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Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-887-8388
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“sashimi” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a great gem of a place for lunch. Even though it is small, it is very cozy and situated in the heart of Elmwood Village. I frequently come for their lunch special, 3 rolls for $10! Have been back multiple times and will...More

Thank Fatpandy
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This restaurant was very dirty when we went there, and the food was cold and gross, to the point where we didn't even want to finish our meal.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Like finding where the locals go. Loved the place, the food, the small space added to the authenticity of a non-chain restaurant, and the price.

Thank evsoy
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Wasabi is a little hole in the wall on Elmwood but I think it has some of the best sushi for the price range in town. I love their lunch specials and range of options. Service can be a little wonky, but for the most...More

Thank lsuleski
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very small place across the street from Panera's. Worth a trip as the sushi and sashimi were great. The service was good although there were only two other people in the restaurant with us. I went with my cousins from Buffalo who had gotten the...More

Thank joanne327
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We went here on a recommendation from a family member who is a regular - we had to wait for a good half hour for a table to clear because it is a fairly small place and apparently quite popular - because it is small...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 11 December 2015

If you want to enjoy Japnease food with your girlfriend or girl who you are intersted in, Wasabi can be a good choice. The atmosphere is cozier and more modern than nearby Japanese restaurants. My favorite is Tempra Shrimp. My review is based on lunch...More

Thank Daysrnumber
Reviewed 3 December 2015

My Boyfriend and I try a new japanese place every tuesday, so we have gone to almost every place in buffalo and rochester. This location was very small, it was a friday afternoon and the place was packed. Once seated we waited almost 20 mins...More

Thank pinkpyro23
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Best Sashimi hands down here in Buffalo. Huge delicious fresh fish, doesn't get any better. Ask for Sushi master Chef John. It doesn't get any better than this. Chef John.

Thank PAUL R
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here two times before tonight. Both times were good. However we went there this evening around 8:30 and we asked to be sat outside. However the man who was waiting tables would not let us be sat out there. Inside was extremely...More

Thank Amie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-887-8388
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