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Enjoyable place for music

Wonderful spot to enjoy music and food. Good service, friendly staff, but slow to get drinks, order... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Hayward, California

We visited Yoshis for the first time and saw Nils and Tony Sanders for the first time. We had Meet... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
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Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz aficionados who come to see local and national jazz performers.
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510 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA 94607-3506
+1 510-238-9200
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Wonderful spot to enjoy music and food. Good service, friendly staff, but slow to get drinks, order two if you think you want more than one when ordering.

Thank kmaddox32
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited Yoshis for the first time and saw Nils and Tony Sanders for the first time. We had Meet and Greet tickets so you get a few minutes before the show to visit with the performers and take pictures. The show was awesome and...More

Reviewed March 20, 2018

Saw Liana Biali and her band. Great acoustics. Had a great seat by the stage, helped by eating at the restaurant before.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Yoshi’s offers great food, incredible value and terrific entertainment! It was conveniently located steps from our Waterfront hotel. Prior to attending Oleta Adams’ magnificent performance, we enjoyed sushi, beet salad, teriyaki chicken and tiger prawns! Can you believe EVERYTHING was tasty - everything was fresh...More

Thank Toni B
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We had an opportunity to hear a jazz group at Yoshi’s and decided to have dinner at the restaurant. We ordered grilled salmon and sea bass for dinner. Both dinners were very good but we both had a preference for the salmon. The concert was...More

Thank tishcitric
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Went for a dinner and then the show. Great food and great small venue for jazz or blues. Great service and attention to detail. Kobe beef skewers and Spider sushi roll with softshell crab —4🌟.

Thank don h
Reviewed December 20, 2017

What an amazing place. Great food and a ton of great musicians have been thru the doors over the years. Whether you come for dinner only or for a show, make you you visit. Sushi was good, and reasonably prices. Four of us ate dinner,...More

Thank tazman1099
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

A group of us met for our 45th Christmas dinner anniversary at this restaurant. Our meals were delivered at different times, (my wife’s dinner was brought out so late most of us had already finished our meals), the appetizer was delivered after our main courses...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Yoshi's has a restaurant with tasty Japanese cuisine and a wonderful music venue. Fine sound system. Every seat in the house has a clear view of the stage. Our group of 12 was entertained by master guitarists Ken Emerson and Jim Kimo West with Kimo's...More

Thank charkee
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here many times and it was better than ever this time. The scallop & shrimp fritters were outstanding as was the calamari. Service was very good as well. Portions were generous. A plus is that if you eat there you get preferred seating...More

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Michelle P
September 4, 2018|
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Response from AVDRR | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there. It’s a small venue with booths and tables.
October 4, 2015|
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Response from cubanoca | Reviewed this property |
Since it is cabaret style seating I would imagine they can remove a chair or two to make room for a wheelchair. If you dine in the restaurant before the show you get reserved seating. I would call them directly and ask.