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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
+1 843-881-1190
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (10 reviews)
“sherbet” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Consistently good dinner at Yamato! Fresh seafood, great service, family friendly restaurant! So glad this restaurant takes call ahead/reservations! We will be back!

Thank parispls
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A group of 7 of us made a reservation for 7:45. When we got there we were seated at that exact time and approached by our server right away to take our drink orders. Our drinks, soup, and salad all came out very fast. Needless...More

Thank jamisummer
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Meal is prepared by a chef at the traditional 10 person table. All ingredients are fresh and well prepared. Entertaining chefs are a bonus.

Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have eaten here a few times over the year with friends and my family while vacationing on IOP. We have always enjoyed the hibachi grill show and food!

Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This week we received TERRIBLE service by the server in the sushi bar. (No wonder there were zero people sitting at the sushi bar on a Friday evening). Our Experience: We sat down and were greeted by the server. We were The ONLY 2 people...More

1  Thank Klozer
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I normally do not frequent the showtime Japanese restaurants but my wife loves the food. We were a little after the rush hour crowd and without a reservation. We were seated and then one other, a regular was seated with us at the hibachi table....More

Thank David E
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were hungry after a day of exploring, and had worn ourselves out on seafood. Yamato was an excellent choice. We ordered ahead, picked up the food, and drove about 10 minutes to our house. When we unwrapped the food, I was so impressed by...More

Thank Amber N
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Good service. Good Sushi. Nice atmosphere. Good location. This restaurant serves really good food and they are service oriented.

Thank Klozer
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Went with a co-worker and his family. Expected usual flair and good food associated with the typical Japanese Steak Houses. The service was nice, the quantities off all the portions were nice too. Missing was the flavor and tastes normally found. Everything was pretty bland...More

Thank yeldarb27
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I really enjoy sushi on Friday nights and have enjoyed taking out sushi from here. The service is excellent and the food and value are equally as good. I highly recommend this restaurant for sushi.

Thank Richard R
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Restaurant Details

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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-881-1190
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