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Yamatani Japanese Restaurant

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635 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2425
+1 760-872-4801
16:30 - 21:30
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Incline Village, Nevada
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191 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of Bishop is this little gem! The fish is very fresh and well prepared. The menu is complete as is the sake list. And service was great.

Thank mes227
Bonsall, CA USA
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a yearly ritual that we dine here after skiing for the week. We always look forward to "yummy tummy". It's the highlight of our dining experience. All the rolls are delicious! We have had excellent service and always sit at the sushi bar. The cold saki, Drunken Whale is worth every penny. Tommy, the owner suggested it.... More 

Thank Bonsallblonde
South Lake Tahoe, California
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Excellent, authentic, well-prepared Japanese cuisine. Loved the teriyaki chicken, the salads, the sushi, most everything. Ate there twice. A real lovely building and decor. Only negative: Both nights, we met with rather rude staff, at front desk/reception, including the owners wife, except that one waiter, David, was nice, kind, professional, and great in every way.

Thank Steve M
Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place has excellent sushi. Who would have thought in Bishop? You can't go wrong with any of the rolls and the sushi is large servings.

Thank DKS44
Big Pine, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Teriyaki entree was served with a goopy sweet (barbecue like sauce) smothered on it along with a bunch of salad (90%+ iceberg lettuce with a few slivers of carrot) piled up on the SAME plate! Really, that is not teriyaki based on my past experience. My guests fish looked good but was way overcooked & came with the same salad... More 

Thank TusharOza
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This nice Japanese restaurant is a couple of doors away from The Creekside Inn. I was surprised at how busy it was on a Thursday night. There were tourists and locals enjoying the food. The menu was quite extensive, the amount of food served was generous and the price was quite reasonable. Chopsticks only on the table. But forks were... More 

Thank Virginia W
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Ate here and had good experiences both times. The sushi was very good and the Japaneese dishes are very tasty and authentic. If you are looking for a great place to eat give Yamatani a try.

Thank Theodore M
Sandpoint, Idaho
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

On our drive from So Cal to North Idaho, we stopped for the night in Bishop. We love sushi and our BNB told us about this place. I told our waitress I cannot have mayo on any roll because of allergy to eggs. She assured me there was no mayo on the dragon roll. I repeated that I cannot eat... More 

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Bishop, California
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Traditional janpense menu. Amazing to get such fresh fish in the middle of the dessert. Always go there.

Thank lauraecosta
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Get the "BOB" roll, you will be back again and again! Always great service for a special evening out with family/friends. The fried cheese cake is great!

Thank Robbin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 635 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2425
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1 760-872-4801

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