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1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
+1 907-452-0521
Today
12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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North Pole, Alaska
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

I am really picky about eating sushi. I hate overpriced sushi, and small nigiri portions. Wasabi Bay had a little of both worlds. I spent $68 on 6 pieces of nigiri and a 6 piece roll. Granted it's almost purely fish, the price seems to rack up. If you go to eat sushi or korean in a native country, you... More 

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Thank Ruston G
LA
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

We ordered a bento including tempura, sushi, teriyaki beef and udon noodles. Tempura is crunchy. Teriyaki beef and sushi is average but the udon noodle soup was disappointing. The udon noodles were mushy and the imitation crab meat tasted like flour. My friend regretted ordering udon noodles.

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Thank bundan
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

This little sushi spot has ok ambience. The host was friendly. The prices were high. In my opinion the sushi rolls had too much sauce in them and didn't display the taste of the fish. The salmon sashimi was very nice. The rolls are huge.

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1 Thank Wazzuangie
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

I sat at the bar and the chef made me custom rolls that were so good! This is my second time here and I will continue to come back! A must visit in Fairbanks!

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Thank Chelsea P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2014

This is the best sushi that I have had in Alaska! I was so suprised that I had to ask the sushi chef where he was trained. As it turns out he was trained in San Francisco and ended up purchasing the resaraunt several years ago. I will most certainly be coming back time and time again.

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Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

We did some research on the best restaurants in Fairbanks, Alaska before we left on our trip. Thinking we might want something different after eating salmon and king crab throughout our trip, we chose Wasabi Bay as a "change of pace" on one of our last days visiting in Alaska and the fact that we happen to love Japanese food... More 

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Thank rkuwiggins
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

The place was deserted and did not look like much. I had the salmon teriyaki, it was nice. My partner had some Sashimi and he says that it was great (he is very picky when it comes to sushi). Prices where ok. Overall, we did like it.

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Thank G K
Rochester, New York
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

Great sushi. The sushi chef came over to our table to help us decide what to order. So did the waitress. Needless to say, the service was spot on. The fish was fresh & delicious. The white tuna (escolar) melted in your mouth. The salmon was incredible too. If we are ever in Fairbanks again we will definitely be back!

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Thank Tburns01
Universal City, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Don't let the construction detour you, this place is so good!! Hands down some of the best sushi I have ever had.. Try the orange sauce on your roll!! Yum!

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Thank DeAubrey O
Fairbanks, Alaska
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

My son and I had lunch there, we were the first ones in when it opened. The waitress was nice had a guy (worker) was sitting at a table the entire time we were there watching Korean TV on a computer. We both ordered the Teriyaki Lunch with Beef and when it first came out to the table I was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1448 S Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-6202
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-452-0521

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