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Esoji Japanese Restaurant

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220 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-4787
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    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
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Went here with 4 couples and did the hibachi. It was too loud to really socialize a lot but the food was outstanding- best fried rice I've ever had, steak and scallops were just right. They also have a sushi bar and regular seating as well. This is a very nice addition to Prescott.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
TrinaLYMI
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Went here with 4 couples and did the hibachi. It was too loud to really socialize a lot but the food was outstanding- best fried rice I've ever had, steak and scallops were just right. They also have a sushi bar and regular seating as well. This is a very nice addition to Prescott.

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Prescott, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was not excited when my yakisoba arrived. It was not dressed or sauced and was very bland. The sushi was below standards and I guess you would want to eat that in Scottsdale at Sushi on Shea instead of Prescott.

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We tried Esoji in their new location. not only is it bigger more available seating they have added a Hibachi grill. wonderful for having guest enjoy a show in the preparation of their food. But what I really like is the Freshness of the sea food. I had the Sashimi deluxe plate. it was wonderful. The fish was solid, with... More 

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Swannanoa, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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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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