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Yakitori Yakyudori and Ramen

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4898 Convoy St, Ste 101, San Diego, CA 92111-1633
+1 858-268-2888
11:30 - 23:30
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Gilbert, Arizona
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were staying down the street at the Hampton Inn, and I searched for Ramen Restaurants near me, and found this gem. We live in Phoenix, so we don't have the cultural culinary options that San Diego has. Anyway, we absolutely loved this place, we both had the Ramen, and it was delicious! There was a short wait, but well... More 

Thank Fastdoggy65
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We eat here quite regularly and their tonkotsu ramen is delicious. So is the spicy miso. They have yakitori in the evenings and we enjoy buta bara (pork). Avoid regular dinner hours because they're super busy. We try to come early or late to avoid the line.

Thank axelhut75
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Came here specifically for Ramen. Ramen was pretty average, was hoping for better flavor and toppings. Girlfriend had the Tonkotsu and the broth just wasn't as rich as I'm used to. Flavor was too light. I had the spicy miso and the flavor was pretty good, heat was about right, but the toppings were mediocre. There was way too much... More 

Thank Mike Y
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This place is really small and unassuming, but the food is amazing. I didn't try the ramen, but skewers were all amazing.

Thank avonburchard
Los Angeles, California
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278 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Located right next to Starbucks this conveniently located eatery has parking in the shared strip center parking lot. Their early menu offers discounts on sides but are nothing to get to excited about. I started off with the edamame and a side of fried oysters. My appetizers arrived within minutes and before I could down one oyster - my order... More 

Thank Sandy K
Phoenix, Arizona
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

The food here was amazing! We had the best gyoza of any American restaurant. The plum sauce was incredible. You HAVE to eat here if you're in town. We arrived at 5PM and were promptly seated. A long line had formed by 5:30. This place is tiny so get there right when dinner starts.

Thank Megan P
Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

I went with family for Lunch. Good food especially tonkotsu ramen with gyoza, best chicken karage (fried chicken). Good value for lunch and the place was very busy but we get our chair pretty fast.

Thank neonxxx78
Federal Way, Washington
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429 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We ate here had skewers and Ramen both were very tasty. I really liked the chicken yum yum... This place is very small so you might have a little wait.

Thank chefjeff60
San Diego, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

We arrived at 6:30pm and signed up for seating and was told to wait for 20 minutes but ended up waiting for more than an hour and had to almost bag for a table as the waitress kept all freed up tables for reserve which they never told us there would be reservations. We waited and waited and waited but... More 

Thank pvw007
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

Arrived on San Diego on Friday late afternoon. Had read an article on the plane about ramen restaurants. We searched and found this little gem. We had never had ramen at a restaurant before and we are sold based on our meal. The place is small and parking is a bit tricky but the food was great. The staff was... More 

Thank Mahneman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4898 Convoy St, Ste 101, San Diego, CA 92111-1633
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-268-2888

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