You get greeted with an “Irrashaimase” and the staff speaks Japanese, which is reassuring. We had takeaway with sushi, takoyaki, and ikayaki and it was all great and tasted as expected. Recommended for anyone looking for a good Japanese meal.
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If you want amasing fresh Japanese food, this is the restaurant to go to. It is our favourite Japanese restaurant. The sushi and sashimi are delicately prepared in front of you. It is art and a treat to watch. I highly recommend their sashimi, especially...More
we used to love this place when we lived there 14 years ago so wanted to go back and check it out again. hasn't changed still great service and great food.
Absolutely enjoyed the food! Especially the salmon sashimi. That was fantastic. Ate here twice in a single day simply because it was amazing!
Excellent food. Good value and tasty! Would definitely come again when in Rotorua. We had, chicken karaange, squid karaange, yakitori octopus balls, sushi selection and eel on rice. Delicious! I'd recommend making a reservation or get there early cos within 10mins of opening, the place...More
I'm currently staying in Rotorua for 6 nights and I decided to try Yamato since I love Japanese food. I entered the restaurant and it was absolutely packed. It took me quite a while to choose from their menu - a lot of dishes looked...More
We decided on Yamatos and glad we did.As soon as we walked in we were greeted with friendly staff and made to feel welcome ( no reservation ) .The food was not expensive and very enjoyable .The only thing was they put the food on...More
We choose Yamato for lunch as the food was being made to order by the "Sushi Master" at the sushi bar & it was small & authentic. Everything we had from eel to spicy tuna handrolls to the Katsu Donburi were excellent. Serves are large...More