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Yamato Japanese Steakhouse

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509 N State of Franklin Rd Ste G, Johnson City, TN 37604-8214
(423) 232-8868
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here was decent, and the restaurant was clean enough, but the food was very poor in quality. My husband and I ordered the sesame chicken plate, but we were both quite disappointed with the meal we received. The chicken was dry and tasted cheap, the rice was bland, and the carrots were also lacking in decent flavor. Though... More 

Thank itsjustgermx
Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lot of choices and very reasonably priced. Staff friendly and efficient . Would definitely eat there again. Portions are way too much for one.

Thank David M
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We love this place where the food is excellent and the price is very reasonable. The pepper steak is our favorite. Dan uses the best of meat and gives you plenty to eat. We have been going here for years. Dan, the owner, takes personal interest in his customers and wants you to be satisfied.

Thank Marlin J
Ocala, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

You get a ton of food for 7-8 bucks so if you're looking for something cheap that you can eat off of for a couple days this is probably your best bet! The food is just okay. The service was excellent and the average food came out very fast... like within five minutes of sitting down. I had the sesame... More 

Thank B T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

This was a great experience - a bit shabby in terms of decor, but the food was spectacular and great portion sizes. I had the Shrimp, Yaki, and Chicken with sweet carrots - it was so much food i was able to eat two more meals out of it. My entire family had a great time.

Thank Josh_hopkins
Johnson City, Tennessee
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I stopped here for take out for two. This was the worst Japanese food I've had in a long time. Will not go back.

Thank Meema23
Johnson City, Tennessee
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Excellent service, super quantities, good food no real long wait times, things cooked just as you want them.

Thank Mike K
Johnson City, Tennessee
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

a small venue but the take out is as good as the dine in and the preparation and service are very timely Reliably the same each time you order it.

Thank selmanw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This place is simply amazing, no doubt about it. Whoever doesn't like it has no taste. My favorite restraunt hands down 😍 they're double steak with vegetables is on point. I could seriously live off their food

1 Thank Itsbarbie423
Fairfax County, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I asked for simple "Wasabi".......... they did NOT know what it was? Plus, my vegetables were over-cooked, or boiled, definitely not steamed. I can't believe this so called "Japanese Restaurant" has been in business since 1998? Good Luck ;-(

1 Thank BusinessTrip2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Japanese, Asian, Steakhouse, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 N State of Franklin Rd Ste G, Johnson City, TN 37604-8214
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: (423) 232-8868

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?