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500 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025-2628
760-747-1424
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value for good sushi

Out of the four rolls we ordered, I thought that two of them were above average. The other two rolls were just average. What gives this establishment a four rating instead of a three is the pricing. A lot of their rolls are 50% off, where I ended up paying only around $4 for a Philly rolll, which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
PinkBlink
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Tucson, Arizona
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We ordered the protein roll which doesn't have any rice and it was amazing! My boyfriend even thought it was better then the spicy yellowtail roll we also had. Both rolls happened to be half off so we were very satisfied at a really good price!

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Monroeville, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a nice sushi joint, but really about average. The waitress was very helpful and attentive. I found the place a bit dark and dreary for my liking, but I guess that's Atmosphere. If you are true Sushi lovers (as my family is) this may be a bit low key for you.

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Tucson, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Out of the four rolls we ordered, I thought that two of them were above average. The other two rolls were just average. What gives this establishment a four rating instead of a three is the pricing. A lot of their rolls are 50% off, where I ended up paying only around $4 for a Philly rolll, which was excellent... More 

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Escondido, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Nothing out of the ordinary - especially if you are really into sushi. Over the years one can see the slices/pieces of fish getting smaller and smaller, as more and more people are discovering the delicious flavor of raw fish. We shared the two rolls (1) protein roll (no rice) made with spicy tuna, crab (not the real stuff), avocado,... More 

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Escondido, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Family had raved about this place, so we had to try it. We were not disappointed! The food was good, portions were large by sushi standards and the price can't be beat. It is not glamorous inside so if you want a hot date spot, this might not be the best place. However, if you are looking for a hot... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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98 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Did not know most places were closed downtown in Escondido on Labor Day? Oh Well...by chance, happened upon Sushi Yama; being open. This place is nothing fancy but was very busy. Figure this 2b a local's joint as we stumbled on the 50% off certain rolls. Some very good choices~loved the Protein Roll (no rice)...big time YUMM 4 me! They... More 

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Escondido, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We eat here every Tuesday night ($2 glass of wine special on Tuesday nights) and we just love their spicy edamame and rolls. Our favorites are the Escondido Roll and the Protein Roll (no rice in this roll-yum!) but we also like the Crunch Roll, the Orange Coast Roll, and several of our "non-sushi friends" order and like their Teriyaki... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were staying in Escondido and decided to see a movie and grab dinner. We drove around looking for somewhere to eat near the theater and this was where we ended up. We were very pleased with the friendly service and good food. The sushi was yummy as was the Bento box. I would definitely eat here again if we... More 

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Clearwater, FL
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went for lunch and we filled up on very good sushi for a good price. I think it's a bit misleading to say that certain rolls are 50% off when they are ALWAYS "50% off." If it's that way all the time then that's the price, folks...it's not 50% off! That said, the prices on many of the rolls were... More 

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Escondido, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We go to Sushi Yama every week because the sushi is excellent and the pricing is excellent. I most highly recommend the Escondido roll, the Protein roll (no rice in this one!), the Orange County roll and the Flying Eagle. Their sushi is consistently fresh and delicious!

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Additional Information about Sushi Yama

Address: 500 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025-2628
Phone Number: 760-747-1424
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025-2628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: 760-747-1424

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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