Sun-Thu, noon-11pm; Fri-Sat, noon-midnight
F, G at Seventh Ave.; B, Q at Seventh Ave.
18th St. to Flatbush Ave., Prospect Park West to Third Ave.
The serene, bamboo-bordered garden at Yamato, with its Zen-chic waterfall, is almost too stylish for Park Slope, and the menu is equally sophisticated. Innovative dishes such as lobster salad with soba noodles and crispy beef in a tangerine sauce let you show off your highly evolved palate to your date. The rest (sorry) is still up to you.