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Yanagi Sushi & Grill

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555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
+1 805-773-3535
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Buellton, California
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Came back for lunch when in town. This place is great!! The sushi is outstanding and I recalled sitting at the sushi bar the first time and sampling many of their offerings to the point I didn't realize how full you can get off of sushi alone!! Anyway for lunch we saw that they were serving Poke' bowls for lunch.... More 

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Thank G R
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Came here for my birthday dinner. I knew the fried rice we were used to from our hometown (Pocket 8's) was going to be hard to beat.....I was correct. I ordered the shrimp and fried rice. Husband ordered chicken and steak. Our dinner was very good. Fried rice not as good as Pocket 8's but we figured this already. Service... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Last night was our second visit to this Yanagi location. This review is for the Teppanyaki experience. We did not order off the other menu. I have been a Benihaha fan for decades. So I always compare other Teppanyaki restaurants to that. Yanagi mostly measures up. The food quality is excellent. All the protein ordered by our party of 4... More 

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Essex
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We took our two children here for dinner as its great to watch the chef ! Between us we had chicken, shrimp and steak - all were delicious on the hibachi ! The only thing that I would change is not have the televisions on as a lot of people were watching sport on the tv - and not watching... More 

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Thank VickiP23
arroyo grande,ca
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74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

creative rolls and always fresh shushi and sashimi. never disappoints. generous portions. good friendly staff. several locations. the santa maria yanagi is also very good.tough market with many good sushi bars in the area.

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Fresno, California
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196 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My wife is trying vegetarian eating lately; and we we're sure how we'd do at sushi. Fortunately, there are some options. I had a Vegetarian Roll, which has veggies inside a cucumber wrapper with a ginger sauce -- very good. My wife had a Vegetable tempura roll (which is richer). OK, we're not total Veggie -- I also had a... More 

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Sun City, California, United States
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393 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

What a huge disappointment..! this place used to be great. Unfortunately it is under new ownership & just re-opened middle of June-2016. The new wait staff is inept & slow. had to ask for each re-fill of drinks. Slices of fish very small & thin. Too bad.. we used to come here every time through the area the food had... More 

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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Pismo and we always plan a night here whenever we visit! We always enjoy our time here and appreciate being able to choose between a teppan, sushi bar or restaurant experience, depending on our mood and guests. They offer a great range of food that is sure to please every kind of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

My family came here for a graduation dinner right around sunset and the view was absolutely gorgeous. Even with our party of 12, everyone found something they liked on the menu. Some ordered teppan; others had sushi. Regardless, everyone enjoyed their meal. The best thing about our visit, however, was the chef who put on the show as he prepared... More 

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Thank J0ySum
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have been here many many times and always have had a good meal. Unknown to many is that they have lunch specials with lunch prices which makes it even better.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Pismo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-3535

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