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Sakana Grill

$$ - $$$
Downtown
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116 2 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9, Canada
+1 403-290-1118
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Booked RSVS for family Christmas dinner ,went there and the restaurant was dead, however waiters asked us to wait. After 50 mins , they still not sitting us, I was mad and ask what we are waiting for ? All table and chairs are empty, then 5 mins later they start setting up table for us . Extremely disappointed. Sushi... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent price and great value for sushi boats during "happy hour" . The staff (specifically April) , are always pleasant and friendly. The place has a great vibe. Highly recommended :)

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Thank BandOTown
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Well the quality is not as good as Zipang bur the price is more attractive. I wish they had better amaebi.

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Thank ShawnDouglad
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Came here on a Tuesday for lunch. Got a lunch special which includes teriyaki chicken, fried rice, miso soup, tempura, and 4 pieces of sushi roll for under $13 before tax and tips. Food was flavourful and the meal was large. The staff was courteous. Food arrived promptly. We did not get the usual wasabi and pickled ginger for our... More 

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Thank RoyaltyC
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Amazing food coked in front of you by friendly chefs, with s surprisingly low price. No rushing you or over crowding. Great value. Must visit. I will definitely be back.

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Thank Palmtreehugger_1
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Had nice sushi, a very good soup and good tempura. Food was fresh and plenty. Not to expensive, either.

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Thank Erika T
Calgary, Canada
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150 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Wouldn't rank it in my top picks for sushi, but a good place to grab a cheap and quick sit-down sushi. You can get a ton of food for 15$, and there is a sweet little candy bar on your way out that provides a wide assortment.

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Thank Brittany J
Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We went here late on a Friday night, it was our only option give the time and we had several of the special rolls. The Sushy is average, not terrible but not great. The service was ok too. We only go here for the convenience.

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Thank KarenVas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

The food here is good but sometimes the service can be spotty. Lunch hour is pretty consistent but going there for dinner or late night you can expect to wait awhile for them to come and they will forget some of your items.

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Thank Kent C
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

I have eaten a lot of sushi in Calgary and it is not always that great. Soggy, rubbery, bland, poor quality- I've had it all. Sakana Grill is none of these things. I have been here frequently over the past few years and each time I am blown away. I am hesitant to write a restaurant review as food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 2 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-290-1118

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