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“Good Food, Nice Venue” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Yoshi's

Yoshi's
Ranked #11 of 1,220 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pacifica, California
Level Contributor
51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good Food, Nice Venue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We ate here before the show. We had the spicy, crunchy Hamachi roll, excellent! The rainbow roll was good. I had the pomegranate martini and my husband had the pineapple rum specialty drink, both were great. My husbands lobster tail was OK - the portion was a bit small and it was a little chewy. The toffee cake was awesome. The waitress was attentive and friendly and everything was served promptly. Yoshi's determines where you sit to view the show on a first come first serve basis. Your waitress brings you your seating info as you are eating dinner. They also validate parking (10% off). Our seating was OK (not a bad seat in the house) and our dinner reservations were an hour before the show.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I saw Doctor John here recentley, it was a great venue, with great food, excellent location, can get close to there on BART, and take cab or walk several blocks. Oaklands not as bad as one thinks as far as safety and security. Id you get off the BART at 12th street, you can walk to 11th street where there's a Hotel, and there's a line of cabs there, also there a free shuttle from downtown Oakland to Jack London Square as well

Have fun!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
Level Contributor
75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice Japanese on Jack London”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Very fine service and quite good food. The sake list was top notch. Fish very fresh. Bad neighborhood just a block away though, so be careful

Visited January 2013
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Yuba City
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“phenomenal food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

This restaurant if fantastic. We had the most amazing dinner. I'm kind of a picky eater and I haven't had food this good in a long time. Everything we ordered was amazing - I wouldn't have changed a single thing. And, our waitress was the best. She was friend, attentive and knowledgeable about the food. I highly recommend eating at Yoshi's if you are in the area. You will be doing yourself a disservice by not trying this restaurant. Just writing about it makes me want to go back for dinner again.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Fauneil
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Oakland, California, United States
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Jazz and Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

It has some of the best jazz bands anywhere! It's an intimate venue. The restaurant offers excellent Japanese food including beautiful presentation. The sushi is so good when our friends from Toyko come they want to go there & say it's better sushi than they get at home.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Janis A
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