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Umi Sake House

2230 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1615
+1 206-374-8717
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (64 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (9 reviews)
“edamame” (10 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2230 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1615
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1 - 10 of 667 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best sushi I have had! I’m gluten intolerant and msg intolerant- no problems here! Not to mention the fish was extremely delicious:) highly recommend to make reservations! A must go!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stay681942
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come here every time I am in Seattle, if time allows. Always had to wait for a table (even if booked in advance) at that weird area at the entrance, where you are either too close to someones table or in everyones way. Or both......More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anders K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Umi can do no wrong in my eyes. I love it. Every time. Every day. All sushi. All days. I’ve never had a bad sushi here. Their hh is great.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jennifer m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town for 2 nights and had dinner there both nights. Had it 10 years ago, then 5 years ago and now in 2018. The place just has a great vibe and the prices are right. I literally cant go anywhere in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank deuce_sean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Umi Sake House several times (about once per year) for last few years. Quality of sushi is not bad, if you like rolls you will like this place. They do make traditional nigiri sushi and they are tasty but pricey (I believe...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 430kazus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Umi Sake house is a great choice for fresh sushi and one of Seattle’s best sake lists. The service is prompt, friendly and attentive. As well as nigiri and sashimi, they offer dozens of innovative rolls to choose from. Our waitress was well versed in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jon C
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Second time in a little over a year I was in Seattle. Both times stayed downtown near Pike Place and this location on 1st Ave. made it an easy choice. The Godzilla roll and the Tarantula were awesome. Had two other rolls that were also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank havingfunawayfromhom
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The place is hype and well decorated. Waiters are casual, friendly and very efficient. Their menu is simply overwhelming by the choice of sushi, sashimi or rolls. Rolls come nicely displayed on king plate. The taste is simply amazing as many unexpected ingredients complement regular...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We went for happy hour. And still spent 75$ .sake great rolls a wonderful chicken dish . Very comfortable atmosphere. Was a hi light of food in Seattle. Would go again for happy hour. Normal time would be 200$ not worth it then

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mrmotomike
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Best sushi EVER!! 3 of us and we all agree...best sushi we have ever eaten. Great and friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah Elizabeth A
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Walter Z
23 January 2018|
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Response from thurstonbow | Reviewed this property |
4-6 PM Daily inside the restaurant, but 4-8 PMon the outside porch area and at the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2230 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1615
  • Public Transportation: Yes
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighbourhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-374-8717
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