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Yanagi Sushi & Grill

555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
+1 805-773-3535
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (56 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“rainbow roll” (4 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
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21 - 30 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 1 January 2017

If you like to be entertained while you enjoy a super meal, this is the place for you. Food, drink, and chef was hard to beat anywhere in the U.S.A...

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Our food was delicious and fresh. The service was incredibly fast and of high quality. We were also able to see the chef cooking right next to us even though we weren't seated at a grill table. Loved it and will be returning!

Thank Noelia C
Reviewed 20 December 2016

we were driving by and saw from the 101, sitting up on the hill. The view has to be one of the finest ones we have experienced eating at Sushi restaurants, The ocean was spectacular. Chloe was our server and was a real joy to...More

Thank 923JimM923
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very very nice place with a very nice view of ocean. Ample parking and next to the freeway 101. The food was very good and the service was excellent.

Thank siroos h
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...More

Thank G R
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...More

Thank Kalisa75
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...More

Thank Knabebug
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...More

Thank VickiP23
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.

Thank brent b
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...More

Thank Norm G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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