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Wasabi's Japanese Cuisine

75-5803 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
8083262352
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Ranked #123 of 234 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
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Livonia, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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179 reviews 179 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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Walnut Creek, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

So we went for lunch on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. We're sushi lovers and we really enjoy Japanese food. We have access to so many great Japanese restaurants that serve awesome sushi here in the San Francisco Bay Area. We had really high hopes for Wasabi's. Let me tell you the food was just okay. We both got a chicken... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Dinner at the end of the week. Wished I had gone sooner. Fresh and prepared with care. Friendly hosts.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very fresh sushi and sashimi with great service!! Was great we were looking for some thing for tea at 9.30p on a Sunday night and stumbled across this little gem!! Yummo

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

They have a great menu and the food was great. It was a little high. They have sushi and other japanese meals. But the service was good.

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Magdalena, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I love sushi, super fresh food, healthy, looks good. I asked the chef for some dish that was not on the menu, no problem... Good sign. The sake was really good, not the stuff that they heat to hide the poor quality. I got to talk to the chef, he was truly happy that I enjoyed his work. I am... More 

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Gulf Coast Fla
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Find this place for good island / Asian fare. The prices are reasonable, the portions good and the quality excellent.

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The Woodlands, Tx
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a SUSHI restaurant. Tempura is excellent, hibachi dishes good...but salad comes from a plastic bag and miso soup probably from a mix. If you want good sushi & tempura, go there, but it's nothing to write home about.

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Additional Information about Wasabi's Japanese Cuisine

Address: 75-5803 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 8083262352
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Japanese

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