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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

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  • 6
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 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
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
102 reviews 102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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
67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 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
1 review
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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255 reviews 255 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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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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