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105 E Chestnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5031
+1 360-738-2024
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 20:30
Fri 17:30 - 20:30
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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

While the food quality surely beats Kuru Kuru and Zen, the experience is absolutely terrible. My dad and I came on a Friday night, which would surely guarantee it to be busy. The restaurant was only half full and it took 10 minutes for us to be seated. We arrived at 6:45 pm On February 10th, 2017. We ended up... More 

Thank MerAnna8
Santa Fe
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321 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Good sushi rolls in a nautical theme place in the downtown area. Variety of the normal rolls with a few specialty rolls. Each roll was six pieces.

1 Thank KarumbaSantaFe
Walla Walla
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Wasabee is reliable and the sushi is always fresh, first-rate quality. Service is friendly. The rolls are popular, but the nigiri is particularly good. Tea and miso also excellent.

Thank Floyd M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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199 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Our B&B recommended this place for the BEST sushi in town, so we just HAD to check it out. It was a little hard to find but was worth finding and we went there 2 nights in a row! This popular place is always busy so the service, while friendly and efficient, is a bit slow. We were greeted with... More 

Thank DebArtist
Bellingham, Washington
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360 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

You better like sushi and sashimi if you come here. With only a few exceptions those are your choices. They have the best overall quality of sushi in Bellingham. The lunch specials are good values. Wait staff often get over-whelmed so we always bring cash so we can leave money on the table and not have to wait for a... More 

Thank Andrew S
Bellingham, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Unpretentious, quality Japanese food made by Japanese owners. They are not trying to be high end sushi bar but serve very good value Japanese family staples that have the flavours and quality I'm used to when visiting friends in Japan. Good rice.

Thank mike p
Courtenay, Canada
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600 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

The sushi restaurant was one of these quant establishments were you know it will be good as soon as you sit down. We were offered green tea on arrival and the menu was very appealing. The daily specials were well priced and had a great variety I had the 3 roll special and I was full! If you want fresh... More 

Thank Smoltman
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Yes the sushi is cheap but it is not good. The sushi is brought from the back of the restaurant and did not seem very fresh. The service is slow and the wait staff were ok but not very personable. We would normally take our time and enjoy a long dinner with beer, wine and conversation but we decided to... More 

1 Thank Chon_Mik
Hilo, Hawaii
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143 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

The sushi was delicious and very affordable. They are only open for dinner, starting at 5:00 p.m. We made reservations and, if you have a party of 4 or more, I would strongly recommend making reservations. This place was packed! The employees are very courteous and helpful. The only negative is a rather limited supply on Nihon shu (sake) and... More 

Thank damookie
Bellingham, Washington
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

We just moved to Bellingham two months ago. Went to Wasabee for my husband's 67th birthday on the 26th. The place was packed with only one open table. We sat there. Tea and menus arrived promptly. Took ten or fifteen minutes to place an order for a miso soup, a salad, two rolls and a nigiri, and a sake. The... More 

1 Thank chuckE334

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E Chestnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5031
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-738-2024

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?