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“So so”

Yoshinoya Beef Bowl
Ranked #331 of 429 Restaurants in Santa Clara
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese, Fast Food
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Mexicali, Mexico
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135 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“So so”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

Used to be a good place for fast food, but this time I got average food, won´t came back in a while.

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
San Jose, California
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273 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Guilty pleasure, Japanese fast food”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

A fast way to get a beef bowl. There aren't many of these in the US and even fewer in Silicon Valley but worth the visit. Order a regular beef bowl. Pile high, very high, with bright pink pickled ginger. Add soy sauce. Prepare for heaven.

No service. No frills. No atmosphere. Just heavenly taste.

Visited August 2012
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San Jose
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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“Large means large there!”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

We love the chicken teriyaki for a nice change of pace from other fast food restaurants. And when they say a "large" drink, they mean it! Try the peach iced tea! The drive-thru is a bit of a challenge to navigate in a larger car.

  • Visited June 2012
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“Not good.”
Reviewed June 13, 2008

Not good.

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“Fast food at new lows”
Reviewed May 31, 2008

Yoshinoya in Japan is usually a 3 star afair at best (spent 10 years of my life there and enjoyed Yoshinoya on several occasions). It is the type of place you go early in the morning as everything else is closed...great after a night out on the town. Unfortunately the US incarnation seems to want to mess with some of the things that worked rather well in Japan. I do not know what they do to their vegetables, but they are slimy, overcooked and tasteless. The beef bowl is just ok, but the rice can be overcooked. The chicken teriyaki utlizes the same syrupy sauce that a lot of different fast food type "Asian" restaraunts use. If you are really hungry, and taste is not an issue, the prices are reasonable.

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