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Honda YA Japanese Restaurant

556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
714-832-0081
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Ranked #20 of 253 Restaurants in Tustin
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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English first
Irvine, California
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144 reviews 144 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I am not sure what everyone is talking about..but this is NOT authentic Japanese izakaya place. The chicken yakitori I got were dry. If they were fresh, the meat would be flavorful but it was not. After the all, this is Tustin so I guess I should have not have high expectation.

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Irvine, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is the best Japanese food in Orange County, our family went there kind often, only waiting time is kind of long

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Orange County, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We've been going to Honda Ya for about 10 years now and it never disappoints. The food is always delicious, whether you order the yakitori, sushi or ramen, we always enjoy our meal. Wait time to be seated can be up to an hour if you don't get there early to write your name on the list.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We tried tons of various meals here and all were good!! It seems difficult to get a table but we had a reservation set so this was fine for us.

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Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I eat out alot, probably about 5 times a week for the past 10 years or so. Hondaya is easily my most visited place. Although it can be a little pricey when you factor in alcohol, the quality of the food is great, the staff is more than friendly, and the atmosphere is very casual but still classy. Hondaya has... More

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139 reviews 139 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

We visited with a good friend and colleague. Sat at a tatami, but you could sit at the regular table if you wish. We were very well served. There's a wide variety of Japanese dishes. I can't tell which of the ones I tasted was the best, since they were all excellent.

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Costa Mesa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's a great environment for eat and drink. It's one of those places you drink and eat with great friends.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

casual atmosphere w/ good food. mainly ordered off their yakitori menu - japanese beef and scallops are musts. also get sashimi bowl.

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

First of all there is no server at the front. You have to fill up your requests for table on a clipboard by the front door. We had no preference and was seated faster than others who came before us. However we still had to wait 15 minutes although it was early. We were seated at the bar and we... More

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Tustin, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

went to this place for a friend's birthday. we made reservations, and got the private little room when you first walk in. we were probably the biggest group, about 12 people, but they handled it pretty well. good food, very tapas style, small plates that you share with everyone, 12 dollar pitchers.

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Additional Information about Honda YA Japanese Restaurant

Address: 556 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA 92780-4308
Phone Number: 714-832-0081
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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