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Review of YAMA Kitchen

YAMA Kitchen
Ranked #80 of 675 Restaurants in Kelowna
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Find ourselves back at this hidden gem again. Fast and friendly as ever. Fresh, and the largest nigiri and sashimi pieces for less $ than the more popular sushi restaurants in town. My wife loves the copper pot ramen special. Can't go wrong here. Small, clean, quaint.

1  Thank Fireball_Deluxe
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Let's face it; the outside appearance won't make you crank on the steering wheel to pull into a parking spot. But if you like no-nonsense, "hole-in-the-wall" pleasant surprises, stop in. You won't find a more welcoming, friendly, family owned restaurant. It is located in an unexpected location. Very few tables, squeaky clean. I don't even like seafood but love their tempura. My friends rave over the sushi and the boxes. Give it a try!

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1  Thank Dee_Canuck001
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I'm a sushi lover. I've been to all of the Kelowna Japanese restaurants multiple times, and Yama is my favourite food. The special rolls are a meal in themselves, and the sushi and nigiri portions are twice the size of the slivers that Ozeki serves. Try the 911, Dragon or Mountain rolls. Awesome. They have great lunch specials. We love the udon and the ramen as well. It's a family run business, and they're very polite and attentive. The chef will come out and check on you to make sure you're happy with your meal when it's not too busy. The prices are very reasonable for the portions. The only thing stopping me from giving 5 stars is the location and the interior itself. It's clean, but was obviously planned as a lunch spot, with laminate floors in the industrial area, and curb side parking, Might not be the right ambience for impressing a new date.

2  Thank Fireball_Deluxe
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

As always great food and service. Sushi is not the most traditional but there is a choice for purist and for someone who likes wacky rolls. Tempura is very good. Veggies and noodles are on the menu as well but we mainly go for sushi and sashimi.
Nice simple place. Lots of parking. Walking distance of downtown.

Thank Andrei F
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my family dine here 1-2 times a week. It's not just the delicious sushi and great prices, but Mia and John always make us feel welcome by saying hi by name and always asking about life! Great place fast friendly service!

Thank Ellen G
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