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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
+1 409-744-2742
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (52 reviews)
“fried rice” (9 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Yamato after a long day on the beach and it was the perfect meal-filling but still light. Our chef was a hoot and made the meal especially fun! We also enjoyed some sushi, which was tasty. A very good meal overall, especially...More

Thank H4044SHjenniferp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love sushi, so when we saw this place one evening after a long day in the sun we knew we had to try it. We sat at the sushi bar. The waiters were very attentive and after we ordered our sushi it was handed...More

Thank Oriley2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the chicken cooked in a sauce on the hibachi grill. It was cool to watch. I also ordered the California roll. They rest of the family had sushi rolls of all types. I do not eat raw fish but they loved it. I...More

Thank Discover
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The hibachi experience was very fun! The chef was entertaining and engaging! The beef & broccoli was incredible! Super fun for our birthday celebration! Expensive but well worth it!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

I have to say that the sushi that was serves to me here was some of the best I have ever had. It was very clean and the chefs were helpful in choosing what to eat. My husband had the beef bento box and the...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 4 June 2018

One of our favorite sushi places in Texas. Sushi is not thick roll of rice. Specialty sushi rolls are unique and tasty. We were lucky enough to be seated at one of the hibachi tables (though we were ordering sushi) and watched an awesome show...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The pizzazz of the tableside hibachi grill is the highlight of the restaurant. The food wasn't as good as the cooking display. It was great fun to watch and we'd recommend it, but just wish the grilled food was better. We had dinners of shrimp...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The beef & broccoli hibachi was excellent! Amazing cook & performance during dinner! Great service! Awesome value for the price!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This place is so good. Lunch specials are awesome. 8 pieces of nigiri plus a roll 13 dollars. Deliciousness.

Thank bearman9991
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Found this gem of a restaurant during our short stay in Galveston. Upon entering we expected to be sat at a regular table and have a normal meal. What a surprise awaited us. We were sat at a Teppanyaki table and given menus. I chose...More

Thank tazman572
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
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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