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Yama Japanese Restaurant

5305 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2808
+1 609-822-8007
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (29 reviews)
“byob” (11 reviews)
“ventnor” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
5305 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2808
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a local favorite and has great sushi. We have been there many times and have always had very good meals. It’s a BYOB and offers a nice variety on the menu. Definitely worth giving it a try. Reservations are recommended during the...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We made a reservation which I recommend and were seated right away. The decor is very pleasant and airy. The Sushi was excellent and very fresh. It is a BYOB establishment.

Thank Martman7208
Reviewed 17 June 2017

What more can I say about this "must visit" awesome Japanese Restaurant in Ventor New Jersey. The Owner (ken) puts his heart out on every dish he serves. The fish is remarkably fresh and the variety is absolutely amazing Sashimi is off the charts!!!! Try...More

Thank Zman26
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Yama is great. No question. Ever since Ken & Joyce started running this and renovated the inside a number of years ago the quality of the food and service have improved over time. Would definitely go there if in the area, special today was carmelized...More

Thank patentesquire
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Since I'm always craving sushi, I'm usually on the lookout for a good spot. YAMA was suggested to me on a recent trip to the Atlantic City area. My friends and I shared several dishes along with edamame, steamed dumplings, and fried veggie dumplings. The...More

Thank gaelC
Reviewed 23 August 2016

There are several Japanese restaurants in the Ventnor/Margate, NJ area. My wife and I have tried them all more than once and we find Yama to be the best overall. Their hot dishes are authentic Japanese creations and the sushi and sashimi are wonderful. Remember...More

Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We waited after being seated. 22 min later, I asked for menus. Then we ordered very nervous it would take forever to be served but it was maybe 20 min wait, not so bad. The food was good and plated somewhat nicely.

Thank elissa s
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Went there a few years back and it was very good service and food quality. This time the food was good. Especially the sushi.. The servers all Asian. Seemed uninterested. Water glasses empty.. did not get the drinks we ordered. And appetizers were served with...More

1  Thank Christian V
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We go to Yama at least once a month. The specials are always good and change daily. The rolls are top notch. They definitely know their fish and it is always fresh. They also have outside seating. Don't miss this place if you want sushi.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Yama Fusion Japanese Spicy Tuna roll - excellent, Spicy Salmon Roll – excellent Eel avocado roll – average Alaskan roll - good Boston roll – very good All very fresh. Restaurant busy at 2pm. Excellent service.

Thank oysta
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5305 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2808
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ventnor City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-822-8007
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