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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

4714 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-5741
+1 352-304-6077
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible10%
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“fried rice” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4714 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-5741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seated at a table or better yet, around the large cooking surface with friends or new friends and enjoy the show. The chefs entertain your with their skills while preparing exactly what you ordered right in front of you. Bring your appetite as you will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank curt s
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We've been to 4 other hibachi style restaurants in Ocala so thought it was time to give this a try. Our Chef Marla was excellent, she didn't try to throw food or saki in our unwilling mouths like another place did. My husband had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Tom & I went to Yamato's for my birthday. We went to the bar for a drink before being seated. Jon, the bartender, was efficient, friendly and made a perfect 'old fashion' (My favorite) When we went into the dining room...we were fortunate to have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janis H
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Tomato is located on SW 200 Heath brook. It has modified Japanese food, Benton Boxes and table grills. I had the shrimp and scallops with fried rice and stir-fried vegetables. The food was good, the drinks well made and Service outstanding. Must try yourself.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Atmosphere...not so much. Entertainment...average. Free meal for my birthday, not worth the time. Food average, but a good amount. We were rushed...rushed....rushed, then asked to leave so they could have the table for the next group. RUDE!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KAR86
Reviewed April 17, 2018

The food is always hot and plentiful. A normal portion is plenty for two people. The selections are great and the food is prepared as ordered so it is always hot. The service is very good and the wait times are around ten minutes. Food...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gary E
Reviewed March 26, 2018

My dish was very good I had the Shrimp & Scallops cooked at the table. Warning however the wait staff did not seem to understand Gluten-free

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Q9895DIcherylp
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

First time to visit this place, like the food and the experience, first time I been in a place were you see how they make your plate in front of you. The price was good for what a ate. The associate were kind good place...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Luis G
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

standard Japanese steak house. recommend that you watch the cooks to find one that is good with the kds for a show as our cook was tired and did do a show. food was good and the kids enjoyed it. 1hr wait so call before...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Florida_family_kids
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The experience is fun, the chefs are show men but the food is a little less exciting. Very starchy and meats are tough, soup is nothing more than oily water and the service was terrible.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Joanna D
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Annette S
December 21, 2016|
Response from Janis H | Reviewed this property |
During the week of your birthday...your meal is free. You have to show them proof of your birthday (driver's license)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4714 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474-5741
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-304-6077
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