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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
+1 409-744-2742
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (47 reviews)
“fried rice” (9 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great dinner with the wife! Had the filet, she had the chicken. Both were good. Rice and veggies tasted good as well. Also ate a Philly Roll from the sushi bar and it was excellent. We had the experienced chef (older) and he cooked everything...More

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to restaurant with a friend. Ordered onion soup. It was beef broth with 5 slivers of mushrooms and 2 pieces of onion. Horrible flavor, too. Soup was brought and 10 minutes later my friends food was brought. The server never asked if we needed...More

Thank grammyatthebeach
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very friendly and attentive staff. We sat at the sushi bar at the front of the restaurant. From the standpoint of ambience, it was your basic sushi bar. The rest of the restaurant may have been better, but I didn't see any of it. The...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Birthday celebration - chef was incredible and entertaining! The food is amazing! Everything fresh and prepared in front of you! Super nice staff!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Very good! Friendly staff. Had the hot green tea, the steak and shrimo dinner, and my husband had the same with spicy tuna rolls. He loved it. Very expensive, but it is a hibatchi, hibatchis are always expressive. Very good food and service. Definetly be...More

Thank myblackcat78
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I visit Yamato about once a month. They always hit the mark. The Sashimi is fresh and presented nicely. The Agedashi is perfectly prepared. Excellent staff. Mia was my server today. She has the perfect demeanor for this job. Great attitude and superb server. Bonus...More

Thank A Z
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We drove into Galveston about 7, checked into our hotel and then went to Yamato for dinner. The restaurant was busy but we were seated right away at the bar. I ordered a California roll and crab puffs while my husband opted for the shrimp...More

Thank brandib920
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Yamato has very nice, welcoming atmosphere. They offer a typical Japanese menu including traditional and unique sushi. The service is quick and the servers very nice. The food tastes excellent, including the nigiri and shashimi which were both fresh. If you go for lunch, they'll...More

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food here. We ordered a couple of sushi rolls and had hibachi. The shaggy dog was so delicious, a must have! The fried rice was on up there as one of my favorites from a hibachi place. Our waiter was very kind...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Super nice dining room! Wait staff was very nice and offered excellent selections. The broccoli & beef was PERFECT! Also had sushi appetizer - incredible! A little expensive, but well worth it. You must check this place out when you visit Galveston!

Thank Richard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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