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Yi Sushi

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2650 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-6316
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Their Happy Hour from 3-6 has really caught on in RSD. The restaurant is packed with locals who love the low-priced specials.

Thank Stensafriend
El Cajon, California
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118 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our favorite sushi in the area. Great happy hour prices, friendly service and great sushi. Love the crunch roll. Check it out and enjoy!

Thank Connie525
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Oh. My. Goodness. I just left there and had the strangest experience of all time. We arrived around 9:30 pm.First off, the entire resturaunt was empty except for one other couple. We were not greeted when we entered. We were asked if our food was "for here or to go." We were then told we could sit at any table... More 

Thank Ahkilah A
Agana, Mariana Islands
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Visited my folks and was craving Japanese food. I suggested my 'go-to' in San Diego (Shizuoka), but my folks wanted to take me to this place. Was not disappointed. Between my parents and me, we ordered gyoza, teriyaki steak combo w/spicy tuna roll, garlic edamame, tempura combo. Each of the meals came with salad and soup. It was ALL good.... More 

2 Thank ty5strings
Castaic, California
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244 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Located in a small outdoor mall, parking can be challenging. We came for happy hour, but were seated immediately. We were impressed with the $2-$3-$5 happy hour menu and its selections. The place is about as crowded as most sushi places and clean. Our order came with a little delay. Food serving was generous and tasty. Our only complaint: There... More 

1 Thank Rene V
Papeete, French Polynesia
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136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

It doesn't looks like from the outside and I did not know what to expect... But at the end, far so good !!! Enjoying very good sushis as after burn roll, red dragon and California. Not disappointed at all !

Thank Jesson_Charlotte
Big Sky Country
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147 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We went with friends and ordered many items. The sushi and sashimi was just okay, average. I had the seafood soup which I did not care for. There was very little seafood in the soup. The baked mussels were excellent. The staff was preoccupied. The prices didn't fit with the atmosphere. It felt more like an all-you-can-eat joint than a... More 

Thank Chris P
San Diego
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I only have sushi a couple of times a year. Not because I don't like it (I do!) but because my wife doesn't like it. So needless to say, I haven't been to a lot of sushi joints. However, I personally thought the sushi here was really good! Very, very flavorful, very fresh, and the dishes we had and saw... More 

Thank Sixeye
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

I frequent this place because I'm mad for Japanese food. I wouldn't say the food is outstanding, but it sure is good. I wouldn't go back again and again if I didn't like it, having lived in Tokyo for a couple of years - but this place can hold it's own compared to anything else that's out there in this... More 

Thank hotranga
San Diego, California
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This place has a communication problem. The sushi bar is anything but inviting, because the guys behind it are uncommunicative and bored. The sushi freshness is uneven, maybe because they don't do enough business. There's no heart in this restaurant, and the service is unsophisticated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Sushi, Japanese
Restaurant features
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2650 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019-6316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?