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“Great lunch, a must place to eat in Rotorua”

Yamato Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #30 of 280 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Healthy
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, great food with great service! You won't be disappointed whatever you try I'm sure!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank James C
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic spontaneous dinner out. The decor in the main dining room away from the bar could be updated but the food made up for it. The sushi servings were generous and the sashimi boat was delicious as was the beef tataki. Will definitely be back to sample more of the menu!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Leahandlouie
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

The Sushi rolls. A decent size.
The Sashimi Boat. Amazing.
Fresh scallops, Tuna, Salmon, White fish, Squid, Delicious.

Make sure you can drive chopsticks... they dont take too kindly to alternate cutlery.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank impromptu1s
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We came across this restaurant quite by chance and have never eaten Japanese food other than Sushi thought we would give it a go. We have now been twice in a matter of weeks and have yet to be disappointed with our food selection. Varied, fresh and truly delicious, this small place serves outstanding Japanese dishes with something on the menu to suit everyone. The service can be a little slow but with a full restaurant this is only to be expected and the meals worth the wait. Other than one other couple we were the only non Japanese in the place which, I guess, says it all.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Food: B+, not the best sushi I have had but as we say in the states "this sushi isn't going to kill you". Fresh, good ingredients. Some of the rice was over salted so you got a weird bite of salt with your fish. The kitchen dishes were delicious.
Ambience: C Not the prettiest restaurant around, sitting at the sushi bar was fine.

Service: A The service was quick and friendly.

Cleanliness: B+ Pretty much everything looked clean.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Maria35
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