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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

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2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
+1 409-744-2742
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17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
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McDonough, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the greatest tasting HIbatchi restaurants we have been to. The steak and shrimp with fried rice was cooked to perfection. We had a very experienced chef that was incredibly funny with many unique tricks we have not seen. I don't want to spoil it here. One stunt left everyone at the table with their mouth open... More 

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1 Thank michaelh_georgia
Galveston, Texas
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yamato is a greet place to take the family for entertaining dining destination. The chefs do a great presentation as they prepare the food as you sit at the cooking table. Food itself is good as well.

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Thank D S
Galveston, United States
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of the better places for sushi that I have ever been to. The hibachi is average. They can get busy! Make a reservation.

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1 Thank Charles G
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

totally worth visiting at least once. Sushis are nice, fish is always fresh. Make sure you sit by the big table and order something from the Hibachi menu. The show they put with it is pretty cool. All the food is good, haven't had a bad meal yet!

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1 Thank Dan K
League City, Texas
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My wife and I visited Yamato on our anniversary trip to Galveston. It was a Saturday night (8:00 pm) and the place was PACKED. They do take reservations, so if you're planning to visit on a Fri or Sat night, I'd definitely recommend making a reservation. We chose to sit at the sushi bar because we could be sat immediately.... More 

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1 Thank TexasDadJSR
The Woodlands, Texas
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We LOVE this place. We eat here every week and never tire of it -ever. The sushi is very fresh and the sushi chefs are great! Service is wonderful - even on busy nights. Now, stay away so we still get our good table!!

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2 Thank Craig V
The Woodlands
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing special. Like any other Hibachi restaurant we had been to before. We had a reservation at 7:30. At 8:20, while a quarter of my wine glass was still full, without me asking for it, the waitress brought the check. That cost her 5% deduction in her tip.

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Thank Raana90
Galveston Island, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We've been here many times. It's nothing fancy, but the hibachi is fun and the food is always good. The sushi is excellent, but is sometimes slow coming out. The service is good and very friendly.

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Thank Primo55
Fort Worth, Texas
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate at the grill and the chef was very entertaining and the food was very good. Many great options are available.

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Thank Ron W
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We read about this place from other reviews on google and it had the highest rating in Galveston where we were staying! This place did not disappoint! We went on a Friday night, it was packed but the waiters and waitresses did their best to accommodate for it. We had someone try to take our table without asking if there... More 

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1 Thank newtonwhitney0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-2742

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