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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

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1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
+1 843-881-1190
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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
Conway, South Carolina
2 reviews
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 to say, our server was great. Unfortunately, it took our chef about an hour to... More 

Thank jamisummer
Brevard, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 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
Johnson City, Tennessee
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330 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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
Mt Pleasant
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77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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 sitting at the sushi bar. I ordered a Sapporo beer...when she delivered the beer, I... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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209 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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. Lots of room! The restaurant has a very good policy of not making people wait... More 

Thank David E
Asheville, North Carolina
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322 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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 the presentation. Whomever prepared the sushi took great care in packaging it and presenting in... More 

Thank Amber N
Mt Pleasant
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77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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
Portsmouth, Virginia
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258 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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 including the cook's show skills. (even the little kids were not impressed.).00000000000000

Thank yeldarb27
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128 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Restaurant features
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?