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“Unexpectedly Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Sushi House Banff

Sushi House Banff
Ranked #46 of 143 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Bayside, New York
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Unexpectedly Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

Japanese fast food. All food delivered by motorized train. Quality for the sushi was great. Priced by plate color. You pay for what you eat/take off the train. Would go back.

Visited June 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Hamilton, Australia
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176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Disgraceful Service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Hungry for sushi, a few friends and I visited Sushi House Banff. Immediately unimpressed by the cramped restaurant and the rude manner in which we were "welcomed", we decided to order take-away.

After ordering and being informed it would be a 20min wait (seemed like a long time considering the number of dishes circling the table) we took a seat to wait.

In 20min we were asked (rudely!) on 4 different occasions to make room for guests even though there were plenty of seats.

All I can say is that the entire ordeal was disgraceful and hardly worth the good (but not great) sushi. Never again!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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197 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“So consistently delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Every time we come to Banff we visit this sushi house. It's tiny and very busy but the food is delicious and the service is great. The train is fun and adds to the whole experience. I have never been disappointed over the dozen or more times we have visited here.

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Banff, Canada
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212 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

I loved cucumber avocado roll and fried shrimp. Love that plates are on moving train. You can always feel free to order more than you see there. Service is excellent.

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Victoria, Canada
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Choo Choo Sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2014

I've eaten here. A lot. I've eaten raw stuff and cooked stuff. Drank beer and saki and lots of cola drinks, mostly cold. And a tsunami worth of tea, though I think it might have had a shell in it last time.

The Good: I like the beans, and the salt on them. I like all of the food, just not those weird eggy packets of sweet rice that kids seem to eat all the time. I don't get that. Kids can eat adult food. Eat the spicy Tuna. Eat the Tempura. Don't ask for Shabu Shabu, they don't have it.

The Bad: I told you: those weird eggy packets of sweet rice that kids seem to eat all the time. I don't get that.

The Ugly: nothing's ugly.

The Skinny: I like this place, I like the people and the service. I don't really like the guy at the end of the bar (probably a real estate agent or a cattle rustler) trying to impress everyone with his knowledge of Mexico ("Hey Pal, EVERYONE has been to Mexico).
Great Value.
Very, very fresh food.
Lines are quick and worth waiting in.
Always a smile from the chef and the hostess.
Price is decent for Banff standards and one of the best sushi places in that fair town.

For fun, speak like a burnt-out snowboarder while you're there. You look cool and kind of dim at the same time.

  • Visited August 2013
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