Sushi, Sashimi and other fresh Japanese Food

Japanese food with its freshness is a must for any food lover. The wide variety of Sushi and Sashimi dishes proves that Yamato stands proud in its efforts to be the best sushi restaurant in Johannesburg, South Africa. We at Yamato Japanese Restaurant call it authentic Japanese food with great flavours that will amaze your taste buds. Come take part in the culture of Japanese food and experience the buzz around Sushi and Sashimi for yourself.


Some of our popular Japanese dishes:


Sushi is loved by food lovers around the world

Often, when something becomes fashionable, it loses its authenticity because it gets copied and mass-produced. People who buy into it frequently don't appreciate or understand the tradition or the art behind the concept. This is true of many of the culinary arts, Sushi and Sashimi, in particular. The other problem is that people associate the sum of Japanese food with Sushi, Sashimi and Teppanyaki, while there is in fact much more. (view our delicious dishes)

Yamato, which is the old world name for Japan, is a traditional Japanese restaurant in the very best sense of the word. It is a family run restaurant where true Japanese food is lovingly prepared in a kitchen where only fresh ingredients are used to make the Tofu, sauces and noodles that in most other restaurants, are usually out sourced. All of the other ingredients necessary are imported by Yamato, directly from Japan.


Read all about Japanese food

Read our article on Sushi and Japanese food: the healthy, tasty and nutritious side of it. There are plenty of fun facts about sushi and Japanese food and we like to share them with you.


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How to find Yamato

198 Oxford Road
Illovo Muse
South Africa


Operating Hours:
Monday to Saturday:
Lunch: 12:00 - 15:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 22:00

Sunday and Public Holiday
Lunch:12:00 - 15:00
Dinner:18:00 - 21:00


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Yamato's sushi bar

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