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Midori Japanese Cafe

1054 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A5, Canada (Mont royal)
(403) 244-3787
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Ranked #524 of 2,873 restaurants in Calgary
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Mont royal
Most recent review
- Feb 12, 2014
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Neighborhood: Mont royal
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 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
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Edmonton, Canada
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188 reviews 188 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This restaurant can be hard to spot as it's a small cafe but judging from the number of people that constantly came in, I could tell it's a favourite amongst people. Inside there just a few booths and seating by the counter and we were lucky to snag the booth right by the door around noon. The waitress came by... More

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

When I lived in Calgary I came to this place once a week at least. I used to go to Momo Yama when I lived by Mount Royal University and then I moved to Mount Royals and could walk to this amazing sushi place! I recommend the Midori roll, seriously delicious! The only thing that is negative about this place... More

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Calgary, Canada
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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2008

competent sushi and decent Korean dishes too. Fantastic spicy tuna rolls!

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Kingston, Canada
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125 reviews 125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

Not too bad. My friends like it more than my wife and I do.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2008

Decent quality, there are much better sushi places out there

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