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Yi Sushi

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2650 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-6316
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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El Cajon, California
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116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our favorite sushi in the area. Great happy hour prices, friendly service and great sushi. Love the crunch roll. Check it out and enjoy!

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Thank Connie525
San Diego, California
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Oh. My. Goodness. I just left there and had the strangest experience of all time. We arrived around 9:30 pm.First off, the entire resturaunt was empty except for one other couple. We were not greeted when we entered. We were asked if our food was "for here or to go." We were then told we could sit at any table... More 

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Thank Ahkilah A
Agana, Mariana Islands
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Visited my folks and was craving Japanese food. I suggested my 'go-to' in San Diego (Shizuoka), but my folks wanted to take me to this place. Was not disappointed. Between my parents and me, we ordered gyoza, teriyaki steak combo w/spicy tuna roll, garlic edamame, tempura combo. Each of the meals came with salad and soup. It was ALL good.... More 

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Castaic, California
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238 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Located in a small outdoor mall, parking can be challenging. We came for happy hour, but were seated immediately. We were impressed with the $2-$3-$5 happy hour menu and its selections. The place is about as crowded as most sushi places and clean. Our order came with a little delay. Food serving was generous and tasty. Our only complaint: There... More 

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1 Thank Rene V
Papeete, French Polynesia
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133 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

It doesn't looks like from the outside and I did not know what to expect... But at the end, far so good !!! Enjoying very good sushis as after burn roll, red dragon and California. Not disappointed at all !

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Thank Jesson_Charlotte
Big Sky Country
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

We went with friends and ordered many items. The sushi and sashimi was just okay, average. I had the seafood soup which I did not care for. There was very little seafood in the soup. The baked mussels were excellent. The staff was preoccupied. The prices didn't fit with the atmosphere. It felt more like an all-you-can-eat joint than a... More 

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Thank Chris P
San Diego
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

I only have sushi a couple of times a year. Not because I don't like it (I do!) but because my wife doesn't like it. So needless to say, I haven't been to a lot of sushi joints. However, I personally thought the sushi here was really good! Very, very flavorful, very fresh, and the dishes we had and saw... More 

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Thank Sixeye
San Diego, California
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

I frequent this place because I'm mad for Japanese food. I wouldn't say the food is outstanding, but it sure is good. I wouldn't go back again and again if I didn't like it, having lived in Tokyo for a couple of years - but this place can hold it's own compared to anything else that's out there in this... More 

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Thank hotranga
San Diego, California
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

This place has a communication problem. The sushi bar is anything but inviting, because the guys behind it are uncommunicative and bored. The sushi freshness is uneven, maybe because they don't do enough business. There's no heart in this restaurant, and the service is unsophisticated.

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Thank patient111
San Diego, California, United States
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

The restaurant has been open maybe five months. We have eaten here about 10 times. The food quality and preparation is outstanding. In my opinion this is the best food served by a restaurant in this area.

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Thank Bob N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2650 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-6316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?