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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

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5836 Samet Dr Ste 140, High Point, NC 27265-3656
+1 336-886-8688
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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207 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is tucked in a strip mall in the Palladium. Its got minimal seating so dont have a large group. We ordered sushi and Hibachi chicken as well as combo hibachi chicken/steak. Everything was fresh. The food was excellent and our server Erica was friendly and attentive (5 *). We'll be back again !!

Thank gingerflowers
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I really like this place. The owners are very nice and hospitable. The cook is terrific and the food is great.

Thank eguidry
Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

generally when I eat Japanese food, I expect to have huge a box of leftovers for the next days lunch. Unfortunately they don't really give you that much at Yamato, but the food is good. I especially like the fish. It's one of our favorite places to eat.

Thank Mandy1NC
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We have been this restaurant about 10 years, the sushi always fresh , the Service always friendly, and the price is good affordable

Thank Johnny D
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I come here often when visiting the area because for under $15 I can get a quick meal and be on my way. There are no frills about this place, just a good basic meal without all of the theatrics of a Kabutos.

Thank Brandon L
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We have never been disappointed at Yamato's, whether it is for sushi or a plated meal. And it is one of the few places that everyone agrees on- even the grandchildren! The sushi chef who makes the delicious sushi (my grandson calls him "Smiley") never disappoints us. The sushi is fresh and well made. I think the service is fast... More 

Thank Doug C
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Service is very slow. On spring like days they have the front door open (to the outside) and there are lots of flies on these days. It's too hot, and the lights are off... an obvious money savings technique. As a customer this has become disappointing. For years I visited this restaurant but some days I leave more irritated than... More 

Thank itjustmehere
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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157 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Would not recommend the hibachi. It was tasteless and dry. We both got chicken hibachi. It came with shoestring cut zucchini and with onions although Larry got more onions than zucchini. Didn't matter though because it just wasn't very good and we each tried to moisten it and add flavor to it by getting a sauce on it but it... More 

Thank Claudia D
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Portion sizes of their mediocre food were unimpressive for price, and then they argued with me about paying the price listed on their drink menu placard for a beer. Won't be back.

Thank Michael P
High Point, North Carolina
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you are looking for delicious food, friendly service, and great value this place is it! Clean and friendly, Yamato has THE BEST sushi in the area and quite frankly the best I ever had (Have not been to Japan so I know there is better). The fish is fresh and the sushi is always melt in your mouth yummy!... More 

Thank Dianne K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5836 Samet Dr Ste 140, High Point, NC 27265-3656
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  High Point
  • Phone Number: +1 336-886-8688

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