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“If you love music....”
Review of Yoshi's

Yoshi's
Ranked #2 of 38 Nightlife in Oakland
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Owner description: Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz aficionados who come to see local and national jazz performers.
Fresno
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37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“If you love music....”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

you will love going to hear a live concert at Yoshi's....It's smaller than the one in SF with a more intimate feel...although I love the one in SF too....this is a must for music lovers....

Visited January 2013
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Discovery Bay, California, USA
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A must experience for Jack London Square and East Bay adventurists”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I came upon Yoshi's because of a college music class experience. I was thrilled with the idea, but upon seeing a live jazz show with a great drink and some Japanese food, this was an experience that I am glad I did not miss! I love music, and at no matter what age or background, seeing live music played from the heart is something everyone should experience once. A plus was the location, near Jack London square, is great for a date night!

Visited February 2012
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Mendoza, Argentina
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The oldest R&B /JAZZ club in the west--not to be missed”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

This place is a really amazing experience!! Located down by the tracks in Oakland it has a tradesman yet historic feel before you enter. The japanese food is excellent and after dining you can admire the walls of handbill memorizing past artists who have played there. The club is just plain cool and there are no bad seats. Whoever you see there WILL be a memory you won't forget.

Visited May 2012
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Basel, Switzerland
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119 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Yummy sushi, good sake”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

We had drinks at the bar and then dinner. You can order sushi as well as other japanese and asian fusion things to eat. Everything we tried was good. We also shared a sake tasting (3 types of sake) and the waiter was very helpful explaining the different types and discussing with us how to pair the different flavors.

Visited November 2012
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Oakland, California
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Jazz and Latin Music Artists, Live!”
Reviewed December 30, 2011

For a reasonable price you get good dining and a good show seeing musical stars in Oakland's Jack London Square like Hugh Masakela, Susana Baca, Jazz Crusaders, Maraca (directly from Cubs), and a host of other top artists. My biggest complaints are that they pack people in like sardines and the wait staff is so slow bringing your orders. Other than that, it is a very nice, attractive environment.

Visited March 2011
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