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Watanabe

1234 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3254
+1 406-522-3989
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“udon” (5 reviews)
“sushi” (24 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1234 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3254
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating and asked to not toss broccoli or spray Sake at us ladies. Food awesome and worth price Don't get table facing kitchen.

Thank joannw336
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The outside was almost a deterrent for us as it looks a little sketchy but we are so glad we went in. The sushi was fantastic and we regretted not ordering that as our main dish. Our entree soup was also fantastic though so all...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The staff is courteous and friendly, the service is great, and the ramen is to DIE FOR! I've been to a decent amount of ramen restaurants, but this one will always stand out. Watanabe adds a great mix to the cuisine of south Montana. If...More

1  Thank JeyCee1989
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Authentic cuisine, great service. Hours are restrictive so make sure to check before heading there. Sushi is delightful, as well as their bowls. Great prices, usually about 25$ for the two of us. My favorite place in Bozeman.

Thank elly79172
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Small eatery place. Menu was bare minimal. No sushi served during lunch. Soft shell crab was tiny. Teriyaki chicken was way overcooked and tough to bite. Noodle's broth seemed to be made from soup paste and way too salty (lots of msg). Waiter seems kinda...More

Thank LorenzSingapore
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The most authentic Japanese restaurant in Bozeman. The food is out of this world. Sushi, Udon, Chicken Katsu and the sauces and soup broths are amazing. I believe all are made from scratch. Cozy dining area and great staff. If you love Japanese food, then...More

Thank Michael S C
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch couple days ago. I ordered an appetizer, love the gyoza! For main menu we ordered chicken bowl yakiniku and shrimp yaki udon. They were awesome! Laid back enviroment, friendly service. Will come back again!

Thank luvelle
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to lunch here before getting on the road. I had the pork ramen and my husband had a chicken teriyaki type dish. Both were very good and our server was very prompt and friendly. I would love to have tried...More

Thank amandalou3333
Reviewed 19 October 2015

It's been kind of hit and miss for this place. Sometimes it's really good, and sometimes it is simply awful. I will go back a couple of times to see if there's any consistency either way....but for the time being, all I can really say...More

Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Traditional, no- frills Japanese food, the way it is in Japan, not California. Basic rolls that really bring out the flavors and textures of the ingredients, excellent tempura, very generous portions. Very nice people. Japanese people eat there.

Thank Jim F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1234 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3254
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-522-3989
Description
This is a small Japanese restaurant on west Main street in Bozeman. The food, service, and atmosphere are great, I have eaten here many times and always left happy. I think the sushi is much better than the other touted sushi restaurant in Bozeman.
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