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Yamato Japanese Steakhouse

526 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-6055
+1 352-332-4466
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“noodles” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
526 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-6055
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, personable chef who put on a good show. My shrimp and scallops were prepared properly and the fried rice was very good.

Thank markbX4864CC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yamato Japanese Steakhouse of Gainesville, FL. Hours: 4pm – 10pm Consistently delicious, I ordered the Yamato’s Special for $26 dollars. This dish consist of shrimp, steak, chicken, noodles, rice, vegetable, a bowl of soup and salad. I would recommend this dish because first you get...More

Thank kj0hns0n2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food! A bit pricey, so it is nice for a special occasion like a birthday. Traditional Japanese style cooking show. Very pretty inside.

Thank lindseygrace333
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The food was actually very delicious. Our chef was amazing. He was personable and entertaining. We will definitely be back.

Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner was wonderful and extremely well presented. We had a fantastic time and will definitely go again.

Thank TamBorn
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had visitors from Germany and wanted them to have this experience. Well, it ended with us apologizing as we left and got to the parking lot where it was quiet enough for us to speak. LONG wait with children running around, screaming. Crowded lobby...More

Thank Jeannine M
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation at 8. Checked in 2 hrs ahead. Had to push them to give us a table at 8:30. Drinks were delivered during the entree as bar was "backed up." My teenage daughter asked the server to help her w ordering rolls...More

Thank Sigler
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Great food but highly recommend having reservations. It took a long time to get our food served even once ordered. Food quality was excellent and staff was friendly.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

To begin with, you usually go to this type of establishment to be entertained and have good food, both of which you expect to pay extra for. Looking around watching other cooks, we could not see much interaction or entertainment. Then our cook came, he...More

1  Thank ScubaRock
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Yamato's is a great place for the entire family. We celebrate our grandson's 11 birthday. The chef regaled us with his culinary use of knives and cooking utensils. The food ( I had the tuna) was well prepared, well seasoned and there was plenty. I...More

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16 January 2017|
Response from Dwright A |
if you don't have a big enough party, you will, but it's fine. My wife and I go and we have never had a problem with anyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-6055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-332-4466
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