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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

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2104 61st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-1403
(409) 744-2742
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Anahuac, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found Yamato a few years ago, while visiting a resort in West Beach. It was recommended by the locals as the best restaurant for sushi in the area. I have gone there every time I come to Galveston, and I am always impressed by the freshness and creativity of every roll. So delicious! Also since I am a vegan,... More 

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Thank Peri W
San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night happy hour. They started getting busy around 6:30. We sat in the bar area and really enjoyed it. The sashimi white fish was actually escolar and not albacore. It was buttery smooth. The sashimi fresh salmon was perfect. We also had the tiger eye roll and the rock n roll. They were both prepared just right. The oyster... More 

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Thank A Z
Saginaw, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for about 20 years. They have multiple types of dining. They have the grills to watch what they cook, private dining, bar area, and open area that you can still see the cooks tricks. Always have had great service.

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Thank Nurse732
Galveston, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Every week, I order the chicken teriyaki bento box, with salad, spring roll, vegetable tempura and steamed rice. It's always fresh and delicious

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Thank Rich S
Kemp, Texas
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Stopped in for lunch, the only place they had for group of 7 was the Hibachi. Ordered a dragon roll, it was ok. A small dessert size plate of noodles, nothing added, 6.00! Dried out rice, with little pieces of shrimp chopped up, asked the waitress how much it would be, she said, 10.00 ea, charged, 25.95 for 2, no... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Everything was beyond expectation from what the building looks from the street! This was by far the best sushi and hibachi we have ever had! Everything was very fresh! There is nothing possibly bad about this restaurant if you are visiting Galveston and love good sushi this is the place to go!!!!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We were seated quickly. Service was great! The chef who cooked for us at the table was thoroughly entertaining. The food was delicious and we will be coming back again! And we were fortunate to sit with a a great group of people which made it that much more enjoyable!

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New Braunfels, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Second lunch on our Galveston trip was a stop at Yamato. My girlfriend and I started with the Crab Puffs, which were really good and a Tiger Eye roll which was okay. Our main course, we both ordered a lunch Bento Box, which was quite a bit of food, my girlfriend couldn't finish hers, so I took care of it... More 

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Thank KrisGNBTx
New Cumberland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This became our go to place while working in Galveston all winter on the Heroes Monument.. alway good always the freshest fish..

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Thank robertaldenm
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Great sushi and sashimi - the rolls were generously filled with tuna and the yellowtail sashimi was outstanding. Definitely a favorite of the locals.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$36
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
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: (409) 744-2742

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