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Waka House

4625 South Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816
225-293-4077
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Ranked #50 of 909 Restaurants in Baton Rouge
Price range: $4 - $60
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Most recent review
- Jul 13, 2014
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have passed this place a lot and never thought of stopping. I read a few reviews and we decided to give it a try. We were greeted by a very nice young lady. The service was very good. The menu has some really interesting items. The sushi was excellent. The price was good. This is a hidden gem.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

How much do we love this place!?!?! We stumbled upon this gem years ago and is the only place to go when we have a hunger for sushi. We love the Hayden roll, the mango roll and anything else they make. It's pricey but very much worth it. We normally do take out b/c the restaurant isn't large at all.... More

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Zachary, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Very intimate restaurant and lovely decor. Wait staff used to be awesome and with great personality, but they've had some turnover and this is the only place they could improve here. Sushi is ALWAYS good. Not only is the presentation fantastic, the food just could not get better. Favorites are the Katsumoto, the Hayden, the Waka Crunchy, snow crab naruto,... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My family and friends have eaten here numerous times. They have many specialty rolls, or you can get Nigiri sushi or sashimi. Every thing is fresh and thry have great sauces on some of the rolls. Service is excellent and the staff will make suggestions if asked. I return again and again.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We were hungry for some sushi and so we looked online and found Waka House. We walked in to the cutest little sushi restaurant. The staff was really helpful in explaining different menu items and making suggestions and were always attentive. We ordered a few rolls, gyoza and a shrimp appetizer. All were delicious. We will definitely be back!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

After trying this sushi place and atleast 30 others, it is safe to say that this is, hands down, the best sushi I have ever tasted. No matter what you order, you are sure to have the freshest, most delish tasting sushi served up. Even better, it is a very intimate non-crowded atmosphere, and the prices are very reasonable compared... More

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Baton Rouge, La.
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

FORGET fancy, big names in sushi. All you want to consume is right here at WAKA HOUSE. Start the meal with the sake sampler. Very interesting to compare 4 or 5 different sake. Make it a real treat by having your companion mix them up so you a really doing a blind taste test! Yes, the pricier one is just... More

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I frequent this place because it is close to my office. The sushi is really good quality. It's very intimate and great for a date. When I get takeout, it is always fresh, and always good. It's much better than the other sushi restaurant in the same shopping center.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

This place was one of my favorites for a while. Located right next to the Neighborhood Wal-Mart, so conveniently located near LSU campus. It's not "cheap" sushi, and I always leave paying around $18 for my meal. Usually order the Hayden roll (which is pretty delicious) and a salad or edamame to go along with it. Great presentation, but the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012 via mobile

Love this place and their location on Lee and Highland. Every time I take someone new there, they agree it's excellent. The food is fresh, full of flavor, presented well, unique and literally the best sushi I've had... Anywhere... Ever. Go treat yourself.

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