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Yanagi Sushi & Grill

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555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
+1 805-773-3535
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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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This restaurant has been consistently voted best sushi in San Luis Obispo County, and with good reason in my opinion. We stopped for dinner and I ordered Rainbow Roll again, which was even better than the last restaurant I had eaten it. The roll was freshly made, the rice portion of it did not stick to the serving plate and... More 

Thank TNAllison
Griffith, Indiana
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Orcutt, California
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129 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 have wait on us. The appetizers came out first, and were very good. We had... More 

Thank Jim M
Burlingame, California
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Buellton, California
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43 reviews
26 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 

Thank G R
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

Thank Kalisa75
Pismo Beach, California
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

Thank Knabebug
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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 

Thank VickiP23
arroyo grande,ca
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74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

Thank brent b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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?