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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
+1 409-744-2742
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi” (49 reviews)
“fried rice” (9 reviews)
“crab puffs” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank fbglove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We were here for lunch. Service was efficient and friendly. We both had the stir fry and I didn't think it was anything special. It was good, but I have had better. The sushi was good -fresh and tasty. Good choice for lunch.

Thank NJLady561
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The hibachi is awesome! Super chicken, shrimp & beef! The chef was entertaining and very friendly! Great value! Really nice place for family birthday celebration!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 December 2017 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

1  Thank Shane S
Reviewed 12 December 2017 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

2  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 9 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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