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Yamato Japanese Steakhouse

526 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-6055
+1 352-332-4466
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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Japanese, Steakhouse, Sushi, Asian
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526 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-6055
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was wonderful and extremely well presented. We had a fantastic time and will definitely go again.

Thank TamBorn
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had visitors from Germany and wanted them to have this experience. Well, it ended with us apologizing as we left and got to the parking lot where it was quiet enough for us to speak. LONG wait with children running around, screaming. Crowded lobby...More

Thank Jeannine M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation at 8. Checked in 2 hrs ahead. Had to push them to give us a table at 8:30. Drinks were delivered during the entree as bar was "backed up." My teenage daughter asked the server to help her w ordering rolls...More

Thank Sigler
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Great food but highly recommend having reservations. It took a long time to get our food served even once ordered. Food quality was excellent and staff was friendly.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

To begin with, you usually go to this type of establishment to be entertained and have good food, both of which you expect to pay extra for. Looking around watching other cooks, we could not see much interaction or entertainment. Then our cook came, he...More

1  Thank ScubaRock
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Yamato's is a great place for the entire family. We celebrate our grandson's 11 birthday. The chef regaled us with his culinary use of knives and cooking utensils. The food ( I had the tuna) was well prepared, well seasoned and there was plenty. I...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent service was excellent! Unfortunately our waiter was training and ended up dropping a whole drink ON TOP! of another customer at our table. She was kind and understanding of the situation.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 went here to celebrate the New Year. We made reservations but still had to wait for our table about 10 min. The atmosphere was fun and the food was prepared in front of us wonderfully! It had great taste and flavor,...More

1  Thank kcflo
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great spot for my family. We really enjoy hibachi meals. On this occasion, our waitress was particularly great. Be sure to ask for Micah when there. Great personality and on top of everything!

1  Thank LiveLoveEatWell
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My extended family and I recently visited Yamato's again after a long absence. I previously had good experiences here, but things were highly inconsistent on this latest visit. One particular aspect that really annoyed me prompted me to write this review... First, I can report...More

1  Thank jamesj75pet
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15 January 2017|
Response from Dwright A |
if you don't have a big enough party, you will, but it's fine. My wife and I go and we have never had a problem with anyone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 13:45
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 NW 60th St, Gainesville, FL 32607-6055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-332-4466
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