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Yanagi Sushi

1203 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3325
+1 805-541-5282
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (21 reviews)
“tuna” (3 reviews)
“edamame” (2 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
1203 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3325
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleagues from the SF/SJ Bay area and I were working locally and Yanagi was recommended by the locals staff. We had dinner and all of us enjoyed our fresh sushi, Ten don, and gyoza. Fish was fresh and sushi rice was well made. I...More

Thank payton888
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I had the baked Dynamite Roll, hubby had the baked salmon rolls. Both are to die for. Highly recommend this wonderful slice of heaven!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We were staying in SLO for a couple of days and had our first dinner here. The sushi chef was so attentive and the food was so well prepared that it became our new benchmark for great sushi. Everything was so fresh and we were...More

Thank LauranTony
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Wait staff was attentive. But the chef was fantastic. Great sushi. My suggestion is to sit at the bar. Order small. Ask questions about what something is if you don't know and go with his or her advice on what you should get. Our chef...More

Thank imfair
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Yanagi has enjoyed a stellar reputation in the past, but according to my experience and that of others I have spoken to, quality has slipped a bit in recent years. I tried their Combination Lunch ($12.50) and was amazed at the diversity and amount of...More

Thank CoastalResident
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were greeted at the door and shown to our table. The waitress provided everyone with a greeting and took our drink order. We started with fried and steamed gyozo and those were terrific. We moved on to sushi and sashimi after that and had...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Tonight I ordered take-out dinner combo of two items: chicken and shrimp tempura and gyoza that came with miso soup and salad. There was no chicken and two slim tempura battered shrimp. The tempura vegetables were one thick onion slice, one large slice of potato,...More

Thank GoodFoodSeeker1
Reviewed 28 December 2016

in san luis o, last minute sushi decisions can be crazy. you can wait forever at goshi, so yanagi is a good bet if you wish to stay in the old town area. every place has a slightly different spin on sushi etc. (yanagi was...More

1  Thank SydneyofSanLuis
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service! Love the Bento Box for lunch, my son likes the sushi. My friend Mac an I go to Yanagi often. I also love the salt water fish tanks! If you go solo it's fun to watch the fish.

1  Thank Ed G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Great spot for family sushi. Lots of interesting dishes are available in the extensive menu. Service was very good and waitress took her time to answer questions and provide recommendations. Not particularly authentic Japanese food, but wonderfully tasty selections to please everyone in a large...More

Thank renzerink
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
16:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:15
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11:30 - 14:15
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11:30 - 14:15
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1203 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3325
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-541-5282
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