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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

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1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
+1 843-881-1190
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
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Reviewed August 7, 2015

We had sushi and sashimi, but a lot of the families present were eating steaks. If you're in Mt. Pleasant and want Japanese, try this place,

Thank Clement K
Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

I've never been a big fan of this style of restaurant. The food is always great but I could do without a show and sitting with other families. However this place was great. It was a bit loud but our chef was great, he was...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The grills are fun for parties and vacationers, but in-the-know locals know that Yamato is the best sushi in town. Very generous portions - my Nigiri pieces are twice the side of two pieces at other not-to-be-mentioned new places in town, and the prices are...More

Thank J H
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Came into town for my brother in laws graduation and we all ate here after the event. The foyer was way too crowded with people waiting for their tables. I believe it should have been more organized. The two of us went to the bar...More

Thank Anna J
Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I want to start by saying the food was wonderful. The chef was very entertaining and his cooking skills were great. We ate sushi, salmon, filet mignon, steak & chicken & everyone was very satisfied with cook & taste which is saying something with a...More

Thank JamieNSC
Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Made reservations based on a recommendation from my colleague for my daughters 16th bday. Our chef & server (wish I had caught their names; it was 5:30 on 4/13 & we were a party of 6) were spot on. The Chef cooked the entire tables...More

Thank Christa B
Reviewed March 29, 2015

Went to Yamato Steak House in Mt Pleasant SC with friends on a road trip through the south. It's a typical hibachi grille steak house with flaming steak preparations and chefs flipping their knives around like samurais. Although the seating was a bit cramped around...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed January 5, 2015

Ate here while visiting the area over New Year's. The food was excellent and the chef did not disappoint. Very entertaining.

Thank DeWayne C
Reviewed November 13, 2014

They prepare the food right in front of you while you are seated with other people around the cook who prepares everything from scratch in a most dramatic way. There are several seats with a cook for every individual table. They play with the fire...More

2  Thank Rosette O
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great Sushi bar. We never wait for a table. Service is good, and the food is great, ON A CONSISTENT BASIS! We have been there many times, and you can always count on cocsistantly great food and service. Never a problem, never a hiccup. It's...More

2  Thank KZ214
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-881-1190
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