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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 good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (15 reviews)
“sushi” (67 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Genji with a Groupon, which sometimes means less than stellar service at some restaurants. Not here. Servers were attentive, non-intrusive and efficient. We had a Bento Sushi box which was small but good - didn't love the gyoza but enjoyed the salmon roll...More

Thank Claudia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfectly reasonable, centrally located Japanese restaurant, with friendly service, plain interior, and good but unremarkable food.

Thank topant1
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We went here for dinner and really enjoyed our meal. The sushi was good and the hot appetizers were as well. The tempura was light and crisp (and not oily) and my wife really liked the Hoteta Yaki. The server was great. My wife has...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I love Genji’s. I come here occasionally with friends from work, mostly for lunch but sometimes for dinner too. Every single time I have experienced fantastic service, quick and polite hostesses and servers. The food is amazing. Both bento boxes and sushi. The ginger sauce...More

Thank Urszula11
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere in this restaurant is very relaxed and the decor makes it a great place to visit. The sashimi set on the lunch menu was very enjoyable and satisfying. Definitely worth a return visit.

3  Thank lostinlhr
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We had no idea what to order so we flipped to the back of the menu and found a dinner suggestion with several courses. I think the waitress was a little surprised that we shared this but it was more than enough for two. What...More

1  Thank Scook112301
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Happened to visit Ottawa on my own so found some Japanese dinner. This one is in the residential area and operated by Japanese. They speak Japanese, and English of course. The food is good and tasty. I ordered chicken skewers and black cod. The chicken...More

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I recently got a Groupon for bento boxes for two and it was so worth it. In fact, I would happily go back for lunch. The service was super quick and very friendly. The boxes offered a fair amount of choice and so far any...More

1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The atmosphere is quiet and quaint. The serving staff are helpful, polite and friendly. They pay attention to you from the moment you walk in the door. The restaurant is clean, neat and modestly decorated. The decor is bright and attractive. The dishes and table...More

1  Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Went for lunch on a friday, at 11h30. The waitress was super smilly and friendly. Food got served really fast. We had 2 sushi bento box and an order of extra sushis to share. Everything was just... ok. Salad was really fresh and dressing yummy,...More

Thank Saramelie7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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