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Wasabi Sushi Restaurant

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417 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-1699
910-798-2229
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A sweet little place with super nice staff and great sushi!

First, they gave me a taste of their spicy crab salad that was complimentary...and that was soooo good. The Corona roll is different and fun. If you order sashimi, they double the fish for the nigiri price. Another complementary Shrimp app. Another roll...I'm stuffed. Just really beautiful sushi... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Plymouth, Michigan
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Plymouth, Michigan
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

First, they gave me a taste of their spicy crab salad that was complimentary...and that was soooo good. The Corona roll is different and fun. If you order sashimi, they double the fish for the nigiri price. Another complementary Shrimp app. Another roll...I'm stuffed. Just really beautiful sushi and nice people!!!

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Lorain, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We love sushi, and have eaten here the few times we have visited Wilmington. My husband and I went alone the first couple times, and then again with our three grown children. Everyone loved it. The service is great, the chef is wonderful. He kept sending food to our table, we had fun trying new things. We always say if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great food. Great staff. Awesome chef. He always comes to the table to ask about your meal. Usually very few people in the restaurant, which I appreciate but can't figure out why.

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Blacksburg
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My husband and I really enjoy sushi and this place served some really good sushi. We came over Christmas break with our kids and really enjoyed our dinner at Wasabi sushi. While I don't remember what we each specifically ordered, we both had a couple sushi rolls and they were all really good. Would go back in a heartbeat if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had a girls lunch. I had a bowl of the tofu soup, it was really god and the portion was very large. We ordered a varied selection of sushi, the sushi was very fresh and tasted great. Will definitely eat there again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The restaurant is located in the corner of a strip mall, yet the ambiance inside was nice. The sushi was good, and the service was excellent, but we felt the prices were higher than average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

This was our sixth visit. The chef/owner consistently over delivers. Most everything is fresh but I've dropped them to four stars due to frozen pork for my fave katsu don.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My family loves Asian food and we have eaten at swanky restaurants in Miami, New York, San Francisco and Plenty of other large US cities. I will put Wasabi's food Side by side in competition with any Asian food in any metropolitan area of the US. We eat there at least every two weeks and have done so for the... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The quality of the food and the service greatly exceeded our expectations. Extremely friendly with the owner chef personally greeting and seating you (when not cooking). Food tastes very clean and fresh as obviously only fresh ingredients are used. The standard Asian fare ( sushi rolls, soups etc.) all were fresh and natural tasting. Prices may initially seem a little... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Wasabi is great! The sushi is excellent and always fresh. If you aren't in the mood for sushi, then try the Bibimbop(a sizzling rice dish with all kinds of wonderful flavors & textures) and the Bulgoki (tender, delicious marinated beef). Both of these traditional Korean dishes are awesome! I really would like to try the beef short ribs on our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 417 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-1699
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910-798-2229

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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