Japanese restaurant food dishes in Sanford, NC

Try our fantastic Japanese restaurant in Sanford, NC

Japanese cuisine has a rich, long history centered upon freshness and light, delicious flavors. Yamato Japanese Steak & Seafood House is a Japanese restaurant in Sanford, NC that subscribes to this tradition, providing excellent home-style Japanese food. We source only the freshest ingredients, ensuring that our quality is unmatched. With an amazing array of dishes, friendly service, and great hospitality, Yamato Japanese Steak & Seafood House is your local Japanese restaurant in Sanford.

Our menu


Yamato Japanese Steak & Seafood House offers a great selection of traditional Japanese restaurant dishes freshly cooked with ingredients of the highest quality. Our chefs are professionally trained to bring you an experience you are guaranteed to love. We specialize in:

  • Fresh sushi and sashimi
  • Teppanyaki
  • Tempura
  • Steak and seafood
  • Sushi bar

For Japanese food with that home-style quality, call us in Sanford today. Our aim is that from your first taste you'll fall in love with the wonderful food offered by Yamato Japanese Steak & Seafood House. 

About us


Yamato Japanese Steak & Seafood House is first and foremost dedicated to quality. We source the freshest seafood, the most tender meat, and delicious vegetables. We combine these ingredients using our 12 years of experience and traditional recipes, creating amazing dishes that will make your mouth water.

Call our Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in Sanford today for a fantastic meal. We've been voted the best Asian restaurant in Sanford for ten years running!  With highly trained chefs, delicious food, and great service and prices, Yamato Japanese Steak & Seafood House is the place for the best Japanese food anywhere in the Lee county area.    

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Hours of operation

Monday - Friday: Lunch 11 - 2 pm,  Dinner 4:30 - 10 pm
Saturday: Dinner  4:30 - 10 pm
Sunday: 12 - 9 pm

Sushi bar open wed through sat for lunch and dinner

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