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9875 Maple St Rr 1, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K1, Canada
(250) 246-1046
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Sushi

Delicious sushi and fantastic service. Wandered in and was pleasantly surprised with such a friendly staff and equally impressed by the food. Really nice hidden gem, 10/10

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Delicious sushi and fantastic service. Wandered in and was pleasantly surprised with such a friendly staff and equally impressed by the food. Really nice hidden gem, 10/10

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Thank tasyaoc
Vancouver Island
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Happened on this sushi bar by accident. Great food. good service and good location. We dined on the patio and it was great!

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Thank Larraine_11
Chemainus, Canada
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

this place is no longer open. poor reports from health inspector no consistency in the product. it has gone through several managers and doesn't seem to work for some reason

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Thank creativecaveman
Ladysmith, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We just tried this restaurant, it is in a lovely heritage home with the nicest porch overlooking one of Chemainus famous murals. The service was great and the food very good.

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Thank Maria R
Port Alberni
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

My husband and I had dinner at Kudos. The atmosphere is quiet and peaceful. The menu is varied and easy to pick from. Our dinners were authentic Japanese served timely and Ken, our server was cheerful and knowledgeable. Portion sizes are just right. We feel we got very good value for our money. We will definitely return to Kudos.

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1 Thank MARKAYDALE
Duncan, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

My husband made reservations for Kudos for Valentines Day. We showed up on time only to see every table in the place full. The owner approached us and we told him we had reservations. He began gesturing towards the full tables and smiling apologetically. I asked if he had our reservation written down and he just shrugged and walked away.... More 

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1 Thank TrishHenry
Duncan, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

This little unassuming restaurant has managed to make the decor fit into Chemainus and retain the Japanese feel. We were lured in by the 4.95 bento box special that was the take out price. We chose to eat in and for 6.95 we had a choice if 3 items and a choice of tea. The selection was great. Our server... More 

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1 Thank Sherilee B
Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2011

I intended to just try the food once at "Kudo's" and then move on to the other Restaurants on the walking route ,which I walked daily on my 2 wk visit to Chemainus. "Kudo's" menu items were absolutely mouth-watering. I think I tried them all. I especially enjoyed it when I would buy a $5.95 special (sampling of menu items)... More 

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Thank Oggiedoggies
Victoria, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

We have visited Japanese restaurants in the USA and Japan; the food at this restaurant was better than nearly everything we had in Japan. It is the best Japanese food we have had on Vancouver Island. We kept going by it and not going in because it looked so unassuming; we're so glad we did. They have a mushroom soup... More 

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Thank Peter_Kensho
currently Australia
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2010

Small selection, over priced, poor quality, ugly decor... disappointing. Counter person was the best part of my dinning experience.

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  • Address: 9875 Maple St Rr 1, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Chemainus
  • Phone Number: (250) 246-1046

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  • Cuisine: Japanese

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