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Midori Japanese Cafe

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1054 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A5, Canada
(403) 244-3787
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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When I had more reason to be in this part of town we used to come here quite often and I remember the quality of the sushi to be higher than average. Not this time. I was disappointed with the not-so-fresh fish and soggy rice. The Rocky Mountain roll which used to be one of my favourites came with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2014
Lindsey71
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Calgary
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English first
Whitecourt, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I love sushi. Midori was recommended by the staff at Hotel Blackfoot and I was incredibly pleased. The service was excellent and the sushi was incredible.

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calgary
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Service was crazy slow and there were only 4 tables seated with nobody at the bar. My wife found her Agadashi Tofu to have a synthetic/chemical aftertaste (??). My Inari tofu was a single tofu wrapper cut in HALF and they charged me for TWO!!?!? And lastly, they use cheap disposable chopsticks for dinning-in. Weird!?! Please buy some washable chopsticks... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We order suishi and some sashimi. My boyfriend had a lot of sashimi because he was really hungry. I noticed the fish is not very fresh. He got food position after all.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Whenever I crave for sushi, tempura, or takoyaki, this is the first place that will came into my mind. I also love their homemade green tea ice cream. The employees are friendly and are always smiling. Their prices are also reasonable for their servings.

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Calgary
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

When I had more reason to be in this part of town we used to come here quite often and I remember the quality of the sushi to be higher than average. Not this time. I was disappointed with the not-so-fresh fish and soggy rice. The Rocky Mountain roll which used to be one of my favourites came with barely... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The Tempura was great but it was all downhill from there. The Miso soup was cold, The Chicken Teriyaki for $10.95 could easily have passed for a $2.49 microwave meal. Horrible! The sushi was fairm but small portions and some items suspiciously "warm"

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Try the bento boxes! I had the Bento Special, the Sushi Bento and the Midori House Special. Fish is fresh, and presentation is very good. The green tea is really good. Prices are reasonable. The restaurant is very small, and it can be crowded sometimes, but its worth it. Waitress gives you lots of time to look at the menu,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten here several times. Food presentation is nice but the quality is slipping. Last night the rice was not nice and the fish was just ordinary.

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Calgary, Canada
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

this place is really terrible in my books. not friendly, not clean, and the food is just...not good. after waiting for a menu for 15 minutes, waiting for someone to take our order for another twenty plus minutes, waiting for our food to never arrive for another half hour at least, then telling us we would have to reorder because... More 

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calgary
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We didn't have much expectation but the food was shockingly bad. The sushi was o.k ( not wow) but the ramen was just a shock. They use a dollar instant noodle and the flavor and charge over 9$ for ramen. This was the worst japanese ramen in my life ever in and out of canada. Total ripped off.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1054 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Beltline
  • Neighborhood: Beltline
  • Phone Number: (403) 244-3787

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?