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Address: 510 Embarcadero W, Oakland, CA 94607-3506
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+1 510-238-9200
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17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz...

Both a restaurant and nightclub, this Japanese venue is enjoyed by jazz aficionados who come to see local and national jazz performers.

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Brilliant Jazz venue

Classy Jazz venue in downtown Oakland, walking distance from city centre. Saw Jeanette Harris Band, a Califorian saxplayer and lot of the audience was local, apparently. Special... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2015
HAJM
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Classy Jazz venue in downtown Oakland, walking distance from city centre. Saw Jeanette Harris Band, a Califorian saxplayer and lot of the audience was local, apparently. Special atmosphere, that night. Venue was friendly, well set up and the sushi was excellent as well.

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Pleasanton, California
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805 reviews
543 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 688 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

It's really as close to being perfect as it could be. It's easy to get to, the parking is right above, so no worries about the car, it looks very cozy inside, the food is excellent! Great dishes, very consistent delivery and presentation - you can be sure that every time and every one will always get a great meal.... More 

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Thank heckfy
Rocklin, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

Love this place for good music in an intimate setting, hard to get a bad seat. The food is expensive, but we have found things we love and feel are worth the expense!

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Thank Rbnmom
San Jose, California
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105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

The Japanese love American Jazz! So what better combo that a first-class Japanese Restaurant together with a first-class music showroom? Yoshi's is just that. With easy access from San Francisco, Oakland, and the Silicon Valley (San Jose and south bay) the restaurant is always busy and the stage attracts both top name acts and up and coming live music. Our... More 

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Oakland, California
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339 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

What's not to like about Yoshi's which is a cozy and intimate place for shows? Tonight we were there to see Sergio Mendes and I had placed a phone order on Tuesday but somehow, either I reserved the wrong night and time or the woman at the box office reserved the wrong night and time! So when I arrived to... More 

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Thank KWong55
Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

I swung by Yoshi's on a rainy early December evening, to attend a performance showcasing my favorite singer-songwriter Anna Nalick. I was aware that she had previously visited the venue and put on a great show, so I was looking forward to her repeating the magic again! I had already seen Anna many times previously in both Los Angeles and... More 

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Modesto, California
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48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

Only had general admission seats available. All seats are close to the stage. After the concert we heard from a friend if we would of had dinner there they would have upgraded our seats to closer to the stage. Now we know. 1 drink minimum although I don't think they monitor it closely. You can order off the menu if... More 

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Thank DaHonu20
San Ramon, California
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136 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Yoshi's is a great place to see individual performers/small bands perform in an intimate setting. It's set up like a supper club with tables and chairs but no room to dance. The acoustics are great and the servers are fast, friendly and efficient. It's very convenient to have dinner at the restaurant next door where they will reserve a table... More 

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Thank Ligaya M
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

They have a amazing watermelon Martini I could not get enough. The food was ok. I would be willing to give it a second try but not right away. And the show was so amazing other than someone sitting in our seats but we had a great time and they do have great drinks our server was so amazing think... More 

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Thank krystalw629
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Great intimate venue. The crowd was all in as we remembered the hits. It was a sing a long for sure. Buying tickets on line was very easy. There was standing room only when I purchased so I new I'd have to stand. Thank God for wall space.

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