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Elbow Room


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Sushi and Robata bar
US$9 - US$54
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Fusion, Japanese
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews crispy rice salmon carpaccio popcorn shrimp skewers caterpillar roll sushi yellow fin yakitori truffle crab cakes delicious food definitely recommend this restaurant the owner chef head chef fusion restaurant lovely ambience
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Attentive chef who's meticulous in his presentation and execution. Delicious Japanese fusion with the western palate. Definitely drop by if you're in the area. Friendly staff, small and cosy restaurant. Nice bathroom too! Haha. It can get pretty busy so if you're impatient you're not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank jamoiiii
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Had one night in Kanazawa and saw reviews of this place. Great food - sushi and yakitori - with warm welcome and cheap prices. Nice atmosphere in bar also - just wish it was in Tokyo!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank steveworrall67
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best meals I've had in a long time. Not only was the service great, but the food was second to none. The filet mignon wrapped around foie gras and asparagus was ridiculously delicious and was only $11. If I lived...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Justicefishy
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Found it in a rainy night, close to the market. Found that all customers were non Japanese couples. Nice service, attentive and helpful. Good English spoken to negotiate food, which was good quality for price. Wonderful choice of drinks. Overall, a good experience.More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank ACGer
Toshi S, Owner at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi ACGer . Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are glad that you loved our services, our dedicated staff will be pleased to learn of your high praise. They work very diligently and it will provide them with great encouragement to keep...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Every dish was excellent. The chef was very personable, spoke excellent English. He was able to make sure that the food we ordered took into account my shell fish allergies. A very enjoyable evening, with great food.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 780williamh
Toshi S, Owner at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

You’re the best, William H. Thank you again for sharing such a positive experience. It means the world to us.”

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed everything so much last night that we had to go back tonight to try other things. Filet steak foie gras was delicious as was popcorn shrimp, spicy tuna crunchy rice, calamari, prawn and bacon skewers and all the other dishes we tried. Dessert...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sandy A
Toshi S, Owner at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Dear Sandy. Thank you very much for such great review.!! We work really hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment, so I am happy to see the reflected on your last visit . Hope to see you again soon !! Owner:...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing and the chef is very friendly. Having spent most of his lifetime in the United States , he speaks very well English so it's easy to get recommendations. We had a very nice dinner here and we highly recommend this place....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rom14v
Toshi S, Owner at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi,Romain V Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. And Thanks for introducing great Canadian whisky!! I will purchase one for our selections. And thanks for great advice,l will train my employees and increase our bottom line !!

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Great selection of both sushi and yakitori, both of which were delicious. Comfortable little restaurant with no queues both nights we went and popular with both tourists and localsMore

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Emma W
Toshi S, オーナー at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hi,Emma. We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us this note. Our restaurant values put customer satisfaction as top priority and we are committed to our customers. Its customers like you that make our job wonderful. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Following the good reviews on TripAdvisor we went to Elbow Room for dinner on our last night in Kanazawa. While the restaurant is in a cool space and has an appealing, modern menu (in English!) the good stops there. After being seated and ordering, we...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank melissakate1711
Toshi S, オーナー at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

We're extremely sorry that you had to face such difficulties and slow services, problems in customer service is not something we are known for. As you can see from our other reviews, we pride ourseleves in providing great customer service and we'd like to do...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The Elbow room is a delicious fusion restaurant! We tried 7 or 8 dishes and they were all exceptionally tasty - but if you go here you have to try the yellow tail and diced chilli (photo below).... Food is very reasonably priced, our bill...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Kate G
Toshi S, オーナー at Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely note. I so appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Elbow room here in Kanazawa !!

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Response from Toshi S | Property representative |
Yes ! We do take visa master Amex,thank you!
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No smoking restaurant now !!
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