Yo Sushi

BurJuman,Trade Centre Road
Bur Dubai
2.0 star rating 35 Reviews
$$ - Affordable
 +97143595479
  Work Hours: Sat - Fri (12:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
Payments: Credit/Debit Cards
General Amenities

About this business

When a restaurant chain serves more than five million customers a year globally, you know it’s doing something right, and this is precisely what YO! Sushi has accomplished. Launched in 1997, the firm first wowed its London audience before opening branches further afield in places like Dublin, Sintra, Kuwait and (luckily for us!) Dubai. As soon as you step inside the doors of YO! Sushi Dubai, you’ll see what all the fuss is about.
 
Located on Trade Center Road in Bur Dubai, this eatery serves up fresh, tasty, imaginative and healthy Japanese dishes. Rather than ordering in the conventional manner, simply take a look at the menu to see what’s on offer before picking dishes from a conveyor belt as it moves serenely past.
 
As its name suggests, the restaurant specialises in sushi creations. Enjoy sashimi classics like sesame seared salmon and yellow fin tuna, or opt for rice-filled rolls wrapped in seaweed and stuffed with treats such as prawns and avocado with mayonnaise. Nigiri is on the menu too – these bundles of rice are topped with edible delights including seared beef or sweet egg omelette.
 
In addition to sushi, you can enjoy an array of soups, salads, tempura dishes and hot creations like chicken katsu curry. It’s also worth noting that as well as the sit-in menu, YO! Sushi provides meals to take away. 
 
To find out what people are saying about the restaurant, take a look at our customer reviews, or leave one of your own. 

33 Reviews

Gavtek
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
04/09/2013 

Yo Sushi always gets a bit of a bashing from sushi affectionados which I think is a bit unfair as their fish and other ingredients are as fresh and of good quality as most other places in town. Anyway, when I found myself at their DIFC branch, it was not to order sushi, it was to MAKE sushi. Yes folks, I enrolled into their sushi school and am now a certified Sushi Master! For 150 Dhs, you get a 90 minute hands-on lesson on how to make a wide variety of makis, noris, nigiris and handrolls. You also get a Yo Sushi apron, instruction cards and a certificate to take home with you. What's more, you get to eat all the sushi you have made afterwards, and it's easily enough to feed 3-4 people. The sushi in the picture is what I took home after I already filled up on in the restaurant. Complimentary soft drinks and tea are also provided. If you enjoy sushi, I honestly can't think of a better way to spend 150 Dhs. Classes are limited to 4 people so there's plenty of one on one advice.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): Wow we are happy that you became a sushi rolling expert we might need a hand in our branches ;) Thanks for your review!

09/06/2014 - Report

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Yo Sushi
09/08/2013 

Please don't go here they don't even compare with Scoozi. If u want good sushi then u need to go to scoozi.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): Hi Khalil, thanks for your review, however can you please tell us why do you think Scoozi's sushi is better?

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smouj
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
09/08/2013 

If you're looking for cheap sushi, this is the place.
it's alright, but what is up with the flies?!!! The Dubai Mall branch is filled with them, made me walk out.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): We are so sorry you had a bad experience with the flies! Maybe it's the hot weather but I assure you we try our best to get rid of them.

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nk1087
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
01/08/2013 

Do not like their sushi at all! The only safe thing to eat at Yo Sushi is their Edamame and have some water. They need some serious revamping on their menu.. and their chef to change. Additionally, their service is absolutely horrible! They were rude staff and did not know what their sushi is about.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): We are so sorry you had a bad experience with YO! but can you please tell us why do you think the sushi was not good? Your post is a year ago, we have updated the menu since. You might want to visit us now and tell us your review. Thanks

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planetarygear
 Abu Dhabi, UAE
Yo Sushi
11/04/2013 

Way so expensive for a sushi, food is just ok. Service was great & ambiance made it so expensive. Won't recommend to other cause of the price.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): Thanks for your review. Our prices are considered to be in the average rate, however, we keep having special offers, so stay tuned :)

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maria458
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
12/03/2013 

all i can say is. its just horrible. the quality of the food is really bad. to be honest i would never go there again. the food is turning in that sushi counter for hours and hours and its not fresh at all. some time i feel the fish is expired.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): We are so sorry you had a bad experience with YO! We will look into this matter. Your wrote your review a year ago, we appreciate if you could pay us a visit and check the quality of food this time. Thanks

09/06/2014 - Report

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Yo Sushi
09/08/2012 

YO! this restaurant is very accommodating and very convenient as the food is on a belt so you can actually see the meal before you order it and eat. also there kitchen is in front of you so one can see all the dishes being prepared, this is also to show that they are very sanitary. there colour co-ordinated plates also make thing very simple and easy as each dish has a different price so if your on a budget you no what you can afford, and what they dont have on the belt they will prepare and have on your table in minutes.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): Thank you very much for your review, we appreciate it :)

14/07/2014 - Report

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Ianzky
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
09/08/2012 

Yo! Sushi is an excellent authentic Japanese dishes, great staff, not to mention their food is rotating in front of you. One of the best and unique Japanese restaurants I have been. Who wouldn’t enjoy just picking anything you want to eat at any time? Everything we picked tasted delicious even simple dishes like teriyaki and maki rolls. Yo! Sushi is for those who like “food on the go”. Go try it and you’ll be coming back for more though they serve it in a very small portion.

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Yo Sushi

Yo Sushi (Business Owner): Thank you very much for your review, we appreciate it :)

14/07/2014 - Report

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Yo Sushi
05/08/2012 

I went to 2 Yo Sushi's..one in Marina Mall, one in Dubai Mall. The service at Marina Mall was good, so I thought I'd try the one in Dubai Mall one day with my sis in law and her kid. We decided to not sit at the carousel area, as we had a baby stroller with us. We were ignored for 20 mins after arrival, no cutlery, no hello, no help with stroller. I called the manager, asked her politely if this was typical of Yo Sushi service for people with children... the manager apologized profusely, and we got 2 free meals out of it. The food was good, lots of choices, and I believe they genuinely messed up, but they made up for it with service afterwards. I dont understand how they could have completely overlooked us, it wasnt even busy. Their management was excellent, maybe their servers just need more training.

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eiBeauty
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
26/07/2012 

With my dietary limitations due to lactose and gluten intolerance, this is my default takeaway/ delivery! I also love to stop by there to eat at their counter since I can just grab a fresh plate off the conveyor belt or order from their staff. Entertainer coupons help afford this obsession and a top tip if you are throwing a cocktail party is to order a sushi platter or two to keep guests from drinking on an empty stomach!

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NiCe
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
10/06/2012 

Since you'll have a peek with the food, it'll be easier for you to choose unlike if you're just seeing them in the pictures. Staffs are helpful and attentive. Ambiance is great ~ relaxing. With their price per plate, you'll be able to try few varieties. I've only been to Burjuman branch and it's quite accessible for me, not so sure with the other branches.

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Yo Sushi
03/06/2012 

I love the concept of this place - nearly all of the food served is on the conveyor belt ! This is a great place for snacks or to try out a bunch of different things- its best to go on a Sunday when they have a promotion where some dishes are cheaper. The food tastes really nice too, its not 'extraordinary' but its nice for the price.

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Yo Sushi
14/05/2012 

This is not the best sushi in Dubai by any means, but it is probably the fastest, and cheapest around. The conveyor belt system means you're eating the minute after you sit down..which is a big plus for many busy people and the prices are very fair...compared to other sushi places....but that could be because the quality of the sushi ingredients is lower....The staff has always been pretty good...at all the locations.....I've just never been super stoked about the taste of their sushi.

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saifo

saifo totally agree,its like Starbucks..... Not the best coffee but they are on every corner so its just convenient.

14/05/2012 - Report

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Yo Sushi
13/05/2012 

Yo! Sushi in Burjuman Centre, Dubai. Delicious foods, in affordable prices. Customer service is excellent as well as ambiance.

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keisse
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
11/05/2012 

its very good place where you enjoy the music and sushii! good people to serve you, and its cheap comparing other sushi restaurants

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Yo Sushi
21/04/2012 

Not a huge fan of Yo Sushi because I feel a lot of it just sits on the conveyor belt going round and round for ages. The other thing is that you have to order several plates and then it all adds up to about 80 - 100AED per person to satisfy a normal appetite which isn't really justified. I would rather have a full size portion sushi platter. Hot meals are OK although the gyoza are not a patch on Wagamama's.

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Yo Sushi
21/01/2012 

I was trying sushi for the first time in 2009 and was brought to Yo! Sushi at Dubai Festival City. I've frequented the branch since then. The staff is always super-helpful to help you decide your order and are always friendly and chirpy. I mostly go only for Miso Soup and it's always good. If you're trying sushi for the first time and want a casual, no-nonsense approach to the famous cuisine - Yo! Sushi it is.

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Yo Sushi
16/01/2012 

Dubai mall has to be the worst branch, burjuman/mirdif and marina mall the best. I found a fly in the soy sauce in dubai mall and ill never go back there again! I find the ones i mentioned above better, because they are quieter. therefore cleaner and sushi is made fresh to order more often than not. I especially LOVE mirdif because they hold sushi school classes there, and that is where i got certified as a sushi chef so now can make my own :-) Good vegi selection too which is rare in dubaii

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Ifrah Nasir
 Sharjah, UAE
Yo Sushi
07/07/2011 

Best Sushi

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William
 Dubai, UAE
Yo Sushi
03/04/2011 

Wasn't happy the other night at the festival city branch.  Not much choice and the people working there seemed not to care about anyone but themselves.  Used to be a YO Sushi fan, but won't be going back there anytime soon.

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