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Yanagi Japanese Bistro

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2400 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278-3208
+1 310-372-6500
Today
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My husb & I have dinner at Yanagi's atleast once or twice a month. Seafood is VERY fresh. The Sexy Roll is our fave and always ask the chef to make it extra sexy by giving us extra sexy sauce! The servers recognize us and one in particular gets our stuffed shrimp app (that's no longer on the menu) started... More 

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123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 6:30 to a smaller than average restaurant we picked based on proximity, reviews and price. The parking lot is small. I opted to parked further down the street. I lucked out that there was a table left. Right next to the portable air conditioner. The service was impeccable. Our water glasses were never less than half full.... More 

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Manhattan Beach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We went on a Tuesday night at 6:00pm, hoping they had happy hour items like most sushi places but they don't. Small restaurant, quiet and the server we had was very nice. We had the standard miso soup, rice, edamame (hot with salt, yum) garden salad (my daughter doesn't eat fish so....) and all were very good. I ordered mackerel,... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Yanagi is an excellent small sushi restaurant with a bistro feel, an expansive menu of sushi and cooked foods, and great service. The room is small, the restaurant is popular, and they don't take reservations -- at lunch and on weekday nights this is rarely a problem, but on weekend evenings you may have to wait (outdoors). There is a... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

They had a great variety of choices. well done sushi with fresh fish. wait staff were also very attentive. It was right down the street from the Best Western Galleria Inn at Redondo Beach. We went back the next night.

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Orinda, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

We've been eating sushi/sashimi for 30 years so we're hard graders. If you are a beginner/intermediate sushi dabbler or like to eat rolls and also like to eat sushi at a table, this place is for you. Fresh fish, solid presentation, nothing innovative. However, if you prefer to eat at the sushi bar and know what omakase means, this place... More 

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Fremont, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We hadn't planned on visiting Yanagi, but our cruise ship was delayed so we made the detour with friends who are particular about their sushi. They were impressed with the quality of this small restaurant, and we happily ordered the specials, and several rolls. Try the churashi.

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Ordered take away twice during my 5 days stay in Redondo Beach. Would have eaten at the restaurant too but due to tired 9 months baby, we chose to take it home. Sushi was delicious, tasted absolutely wonderful and the staff's recommendations were the best we had. Prices are very good for the quality you get.

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Thank Ninna L
Redondo
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I'm not a sushi guy but Yanagi has lots of dishes that knock it out of the ballpark. They do excellent work with the tempura and basic sushi. But where they really excel is in some of their more complex dishes. For example they do cooked lobster pieces on top of sushi that is awesome. They also have great dishes... More 

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Thank TimT_10
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

I ate here while staying in Torrance for business and loved it. Really small, but cool ambiance and excellent service. I travel the upper fifty weekly and love to find small Mom n Pop sushi places like this one. Had a couple of delicious and unique rolls here and will definitely come back on future projects to sample some more.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2400 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278-3208
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Redondo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-372-6500

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