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Nori Japanese Restaurant

203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
+1 250-751-3377
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (287 reviews)
“bento box” (48 reviews)
“crunch roll” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Always seems to be busy -- usually a good sign. As authentic as Japanese food gets in Nanaimo, and moderately priced. Luncheon bentos are more than adequate, and nicely prepared. I just wish for some nice Japanese music to enhance the atmosphere, rather than standard...More

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Went last Friday around 7pm. Usually a long line up to get into restaurant, but this time they had a few tables available. Our server warned us that it would be about an hour before food came as Fridays are very busy. We were seated...More

Thank paradisebarb
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place out from all of the good reviews on trip advisor but was totally disappointed. The place opens at 4:30 and we made a reservation for 4:30, at the time of reservations we were told we had to get out by...More

Thank cheungfam
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

By far the best Japanese restaurant in Nanaimo....The food is awesome the sushi mouthwatering the Bento box excellent!!!! Service cannot be compared to any other establishment it is number one👍

Thank Marcel C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I love Japanese food. And, this is one of the best places in Nanaimo to taste delicious and not too expensive Japanese food.

Thank Susana R
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I met a buddy there for lunch had a couple pops and 4 different rolls .everything was spot on .the chef was quite pleasant to talk to definitely will be back

Thank blair97
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I eat here almost every week! (Sometimes twice) The food is always fresh and John and his staff are so friendly and so much fun! Anytime we have friends or business people we take them to Nori! If you get a chance...More

Thank nistese
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Best place in town by far. Extremely disappointed to find out that as of 28 Jun 2017 they are no longer open for lunch. I can only hope that this situation will change in the near future as lunch is the only time we can...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The sushi is perfect, but there are lots of other amazing dishes as well. I always get the Gomae with my sushi and sometimes tempura prawns. I watch amazing meals come out of the kitchen and think I will order something different next time, but...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

First and foremost, the food was delicious! Pleasant atmosphere and friendly staff. We arrived in the midst of the lunch hour rush, so had to wait for a seat for a bit, not long. Our server was friendly and the food arrived within a decent...More

Thank C2300SQbonniem
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Response from Beachbum9206 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
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Response from Jcdae | Reviewed this property |
There is no all you can eat but honestly portions are great and quality really excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 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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