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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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11 - 20 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2017

the food is delicious and so worth stopping in. i did take out, but they still designed the order to look as if i was eating inside. i will be back!!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 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
Reviewed 8 May 2017

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...More

Thank rayinreverse
Reviewed 25 April 2017

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...More

Thank Krish C
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...More

Thank IrisPleasantHill
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
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...More

Thank Dinoalita
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
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...More

Thank 923JimM923
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...More

Thank TNAllison
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Restaurant Details

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