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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
+1 409-744-2742
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (54 reviews)
“fried rice” (9 reviews)
“hibachi grill” (7 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Beautiful presentation of sushi rolls. Fresh no delicious. They also have a tapenyaki offering that looks like a good choice.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to Galveston for years and never noticed this little restaurant on 61st. It was a very nice surprise to find this hidden gem. Great fresh sushi selection and excellent service. We elected to not sit and enjoy the cooking show but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank E3518GDjamesj
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

As always phenomenal. Great service great sushi. Tried tropical sushi roll special. It was really great. Ctab avocado tower..hurricane roll..shaggy dog..grouper special..and lots of nigiri( seabass was paticullarly good).

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bearman9991
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I was visiting Galveston and took my Grandsons Family our for a special dinner!! Yamato, provided just that with their friendly service and entertaining Cook.. We ate at the hitachi grill section..Food was awesome and the our chef made it so much fun!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank garylU783TN
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I went there for lunch and I sat in the sushi bar. I noticed that the waiters never smiled and never been courteous. She handed me the menu and asked what I would like to drink. I mentioned that I would like coffee with cream....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank maddiekorra
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We ate at Yamato after a long day on the beach and it was the perfect meal-filling but still light. Our chef was a hoot and made the meal especially fun! We also enjoyed some sushi, which was tasty. A very good meal overall, especially...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank H4044SHjenniferp
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We love sushi, so when we saw this place one evening after a long day in the sun we knew we had to try it. We sat at the sushi bar. The waiters were very attentive and after we ordered our sushi it was handed...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Oriley2013
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I ordered the chicken cooked in a sauce on the hibachi grill. It was cool to watch. I also ordered the California roll. They rest of the family had sushi rolls of all types. I do not eat raw fish but they loved it. I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Discover
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

The hibachi experience was very fun! The chef was entertaining and engaging! The beef & broccoli was incredible! Super fun for our birthday celebration! Expensive but well worth it!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank C5379AFrichardc
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

I have to say that the sushi that was serves to me here was some of the best I have ever had. It was very clean and the chefs were helpful in choosing what to eat. My husband had the beef bento box and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank W2980CSmaryh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-2742
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