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Genji Japanese Restaurant

175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
+1 613-236-2880
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tempura” (17 reviews)
“sushi” (68 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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4:30 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

It was so hard to choose from the extensive menu. I wanted to try everything! I will definitely return so that I can try more of their excellent food. Everything was fresh, and made to order. The service was friendly and the atmosphere was great....More

4  Thank TrezzR
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Genji many times and it's food is fresh and beautifully presented. The service is charming! Its consistency is one of the many reasons we return on a frequent basis.

1  Thank ottawa198
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is one of my favorite, go-to restaurants in downtown Ottawa. I have been here with my husband for dinner many times over the years since moving to Ottawa. It is not a super cheap sushi restaurant nor is it of the all you can...More

2  Thank Kay M
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We visited as a result of a Groupon and had a very filling meal. The portions were large and very fresh. The meals were accompanied by a yummy miso soup of which I'm not generally a fan but this one was light & flavourful -...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We were staying at the Marriott Residence Inn downtown for the weekend and our regular sushi restaurant in the area was closed on Sunday. Having spent the day walking around Parliament hill and the Byward Market we decide we did not want to travel too...More

2  Thank GDM50
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My husband, son and I went to this location on a whim and had not done much research on the restaurant. Both my husband and son were so impressed they spoke about what they would order when the visited again on the next trip. My...More

1  Thank Helper_One
Reviewed 13 June 2016

While the service in this restaurant was good, the food was simply not. The nigiri sushi was basically tasteless, although the price was was one would expect (perhaps not in Ottawa, though) for good, fresh sushi. The rolls come stuffed with all kinds of stuff,...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were received by friendly staff and a pleasant atmosphere. The menu had a wide variety of choices all of which looked good. The first thing we were served was a complementary salad in a little dish which was absolutely delicious. We ordered a a...More

4  Thank Brigitte D
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most Japanese restaurants I have ever visited outside of Japan. Food is extra fresh! Portions are big! Very clean, personal is extremely nice! If you like sushi - you should go there if you in Ottawa.

4  Thank Valentyn G
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Worst restaurant I've EVER been to. Quality of the sushi is so poor. All the flavours are not complimentary. Just A LOT of mayo and salt. Sashimi also very poor. Just chopped up in big pieces, and poor quality. They use the cheapest fish parts....More

Thank JJ P
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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