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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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San Luis Obispo, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy!!! Love to do the teppanyaki! Got the filet and lobster and the must have fried rice. Show is always fun from the chefs.

Thank Shana C
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of fish. The three, yes three sushi chefs in front of me were furiously working to prepare food. Any sushi restaurant that employs three chefs on a Monday night must be okay. I had a 911 and a very spicy roll, the name of which I cannot remember, because I cannot remember anything... More 

Thank rayinreverse
San Francisco, California
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157 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome family friendly Sushi place. Prices are reasonable and service is awesome. Sean the Sushi Chef was nice to give us some tips and entertain the kids. Parking is easy and the food quality is great. The noodle dishes were out of the world. Love to revisit again.

Thank Krish C
Martinez, California
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

All my favorite Japanese dishes were available. It was hard to choose. I finally settled on shrimp & vegetable tempura. The shrimp & vegetables were coated with a light batter and perfectly cooked. My husband enjoyed his sushi rolls. For dessert, mochi ice cream, of course!

Thank IrisPleasantHill
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My coworker and I visited here for dinner and sat at the sushi bar. It was a pleasure watching the itamae perform their work. The food was wonderful.

Thank Zechariah S
Bakersfield, California
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We eat a lot of sushi and this is by far one of the best we have ever been to. Really fresh buttery salmon, a dynamite roll which was the best I've ever had anywhere. A must try!!! Heart attack appetizer was spectacular. Everything we ordered was amazing. Excellent waitstaff. You can tell everyone who works there, especially the sushi... More 

Thank Dinoalita
Arroyo Grande, California
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with a number of couples. The serving chef was average at best, with the food average as well. The view is nice looking out toward Pismo Beach. Prices were modest. If you like sushi you might want to give it a try.

Thank ald233
Orcutt, California
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130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went back here while returning home from Santa Cruz CA. The floors thru out the place were sticky like they forgot to buy a new mop. We were the first customers and when using the rest there was a lake of pee in front of the urinal.. You could hear the wait staff stick to the floor. Wonder if... More 

Thank 923JimM923
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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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Restaurant Details

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