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Genji Japanese Restaurant

#208 of 2,238 Restaurants in Ottawa}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
+1 613-236-2880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“maki” (11 reviews)
“miso soup” (10 reviews)
“dragon roll” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently got a Groupon for bento boxes for two and it was so worth it. In fact, I would happily go back for lunch. The service was super quick and very friendly. The boxes offered a fair amount of choice and so far any...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The atmosphere is quiet and quaint. The serving staff are helpful, polite and friendly. They pay attention to you from the moment you walk in the door. The restaurant is clean, neat and modestly decorated. The decor is bright and attractive. The dishes and table...More

Thank Sonya B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Went for lunch on a friday, at 11h30. The waitress was super smilly and friendly. Food got served really fast. We had 2 sushi bento box and an order of extra sushis to share. Everything was just... ok. Salad was really fresh and dressing yummy,...More

Thank Saramelie7
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Served by a very discreet waitress, the food is totaly excellent. You deserve to eat there, any of you, of course, that is if you like Japanese food. I just loved it and can't wait to return.

2  Thank Konnekted
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

There are a bunch of unusual choices and many familiar ones. We ordered a couple of each. Both sushi and kitchen dinners were very good but portions were small given the prices. So it would not be a good place on moderate budget but otherwise...More

Thank sam g
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We went out for dinner to celebrate our children's graduation and it was a wonderful experience. My children eat there often and really like the food and the staff. I had the king of the sea which I have had before and it is amazing....More

2  Thank MargaretAurora
Reviewed 26 May 2017

From its small cozy warm atmosphere to its very personable staff not to mention the wonderful fresh variety of sushi, it’s not surprising why this is my favorite restaurant for sushi. We have eaten both lunch and dinner here and can highly recommend both although,...More

2  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Trudeau is such a surprisingly down to earth person to see in real life. Friendly and charming, and not at all like what you would expect a prime minister to be! Having him visit local restaurants like Genji is something that happens in Canada because...More

1  Thank 394serenah
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Twice the Spices and Great Canadian are delicious rolls. Sashimi is always fresh and tasty. Service is friendly and quick. Favourite sushi restaurant and reasonably prices for a nice dinner or lunch in downtown Ottawa. Genji is located just off Elgin Street. Lack of parking...More

1  Thank BeaverOttawa
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I eat sushi EVERYWHERE and this was among the best I've ever had! The service was great too! Every employee had a smile on their face and was so friendly. We really enjoyed our time there!

2  Thank Selina0113
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Lisgar St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-2880
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