Yamaha FS800 Concert Body 6-String Acoustic Guitar

95 out of 100. Incorporating 600+ ratings and reviews.

Gearank High Notes

Yamaha FS800: Highest Rated Acoustic Guitar Under $300 - 2022.03

Gearank Recommended

Yamaha’s FS800 is currently on our recommended list for Beginner Acoustic Guitars where it has been since September 2020.

It first appeared on our recommended list for Acoustic Guitars Under $200 back in September 2019 where it remained until August 2021 when it topped the Under $300 price category after a price increase.


  • Body Shape: Concert
  • Top: Solid Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Nato/Okume
  • Finish: Natural
  • Bridge: Walnut
  • Neck: Nato
  • Neck Profile: Slim Tapered
  • Fingerboard: Walnut
  • Fingerboard Radius: 15.75″
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Frets to Body: 14
  • Scale Length: 25”
  • Nut Width: 1.6875″
Scalloped Bracing
(1) Scalloped Bracing. (2) Normal Bracing.

Rating Source Highlights

Website Source *Rating Value
Acoustic Life Tony Polecastro 94/100
YouTube FNDGuitar 95/100
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