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Watami Sushi and Sake Bar - CLOSED

15 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W6, Canada
+1 519-747-1100
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
13 Aug 2016
“Uncomfortable chairs!”
19 Jul 2016
“Watch for reopening”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2016

The food is decent, but the seats are so uncomfortable. Often when I consider going to Watami, I check whether they have brought in new chairs. They are cheap material, and give way in the middle. Bad for my back!

Thank kensaturn
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I'm a regular and frequent customer of Watami. Unfortunately the restaurant closed its doors on July 17th. Another small business feeling the results of LRT construction in Waterloo. Loyal customers are hopeful Watami will find a new location.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This place has very bad service. After ordering, I had 4 other waitresses ask me to order again. Also, sushi was very average. If you like Americanized sushi, come to this place. If you want authentic Japanese sushi, I do not recommend this place. Although...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A friendly place with good service. The atmosphere was nice, quiet and comforting. I liked their sushi, although it wasn't the best, it was still good. Their portions are a bit small for me but I find it filling enough. I enjoyed their sake selection,...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Don't get tricked by the low profile look of this small restaurant in King St. It's the best place in Waterloo where you can have sushi. Staff is extremely kind and helpful. They have an outstanding variety of rolls, such that it would take a...More

1  Thank cyberpax
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I'm wary of Japanese restaurants since I love raw fish and I've eaten bad raw fish before (read: not pretty). This was a great find. The fish was great. I also had some rolls. My favourite roll is the Watami roll. They have fantastic lunch...More

1  Thank categrey
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Very expensive for the food you get... Although Japanese restaurants tend to have awful service, this place took the cake. I asked for tea and by the end of the meal I had not received water or tea but only an empty tea cup. I...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We came here on a recommendation from friends, who like good sushi that doesn't taste like fishy, and is an all you can eat buffet. Great recommendation, food was very good quality, presented well and service was great too, just place. Their prices are in...More

Thank SOTB1
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This city region has been drowning with buffet sushi restaurants that focuses' more on quantity rather than quality. If you want to experience quality > quantity, then come here! Infact, the portions are large so the price is similar. The servers are always so friendly...More

Thank Wing_Goddess
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I come here at least once a month and the food has always been top quality, fresh, beautifully presented and overall amazing! The food is authentic, as the staff and owner are Japanese. Definitely comparable to some of the top sushi restaurants in Toronto! I...More

Thank Melissa L
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 King St N, Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-747-1100
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