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Wasabi

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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900 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1618
(504) 943-9433
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I would expect that this will be the last time I ever spend my money in this place. In my experience, this place has usually had ok food with mediocre service. Well, the service (even though this waiter has been working here for a LONG time) just doesn't get better - even though I am a big $ ticket and... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Reasonably priced sushi and bar specials. Staff was friendly and bathrooms were clean. Poke salad a most!

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Thank EW1979
Slidell, Louisiana
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We love this restaurant because they alway have what we wanted. The waiter know us very well. as soon as we seat down he already know what we want. And alway try to sit us at ours regular table. The food is good and ours waiter is wonderful. Love this place.

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Thank tiffanyle1970
North Charleston, SC
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to eat in all of New Orleans. Our friends live in the quarter close by, and many locals visit as well on a regular basis. The sushi is phenomenal, the wait staff is attentive, the drinks are perfect, and the regular entrees taste great. I tried numerous types of sushi and wasn’t disappointed.... More 

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Thank SnowAeris
New Orleans, Louisiana
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Listen to me. Order the BBQ Eel sushi, the Frenchmen Scallops, the Wasabi House Roll, and the Baked Salmon. I'm trying to remember the names of all of the delicious dishes I've tried over my countless visits, but it's all a blur and I blame the sake. When visiting, please understand that this is NOT fast food. This is good... More 

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Thank Royal C
Bloomington
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I enjoyed the food, but was ery unhappy with the treatment of patrons. When I got there the dining room was 3/4 empty. The waiter wanted to seat me at a two top on the wall, and I asked for one of the four tops. He wasn't haing any of it. They weren't at all busy. Then when I was... More 

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Thank Suzanne G
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went there for lunch during the French Quarter Festival and had great food in a quiet atmosphere, away from the maddening crowd of the Jazz Festival. Portions were large. Had the Assorted Tempura while husband had the Steak Teriyaki. Loved the Lychee Martini made with Sake.

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Thank Janette K
Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I came in at 8pm on a Thursday night. The lounge was virtually empty and the restaurant was about half full, although most were already eating. I ordered the honey shrimp appy and some sushi rolls. The appy was good but after a 45 minute wait, the rolls were not quite as good as your average mall food court serves.... More 

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Thank Sfg Z
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Everything our table ordered was good but I have to compliment, especially, their Gyoza. One of my favorite dishes to order and often disappointing - but not at Wasabi!! It was outstanding. Thank you for getting it right.

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Thank Cheri H
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198 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Have read other reviews. but I must disagree. The problem may have been timing or a spat among the staff. Our trip was just average at best. The fish was fresh for the most part. We had a piece or two that had passed prime. Our server seemed to have a burr in his saddle giving us minimal attention. He... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116-1618
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
  • Phone Number: (504) 943-9433

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

Staying in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

Neighborhood Profile
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.