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Waka House

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4625 S Sherwood Forest Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-4465
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I used to love Waka House. I ate there at least once a week. I don't know how many times the chef or owners changed, but every time I have gone there in 2015 and 2015, the food stays about the same but the food seems to get worse and worse. I would eat the sushi if someone picked it... More 

Thank Rjbrumfield90
New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a great little place with flavorful rolls at an affordable price. It's a small place and it can fill up. Loud patrons can be quite annoying. Service is always very pleasant though.

Thank Sienaphile
Columbus, Mississippi
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015

We have traveled monthly to Baton Rouge for the last 3 years to see family. Why are we always debating, "Where are we going to eat?" Lunch will always be Waka House. It is a perfect small dining area to relax. There is SO MUCH variety on the sushi menu. The staff is wonderful and so helpful. One daughter doesn't... More 

Thank T N
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We have passed this place a lot and never thought of stopping. I read a few reviews and we decided to give it a try. We were greeted by a very nice young lady. The service was very good. The menu has some really interesting items. The sushi was excellent. The price was good. This is a hidden gem.

Thank EAN_Diver
Baton Rouge, LA
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357 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

How much do we love this place!?!?! We stumbled upon this gem years ago and is the only place to go when we have a hunger for sushi. We love the Hayden roll, the mango roll and anything else they make. It's pricey but very much worth it. We normally do take out b/c the restaurant isn't large at all.... More 

Thank nola1961
Zachary, Louisiana
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

Very intimate restaurant and lovely decor. Wait staff used to be awesome and with great personality, but they've had some turnover and this is the only place they could improve here. Sushi is ALWAYS good. Not only is the presentation fantastic, the food just could not get better. Favorites are the Katsumoto, the Hayden, the Waka Crunchy, snow crab naruto,... More 

1 Thank BayouBelle_1355
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

My family and friends have eaten here numerous times. They have many specialty rolls, or you can get Nigiri sushi or sashimi. Every thing is fresh and thry have great sauces on some of the rolls. Service is excellent and the staff will make suggestions if asked. I return again and again.

1 Thank Mark M
Hockessin, Delaware
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

We were hungry for some sushi and so we looked online and found Waka House. We walked in to the cutest little sushi restaurant. The staff was really helpful in explaining different menu items and making suggestions and were always attentive. We ordered a few rolls, gyoza and a shrimp appetizer. All were delicious. We will definitely be back!

Thank Andrea C
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

After trying this sushi place and atleast 30 others, it is safe to say that this is, hands down, the best sushi I have ever tasted. No matter what you order, you are sure to have the freshest, most delish tasting sushi served up. Even better, it is a very intimate non-crowded atmosphere, and the prices are very reasonable compared... More 

Thank Bccp_30
Baton Rouge, La.
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

FORGET fancy, big names in sushi. All you want to consume is right here at WAKA HOUSE. Start the meal with the sake sampler. Very interesting to compare 4 or 5 different sake. Make it a real treat by having your companion mix them up so you a really doing a blind taste test! Yes, the pricier one is just... More 

Thank BertaTravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $60
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4625 S Sherwood Forest Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-4465
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: 225-293-4077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?