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Yanagi Sushi & Grill

555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
+1 805-773-3535
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (61 reviews)
“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“fish” (13 reviews)
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555 James Way, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-3501
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was sitted right away. Place was clean and food was great! Not so expensive compared to the bay area.

Thank mayrl0907
Reviewed 5 October 2018

A wonderful location in Pismo Beach indeed. The Sushi is good quality/ The tempura is also of good quality. The service is quite slow, and even in a near empty restaurant, it is challenging to get someone's attention. Oh Well, this can and should improve....More

Thank CharleySays
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

There is a lot happening here....a popular place, evidently. However, I ordered a Chicken Donburi for dinner, and was disappointed. Given the restaurant's environment, I was expecting spectacular. The meat was sparse and I couldn't find the egg that usually covers it....

Thank 949sharonl
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The food was very delicious but the service was very poor. I called 2 hours prior arriving for reservation and the lady said no need to reserve since at that time 9.30 pm there is always space and not crowded anymore. So we did. However...More

Thank bernardf135
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Fresh and tasty!!! Amazing food and a lot of options for plates! The menu have pictures to help choosing foods!

Thank Travel579317
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Whenever we are in Pismo we always HAVE to go to Yanagi's! Best food in town! Delicious fresh seafood served on a teppanyaki grill. The chefs do lots of fun tricks with the food and really are quite entertaining. Worth the money!

Thank KateLugo
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Once a month a group of us go out and choose a new restaurant to rate. This month we chose Yanagi. What a great time we had. Our chef was entertaining from the moment he walked up, spinning utensils like they were cheerleader batons. He...More

Thank tfachevyhd
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Seems that the teppenyaki is more popular than the sushi...very loud even though not that many people there. During a weeks visit to the area, we dined her twice, not because it was great, simply because it was OK and convenient. Nothing exceptional...tried different rolls...More

Thank TulsaDale
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Every time we meet here the experience is entertaining, delicious, and fun. Our family sat at the grill and of course the chef got to know us a little bit like our names. The portions were satisfying, and tasty. I tried 2 new things: Kirin...More

Thank mrabara
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I've had dinner here several times. Every time the service has been excellent, the staff very friendly, the Sushi is FANTASTIC. If you are not drinking Sake, the house tea has an awesome flavor.

Thank Lorie C
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Restaurant Details

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