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Yama Japanese Restaurant

387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505-5515
+1 304-291-2456
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505-5515
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

For what it is, it is great. Want to give it five stars, but can't. It's often understaffed, the hours are weird, and they charge up front, including tip, before service takes place. The service was great at the time I came, but tipping should...More

1  Thank MountainKahuna
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This place looks like a hole-in-the wall from the outside, but the food will make you feel welcomed. There were seven of us and we ordered a wide variety of food. I ordered the Shoyu Ramen. The broth was marvelous and the noodles were perfect....More

Thank HowieTraveler
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Japanese food we had the chicken teriyaki and it was done with chicken thighs was really good eating plus I had Japanese made green tea straight from the home land. It is a small place and only seats about 20 so don't expect...More

Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I tried two things: Miso Ramen and the gyoza. Being born and raised in Japan, i would like to give two separate ratings. If I were to try this ramen in Japan, I would give it 3~3.5 stars. That's still good in my books if...More

Thank Kenji W
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Yama is wonderful. Exceptionally delicious food and comfortable, convenient atmosphere. The owner is a warm, gracious and lovely person. He puts his heart into his work and has a very strong work ethic. I started going there in college over twenty years ago. It is...More

Thank Manatees2014
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I love this place and my biracial kids love this place as well. This place reminds me of tiny restraunts in Tokyo. If you want a authentic Japanese, not pan-Asian lots of plces try to be, this is where you want to go. One more...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Only place in this region where food is just like you would find in the streets of japan. Try the shoyu ramen, miso ramen, curry rice, beef bowl, and katsu don

Thank yakyu
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Loved the food and prompt service. Try the octopus balls. It is delicious and worth a try. The ramen is savory and we'll season.

Thank Onelove4you
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Took my Son during a break between his classes. He raved about it and it was good - but I'm not much of a fan of Japanese food. Service was fast (you order at counter) - food was good - if there is a polite...More

Thank icanweldit
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Great place for affordable authentic Japanese Love the different "bowls" my favorite is the beef bowl. Very good ginger dressing on the salads too.

Thank Rtoliverio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 1/2 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505-5515
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Morgantown
  • Phone Number: +1 304-291-2456
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