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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” (60 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“rainbow roll” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Mediocre sushi + Terrible Service + High Prices = A restaraunt I won't return to. Its too bad, because they have a great location and views. But hey, some people like warm beer.

Thank cbo49r
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

I loved the tuna tataki, one of my favorite dishes in Japanese food. Service is very fast and sushi pieces are huge. Probably a bit too much.

Thank Pablo O
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We like this place with a nice view but this time at lunch it was not up to normal quality. It is a fun place to go and everyone was friendly except our particular waitress - who was definitely not a happy person. This set...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 20 December 2015

We heard positive comments from our grown Sons and my Parents on a previous visit, so my wife and I took my Parents there on Saturday night. We have maybe 100 experiences with Japanese/Sushi bars across the country but mostly West Coast. Yanagi's layout is...More

Thank TotheCORE
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We stopped here on our way back to Santa Maria and arrived just after they reopened for dinner. The service was fantastic as we were only the second table to be seated but the restaurant soon had many guests. Our food was excellent and brought...More

Thank lvnative_63
Reviewed 22 October 2015

comfortable, beautiful and a wonderful view of Pismo Beach. Great food and the chef cooks in front of you! He is quite a show man too.

1  Thank Almir M
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We have a weekend place in the Five Cities area and have been coming down for the last four year, have always seen Yanagi Sushi sitting on the top of the hill off highway 101, and wanted to try, but never had. We decided to...More

1  Thank Rod B
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Of course, we sat at the Teppan table. The food was outstanding and lots of it. I asked the server that I wanted my vegetable very well done and no broccoli. The cook even let me taste my vegetables to make sure they were to...More

1  Thank Monika L
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I must have been invisible. I could not get anyone to wait on me. I finally took my napkin and stood up and waved it in the air above my head. The cook saw me and directed a waiter over. Annoyed they took my order....More

Thank JohnF514
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

First the resturant is Korean not Japanese. That being said the staff was polite and the food was not bad. Service was good.

Thank Aaron R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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