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Wasabi

#39 of 2,472 Restaurants in Lyon
#41 of 2,554 Places to Eat in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
Saint Michel - Mairie
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76 rue d'anvers, 69007 Lyon, France
+33 4 37 28 08 77
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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 132
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The magic of Wasabi!

Wasabi is a magical place - for the food, the atmosphere, the decoration, and the service. One of my favorite restaurants for the overall experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
Jack D
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Lyon, France
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Usually in this kind of restaurants I always choose for sushi but I didn't like it you could only choose for a couple expensive menu's, you HAVE to have the miso soup and the starter. The sushi menu includes quite a lot of nigiri, of which I'm not the biggest fan. So I chose the brochettes of 3 different kinds... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Wasabi is a magical place - for the food, the atmosphere, the decoration, and the service. One of my favorite restaurants for the overall experience.

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Helsinki
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Due to all very good reviews, my expectations were maybe too grand, as I was bit disappointed to the experience. Sushi, maki, sashimi were of good quality, but variety was quite typical and lacked the "wow" effect. Service was slow and nothing extra - no introduction to what was on our plates or ways to enjoy them. I would also... More 

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Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Very nice ! Expensive but definitely worth it . My family and I went in that restaurant not long ago . A very nice place, nicely decorated, good food, good atmosphere , what else ! I have ordered some sushis and makis, a salad of summon and fresh leaves war served first ! The fish is fresh and good quality.... More 

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Paris
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

My son organised an outing to this Japanese restaurant. He phoned ahead to ask if they could cater for a vegetarian. They put together for me a really succulent menu with things I'd never tasted before. I really appreciated that they explained to me that the soup had some fish in it so not on my menu, as I would... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I always have dilemma going to a nice Japanese restaurant. I love sashimi, sushi, grilled chicken skewers; tempura and much more and I want to try them all when I visit a nice/highly recommended Japanese restaurant. This restaurant offered all these in one bento!! This is one of the best bento I have had. I was worried that I will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012 via mobile

After 1 1/2 weeks we needed a change and found this on trip advisor. The sushi is fresh and the chef did demonstrate how to eat sushi as promised in the reviews I had read. What was not clear is that the restaurant is well off the beaten path, at least from our hotel in vieux ville. An 18 euro... More 

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Klagenfurt, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We had the 55 EU/person tasting menu and it was amazingly great - a great fine-dining experience (wine not included). Great atmosphere, great service and beautiful setting.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Very fresh sashimi, sushi and salad. The service was efficient and friendly and the host even took time with you to show you which order the sushi should be eaten and with what sauces, which I thought was a nice touch. My husband had the bento box and I had the Ebi sushi combo, plus dessert each and a sparkling... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Nice food - recommended. We had the bento box - was very fresh and well organized. If you like sashimi this is a good place to try.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 76 rue d'anvers, 69007 Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Saint Michel - Mairie
  • Neighborhood: Saint Michel - Mairie
  • Phone Number: +33 4 37 28 08 77

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?