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Genki Sushi

4724 New Centre Dr Ste 5, Wilmington, NC 28405-3061
+1 910-796-8687
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4724 New Centre Dr Ste 5, Wilmington, NC 28405-3061
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Genki Sushi
1. Burikama!
"Don’t miss the burikama"
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2. Homemade Coconut Cake!
"The coconut cake is the best ever."
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3. Eggdrop soup made daily!
"we wanted comfort food"
Judith L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was never a sushi guy until I ate here...omg It is truly incredible Also Owen is the best employee he deserves a raise

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Deanieweenie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Genki always shines with excellent sushi and Asian dishes. Wonderful service and a real family atmosphere. Even the eggdrop soup is to die for! Best sushi I've had in years!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jaxond2
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We found this place on google search, looking for sushi. Unusually high reviews had us skeptical and most all reviews mirror each other for service, experience, food quality and price. Well, we found it, GPS had us across the street in a strip mall. Upon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Boaterdudeandwife
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Good for quick lunch during work trip. Restaurant was very busy and I had to sit at bar. They had a lot of sushi options and everything tasted great.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Durmite
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic experience here. Not only are the servers incredible (I’m talking about you Owen!), but the owner is friendly and genuinely engaged in the guest experience. The fish is fresh and the rolls are simple yet delicious-the perfect fusions. I also enjoyed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank JenVenTor
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Best sushi & sashimi in town. And Chef Danny's miso-marinated whitefish and buri kama are absolutely fantastic. But what keeps me coming back is the atmosphere. It's not showy, fancy or pretentious (qualities that, for me, tend to diminish food rather than highlight it). And...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Noah H
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We are regular visitors to Genki. The food and service are consistently excellent. They specialize in traditional sushi and Japanese entrees done right, served in a cozy family atmosphere. Good sushi and rolls, the buri kama is a personal favorite, and tasty homemade caramels to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Katie M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Pros: Sushi was good. No complaints there. Not the best I’ve ever had but we could tell that great pride was put into it. Great service. Fair prices. Great candy at the end of the meal. Cons: This part bothered me. The menus were old...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KindredSpirit07
Sofie101, Owner at Genki Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Dear KinderedSpirit07, I must first thank you for dining with us. Honestly I haven’t had a review that legitimately gave us 3.5 stars for…I’m actually not sure what. I guess I should be grateful that we at least landed 3.5 stars in your view. I...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

They have really fresh & delicious sushi & sashimi here @ Genki. I had the seaweed salad & the miso soup to start. Then I had the sashimi deluxe which was great, but it only came with 13 pieces of sashimi for an expensive price...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gary P K
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I am admittedly a NY sushi snob and have been underwhelmed with most of the sushi restaurants in Wilmington. There are a few decent ones but Genki blows them out of the water. The owner is a real deal sushi chef. I love to try...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank superveen
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Questions & Answers
7 May 2017|
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Response from Sofie101 | Property representative |
casual is fine.
10 August 2016|
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Response from KG4MXV | Reviewed this property |
Nope, They do not.
3 April 2016|
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Response from StephanieSelene | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call or email them. This place was pretty casual, and we got right in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4724 New Centre Dr Ste 5, Wilmington, NC 28405-3061
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-796-8687
NOTE****If you are reading this description, please take note that we will only hold your reservation for 15 minutes. After that, you forfeit your reservation. Our apologies for this, we can not hold tables past 15 minutes as this does not help with our other wait times. Thank you for your participation and understanding in this. Genki Sushi is the ONLY Authentic Japanese sushi bar and Restaurant in Wilmington and surrounding areas. We only use fresh ingredients and we make every thing in house including our very own soy sauce blend. We are located in the heart of Wilmington. We strive hard to maintain the highest quality of food, ingredients and service. We are considered " A True taste of Japan". Come and see what real Japanese sushi taste like! We cant wait for you to have a new place to eat sushi at, and that is with us!
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