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Japanese Cuisine Daruma

6-630 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada
+1 587-352-7568
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
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18 Mar 2016
“A Hidden Gem with Authentic Japanese food”
10 Nov 2015
“Genuine Japanese cuisine!”
Opens in 3 min
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
6-630 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is one of those restaurants that you might never consider trying because it's located in a old/run down looking strip mall. It is fairly small in size, not heavily decorated, but it's very cozy inside, and the chef is Japanese. They serve not only...More

Thank shirleyyc
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Hole in the wall location, amazing food. Japanese owner/chef, authentic food. Not much for decor but some of the best food Japanese food in town. We eat in or take out at least once a month.

Thank Tracee S
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

I'm a sucker for a sushi and/or ramen lunch, and this place is such a hidden gem! It's usually been quiet when I've gone, but I still can't figure out why (altho, Bridgeland is a hotbed for trendy and amazing food). Daruma is all about...More

Thank Shelly W
Reviewed 2 September 2015

My wife and I went to Daruma for lunch. The decor is very Japanese, simple and clean. The waitress is Japanese and so is the chef. The service was very good and we were served quickly. To be fair there were only two tables occupied...More

Thank Philippe W
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Time to go out, no one wanted to make supper. We ordered a lot of stuff. The waitress told us we would get a lot of food. This I found to be very thoughtful. We said we would just take it home but we did...More

Thank J&W
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I was absolutely not expecting nice food in this sketchy plaza to be honest! But I tasted their roll special and they turned to be really good! Especially their salmon rolls with mayonnaise. Chef seems to be japanese so I was really surprised. Usually it's...More

Thank Badiha
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I've been to Daruma for lunch 3 or 4 times now. Previously I have had the sashimi lunch special which was excellent, and a good savings over a la carte for the same items. On my last visit I had a rainbow roll and some...More

Thank Ross O
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

Great Japanese tastes made by a Japanese speaking chef and served by Japanese speakers as well Agedashi dofu excellent, chicken karage modified(no skin and soft fried not crunchy, served with Asian hot sauce instead of shichimen pepper Mixed tempura nice with authentic dipping sauce Small...More

Thank Nakodo
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Daruma aims to provide traditional authentic Japanese food in a smaller restaurant in a strip mall location. Not being Japanese I can't tell if it was authentic, but the dishes we tried were interesting and tasty and like all Japanese food, small. We tried a...More

1  Thank eatingoutinCalgary
Reviewed 6 May 2013

If you are unable to get into the hugely popular Zipang restaurant and are looking for a good alternative, look just a little further along 1st Avenue SE and you will find Daruma Sushi restaurant. Is is a little less expensive, has some unique dishes...More

1  Thank Happywonderer1
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11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Address: 6-630 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 587-352-7568
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