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510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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hercules, ca
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yoshi's is clean, attractive, hip with great jazz events -- if you opt to buy show tickets. The food is very high quality but the portions are a bit small and the prices are high. Service is professional but not always personally friendly. If you're planning a special night out; go for it. If you are just looking for great... More 

Thank sqeaker
Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group reservation for dinner before seeing a concert at Yoshi's. Having never been here before, I wasn't sure what to expect. Certainly wasn't expecting food to be great, thinking they are a quick-serve show venue. The restaurant was very good as a stand-alone, I have to say. Pleasantly surprised at the quality of food - very good... More 

Thank WeekendWoman
Stockton, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Dec 30, 2016 we had reservations for dinner at 8:00 and show tickets for 10:00. I strongly recommend arriving a couple of hours prior to the show performance if you are taking this in as the restaurant became very busy by 8:30. Had a very romantic meal with my wife (celebrating our anniversary) and I recommend the desserts -... More 

Thank Johnboy4343
Northern CA
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We've eaten at Yoshi's Restaurant many times and mostly the food has been average and occasionally good. The basic bargain with Yoshi's is if you are there to see a show in the night club next door and you dine at the restaurant, they will reserve seats for you before non-restaurant customers are admitted to the night club. The theory... More 

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San Francisco, California
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The concerts are spectacular. A lot of infamous musicians come to Yoshis. In addition the mixologist at the bar can give you some slamming drings. The Japanese food is delicious. Expect to spend about $50 per person plus the cost of the performance. But worth it.

Thank Blacksnapper
El Dorado Hills, California
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218 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Went there before a show. Their appetizers are very good. Try their tofu appetizer - it is really superb. The other dishes were also very good. It is a family style event. We all share the dishes. Very good wine selection Had their Martini with a tough of ginger. Very good. Worth going there for dinner

Thank Manuel d
Charleston, SC
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

In addition to the restaurant serving a wide variety of good Japanese dishes, they offer an adjacent caberet style performance place with top notch entertainers.

Thank mNewmanStudio
Fort Lauderdale
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437 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining and enjoying a fabulous jazz concert (Dee Dee Bridgewater) with Yoshi herself!! What a wonderful Japanese restaurant! Seats 400 people but beautifully designed and spacious. the food was delicious.

Thank Jared F
Detroit, Michigan
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't call this place a sushi bar, they do have sushi but limited. To us it was a 200$ disappointment. We had 6 rolls and 2 non-sushi items, we ate it all. It was okay, but nothing special. One glass of wine and we left full but not over full in the least, and for 200$ you should be... More 

Thank Joey S
Oakland, California
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472 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Whenever we go to a show at Yoshi's we have dinner there as well. Food is consistently good, service excellent, and the jazz club superb. Easy parking nearby makes all of this a wonderful evening.

Thank Thomas V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: 510-238-9200

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