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Yamatani Japanese Restaurant

635 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2425
+1 760-872-4801
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (60 reviews)
“tempura” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
635 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2425
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was decent but the prices are high for the quality. There are too many good restaurants in Bishop to come here again. It has a good atmosphere and our waiter was good. Sushi was average.

Thank GIS_Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice fresh tuna and a novel “snake” role. But, lots and lots of kids and even crying babies, which is not something the restaurant can or should really control, but it’s worth noting—this is a family oriented atmosphere.

Thank Shelyshine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve always wondered how fresh sushi makes it way to the mountains, but let’s not go there. Their sushi I fabulous and I’ve never had any complaints! Eat in or take out! They do close early during the week...9:30pm. And by the way, very very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is the worst restaurant I have been to hands down, in every aspect, from start to finish. Upon entering, there was no hostess visible, I suggested leaving, and OMG I wish we would have, unfortunately decided to stay. Big mistake! In addition to the...More

Thank suzannable
Reviewed 11 November 2017

One of the Best places to eat in Bishop, Great fresh food and good service. It can be a little noisy, but it is really worth going there.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to give Yamatani a try. We're glad we did since the food and friendly efficient service were really excellent. The salmon teriakyi I had was very fresh and perfectly cooked with a rich, dark rich sauce. My wife's beef sukiyaki...More

Thank Rod D
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Tasty food served in a large family friendly restaurant by friendly staff. Nothing fancy here, just nice, tasty dishes.

Thank linda f
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The menu is solid! Straightforward and authentic: the Maki section includes simple rolls mixed in a list with the 'special' rolls. Bottle of nigori sake came with large bar-styled glasses that fit the bottle perfectly between the two. Rolls are good as can be. Recommend...More

Thank austinzuffi
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

What a surprise in small town California... really delicious and fresh Japanese food at a good price. All five of us loved it with very different palates and tastes. Totally worth a visit!!! And the maitre d is that rare American who is both interested...More

Thank Bec Y
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Bishop for one night hungry and sick of burgers. Found this Japanese restaurant and the food was incredibly good! Fresh. Delicious. Very good. Australians looking for a great restaurant this it a good option.

Thank Suzanne L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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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