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“LOVERS ROLL IS A MUST!”
Review of Wasabi's

Wasabi's
Ranked #72 of 488 Restaurants in Roanoke
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Stopped by to enjoy a Birthday Dinner last night with a girlfriend.

After reading the reviews we decided to stop by.

The service was prompt. As we entered the door we were greeted and were seated at a table. The place is dark and decorated as if we were in someones home. Cheap black table clothes covered the tables, with different things decorating the walls. I enjoyed a glass of house Reisling - tasty! I also tried the Green Salad, lettuce with the ginger dressing, tasted delicious! For my meal i order a Lovers Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll and the Sumo Roll. The Sumo Roll was dry and fried, did not have a good flavor, it is marketed as the house favorite - STAY AWAY. I would recomend the lovers roll - very tasty. The Spicy Tuna was also good.

Over all this is a cool place to grab a bite to eat - nothing fancy, nothing rave.
If you go try the Lovers Roll - you will be missing out if you dont try it!

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Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

Wasabi is seriously the best sushi I've ever eaten and I've been a sushi snob since 1980 when there were only 2 sushi joints in manhattan! I could eat the lunch wasabi special 4 days a week. Spicy tuna to die for! So fresh and an amazing find in the mountains of sw va. Yum.

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

We were enticed by the good reviews and decided to try Wasabi's when visiting Roanoke. The actual experience did not live up to the hype. The sushi was good, but not outstanding. The assortment of sushi and sashimi on the ultimate boat for two was not particularly inspired or well executed. The fish selection was repetitive, and the pieces were larger than in a more traditional place. On a return visit, we would probably stick to ordering rolls. On the plus side, service was friendly.

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Thank MRM1655
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

Who would ever guess that in Roanoke you'd find the best sushi in the US?? We stop in to eat whenever we are in the area and always order the same thing - the Sumo Roll. The sauce that is drizzled on top of the roll is to die for. After eating it and soaking your tempura battered tuna in it you just want more!

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Thank KMA24
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

What a great little hideaway on Market Street! A friendly staff, huge portions, great prices, and fresh fish make this our new favorite sushi spot. We took my brother here on his first visit to Roanoke and he made us promise to return every time he's in town. My husband--not a sushi fan--was also equally thrilled with his huge and variety filled bento box. We will certainly be back.

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Thank TheTwoSkis
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