A Japanese steakhouse that had been on the eating scene within the Columbia space for practically a half century has closed its doorways.

Yamato, positioned at 360 Columbiana Drive within the Harbison retail space, is now completely closed. There’s a signal hanging in its window notifying clients of the closure, and the Google itemizing for the restaurant tabs it as being completely closed.

“Regretfully, we at the moment are completely closed,” a cellphone recording on the Columbia Yamato stated on Sunday morning. “However, we thanks for permitting us to serve you for 49 years. Thanks and have a blessed New 12 months.”

A word on Yamato’s website says it initially established a restaurant in Columbia in 1975. An entry on actual property web site LoopNet notes the constructing at 360 Columbiana Drive was inbuilt 2000.

The corporate additionally has a restaurant in Myrtle Seaside, which stays open.

The Columbia Yamato was a Japanese steakhouse that specialised in hibachi choices, with cooks cooking meals on the desk proper in entrance of shoppers, usually making for a joyous dinner-and-a-show sort of setting.

The shuttering of Yamato was the newest in a latest development of longtime Columbia space eating places closing their doorways.

As an illustration, Jin Jin Chinese language Restaurant, which had been positioned at 469 Sundown Blvd. in West Columbia for 29 years, bid farewell in early December. “We wish to categorical our heartfelt gratitude to your unwavering assist, loyalty and companionship all through these cherished years,” Jin Jin stated in a parting Fb submit.

Additionally, Village Fool Pizza closed its location at 4517 Forest Drive in Forest Acres in December. The closure got here after the property the place the restaurant was positioned was offered. The Forest Acres store had been there since 2009. In the meantime, the Village Fool places in 5 Factors and on Whaley Road stay open and franchising efforts proceed for the corporate.

River Rat Brewery, positioned at 1231 Store Street, closed its doors on Dec. 30. River Rat was one among Columbia’s first craft breweries and had been open for 10 years.

And Al’s Upstairs, a West Columbia Italian restaurant with views over the Congaree River, closed its doors in late December after a 44-year run.

So, simply between Yamato, Al’s Upstairs, Village Fool Forest Acres, River Rat and Jin Jin, that’s a mixed 146 years value of restaurant expertise that has exited the Columbia eating scene since December.

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