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Yama Sushi

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27782 Vista Del Lago # C-22, Mission Viejo, CA 92692-1175
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I think the main attraction is the location and view of the lake. The staff are very friendly and the sushi bar is has a real local neighborhood feel to it. The menu is pretty standard with a few specials that we enjoy. Very pleasant experience.

Thank juliewilkerson
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214 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stopped in here on a holiday eve as my husband loves sushi. We were seated immediately and the food was great. They have a good variety to choose from. The atmosphere is just okay. There is a long bar with seats and a few small tables & chairs. The location although on Lake Mission Viejo doesn't take advantage of... More 

Thank DiAnnesInLove
Branson, Missouri
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791 reviews
565 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had lunch special, Chicken Teriyaki with sashimi. Plenty of food, very good, view of lake is very special. Staff is very attentive, decor is modern and feels friendly.

Thank Jerry B
Irvine, California
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168 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The only thing I liked was the large baked oysters. And I don't usually eat oysters! They like their sashimi douse with alot of sauce covering the natural flavor of the fish which I wonder what else they covering...

Thank WineConn
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The food is only average. Some good...some not so good. Like: tataki roll, salad dressing, miso soup, kids French fries. The view makes up for a lot...

Thank Wingate1
Laguna Hills, CA
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to Yama because they recently received #1 Sushi in OC, We have been once before and didn't do backflips, but it was good. Same experience last night. We went early in case it was slammed due to Tuesday Specials. $3 for 2 pc Hamachi/tuna and $2 for salmon/shrimp. Also $9-10 for a couple rolls. We arrived around 5:30... More 

Thank Esbart
Los Angeles, California
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341 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The sushi is fine. They have some of their own creations that make things interesting. I'd suggest going if you want to explore beyond sushi and sashimi. They have some good fish and other dishes.

Thank StationToStation
Tustin, California
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145 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Came here for lunch for the first time. I had the Sushi Roll lunch combo. There was plenty of food! It started with a bowl of miso soup and a nice green salad with tomato. The combo had 4 pieces of sushi, 4 pieces of California roll, and then a customer's choice of a number of other rolls. I ordered... More 

Thank icyvelvet
Hull, Massachusetts
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1,124 reviews
671 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The view if you sit outside is great, as you can dine with the view of the lake. The service was good and the sushi chefs delivered our food quickly. The tuna tatake was very good as was the salmon cerviche. The sashimi roll was the only item that was not good as the cucumber exterior overpowered the fish. Would... More 

Thank Edelan
Mason, Ohio
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233 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great fellows and great foods at YAMA. For me it's the best Japanese food in Orange County. Hand-made rolls with Mexican fusion flavour are great! Service is always on-time! Try it!

Thank Marco C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27782 Vista Del Lago # C-22, Mission Viejo, CA 92692-1175
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo

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