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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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Sandpoint, Idaho
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Kimberly P
Bishop, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Simi Valley, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Second time we ate there and again really good. Need to try the hot saki from a saki machine at the bar. Close to hotels so you can walk there.

Thank Donnajean102016
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food here was good. We had cooked dinners, not sushi. Service was very slow. Ambiance could use improving. Value for money was good.

Thank Poxbox61
San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We drove right past this restaurant for years assuming that sushi in the middle of the Owens Valley must be a joke. Were we ever wrong! Six or seven years ago a colleague told me they have the best sushi in California. We eat here at least a dozen times a year as we go back and forth between San... More 

Thank Linda O
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

From the upscale exterior, we expected to walk into a quiet, elegant Japanese restaurant. Instead, we entered a large, open space that was noisy and impersonal. Some divider screens would have been nice--something to separate us from the larger groups and noisy children. The service was okay, although our waiter didn't know much about their saki offerings and brought us... More 

Thank Lakathay
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164 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Of all places, Bishop has a first class Japanese restaurant and sushi bar. And there's a full bar. And there is knowledgeable servers who helped us through the enormous menu. The owner, Rollie, is the sushi master and you should order his namesake sushi roll, Rollie. There's also six different kinds of Poke, and a vast selection of sushi and... More 

Thank Realtyhank
Fremont, California
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134 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was my first visit. It will probably be my last. The restaurant has Japanese modern decor. Service was very casual regarding conversation but attentive. Salmon dishes use farmed salmon, a disappointment. Only the fancy sushi rolls real crab, but they charge real crab prices for the others. Salmon dishes also have wild salmon prices. The server had no idea... More 

Thank GymAW
Bishop, California
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a yummy place to go! I order the chicken teriyaki and it comes with rice, salad, and soup! I must confess that sometimes I also order the tempura

Thank 2Larsons4Jesus

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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?