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Address: 510 Embarcadero W. at Washington Street, Oakland, CA
Phone Number: 1-510-238-9200
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz...

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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Good Food and great concert venue

Good food and bar and great venue to see a band or other entertainment. Loud and not a couples date night location

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Jack P
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Sebastopol, California
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Sebastopol, California
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37 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Good food and bar and great venue to see a band or other entertainment. Loud and not a couples date night location

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Yoshi's in Oakland has been a favorite place to dine and go see a show for a while now!You can dine at Yoshi's Japanese restaurant or pick any of the great restaurants in that same location.Some restaurants there have a very scenic view as they are facing the water,Yoshi;s does not however.That does not take anything away from the great... More 

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1 Thank gen9love
Berkeley, California
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I like this place, very consistent and full of great energy, they have a nice menu and love that's in the embarcadero.

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Thank Martin M
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a great venue with great music and would be a 5-star review if not for the transparent efforts of management to get us to spend more even if that means enjoying the music less. The first annoying effort to get you to part with your hard-earned cash starts with their policy of giving you better seats if you... More 

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Thank Ken_from_California
California
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99 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We saw Najee in the first row. Nice intimate theater. If you want best seating have dinner at Yoshi's and you get first pick on seats.

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Thank cubanoca
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Classy Jazz venue in downtown Oakland, walking distance from city centre. Saw Jeanette Harris Band, a Califorian saxplayer and lot of the audience was local, apparently. Special atmosphere, that night. Venue was friendly, well set up and the sushi was excellent as well.

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Thank HAJM
Pleasanton, California
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554 reviews
355 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 541 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It's really as close to being perfect as it could be. It's easy to get to, the parking is right above, so no worries about the car, it looks very cozy inside, the food is excellent! Great dishes, very consistent delivery and presentation - you can be sure that every time and every one will always get a great meal.... More 

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Thank heckfy
Rocklin, California
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Love this place for good music in an intimate setting, hard to get a bad seat. The food is expensive, but we have found things we love and feel are worth the expense!

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Thank Rbnmom
San Jose, California
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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2 Thank Peter S
Oakland, California
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279 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

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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