1. Yamato Steakhouse of Japan
Location: 2315 Elida Road, Lima; 1507 Harding Highway, Lima
Phone: Elida Road: 567-371-3210; Harding Highway: 419-221-2417
Hours: Elida Road: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday (closed 2:30 to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday), 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 9:30 p.m. Sunday; Harding Highway: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: A meal at Yamato can be summarized as dinner and a show. When sitting behind the hibachi grills the customers are in for a treat as they watch their food being prepared with flare. If hibachi just isn’t your thing the restaurant also offers a wide of sushi. Those who don’t flip for raw fish have no reason to fret, as there are plenty of veggie-only options.
2. Hunan Gardens
Location: 723 Saratoga Ave., Lima
Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: Hunan Gardens has long-time held a spot as one of Limaland’s favorites in this category. With the option for take out or a sit down meal Hunan Gardens has all your favorites.
3. Thai Jasmine
Location: 215 S. Pine St., Lima
Hours: 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: Thai Jasmine offers choices for those on both ends of the spectrum, those who want to kick it up with some spice and those who prefer sweet over spicy. Among their most popular items are crab rangoon and spring rolls.