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Wasabi's Japanese Cuisine

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75-5803 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
8083262352
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wasabi's Japanese Cuisine

Love this places. Been going there for years. Great food, nice people. It's a must for me each year.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Pat A
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Gig Harbor, Washington
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Gig Harbor, Washington
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Love this places. Been going there for years. Great food, nice people. It's a must for me each year.

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Food was delicious for the most part.The fried tofu was uneatable it looked blanched not fried still raw and totally bland.Sushi was great the appetizer arrived at the end of our meal. The NY steak was good but didn't expect it to be cut into tiny chunks. No kids menu although one is on the website. Unfortunately the waitress was... More 

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Boise ID
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The food is excellent and made fresh daily. The service is great and they are very helpful. I have never had a bad meal here.

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Concord ma
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We enjoyed a late lunch on a Monday afternoon. Sat outside, has the place to ourselves. Overpriced premium rolls: agreed. However: I would come back here for their spicy salmon roll in a heartbeat! The Hawaiian roll also very good!

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The propietress said "We're closed" even though their sign said OPEN and it was only 10:45PM - 15 minutes before their posted closing time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We ate here yesterday.Service was good. Hotter than a restaurant should be. We moved to be under a fan. We should have left then. But we stayed. Big mistake. My boyfriend has been violently ill. since he ate the Crazy roll. Had raw fish On it.I had tempura style. SO I am okay. Stay away. Asked for refund today. Waiting... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This place serves solid sushi and has a few good signature roles. My favorite roles were the red dragon and aloha role. The volcano is also unique. Definitely worth the money and is tasty.

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Livonia, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I am not a sushi person but the people I was with tried and liked it. Other dishes seemed a little expensive. Pretty good service here and locals have said it is one of the better sushi spots in Kona.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Service was awful, din. room was so small and hot with know air movement. They pulled a fry cook out the kitchen to cook at the hibachi grill within 2 minutes he dropped his knife on the floor picked it up and kept using it while he fumbled his way through all his bad hibachi tricks.He used the cooking surface... More 

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Indiana
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182 reviews 182 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had actually hoped to eat at the Hawaiian place next door which we had heard good things about, but its limited seating area was full (good sign) and it was late, so we didn't want to wait. So we decided to try Wasabi, which only had one table seated (not a good sign). Server was very friendly, but not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75-5803 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 8083262352

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?