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“Delicious” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Yamato Japanese Restaurant

Yamato Japanese Restaurant
4714 Southwest College Road, Ocala, FL
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Ranked #143 of 353 Restaurants in Ocala
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Inverness, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

I absolutely love this place! The food is great, the place is clean, and the staff is always friendly. The most authentic place to go in Ocala for hibachi. I would definitely recommend!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Ocala, Florida
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Nice box food lunches”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Attendance appears to be dropping. Stopped opening for lunch.

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Ocala, Florida
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Not impressed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

Soup like dish water, o explanations on menu. Just wasn't good.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Ocala, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Nothing but bad taste in my mouth”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

Food is not good. Extremely poor service, bad management and horrible manager. This place don't even deserve one star. I wouldn't recommend to anyone.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Ocala
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wow - Stick to Kotobuki or Tony's”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2010

Two times just horrible... Waitress - was first day - 1 1/2 hours till cook got to table as they were short staffed... Couple next to us and us ordered sushi as well and never got it as the sushi chef was new and couldn't produce it... The manager was not empathetic... Never came out from behind the bar - even when empty - from what he said - was just a horrible manager - food was mediocre at best with one person at the table not able to eat their steak due to toughness and the shrimp tasted old and unwashed - something strange... Just all in all - horrible...

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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