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Wasabiya Japanese Sushi Cafe

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Suite A3 - 465 Merecroft Road, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 6K6, Canada
(250) 287-7711
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Today
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Always busy and always excellent. From the sushi to there hot dishes everything is fresh and delicious. The service is friendly and prices reasonable. For dining in or for take out its a great choice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Rachel C
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Campbell River, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We've been here many times and went for a Tuesday dinner. We were so disappointed I don't think we will be back. We had a good sampling of the cooked and uncooked items. Most things were good but the Toro was off and the chef through the server lectured us about what it shoukd taste like and how it had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Always busy and always excellent. From the sushi to there hot dishes everything is fresh and delicious. The service is friendly and prices reasonable. For dining in or for take out its a great choice.

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campbell river
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I love the Bento box lunch so much the staff know what I want when they see me. The size of the restaurant is intimate and we have always had a wonderful dining experience....so nice so close to home...

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Campbell River, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Everything was OK the gomaae needed just a little salt...crab cakes where not to my liking ...on the plus side the date cake was excellent easily the best thing we had.

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Kelowna, Canada
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202 reviews 202 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Hidden in a random strip mall in Campbell River, this small restaurant produces some surprisingly excellent dishes. The salmon salad appetizer comes with an incredible sauce and the spicy tuna appie is a local favorite for good reason. Tempura is light and full of flavour and the Gyoza had a nice crunch to it. Flavorful sauces, fresh and good quality... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have eaten at Wasabiya several times this year and think it is the best sushi in Campbell River. We particularly like the spicy grilled tuna (cooked to your preferred 'doneness'), dynamite rolls and spicy agedashi tofu. The staff are always friendly and efficient. The place is usually busy so reservations are a good idea unless you visit ahead of... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our New Year's Eve sushi dinner immensely! We highly recommend the soft shelled crab appetizer, futomaki and dynamite rolls . The tempura prawns and vegetables are positively scrumptious !! The hot saki hit the spot on a cold New Year's Eve ... Although the restaurant was busy, service was excellent ! We made reservations and... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I eat here on more than a regular basis. With my husband for a date or with a group of friends. The staff is very well educated on the menu, and all incredibly helpful and always as accommodating as possible. Hiro is an amazing man. Always very informative of where about his food products come from, always fresh and almost... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A small restaurant with fantastic, fresh sushi and friendly, efficient service. Favorite dish is the smoked salmon salad.

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VancouverBC
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145 reviews 145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Ordered take out while visiting my folks on the island. Walked in to place my (large) order which was ready, as promised, 40 minutes later. I work in the heart of downtown Vancouver and eat sushi often ~ I have to say that the sushi from Wasabiya was right up there. The Dungeness crab and scallop nigiri was some of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Suite A3 - 465 Merecroft Road, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 6K6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: (250) 287-7711

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?