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Sushi Yama

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500 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025-2628
760-747-1424
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 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
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I visit the Escondido area I have to eat sushi here. The rolls are incredible. Adam Ali roll is delicious! I've eaten a lot of good sushi in my life and WOW this place is delicious. I'd also recommend the Orange County and Escondido rolls. OMG so good. Service is pretty good too.

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Thank Denise O
Tampa FL
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The sushi is good quality and reasonably priced. They offer quite a few specials. The reason I gave Sushi Yama 3 stars was the service. It was horrendously slow, and we were there during at a time that was not busy. It was a serious enough deterrent to affect my decision to not return. Too bad as this place has... More 

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Thank Wandalust4ever
Chula Vista, California
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We were in Escondido and went to this place based on the reviews since it was so close to the Center for the Arts. I had a Bento Box which was excellent and my husband had a Caterpillar roll and Sashimi salad which was also excellent. Service was quick and friendly.

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Escondido CA
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124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

We (two couples) ate at Sushi Yama after an afternoon concert at the California Center for the Arts (SH is very conveniently located). Happy Hour was in progress and the restaurant was very crowded (it's small, but we were seated immediately). We had a Groupon discount, so the server explained that we should use up the value of the coupon... More 

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Thank SparkydogEscondidoCA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

First time i had ventured out on my own to try sushi. Loved this place. Friendly waitress, prompt service and incredibly good food. Used a groupon which made it even better. Hubby and I had the bento box. He had salmon and I had the chicken. His salmon was just perfect. Chicken was good too. Next time I will come... More 

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Oceanside, California
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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189 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 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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Thank NancyinIN
Sun City, Arizona
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16 reviews
8 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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Thank lattelady49
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank Tiffani B
Monroeville, Alabama
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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Thank Tonja C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025-2628
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
  • Phone Number: 760-747-1424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?