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Yamato Japanese Seafood

#289 of 6,609 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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24 Bellair St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2C7, Canada
(416) 927-0077
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Toronto, Canada
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135 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi is pretty good. Teppanyaki is great and lots of food for what you pay in that neighborhood. Service is ok

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Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met my son and daughter for a business lunch here for the first time. Parking was at first an issue but there is underground parking nearby on Cumberland. We has several dishes prepared at a teppanyaki grill downstairs. The fried rice was amazing and the chicken donburi was as tender as you can imagine. Just incredible food and a... More 

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Thank Roger D
Pembroke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A large group of us went there for lunch. What a great place! The food was perfect as was the service. Definitely would come back here.

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Thank Maggie J
Picton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Lovely, calm decor. Ate at sushi bar with friends. Service attentive but not intrusive. Kirin Ichiban beer was cold and delicious. Sunomono salad had traditional taste, with bits of octopus and shrimp added - excellent!! Ebi and salmon very good. California rolls tasty and flavourful. Seated in front of chefs so we could see sushi being prepared - always a... More 

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Thank Janice E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This place was really a good dish for me because we're ever you go I find a place were it's a 20 dollars all you can eat, but when u go to this place it's fresh food and it has a good flavor nothing in that place is a mouth old it's all new and fresh. It may not be... More 

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Thank Ahmad R
Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We recently visited Yamato for a birthday and it was such an incredible dining experience! We had a group of 12 and they were extremely accommodating, sitting us all around a large Teppanyaki table. Our chef, Carby, was amazing - great sense of humour, incredible skill and would occasionally break out into song!! The food was to die for -... More 

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Thank Britt W
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We were greeted by friendly staff. Our chef at the Tepanyaki table was Garber. He sang to us while making the most excellent grilled chicken dish. There was a good selection of house reds... Malbec, Shiraz etc. I as able to order a few sushi items as well as enjoying from the grill menu. The dipping sauces were delicious. Good... More 

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Thank Not2good2015
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Had supper at Yamato with a group of friends; we ate from the Teppanyaki menu which was diverse and very reasonably priced. The service was excellent and we were very well looked after. The chef was pleasant enough and entertaining'ish, but not particularly animated. The food was well cooked though and the fried rice is worth the extra $5. There... More 

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Thank DesertDrifters
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

We came here for a friends birthday and we sat at the hibachi, there are two separate seating areas in the front and the back the hibachi is at the back which is best for the front of house. The seating was quite unique as one chef will entertain a family at your station while you sit down, once theyre... More 

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Thank Greg S
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We have been coming here for years, for family events, celebrations, casual afternoon dining - they never fail to impress with service, attention to detail - and most important - the exceptional food. Sushi is extremely fresh and authentic without fail, and the hot table service and food are equally perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Bellair St, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (416) 927-0077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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