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Wasabi Japanese Restaurant

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1529 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29301-3811
+1 864-576-8998
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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168 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stayed with the sushi selection which was good and reasonably priced. The place is set like a diner but is nicely done, the service was friendly and efficient. We enjoyed our meal and will certainly visit again.

Thank Dave P
Knoxville, Tennessee
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86 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is a family owned hole in the wall restaurant set back of the street in a small strip. The service here was very good, no complaints at all, everyone was really nice. Otherwise, it would've scored a 2. I had sushi. The sushi wasn't bad, but it was far from great. I had hibachi. I love good hibachi. I... More 

Thank Ilikefood137
Wasabi S, Manager at Wasabi Japanese Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear friend,Thank you for give us a review. We will try to do More better in the future to correct it and make it better. BTW we do not have a "hole in the wall" are you sure that you has been in our restaurant? I hope you are not a hacker who work over Internet.😁 More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent, but the rolls were sloppy and the tuna tataki my wife ordered was drowning in a sauce I didn't recognize. The restaurant came with a local recommendation, but I can't concur.

Thank ChuckFloyd
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a quick dinner type place for my husband and I. They have a nice hibachi grill offering and it's reasonable. The Wasabi dumplin's are our favorite.

Thank 48Spartanette
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! Another great dining experience with an attentive staff facilitating a great experience. Katsu, owner and chef, suggested several fabulous fish that he had just received and they were all superb! A really fine sushi dining experience is guaranteed every time you visit Wasabi. Sit at the bar and talk to Katsu for suggestions of the day. You will not... More 

Thank Mandofiddler
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I have been coming to Wasabi for years and it never disappoints. Great wait staff! Owners and chefs talk to you and get to know and remember you! Try the Jim roll! This roll is after a friend and always made with love and care!

Thank littlekymmy
Charlotte, North Carolina
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94 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Just went to Wasabi with my father for his birthday lunch. We are both from out of town. Searched best sushi in Spartanburg and found Wasabi. It lived up to the reviews. The sushi us fresh and tastes great. My dad said the dragon roll tastes like "Gold!". Lunch specials are reasonable. Jing is a wonderful host and took her... More 

United States
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133 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Everything we had was good. The staff is friendly. They have a nice variety of things. The owners are friendly if you know them. We don't, but went with friends that do. Ask for suggestions if you don't know.

Thank mindctrl
Candler, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Haven't eaten here in years and found the quality of food service and the dedication of the chief has only gone up. Don't be fooled by the location in an old shopping Plaza or in a smaller town. This place can rival many large city sushi bars in large cities in quality if not decor. I'll be back

Thank Mark J
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

It's been some time since I've been here but it haven't changed. Good food with good people. Family owned and they remember you if you have been there more than once. This was my wife first trip here and she loved it:). Plan to try the Hibachi the next time.

Thank Russel D E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1529 John B White Sr Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29301-3811
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Spartanburg
  • Phone Number: +1 864-576-8998
Owner and chef Katsu So came to the United States when he was 17 years old. After learning the art of Sushi in New York City, Katsu and his wife opened "Wasabi Japanese Restaurant Inc." on November 5, 2001.Katsu was The first Sushi-Chef in Spartanburg,S.C.Katsu enjoys sharing customers about sushi's preparation and experience .His many rolls being created by talking with customers, learning what they enjoy - some rolls even being named after the customers whose suggestions helped create them.With over twenty seven years of Sushi experience,Wasabi spartanburg serve a variety of fresh fish come from NYC.The staff at Wasabi Spartanburg is dedicated to bringing traditional authentic Japanese cuisine to the Upstate.

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