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“Very good Sushi” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Isakaya

Isakaya
Ranked #515 of 5,656 Restaurants in Montreal
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Le Plateau Mont-Royal
Gig Harbor, Washington
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Very good Sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

It had been over ten years since I had been to Isakaya and the restaurant continues to serve good food. We were there for a late supper on a Friday and service was a little slow. The sushi was well-prepared and freshly made by the staff at the counter. Noodles and soups were good, too. Although there were many students there, prices are a little high for most student budgets.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
232 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“lunch: simple and delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

this out of the way place with no fuss nor muss is efficient, excellent food, well priced and served efficiently; not a fancy dining place at all, but very friendly

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank arnaldo
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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fun atmosphere and good Japanese snacks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

This restaurant is near the McGill ghetto. I have been twice for dinner and quite enjoyed the food. This is a noisy place that caters to the younger set. Usually when a table orders a drink called a sake bomb! We were a party of 3 and we had the Soft Shell Crab tempura which was excellent. The original pork belly ramen was the best I have ever had and the Okonomiyaki (cabbage pancake with pork) was great! We also had Yakiika, Karaage and Chazuke Takaowasa all of which were excellent!. Our bill with tea and beer was around $70 after tax.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Paula897
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Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
245 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Not what it used to be”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

This place in the middle of McGill ghetto used to serve good sushi and great atmosphere.Unfortunately, the food served at lunch was just average, the price quite high for the quality and quantity and the place looks  a bit run down.
There are now in Montreal japanese restaurants with better value for good sushi and ramen.

    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank CityEnd
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Ramen and fresh sushi”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

The food is real good, but the revelation are the udon and the ramen, simply fantastic!
The only downside its that the service is too long, it took about an hour to have our orders served.

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Thank Alessandro O
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