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452 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-4425
831-728-1620
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Japanese restaurant in south county

Authentic & delicious Japanese cuisine. The small hard working staff serves food perfectly prepared. I like to get a couple of appetizers, gyoza and the pickled cucumbers plus some sushi, then maybe tonkatsu or donburi. Often gets crowded on weekends, we go early to accomdate my (Japanese) mother... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Aptos, California
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Aptos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Authentic & delicious Japanese cuisine. The small hard working staff serves food perfectly prepared. I like to get a couple of appetizers, gyoza and the pickled cucumbers plus some sushi, then maybe tonkatsu or donburi. Often gets crowded on weekends, we go early to accomdate my (Japanese) mother in law who doesn't even look at the menu, she just orders... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is by far the best Japanese food in Watsonville! It is also a local institution, having been around for over 40 years. The place is usually packed, always a good sign!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

A very authentic Japanese restaurant tucked away in Watsonville. This was confirmed by it being quite busy. It was still only a short wait for a table despite turning up without a booking. The owner was busy on his sushi knife all night chopping all sushi and sashimi up fresh to order. Great friendly service and great pricing.

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Watsonville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Always good, always very fresh. Wide variety of fantastic Japanese specitities. We are always happy in Miyuki.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are looking for an authentic, casual and family-friendly Japanese restaurant, then you should look at the Miyuki Restaurant. Located on E. Lake Avenue, it is a fun, delicious and "family" oriented restaurant. It is not for a Prom date, or formal night on the town. But it is good for sushi, tempura and a lot of other types... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went to lunch with friends had a good time very busy but fast to sit you and getting food out at a reasonable time considering the business of the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Watsonville is one of the dreariest towns I have seen and Miyuki is almost the only reason to even come here. All the sushi is good -- I did not try anything else -- but there is no "picture menu" so it is not always easy to know what you are getting. The freshness, flavor, variety and quality are all... More 

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Watsonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is my favorite Japanese restaurant. The food is great and the staff is friendly and helpful. It is well worth the wait because they are always busy. The scallop dynamites are a MUST and I really like the katsu don or tonkatsu. Never had a bad meal there. They set the bar high because I have tried other Japanese... More 

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Watsonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always crowded, that's your first clue. Abundant and delicious, fair price. They do take-out really well, also. Love Miyuki!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I compare every sushi place I go in the whole country to this place. The fish is fresh and melts in your mouth. My favorites are the dynamite mussels, tempura shrimp, any nigiri and of course the pajaro roll. Chief is a great guy, the servers are very friendly and the sake is hot while the beet is cold. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 452 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076-4425
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: 831-728-1620

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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