86047I
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Always good. Simple traditional Japanese dishes. Great Chicken Curry, Panko Fried Fish, and other bowls and dinners. Family run restaurant with the nicest staff in the world. Not fancy, but easy, fresh, and friendly.

Thank bobaztraveler100
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have been frequenting Blue Fin by the Burton Barr Library on Central for over 25 years. It is a great family owned and operated spot for teriyaki and panko chicken and more. Prices are quite reasonable and service is fast, even during the popular...More

Thank moniqueh507
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Have eaten here many times over the last few years. Always happy with a satisfying lunch bowl of meat or poultry, vegetables and rice ( white or brown ). Take out or eat in - good food this cheap gets a bit crowded around lunch...More

Thank Standing I
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This Japanese spot has good weekday lunch specials. I got the Teriyaki Chicken. It was nothing special-chicken was plentiful but lacking in flavor-seemed to have been quickly immersed in a very light sauce-but no grilling or carmelization. Plenty of rice and salad-very filling but not...More

Thank M2922DHkarenh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
10:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1726
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-254-3171