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Honda YA Japanese Restaurant

556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
+1 714-832-0081
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“yakitori” (16 reviews)
“skewers” (9 reviews)
“quail eggs” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you arrive, you write your name outside, depend on the day and time, sit for 10-30 min to be called. Inside the have bar, tables and traditional Japanese tables. The food is really good for the price. Great place for habit out with friends...More

Thank HashTagTraveler
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This place reminded me of the places I went with friends in Japan. A cozy Japanese Izakaya which is a great place to go with friends for casual dining. We went with out family and a friend for a casual dinner out and were not...More

Thank DaQi
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Sweet little restaurant. Booth, table & Japanese "floor style" seating. Kentucky of variety of seafood, sushi, teriyaki, drinks, etc. Service was quick & friendly. Easy parking, great location. Late hours.

Thank punkin1919
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My son and I ate here on a Sunday evening about 7:00pm and there was 30 minute wait. The staff were cordial and attentive and the food was a pleasing balance between cost and quality. I felt good about the value proposition for this restaurant....More

Thank MTrooper
Reviewed 13 March 2017

As a foodie, visiting Japan was a culinary delight! I head about this place from TripAdvisor and a few friends who said that it was really good. So, I had to try it. Write your name on a list and wait for a table. Ok...More

Thank longbeachCalifornia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This place has sushi, sashimi, rolls, barbecue, noodles, anything you heart desires. You order small plates until your are in heaven! Everything is perfect, flavorful and succulent. The salmon belly is beyond perfect as is most everything that comes out of the kitchen. The place...More

Thank JoyMcN
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I love Honda-Ya!! After spending three weeks in Japan earlier this summer, I was desperate to find real Japanese food in Orange County! Everyone else in OC serves California Rolls and teriyaki, and calls it Japanese food. But Honda-Ya serves food that they actually eat...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had a great time enjoying my first yakitori experience. The only reason I will not rate it a 5 is because I saw some kind of large bug running along the floor. I am sure these are to be found in all restaurants though. There...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 22 July 2016

It's best to arrive right when they open because they do not take reservations and they do have long lines and wait times frequently. Very good Japanese food and sushi. They have a couple tables where families or groups can sit on the floor and...More

Thank euscarol
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We put our name down and waited - it was worth it, don't let this scare you off. Great prices for excellent food and drinks. We had the potstickers, which are the best I've ever had, some yakitori sticks which were cooked to perfection, a...More

Thank sandram972016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-832-0081
  • E-mail