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Wasabi's Japanese Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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75-5803 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1330
+1 808-326-2352
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Edmonton, Canada
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393 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have had sushi at 3 different establishments while staying in Kona and the food here is the best of the three. It is a small place and sort of off the beaten track but still technically on the main drive. We only ate sushi but it was fresh, tasty and melt in your mouth quality. If you are interested... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We went to this place because we wanted to try a new restaurant. We were so disappointed. We ordered sushi rolls that were written on the special menu board. The chef kept looking at the menu board to figure how to make it. When we received our food, the fish on the sushi rolls was rancid. The tempura udon tasted... More 

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Centennial
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166 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a small,lively little place. The sushi is very good and is very reasonable. They have cooked entries also.

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Thank Vfec
Ocean View, New Jersey
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Since I live on the island I found my love for sushi. This sushi restaurant serves excellent food, I would recommend it to any sushi lover

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Mitchellville, Maryland
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Fresh, Fresh fish, was really good and the service was outstanding. Catered to us and offered suggestions.

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Waikiki,HI
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stopped by to have dinner and I am so happy we stopped in Wasabis! The food was excellent and the Service was Great!

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Thank Duke C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Cute little backroom grill experience. Cook was pleasant and provided a cute show. The food was really good and they were happy to accommodate my gluten free diet. Overall a pleasant experience.

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Hannover, Germany
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

The sushi at Wasabis was the best sushi I ever had! Its a lovely littel place, a proper insider tip for fans of the Japanese Cuisine. The Lady that served us was very friendly and up for a little laugh always we have been there. The quality of the products is great and the price for the meals are more... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

I am shocked that this place gets bad reviews. It's amazing. Okay, so the service is a little iffy, but not that bad. They have a limited staff. But I have been coming here for years and the sushi and sashimi was a amazing. FRESH FISH! Ahi to die for. Other choices as well. Not a tourist trap. I guess... More 

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Monterey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

They tried hard, but..... Limited availability and staff had to be called back to prepare dishes. When entering I asked if they had Uni, thought they said yes, then found out they didn't have it. So had Udon noodles, ok but too salty for my taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5803 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1330
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2352

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