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Amakara Japan

19 Geneva St., St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 4M3, Canada (Downtown)
(905) 684-0612
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Ranked #44 of 335 Restaurants in St. Catharines
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This is our favourite sushi restaurant in all of Niagara. It is not all-you-can-eat nor is it a large noisy place. It is excellent quality and being there you feel like you are in the small Japanese house in the mountains. The food is delicious and served with an Asian flair often lacking in a lot of sushi restaurants. Always... More

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Fonthill, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having recently moved from Oakville we had given up on finding a decent sushi place in Niagara. We were thrilled to find Amakara who makes sushi as well as any place in Toronto or Oakville we've had. We have eaten in and found the staff to be polite and helpful. The décor is a little tired and bathroom dumpy but... More

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Thorold, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I went to this restaurant because all of my friends told me it was the best, well they were all right.

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This place has the best sushi I have ever had. When me and my daughter go we always get the kani pizza which is excellent. The sushi is always fresh and you can be sure they always use the best ingredients available. I've frequently gone to some of the local all you can eat places and I'm always disappointed. I... More

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notl
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

food was excellent we had the tempura vegetables and the teryaki chicken both fresh and delicious good miso horny soup steamed rice delicious also washrooms are filthy and outdated the waitress uniform was filthy hate to imagine how dirty the kitchen is, probably very scary

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Ontario
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

prices, chioces and taste is all good. Better than all you can eat places as each item is quality-not just trying to provide high volume qualities. Bathrooms could be cleaner and water glasses often taste like soap...otherwise would be a 5 start rating We get delivery often and then its all about the food- not the location.

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Fenwick, Ontario,
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I've been going to this restaurant for years, even when it used to be located downtown as Iseya. I prefer it to the all you can eat places because of the quality of the sushi and especially their salad dressing. I would occasionally order the Chicken Teriyaki, always a treat. So, when I asked my wife if she would like... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

It is a colourful, cozy little restaurant off the main track. They have a good selection on the menu and the food is consistently great. The meals are very filling. The interior is decorated like a quaint, Japanese restaurant. One drawback is that parking is limited; there is some free parking on Geneva St., but I usually park on the... More

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Monster, The Netherlands
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220 reviews 220 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Last year I already drove by this place but the outside of the building is not looking very attractive. This year someone recommended the place so I stepped in. The food is good and the quality is appropriate but if the rice on your roll falls apart slightly and the whole interior is fine but is not very attractive either... More

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Ontario
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Absolutely lovely food. Their lunches are wonderful.

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