Excellent traditional Japanese food. From Yosenabe to Sushi to Cold Soba plate. And the waitress is precious.
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We ate here with 4, based on other reviews. We had the Atari-Ya special, chicken teriyaki and special of the week which were all great. Nice and friendly staff, kitchen is open which I always find a positive aspect. Prices are ok, ate (+ 3...More
We have been to Atari-Ya Japanese Restaurant approx. 10 times in the last 20 years. One that has been consistent is the in-consistent of the fresh fish. We have had some very good meals here and a few that were not as good. Keep in...More
Its off the beaten path, but well worth the eats. We love the sushi and sashimi and the staff are very efficient.
The place is in a shopping plaza, hidden treasure for sure. The exterior was not appealing at all but don't let it turn you off or fool you! Walked in with no reservation 15 minutes before they closed for lunch, place was filled but we...More
We decided to eat at this restaurant after reading so many positive reviews. When we arrived at the Plaza though I was a little hesitant to go in. The Plaza and store fronts looked run down and old. We went in and were pleasantly surprised....More
Tucked away in the back of the Stowell Center Plaza this is a very good sushi restaurant. We have dined three times and every time walked away thinking this is much better than the others in Santa Maria. There is a good reason it has...More
Always the best!! I have been going there since they opened over 30 years ago, before there was any other sushi in Santa Maria. They still surpass any of the sushi bars that have followed them!
Went there with 4 people and the place is kind of a dumpy hole in the wall in a strip mall. Looks like the area around there is kind of sketchy, so go before dark. But do they know their foods. Great service, great selection...More