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Genji Japanese Restaurant

175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
+1 613-236-2880
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love Genji’s. I come here occasionally with friends from work, mostly for lunch but sometimes for dinner too. Every single time I have experienced fantastic service, quick and polite hostesses and servers. The food is amazing. Both bento boxes and sushi. The ginger sauce...More

Thank Urszula11
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere in this restaurant is very relaxed and the decor makes it a great place to visit. The sashimi set on the lunch menu was very enjoyable and satisfying. Definitely worth a return visit.

3  Thank lostinlhr
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We had no idea what to order so we flipped to the back of the menu and found a dinner suggestion with several courses. I think the waitress was a little surprised that we shared this but it was more than enough for two. What...More

1  Thank Scook112301
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Happened to visit Ottawa on my own so found some Japanese dinner. This one is in the residential area and operated by Japanese. They speak Japanese, and English of course. The food is good and tasty. I ordered chicken skewers and black cod. The chicken...More

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

I recently got a Groupon for bento boxes for two and it was so worth it. In fact, I would happily go back for lunch. The service was super quick and very friendly. The boxes offered a fair amount of choice and so far any...More

1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed September 16, 2017

The atmosphere is quiet and quaint. The serving staff are helpful, polite and friendly. They pay attention to you from the moment you walk in the door. The restaurant is clean, neat and modestly decorated. The decor is bright and attractive. The dishes and table...More

1  Thank Sonya B
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Went for lunch on a friday, at 11h30. The waitress was super smilly and friendly. Food got served really fast. We had 2 sushi bento box and an order of extra sushis to share. Everything was just... ok. Salad was really fresh and dressing yummy,...More

Thank Saramelie7
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Served by a very discreet waitress, the food is totaly excellent. You deserve to eat there, any of you, of course, that is if you like Japanese food. I just loved it and can't wait to return.

3  Thank Konnekted
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

There are a bunch of unusual choices and many familiar ones. We ordered a couple of each. Both sushi and kitchen dinners were very good but portions were small given the prices. So it would not be a good place on moderate budget but otherwise...More

1  Thank sam g
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

We went out for dinner to celebrate our children's graduation and it was a wonderful experience. My children eat there often and really like the food and the staff. I had the king of the sea which I have had before and it is amazing....More

3  Thank MargaretAurora
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-2880
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