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Yamato Japanese Restaurant

1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
+1 843-881-1190
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“filet” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
$$ - $$$
1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

Could not eat the sushi, the Green Mussels tasted spoiled and may have caused digestive distress. Management did compensate us. We have been loyal customers for years until now.

Thank larryy77
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Visiting Isle of Palms and was within walking distance to this restaurant and it was very good. We were seated very quickly and food was wonderful, wife and I shared the Filet, Chicken, Shrimp dinner.. Service was very good between server and Chef. Kinda off...More

1  Thank Dick B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Went here for dinner during restaurant week because place we wanted to go had hour and a half wait. I usually steer clear of Hibachi restaurants because their Japanese food is usually subpar. This place didn't disappoint in that regards. There menu choices were either...More

Thank RedSox1967
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Service was prompt after a small bit of confusion as to which server would be taking care of us. Food was cooked to the proper temp. I fell overall the food was a tab bland, but to each their own.

Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Usually these chain restaurants with a gimmick like chefs cooking at the table are not all that good as far as food quality. We ate here recently with a group of 4 couples and were pleasantly surprised. We had a great chef who was very...More

Thank maapar
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Yamato is always a great place to take the kids for their birthday. They love to watch the chefs make their food. Our family loves to watch the onion volcanoes.

Thank Julianne M
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was great, service was great.. The food was Just so so. It was average at best. There is a lot better Japanese food in that area.

Thank John D
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to eat with another couple. When we called on our way there, they told us there was a 20 minute wait. Once we arrived, we were told there was a 45 minute wait. The prices are slightly more expensive than...More

Thank CarolinaMomofTwins
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We had visited a few yrs ago and were looking forward to another nice dining experience. But, to summarize, when the sherbet they bring at the end is the best part of the meal, something's wrong. To praise, the kid waiting on us was new...More

Thank ceprice3
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Consistently good dinner at Yamato! Fresh seafood, great service, family friendly restaurant! So glad this restaurant takes call ahead/reservations! We will be back!

Thank parispls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1993 Riviera Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-7401
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Mount Pleasant
  • Phone Number: +1 843-881-1190
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