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Honda YA Japanese Restaurant

556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
+1 714-832-0081
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“yakitori” (19 reviews)
“sashimi” (6 reviews)
“salmon belly” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a true find for us. We were told about this place by regulars but put off going there for some time... That was a mistake. The visit was probably the best we've had for some time. Everything we ate was tasty, and that...More

Thank John19672
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome food. Unique choices. You won't be disappointed. Try the Honda Ya Chicken Salad! Yakitori is always great! Black Sesame ice cream for dessert! Yum

Thank lisalmg2017
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I LOVE Honda Ya. Their food is so fresh and the waiters are very patient when I don’t understand their accents or want to know more about a certain dish. There’s a reason there’s already a line when they open at 5.

Thank dmmick01
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Over rated Unhappy service team Don't go especially if you are hungry or you will be disappointed o Waiters were either not insight or just overwork but pretending to be unable to see our request. Took twenty minutes to get your beverage order served. Worst...More

1  Thank BubblesEito
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Went to Honda Ya for their Yakitori, and having lived and travelled in Japan for a number of years, I felt this was a very close replica of the real deal. The atmosphere felt like an authentic Yakitori-ya on the streets of Tokyo; the service...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent... only had about a ten minute wait outside. Once inside, there was lots to choose from but I stuck with the yakitori specials. The wasabi fatty heart yakitori... I would return just for that. So amazing!!!

Thank Brichford
Reviewed 5 May 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 1:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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
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