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Nori Japanese Restaurant

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203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
12507513377
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was really good quality and quantity at a reasonable price, presented well. Service was good - friendly and efficient. Our appy of tako wasabi was outstanding. Will definitely go back and sit at the bar next time. Happy we went!

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Thank chowaniec
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A Very disappointing meal for my mother and me. It was so noisy and crowded and just truly a regrettable dining experience! The food was mediocre and nothing to toot horns about. The rolls fell apart before reaching our mouths. The table was way too small to fit the dishes we ordered. The service was slow and seemed they didn't... More 

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Thank DayTripper16Qualicum
Vancouver
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fun place to watch people. Fabulous food, bar none. Went with friends and we shared lots of plates. Of course we ordered too much so took home left overs. Can get a bit noisy but then that's a bit of the charm. A must to check out in Nanaimo.

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Thank happy27
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The foods were not bad, but the quality was not as good as it was rated. I am really surprised with its 4.5 rating and the number of reviewers. The restaurant had changed hands several times during the past decade. However, its quality and services had never gotten much better. Don't expect too much, unless you like to be disappointed.

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Thank Joseph C
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I frequent Nori quite often because they have the best Sushi in town. The staff are always very friendly and the service is stellar. John is a great guy who chats to you if you are sitting at the sushi bar while he creates his magic behind the counter. This place is always busy so if you... More 

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Thank Debbieobrien519
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only one word AMAZING. Food tastes delicious. Price is on the right side. We loved their green tee they refill your cup over and over. A great place to eat.

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Thank M W
British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I go to Nori at least once a month. Food is always excellent. Service is very good. I always have California rolls, tempura prawns and the Teriyaki chicken. I love when you walk in you always get a warm welcome and a big thank you when you leave :) Not the biggest restaurant so it fills up... More 

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Thank classicbabe1
Nanaimo, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is some of the best sushi we have had (and certainly the best in Nanaimo). The fish is always super fresh and the flavours they use are amazing! This has become a regular spot for us and the owner John is awesome! This place is VERY popular and they are instantly packed as soon as they open the doors.... More 

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Thank Feyana
Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've only been to Nori once. The food was good. Nothing outstanding to what I've found at other local sushi joints. My miso soup was brought to me by an older Asian lady - perhaps an owner, I'm not sure. Either way, her thumb was actually IN the soup cup when she set it on the table. If the front... More 

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Thank Simple G
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little noisy and crowded but that's part of the fun atmosphere. Food is good and the service excellent. They never let dirty dishes sit around on the table or leave your tea cup empty for very long. . Very knowledgeable staff and the food was delicious. Definitely be back.

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Thank R P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $19
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: 12507513377

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?