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220 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-4787
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Bento Box lunch

It's authentic Japanese food in Prescott. The sushi is good and the bento box for lunch is an excellent option. We also like their soups mainly served at lunch. We definitely recommend trying Esoji's if you want Japanese food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Gail M
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Swannanoa, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This restaurant is closed. Idk if they moved but their location on Gurley is no longer in operation. Tried to go with my family and the windows are boarded up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's authentic Japanese food in Prescott. The sushi is good and the bento box for lunch is an excellent option. We also like their soups mainly served at lunch. We definitely recommend trying Esoji's if you want Japanese food.

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were 2 couples and received a warm welcome. The "Teppan" (griddle-like) tables were not in operation yet and we were seated in the main dining room. The decoration is modern and pleasant. I ordered the soft-shelled crabs and the Chilean Sea Bass. Preparation was first-rate and both dishes were delicious. The other couple declared their sushi as "very good".... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Went there for the first time and had heard good things about it. Maybe not so much. The dishes were either very salty or very bland. The tempura was somewhat on the mushy side and whatever they covered was very bland. The miso soup was like a cup of brine as well as the yaki sobi. Will say the service... More 

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Show Low, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Went here with a friend a week ago. Nice, subdued interior in the Japanese tradition. Their new address is: 1355 Iron Springs Rd. It was not being used at the time, but they have a room with several "Benihana"-like tables set up for cooking shows. So it's possible they'll be doing that soon. It is very good food, though it... More 

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Wickenburg, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The food here is outstanding. It's a good thing it is. Because the service is some of the worst I've experienced. They are actually at a new location on iron Springs Road now about 2 miles from the one listed here. The new location is beautiful. I'd recommend a visit if you have a taste for sushi. Just budget about... More 

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Sedona, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We have been here many times over the past several years and have always been pleased with the food....actually looked forward to it. We have to travel about 70 miles to get here, so we would stop in every time in the area. Well after today's lunch, we will never go back. Both my husband and I have been ill... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have been to a lot of sushi restaurants so I know what to expect. There is a lot of hit and miss places. While there are only 2 in the town of Prescott your limited. Just like the other it is hit and miss here. The other place has awesome food but, poor service or down right rude. Esoji... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nice to have a friendly and pleasant atmosphere for sushi near downtown Prescott. One of my choices for 'first dates'!

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Best sushi I've had in town! Its a little pricey, but I think its worth it. The staff is always friendly, and they have great service.

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Additional Information about Esoji Japanese Restaurant

Address: 220 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone Number: (928) 445-4787
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott
  • Phone Number: (928) 445-4787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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