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Yama Japanese Restaurant

387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505-5515
+1 304-291-2456
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“miso ramen” (5 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505-5515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yama is a real treat. A small restaurant, not at all fancy, with fantastic food at a decent price. The tuna sushi bowl was so fresh, so good, that I may dream about it tonight!

Thank mammamaria_12
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Who would have thought you can find Japanese people in Morgantown West Virginia? But here they are, running an authentic Japanese shokudo with all of the iconic comfort foods of Japan. The owners are friendly and each time we go to visit family in Morgantown,...More

Thank koe60
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This little restaurant on a side street in Morgantown is really delightful. I like the food very much and the atmosphere is very relaxed and friendly. If you like Japanese TV you will be really happy. The meals are always fulfilling and it is fun...More

Thank 718Kat
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Must try their Potato Salad, they make their own Mayo! The Best!! Japanese Potato Salad is one of the Westernized dish but a little different than American. Yama's Potato Salad is perfect!

Thank Oishimbo18
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Yama has delicious rice bowl with your choice of meat or vegetable. Great value for lunch. And the staff are super nice.

Thank alissawilmoth
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Yama is one of the most authentic Japanese restaurants in town, and one of my favorite lunch spots for dining with friends. No matter what time of year I go, I always want to get the Miso Ramen noodle bowl. The Shoyu pork ramen noodle...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

The chef is Japanese and he knows how to fix authentic Japanese food. Their ramen noodles are fantastic! I personally order miso ramen noodle with an extra bean sprouts.

Thank Nako G
Reviewed 27 December 2017

by far one of my favorite spots in Morgantown. I love supporting the small business owner and Yama's food is excellent

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

For what it is, it is great. Want to give it five stars, but can't. It's often understaffed, the hours are weird, and they charge up front, including tip, before service takes place. The service was great at the time I came, but tipping should...More

1  Thank MountainKahuna
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This place looks like a hole-in-the wall from the outside, but the food will make you feel welcomed. There were seven of us and we ordered a wide variety of food. I ordered the Shoyu Ramen. The broth was marvelous and the noodles were perfect....More

Thank HowieTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505-5515
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Morgantown
  • Phone Number: +1 304-291-2456
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