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3700 Candlers Mountain Rd Ste Z, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2268
+1 434-847-1288
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting for a spot to sit for 30 minutes, we sat at the bar where we were told service could be much faster. Beverages and a salad came within minutes. As for our sushi, 45 minutes later it arrived. Had there not been a ballgame on tv we wanted to watch, we would have walked. When our food did... More 

Thank Doug B
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

unprofessional, slow and rude! Would not go back if someone paid me. It took 2 hours from start to finish, didn't acknowledge our birthday, did not get the won ton soup or silverware we ordered! He expected a good tip and made that clear when he didn't even deserve a dime!

1 Thank Alex S
Lynchburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went during a snow storm so it was really slow and it was just us at the grill, but the chef was a lot of fun and the food is great! The yum yum sauce is the bomb. We got the hibachi chicken and split it. They charge 5.95 to split it, but you still get... More 

Thank lpdutil
Level Contributor
37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

So I'm writing this review and debating to give it a 2. We eat out a lot and I have yet to eat at a decent hibachi show. This place wasn't very entertaining from the time we walked through the door. Bar service was slow and the drinks not impressive. Took forever for service and the show was horrible. The... More 

1 Thank Eric M
Lynchburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food prepares were very entertaining. I guess that is why the prices are high. You pay for what you get and we got what we expected.

Thank Bill R
Blacksburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Good food but I'm not sure it lives up to the hype or the price. This is definitely very expensive for Lynchburg. You can choose from hibachi "flying shrimp" style or more traditional Japanese fare at tables and booths.

Thank Dave S
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The food was awsome, they cook the food on an open flame in front of you, great fun when you have a group of people and the chef is very entertaining!!!

Thank jdfan
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
98 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food is good, but overpriced. Portions feel a bit small too, which contributes to the overpriced feeling. Probably worth visiting during their 1/2 off sushi specials. Otherwise you're better off at the more take-out oriented Asian restaurants in Lynchburg (Oishii, Osaka, Terriyaki House).

1 Thank Ethan P
Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have been eating at Wasabi in Lynchburg on and off for a year or so. I spent five years as a waitress in other restaurants and therefore understand the expectation of customer service on the part of diners in a restaurant. I also understand the challenges of providing good customer service. About 2 weeks ago on 10/9/16 I attempted... More 

1 Thank 528rntravel
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

On behalf of my daughter. Wasabi management, you just ticked of a very large military family 10-2-16 My husband just came home from 6 weeks of military training. We were trying to have a nice family dinner out with our 3 children. We tried to order our sushi and were informed that it would be up to a 40 min... More 

1 Thank Heather M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Candlers Mountain Rd Ste Z, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2268
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-847-1288

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