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Yanagi Japanese Bistro

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2400 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278-3208
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Manhattan Beach
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We went on a Tuesday night at 6:00pm, hoping they had happy hour items like most sushi places but they don't. Small restaurant, quiet and the server we had was very nice. We had the standard miso soup, rice, edamame (hot with salt, yum) garden salad (my daughter doesn't eat fish so....) and all were very good. I ordered mackerel,... More 

Thank travelerkl
Manhattan Beach, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Yanagi is an excellent small sushi restaurant with a bistro feel, an expansive menu of sushi and cooked foods, and great service. The room is small, the restaurant is popular, and they don't take reservations -- at lunch and on weekday nights this is rarely a problem, but on weekend evenings you may have to wait (outdoors). There is a... More 

Thank 00Bruce00
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

They had a great variety of choices. well done sushi with fresh fish. wait staff were also very attentive. It was right down the street from the Best Western Galleria Inn at Redondo Beach. We went back the next night.

Thank wyattalanc
Orinda, California
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

We've been eating sushi/sashimi for 30 years so we're hard graders. If you are a beginner/intermediate sushi dabbler or like to eat rolls and also like to eat sushi at a table, this place is for you. Fresh fish, solid presentation, nothing innovative. However, if you prefer to eat at the sushi bar and know what omakase means, this place... More 

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Fremont, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We hadn't planned on visiting Yanagi, but our cruise ship was delayed so we made the detour with friends who are particular about their sushi. They were impressed with the quality of this small restaurant, and we happily ordered the specials, and several rolls. Try the churashi.

Thank TrnrMom
Malmo, Sweden
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Ordered take away twice during my 5 days stay in Redondo Beach. Would have eaten at the restaurant too but due to tired 9 months baby, we chose to take it home. Sushi was delicious, tasted absolutely wonderful and the staff's recommendations were the best we had. Prices are very good for the quality you get.

Thank Ninna L
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54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I'm not a sushi guy but Yanagi has lots of dishes that knock it out of the ballpark. They do excellent work with the tempura and basic sushi. But where they really excel is in some of their more complex dishes. For example they do cooked lobster pieces on top of sushi that is awesome. They also have great dishes... More 

Thank TimT_10
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I ate here while staying in Torrance for business and loved it. Really small, but cool ambiance and excellent service. I travel the upper fifty weekly and love to find small Mom n Pop sushi places like this one. Had a couple of delicious and unique rolls here and will definitely come back on future projects to sample some more.... More 

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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I can't think of another Sushi restaurant where I have had better sushi than here at Yanagi. I am not talking about their normal sushi rolls--- which are just that --normal and ordinary, just like all the other places. However, their speciality rolls are fantastic--- full of flavour and different-- definitely distinct. Everything I have tried, as well as my... More 

Thank Trodent79
Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband and I first went to Yanagi two weeks ago for a date night. The place is small, but the ambiance and decor are fabulous for a nice night out. The menu had LOTS of sushi options and a pretty decent selection of sake. We liked everything so much we went back last weekend again. Great place. I really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-372-6500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?