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Genji Japanese Restaurant

175 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
(613) 236-2880
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Ranked #120 of 2,222 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I think my review of Genji's would have been much more positve had I not choked on a piece of fat from my Teriaki steak Bento plate. We went to this place for a group lunch because several other people had been and enjoyed it. Everyone else seemed to have a pleasant experience. Miso soup was just okay, salad --... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Amazing fresh sushi, so much variety. My favourite is the spicy tuna tempura roll. The staff are so friendly, and the drinks and desserts are to die for. You will leave satisfied, and be back for more.

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Planned a Saturday dinner party before a show that had an early curtain time. Called to arrange the menu, for 6 people, the day before and chose Set Dinner A with salmon maki and teriyaki beef. I can now say that this set dinner is an excellent value. We were greeted promptly on arrival, I was asked how I wanted... More 

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Toronto
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Best sushi restaurant in Ottawa. It's not cheap compared to AYCE sushi, but it is excellent food and excellent service. Go back everytime I'm in Ottawa

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I am very disappointed to give this place 1 out of 5 rating, but the food was very bland and expensive for what you get (3 appetizers and 3 rolls of sushi, one of which was just a simple salmon maki) came to about $80). Their sushi rolls were a bit better than their appetizers, but everything including even the... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was looking for a new sushi spot to check out on my ottawa visit and found this one on tripadvisor. It was very much like the reviews: everything i've tried was great. Great variety of sushi and very very friendly staff. Loved the ambiance and the size of restaurant was perfect. A must for either a date or group... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is my favourite sushi place in Ottawa. Truly a hidden gem, great friendly service, and fresh delicious rolls. Some items on the menu can be pricey, but it is worth it. I often go with friends, family, dates or simply for take out. Best rolls are Phoenix, spicy butterfish, spicy salmon, spicy tuna, and rainbow roll. Their medusa tempura... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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187 reviews 187 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Ordered spicy tuna roll, great Canadian with lobster, a seafood roll and a Cali roll to share. The place was busy on that Friday night and the staff was nice enough to bring bowls of edamame as appetizers, then salads, both at no charge, while we wait. Very thoughtful and much appreciated. Sushis were very fresh and generous on the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We recently were there to celebrate a birthday. One of our guests chose to have the lobster dinner but was told there was no lobster. After taking a few minutes to chose something else from the menu, the waitress returned to tell us that someone was running out to get the lobster after all as long as we didn't mind... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A group of us decided to try this Japanese restaurant. Some of us wanted traditional sushi with fish, others wanted vegetarian, and one of us wanted other Japanese fare. Everyone LOVED their meal. The food was delectable, beautifully presented. Service was lovely, the surroundings very spare and clean, in that Japanese-zen way. Vegetarian, this is a great restaurant choice. There... More 

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Additional Information about Genji Japanese Restaurant

Address: 175 Lisgar Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 236-2880
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Japanese

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