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Genji Japanese Restaurant

175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
+1 613-236-2880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tempura” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (64 reviews)
“baby octopus” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Served by a very discreet waitress, the food is totaly excellent. You deserve to eat there, any of you, of course, that is if you like Japanese food. I just loved it and can't wait to return.

2  Thank Konnekted
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

There are a bunch of unusual choices and many familiar ones. We ordered a couple of each. Both sushi and kitchen dinners were very good but portions were small given the prices. So it would not be a good place on moderate budget but otherwise...More

Thank sam g
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We went out for dinner to celebrate our children's graduation and it was a wonderful experience. My children eat there often and really like the food and the staff. I had the king of the sea which I have had before and it is amazing....More

2  Thank MargaretAurora
Reviewed 26 May 2017

From its small cozy warm atmosphere to its very personable staff not to mention the wonderful fresh variety of sushi, it’s not surprising why this is my favorite restaurant for sushi. We have eaten both lunch and dinner here and can highly recommend both although,...More

2  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Trudeau is such a surprisingly down to earth person to see in real life. Friendly and charming, and not at all like what you would expect a prime minister to be! Having him visit local restaurants like Genji is something that happens in Canada because...More

1  Thank 394serenah
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Twice the Spices and Great Canadian are delicious rolls. Sashimi is always fresh and tasty. Service is friendly and quick. Favourite sushi restaurant and reasonably prices for a nice dinner or lunch in downtown Ottawa. Genji is located just off Elgin Street. Lack of parking...More

1  Thank BeaverOttawa
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I eat sushi EVERYWHERE and this was among the best I've ever had! The service was great too! Every employee had a smile on their face and was so friendly. We really enjoyed our time there!

2  Thank Selina0113
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Went here for sushi for our anniversary. The food was a bit pricey then what I'm used to. The rolls were huge and didn't enjoy them as much as I usually would back home. But did like that they offered a free app. I'd probably...More

Thank Snovaaa34
Reviewed 20 April 2017

There are lots kinds of different Sushi, especially the Sushi rolls. My favourite one named the king of sea which has really beautiful apperance and taste. Ingredients are also very fresh, really is a good place to taste sushi. Shop in the center of the...More

2  Thank modercat
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It was worth the wait to have freshly-made quality sushi. The dish "King of the Sea" comes with huge sushi rolls which is much bigger than their dragon rolls. Both dishes have wasabi made cute dragon heads.

1  Thank Toroniee T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-2880
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