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3904 Convoy St, Ste 106, San Diego, CA 92111-3766
+1 858-279-8929
16:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I remember in Japan going to one of these and loved it! This brings back mesmerizes, the food brought me right back:) also had a chuhi to drink if you have not had one try it.

Thank Keith D
Mishawaka, Indiana
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Call ahead for reservations. Reasonably priced. Fun to cook the food over the table grills. Small but quaint.

Thank jzeiger
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

Very good food. You do walk out of here smelling like BBQ though. Japanese BBQ is like Korean BBQ without all the side extra dishes. They do offer some side items but you pay for each additional item ordered. I recommend the beef parts which includes the liver and other assorted organs. The kobe beef was good. Place is a... More 

Thank Joe T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

In march 2015, a business meeting was held in San Diego. I decided to try Tsuruhashi Yakiniku Restaurant. It was a small restaurant with only about 10-12 tables. Kobe beef was ordered. It just melted in your tonge. My friend enjoyed napa kimji or soup. I likes kobe grilled to medium, taken with garlic and lettuce.

Thank Chad W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

If you are from Japan and miss yakiniku this place is for you! All employees are from Japan and will speak to you in English or Japanese. The food and customer service are all Japanese and is worth the trip to Convoy Street!

Thank bmickmac
Chula Vista
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

My family of 6 looked online for a Japanese restaurant we had not tried, as we thoroughly enjoy Japanese food. At Tsuruhashi, we experienced less than satisfactory service (waitress did not listen...after being told the same thing more than once) and meals described as "less than desireable". I informed the lady at the cash register of our dissatisfaction ... to... More 

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San Diego
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

Went there two weeks ago and planning to take a group of friends there soon. for $10 - PRIME Ribeye steak (not choice but Prime) - and for $13 you can also get Kobe Beef - plus $10 for a combo fish plate (great Scallops and $8? for veggie plate, $3.50 for a small soup - and $12 for a... More 

Thank TomSanDiego1
Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

Japanese sometimes have a unique take on other culture's food, whether it be curry, pasta, or even burgers. Sometimes, as in French cooking, they may be as good as or (dare we say it?) better than the original. I think Japanese Yakiniku is more toward the latter end of the scale, and Tsuruhashi does Japanese Yakiniku better than any other... More 

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

I love this place!! its a tepanyaki style japanese place. You get your meat and cook it on the grill in your table. They have really good deals on family packages on week days. They also close the kitchen at 12am :)

Thank LaViajeraSolitaria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2008

I'd go again. It's small, so likely best to visit during the week (I went on a Tuesday night). The prices are reasonable as compared to Korea House because you don't get complimentary side dishes. It's like the Ikea of an Asian BBQ restaurant -- main dishes are cheaper, but it's because you have to pay for each part (rice,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Barbecue, Asian, Korean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3904 Convoy St, Ste 106, San Diego, CA 92111-3766
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-279-8929

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