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Umai Sushi

303-4575 Uplands Dr | Nanaimo North Town Centre, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6M8, Canada
+1 250-585-8900
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (36 reviews)
“lobster roll” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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303-4575 Uplands Dr | Nanaimo North Town Centre, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6M8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, but get in early! Servers are pleasant. Great selection on menu. Everything is tasty! Service is pretty quick, as long as you are not thee at 6:30 to 7 or so, then it slows a bit with dinner rush.

Thank naturallyinnature
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I've been here a few times in the last couple weeks; I was so delighted to find perfect tempura prawns (lightly battered, cooked quickly so they weren't greasy) and fresh tuna & salmon in the sashimi appetizer that I had to keep coming back. They...More

1  Thank IslandGrrl11
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My girlfriends favorited sushi place in Nanaimo. They have some weird hours as they are closed for part of the afternoon, so watch out for that. Decent service and good food.

Thank NutsoLonsdale
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were visiting Nanaimo and wanted some take-out sushi, and ordered a few dishes. For me, the highlight by far was the beautiful fresh ikura...the one w salmon roe heaped on rice...one of the best. Less praiseworthy is the kaiso seaweed salad...the marinade is both...More

Thank LarryTheRadioGuy
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Have eaten here many times. Service is quick, courteous and the food is always fresh and tasty. Yesterday we had a beef teriyaki bento and a salmon sashimi bento. Excellent value.

Thank TEAMBKR
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Tried one of their high-end maki rolls - lobster roll. Very disappointed because the piece of lobster was tiny (it looked like it could have been a small prawn), plus it was augmented with a larger piece of imitation crab meat. We have had lobster...More

Thank John_nanaimo_12
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have stopped in here twice now and both times have been impressed with the delicious food. Very nice presentation of the dishes. They also have a Grab and Go counter if you don't want to stay in to eat.

Thank Fishherder
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Super clean and lovely resturant. Lots of take out options ready to go. Located at the back of the Rutherford mall by Tim hortons

Thank L L
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on an almost weekly basis since moving to Nanaimo in 2014. The menu provides an amazing variety of dishes and the chef comes up with some tasty and creative rolls, often named after local places. If you don't like raw fish,...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We love sushi, and were not disappointed by the delicious sushi we ate here, miso was delicious. I had the dancing dynamite roll.. So good (we also had the spicy roll combo and a bento box, the food was great) ! However; the service was...More

Thank Shortimaca1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 11
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 09:00
Monday
11:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 09:00
Thursday
11:00 - 09:00
Friday
11:00 - 09:30
Saturday
11:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303-4575 Uplands Dr | Nanaimo North Town Centre, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-585-8900
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Description
Best sushi in Nanaimo.
Whether you are in need of quick sushi fix on the go or to dine under the everlasting cherry blossom, Umai Sushi got you covered.
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