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Nori Japanese Restaurant

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203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
+1 250-751-3377
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Today
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very busy, but service is great once seated! Food is always wonderful never been disappointed! Best sushi in nananaimo.

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Thank lindaandsteve924
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food great prices always busy so make reservations. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays except on holidays they are open. Very friendly and close seating . It's a bit loud in there but it's worth it.😎

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood, fantastic sushi, great service. Have dined here many times, never been disappointed. Reservations are a good idea as most times it's very busy.

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Thank Ed S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

My partner and I come here at least once a month from Tofino because I cant help my craving for the sushi . The staff here are so great and friendly. You can be sure to be greeted as soon as you walk through the door as if your family. So welcoming, the drinks are always filled , and the... More 

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Thank Chance M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very exciting restaurant in Nanaimo. My wife and I tried the sashimi and the flaming roll. They were excellent. Service was fast and atmosphere is addictive. Very enjoyable. Will definitely re-visit.

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Thank Shaun C
Nanoose Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is one of the best sushi restaurants that I have ever eaten at, including those we tried during a visit to Japan. (and a lot cheaper than Japan!) Fish & Chips rolls are awesome, and the sashimi is top notch. Always busy, make a reservation or be there when they open.

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Thank baron54
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Went out to try a new Sushi restaurant after seeing it was ranked #1 in Nanaimo and was really impressed. This place on a Thursday night at 7:30 PM was lined up outside the door. Upon entering I found out there was at least a 20 minute wait and then asked the waitress if it was worth the wait. A... More 

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Thank Barry D
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Decided to try out Nori's tonight. We were looking for a new experience and we got it. Greeted by John as we walked through the door. We were seated and our server Katie made some food recommendations for my wife who is celiac. I decided to have the dinner special. I was warned that it was a large meal but... More 

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Thank Mark L
Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Service and food was great. The servers were on watch and no waiting. the setting reminds you of Japan. Tempura and dynamite rolls out of this world. You get what you pay for and this is the real deal.

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Thank gspannier
Nanaimo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ask the sever to recommend dishes, they have a number of things not on the menu and very yummy. We took my adult son and family eight in all for birthday dinner, the restaurant was very busy but the food came out of the kitchen in a steady stream everybody had a great meal. I recommend Nori to everybody. Great... More 

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Thank Fabian B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-751-3377

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