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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

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1074 South State Street, Orem, UT 84097-7104
801-227-7100
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 19
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent, authentic Japanese cuisine in a relaxing setting.

I particularly enjoy eating the Udon. It is large enough for a hungry appetite, and even to share if you are a smaller eater. Sushi, katsudon, other delicious dishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Salsadude99
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Orem, Utah
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Orem, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I particularly enjoy eating the Udon. It is large enough for a hungry appetite, and even to share if you are a smaller eater. Sushi, katsudon, other delicious dishes.

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Provo
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187 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My wife and I wanted to try something new and we had heard good things about yamato so we decided to give it a try. Overall, we weren't that impressed. The food itself was okay but the service was struggling. It took probably 5-7 minutes before someone came over to get a drink order from us. After ordering drinks and... More 

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Lindon, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have been eating sushi here for years. Myself and my sons are always searching for different sushi places when we travel. We have been to some awsome sushi places. Point being. This is one of the best here in Utah.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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130 reviews 130 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant isn't much to look at from the outside, but don't let that dissuade you from going. The food is great, and the interior is very nice, especially the areas with the traditional Japanese seating--not quite as nice as some I've visited in San Francisco and Seattle where the architecture is traditional Japanese with lacquered wood, etc., but for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We were driving from Salt Lake City to Grand Junction when we decided to visit the BYU campus. We came across the sign Yamato along one of the streets and decided to check it out. The restaurant was nothing special from the outside but we were surprised and delighted with the warm greeting we had.... with the ambiance... with the... More 

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Arizona
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111 reviews 111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Quiet intimate environment but food was in the "very good" category. Portions were large so you'll probably be bringing some home. Not a location for tepanyaki style cooking. Can't comment on sushi since we didn't order.

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Amazing service. The sushi was great (try the Fire Roll). Katsu Curry was really good . Loved this place and loved the prices too. Would have been 50% more in California.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Really good Japanese food. even though I haven't eaten at very many Japanese restaurants, this one is of the best that I've tried so far.

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

For Utah, Yamato's is the best Japanese food there is to offer. Sure you got some buffets for sushi, but that sushi isn't always the best quality. What gets me the most is the atmosphere. Now that I've visited Japan, I can say their restaurant brings authentic. Great owners and sushi staff. Highly recommended.

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Orem, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I don't even typically like Japanese food, but this place has won me over. The staff are always very pleasant and the food is extremely tasty. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1074 South State Street, Orem, UT 84097-7104
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: 801-227-7100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?