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Yamatani Japanese Restaurant

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IZAKAYA - APPETIZERS
$8.5
Beef Kushiyaki
skewered top sirloin of beef with our house teriyaki sauce
$8.5
Calamari
panko breaded squid steaks, deep fried & served with ponzu sauce
$8.5
Chicken Katsu
panko breaded skinless breast, deep fried & served with our sweet & sour sauce
$4.5
Chicken Wings
panko breaded chicken wings, deep fried & served with our sweet & sour sauce
$6.5
Gyoza
(6) deep fried pork dumplings (pot stickers)
$5.0
Hiya-yakko
chilled tofu with diced green onions, dried bonito flakes, grated ginger & wasabi
$5.5
Steamed Vegetables
steamed vegetables served with a soy, mayonnaise & citrus dressing
$8.5
Tempura
battered, deep fried shrimp & vegetables
$8.5
Tonkatsu
panko breaded pork cutlet, deep fried & served with a special sauce
$6.5
Vegetable Gyoza
(6) steamed spinach won ton wrapped veggie pot stickers
FROM THE SUSHI BAR
$4.5
Edamame - Salted Boiled Soybeans
$5.0
Kaiso - Seaweed Salad
$11.5
Spicy Tuna Salad
$11.0
Spicy Seafood Salad
$11.0
Spicy Tombo Salad
$13.0
Poke
6 to 9 types of fish
$3.25
Sunomono
$5.0
Suno Kanikama
$5.0
Suno Tako
$5.0
Suno Shrimp
SUSHI - NIGIRI SUSHI
2 Pieces $7.25
Amaebi
Sweet Shrimp
2 Pieces $5.25
Anago
Sea Eel
2 Pieces $6.0
Canadian Albacore
2 Pieces $4.0
Ebi
Shrimp
2 Pieces $6.0
Hamachi
Yellowtail
2 Pieces $6.0
Hirame
Halibut
2 Pieces $4.5
Hokkigai
Surf Clam
2 Pieces $5.0
Hotate
Scallop
2 Pieces $3.75
Ika
Squid
2 Pieces $6.0
Ikura
Salmon Roe
MAKI-ZUSHI (CUT ROLLS)
$10.0
Alan
available as temaki (hand rolls). scallop/crab mix, shrimp tempura, avocado, sprouts, crunchies, tare sauce
$7.75
Arizona
available as temaki (hand rolls). yellowtail, tobiko, cucumber, green onions
$3.25
Avocado
avocado, sesame seeds
$3.25
Avocado/cucumber
avocado, cucumber
$5.5
California
available as temaki (hand rolls). mock crab, avocado, cucumber
$10.0
Caterpillar
anago or unagi, cucumber, avocado on outside, tare sauce
$7.5
Crunchy
available as temaki (hand rolls). shrimp tempura, avocado, cucumber, sriracha chili, crunchies
$7.75
Eel
anago or unagi, cucumber, tare sauce
$6.0
Futomaki
kampyo, cucumber, tamago, anago, shiitake, oboro
$2.75
Kappa
cucumber, sesame seeds
DINNERS
all dinners served with miso (soybean) soup, tsukemono (pickled cabbage) rice & green tea.
Per Person $25.0
Yamatani Boat Dinner
consists of beef & chicken teriyaki, tempura, tonkatsu, sashimi or salmon, & dessert. minimum 2 people
$15.0
Beef Teriyaki
top sirloin of beef charbroiled & served with our house teriyaki sauce
$15.0
Calamari
squid steaks breaded with panko, deep fried & served with ponzu sauce
$15.0
Chicken Katsu
skinless chicken breast breaded with panko, then deep fried. choice of sweet & sour sauce (top) or tonkatsu sauce (side)
$15.0
Tempura
shrimp & vegetables. battered & deep fried
$15.0
Tonkatsu
pork cutlet breaded with panko, then deep fried & served with a special sauce
$12.0
Saba Shioyaki
½ broiled mackerel lightly seasoned with salt & pepper
$16.0
Salmon Misoyaki, Shioyaki, Or Teriyaki
filet of salmon, broiled & seasoned with miso (sweet soybean paste), salt (shio), or our house teriyaki sauce
Market Price
Sashimi
tuna, yellowtail, octopus, white fish, salmon. served with soup & salad
$16.0
Add Raw Egg $0.75
Sukiyaki Beef Or Chicken
sliced beef or pieces of chicken, tofu (soybean cake) & fresh vegetables cooked in our house sukiyaki sauce
COMBINATION DINNERS
all dinners served with miso (soybean) soup, tsukemono (pickled cabbage) rice & green tea
$18.0
Beef Teriyaki & Tempura
$18.0
Chicken Teriyaki & Tempura
$18.0
Beef Teriyaki & Tonkatsu
$18.0
Chicken Teriyaki & Tonkatsu
$18.0
Chicken & Beef Teriyaki
$18.0
Tonkatsu & Tempura
$18.0
Calamari & Tempura
$18.0
Calamari & Chicken Teriyaki
$18.0
Calamari & Beef Teriyaki
$18.0
Calamari & Tonkatsu
DINNERS FOR SMALLER APPETITES
all dinners served with miso (soybean) soup, tsukemono (pickled cabbage) rice & green tea
$11.0
Yakitori Dinner
skewered chicken (three sticks) served with our house teriyaki sauce
$11.0
Kushiyaki Dinner
skewered top sirloin of beef (three sticks) served with our house teriyaki sauce
A LA CARTE
$3.0
Salad
$2.0
Rice
$2.0
Miso Soup
CHILDREN'S PORTIONS
$11.0
Tonkatsu
$11.0
Calamari
$11.0
Chicken Katsu
$11.0
Chicken Teriyaki
$11.0
Tempura
$11.0
Salmon
$11.0
Beef Teriyaki
DESSERTS
$2.75
Green Tea
$2.75
Vanilla Ice Cream
$2.75
Orange Sherbet
$2.75
Chocolate
$6.5
Deep Fried Cheesecake
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have eaten there many times while in Bishop. Consistently excellent Japanese food, sushi, tempura, miso soup, etc. Relaxed atmosphere with attentive staff. I will always return when I am in Bishop.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeneT193
Reviewed 4 January 2019

good Sushi, considering you are in Bishop, great staff. its a family owned restaurant. recommend making reservation to avoid waiting. the dumplings are great also the dessert menu is a bit light

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank crashman
Reviewed 28 December 2018

The staff was very friendly, good service. But the food doesn't taste anything like a Japanese cuisine. I had the mackerel filet, it was very greasy. My husband had the chicken sukiyaki and the sauce was too sweet. The rice wasn't good either.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 3 December 2018

A crowd of us on a road trip had dinner here and really enjoyed ourselves. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was great. We had a great evening and were able to enjoy a beer or two as the restaurant was only...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank docsov
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I am wheat free, the waitress was very helpful, the portions are generous (then a Brit in USA most places are generous). A pleasure to dine here, would go back tomorrow.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We dined here on a Tuesday night and the restaurant was quite busy with locals as well as out-of-towners. My husband and I both had the shrimp tempura which came with miso soup and pickled cabbage. The entree included 5 good size shrimp and a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BluRavdriver
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I have a rule, "if you can't see the ocean, don't order the fish!" Not the case here. Very good quality! Also a full bar!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joseazul
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful dinner here. We started by sharing the spring rolls which were freshly cooked and very tasty; and pork dumplings that were also yummy. I had the tempura dinner which had 5 shrimp and a wonderful assortment of vegetables, plus the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 381judyd
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We often have dinner here when we are in Bishop. It is a great Japanese Resturant with wonderful and friendly service. Last night we had the Calamari before dinner which was excellent. They use an actual Calamari Steak and slice it up! Then I had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 345marshaa
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have come here every time that we have visited Bishop. Great menu choices, sushi and entrees are excellent and generously sized. Good to see so many locals eating here as well. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karin S
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Ruth R
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Response from BoazE5 | Reviewed this property |
We actually asked this question at the restaurant. The answer was that the owners (both with Japanese origins) founded the restaurant at Bishop after closing their previous restaurant and since they fell in love with this... More
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