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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 10
    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
Always a must on Kona

Made our 4 or 5th trip here for sushi. The food is always tasty and fresh. Our favorite is the dragon roll with FRESH wasabi. the atmosphere is quaint, but they need more wait staff during the dinner rush.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Andrea P
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
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English first
San Juan Capistrano, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Made our 4 or 5th trip here for sushi. The food is always tasty and fresh. Our favorite is the dragon roll with FRESH wasabi. the atmosphere is quaint, but they need more wait staff during the dinner rush.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I first went here for lunch and was amazed by the service and quality of food and the price was quite reasonable compared to all the other restaurants I went back 2 more times and had wonderful service all three times I would greatly recommend anyone who like fresh sushi should definitely go

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Quite good food. It's worth a visit for the food despite the very expensive Japanese beer being served barely tepid. The service is satisfactory but nothing spectacular. Be prepared as the "gratuity - ahem" is pre-calculated for your convenience. Oh America!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Restaurant was small stuffy and hot. Wish I would have gotten up and left at that point. Food was average and over priced not to mention big surprise on bill. They would not show me itemized bill. I don't recommend going there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This place is really great. I have eaten here several times but the last trip was really amazing! The Tepanyaki room here is only one cooktop in a private room off to the side. You generally have to make a reservation ahead of time. My girlfriend decided the day of her birthday she wanted to go. I walked over &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We ordered volcano roll , salmon roll, and sashimi & everything is fresh & yummy! We added two rolls after we ordered... It is that awesome! Come here

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We went Happy Hour and sushi rolls were half price and yummy! How can you beat that? We have two little guys who love sushi and it passed their standards!

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We loved this restaurant so much that we came here three times. Everything prepared once ordered. Sushimi, sushi, fresh and presented beautifully. Service excellent. Very reasonably priced. Wish I had a restaurant like this back home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Very kind people. The food was plenty and fresh and enjoyable. First time having sushi. It was fresh and carefully crafted and very flavorful.

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Lodi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stumbled in to Wasabi's while shopping and getting tattoos. I wish I had been more hungry or we had found this place sooner, because it is exceptional. I had a bowl of pumpkin soup and I have never tasted any soup as good as this. I also had some Jerk Chicken with Rice. It was better then any I have... 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, Sushi, 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?