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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: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty, Tasty!

I had a groupon to try out this place. It didn't disappoint! Very good sushi rolls and the sake was good too! It was pretty busy when I was there but the service was good. Highly recommended restaurant if you are in the mood for sushi!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
jeans151617
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Oceanside, California
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  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I had a groupon to try out this place. It didn't disappoint! Very good sushi rolls and the sake was good too! It was pretty busy when I was there but the service was good. Highly recommended restaurant if you are in the mood for sushi!

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Carmel, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Fun and colorful are the best words to describe the sushi here. Everything we had was good. My only issue was most rolls have avocado on them, or mayo mix with crab. I'd go again but know this isn't just everyday sushi.

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Sun City, Arizona
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We popped in for a quick lunch during dance competitions at the performing arts center up the block. It was clean, not too busy, and the service was pretty quick. Our table of 7 enjoyed a good variety of food. This review applies to all of it: fresh rolled sushi, several different rice bowls, Asian green salad, soup, and spring... More 

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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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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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35 restaurant reviews
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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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?