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Japanese Gourmet Restaurant

82 Stewart St, Seattle, WA 98101-1017 (Downtown)
206-728-6204
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Ranked #857 of 3,429 restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $25 - $25
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Seafood, Contemporary
Good for: Outdoor seating
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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206 reviews 206 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Fancied something a bit different and always like to try Japanese food when they have vegetarian options available, as this place does. Not sure how much the waitress serving me could understand my English accent, but we got there in the end. Some tasty local bottled beers and I had the veggie yakisoba, so a noodle dish. Would have preferred... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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348 reviews 348 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I was visiting Pike Place Market, and walked by this place. I peeped in, it seems full. I noticed the staffs either speak Mandarin or Cantonese, I know that it is run by Chinese and not Japanese. No offense, some great Japanese restaurant are ran by non-Japanese. The judgment will be on the food and service and not on their... More

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

After a long day of touring and shopping around Seattle my friend and I were beat. It was Sunday evening and we were walking around for a place to grab a bite to eat. Trying not to walk around the hills of Pike's Place Market, we ran into the Japanese Gourmet Restaurant. From the outside it appeared nondescript. We read... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We chose JGR because it was choice, directly across the street from Inn at the Market. Actually my wife liked the idea of on climbing another hill. I looked at TripAdvisor's reviews and wondered why anyone in their right mind would want to have salmon or northernwestern seafood at a Japanese restaurant. That's down the street at the Market or... More

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North Bethesda, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Stopped at this location shortly after arriving in town. It was very convenient, the service was great, and nice selection of food. The bento boxes have a good range of components. Recommend this place if out shopping or walking around Pike Place Market.

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Chehalis
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had a groupon for half-price dinner. Arrived before dinner hour, we were greeted and seated. She explained it would be an hour before the dinner hour but said we were welcome to sit, have a drink, maybe and appetizer and wait so we did. Never felt pressured to get more than the appetizer to share and a drink until... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

As part of our pike market tour, we stopped here for sushi. Great flavor and value. Recommend the caterpillar maki.

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I was really surprised not to see more sushi restaurants so close to the market. Honestly, I expected to see them every 50 feet with the incredible amount of fresh fish teaming out from all corners of the market, but I've already gotten off track. You must stop in, sit at the sushi bar and get the sashimi platter, plus... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

off the main street of the market, great prices and happy hour and loved the sushi, fresh, quick and friendly. Do the bento box, lots of yummies in there to choose from.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Food here is great value and full of flavour. We had our fix of vegetables here and lovely fresh seafood. Service was ok. Polite but not as friendly as other places.

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