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“yummy...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Yamato Japanese Restaurant

Yamato Japanese Restaurant
1123 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
07 3481938
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Ranked #31 of 166 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Healthy
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
“yummy...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Lovely food...after the sushi always...yum yumm...this place is very busy all the time but never failed to impress us..love it. You get back what you pay for at yamato.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Tessenderlo, Belgium
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
“Fresh & friendly Japanese”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Tastefull and very convenient Japanese restaurant in the middle of the city center. Sushi meals are freshly made at the counter and you can watch the Japanese chef your meal. Several Sakés available as well.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“great food, nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Lovely, genuine japanese food. you can watch an expert prepare your beautiful sushi if you sit around the bar area. Very casual, like most places in NZ, but the food is genuinely tasty and nicely presented so should keep most people very happy

Visited January 2014
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Auckland
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Beautiful food incredibly cheap”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

a friend recommended this place and I wasnt disappointed. The food is fresh, healthy and very tasty, the wine nice. The toilets were clean and tidy and easy to find and the owners really nice people. the bill was a lot less than I expected too.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London
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172 reviews 172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 83 cities Reviews in 83 cities
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“Interesting menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Yamato offers pretty decent japanese menu. Tasty udon noodles. The menu is interesting and not the usual tourist menu, with some more obscure japanese specials. Not too expensive. The staff are charming. I recommend it.

Visited January 2014
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