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Yoshi's

Address: 510 Embarcadero W. at Washington Street, Oakland, CA
Phone Number: 1-510-238-9200
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Ranked #6 of 52 Activities in Oakland
Type: Jazz Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Owner description: Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz aficionados who come to see...
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Type: Jazz Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz aficionados who come to see local and national jazz performers.

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San Jose, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Japanese love American Jazz! So what better combo that a first-class Japanese Restaurant together with a first-class music showroom? Yoshi's is just that. With easy access from San Francisco, Oakland, and the Silicon Valley (San Jose and south bay) the restaurant is always busy and the stage attracts both top name acts and up and coming live music. Our... More 

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Oakland, California
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189 reviews 189 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

What's not to like about Yoshi's which is a cozy and intimate place for shows? Tonight we were there to see Sergio Mendes and I had placed a phone order on Tuesday but somehow, either I reserved the wrong night and time or the woman at the box office reserved the wrong night and time! So when I arrived to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I swung by Yoshi's on a rainy early December evening, to attend a performance showcasing my favorite singer-songwriter Anna Nalick. I was aware that she had previously visited the venue and put on a great show, so I was looking forward to her repeating the magic again! I had already seen Anna many times previously in both Los Angeles and... More 

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Modesto, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Only had general admission seats available. All seats are close to the stage. After the concert we heard from a friend if we would of had dinner there they would have upgraded our seats to closer to the stage. Now we know. 1 drink minimum although I don't think they monitor it closely. You can order off the menu if... More 

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San Ramon, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Yoshi's is a great place to see individual performers/small bands perform in an intimate setting. It's set up like a supper club with tables and chairs but no room to dance. The acoustics are great and the servers are fast, friendly and efficient. It's very convenient to have dinner at the restaurant next door where they will reserve a table... More 

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San Jose, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

They have a amazing watermelon Martini I could not get enough. The food was ok. I would be willing to give it a second try but not right away. And the show was so amazing other than someone sitting in our seats but we had a great time and they do have great drinks our server was so amazing think... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great intimate venue. The crowd was all in as we remembered the hits. It was a sing a long for sure. Buying tickets on line was very easy. There was standing room only when I purchased so I new I'd have to stand. Thank God for wall space.

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Oakland, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is wonderful place for not just food but also entertainment. Love the diversity of nightly performers; the venue is intimate and with a mature audience. The menu and food is just as good which is rare...usually you don't get both good music and good food...idk why I'm just saying most places that I've experienced haven't mastered that exceptional duo.... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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289 reviews 289 reviews
123 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Came here to see Manhattan Transfer perform, and came early enough to sit at the sushi bar and enjoy the food. It's a bit pricey, but for a 'Night Out' it was fine. Odd to see the sushi chefs wearing gloves...just sayin' The front of house took care of our seating for the performance and our waitress brought it to... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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198 reviews 198 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We enjoyed seeing Manhattan Transfer here, the singing and musical performances were wonderful. We were given good seats eventually, but the entire process of waiting, getting seated and served was problematic. First, we arrived at 7:30 pm to line up outside for an 8 pm show (we thought). At 8:10 pm the line began entering - after those ticket-holders who... More 

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