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Yamato Japanese Steakhouse

509 N State Of Franklin Rd Ste G, Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 232-8868
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English first
Fairfax County, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I asked for simple "Wasabi".......... they did NOT know what it was? Plus, my vegetables were over-cooked, or boiled, definitely not steamed. I can't believe this so called "Japanese Restaurant" has been in business since 1998? Good Luck ;-(

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Unicoi, TN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Our 1st visit was for lunch last week and we loved it. HUGH portions. Everyone was very friendly. Will be back.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I went with a group of 14. We were squeezed into a long table. This was NOT my first trip to Yamatos. I lived in JC for 16 years and frequented this location as soon as it came into being. This was my first trip back to Yamatos since 2004. It wasn't quite what I remember. I ordered a triple... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Not sure what's wrong with Japanese food in Johnson City Tennessee but this is not Hibachi. This is not a Japanese Steakhouse. I am aware that there are quite a few restaurants in the area passing off similar food as Hibachi but it is a very, very strange local phenomenon. What I received was a large late of meat, rice,... More

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Blountville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We work nearby so we ordered our food to go. I got the Sesame Chicken. It was hot and fresh and very tasty. The price was a little high,but well worth it for the portion I received. It was easily enough food for two people. I will definitely eat here again.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is my favorite Hibachi place in the area. Prepare to get 2-3 meals out of an order though, even at lunch! For $5.95, I promise you'll get more food than one human can eat. The spicy pepper chicken is a personal favorite. It is prepared right when you order it, so nothing has been sitting around.

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Crawfordville, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2006

I was excited to see what looked like a "mom and pop" Japanese place in my new neighborhood. It turns out that the menu is exactly like what you might find at a mall food court. You know you're in trouble when the only Japanese word on the menu is "teriyaki." The portions were large, and it wasn't especially bad...... More

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Additional Information about Yamato Japanese Steakhouse

Address: 509 N State Of Franklin Rd Ste G, Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone Number: (423) 232-8868
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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