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Yamagoya

Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 42 restaurants in Fernie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
Most recent review
- May 29, 2014
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English first
Fernie, Canada
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I love their sushi and actually have never had anything here I do not enjoy. We try to go at least twice a year I love it when their deck is open and you can sit outside. The atmosphere is very Japanese with a real crowded feel and like everyone is eating together just like in Japan. I have never... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

While snowboarding in Fernie last weekend, we decided to try a few local places for dinner. First night we tried Yamagoya, it was packed full of people, mostly groups, so our wait time was only 10-15 min- which was nice. The appetizers were decent, we ordered about 5-6 rolls of a good variety. We really felt like sushi that night,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Came here with some friends during the week and absolutely loved it. Atmosphere, food and staff all superb. Had to wait about an hour for a table, however the staff were very accommodating, bringing us a drinks menu to select from while we waited for our table. Personally ate the agedashi tofu, tempura vegetables and spicy vegetable rolls which were... More

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London, ON
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This is a super busy place. Two of us waited an hour to sit down and end up at the bar. It was packed, loud and hopping for a Wednesday night. The staff were on point. It was busy but the place ran like a charm. The food was excellent. We had a wide variety of selections from the menu... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We have been visiting yamagoya for several years now and it has always remained consistent. The food is excellent. Everything must be tried. The service is impeccable and the place itself cosy and welcoming. The cleanliness is apparent. It's always busy doesn't seem to matter what night of the week you go. If you have to wait it's well worth... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Another sushi surprise in the rockies. we shared on of the set-menues, excellent! The food took a bit to arrive, but we then all got free ice cream on the house!

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

Went there after reading all positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Sushi was professionally prepared. I liked the fusion with kimchi.

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Highly recommended.The sushi is fresh and yummy. They only take reservations for large groups, so go early or pack some patience because it's worth the wait. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I can't wait to go back.

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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I would definitely recommend this sushi place. I would recommend getting there a few minutes before they open up as they are busy and you may end up waiting in line for up to an hour. The sushi was fresh. My husband and I shared the spicy tuna sashimi, and if you are good with spicy, I would recommend that... More

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Lethbridge
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This restaurant went above and beyond our expectations. We dined on a Friday night and it was very busy but still had an upbeat atmosphere. The staff were pleasant and efficient. Our meal was ever so fresh and absolutely delicious. We tried the gyoza, stirfry and tempura........all great choices and moderately priced. Children are most welcome here. Give Yamagoya a... More

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