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Nori Japanese Restaurant

203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
+1 250-751-3377
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (271 reviews)
“bento box” (47 reviews)
“crunch roll” (15 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
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11 - 20 of 652 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Man it was busy and glad we got in a little early before the 6PM rush. Obviously a popular place...man they didn’t disappoint us a bit either! Gyoza was very good. We had 8 pieces of fish sushi style - 2 Maguro, 2 Toro, 2...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite Japanese restaurants. I love their udon and they make an excellent tuna tataki. The food is always good. The customer service, however, is a bit lacking. It is not the friendliest staff, and the service for takeout orders can...More

Thank VagabondCND
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You always want to eat where the locals go and this is it. We had the combo dinner that was amazing, inexpensive and a great vibe as well.

Thank jeff g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate at Nori last night (again!). Always busy, full and never disappoints. You wouldn't necessarily suspect such amazing food at a place that is in a small strip mall next to the Costco parking lot. Goes to show, at little adventurous exploring often pays off....More

Thank Robin O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best sushi 🍣 on Vancouver Island!.........Period! Service is great and friendly. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

...in North Nanaimo and so many of our guests and friends have also enjoyed this highly rated, fine Sushi location. We took our grandson and he was very excited about the presentation and the quantities. He mad all our choices and they were terrific. At...More

Thank MGMck
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal at Nori Japanese restaurant. They have rightfully earned their stripes and any award that they get. The services excellent, the owner and chefs are brilliant, funny and really engaging with the customers. They remember everybody's name, they are...More

Thank dbmb2014
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Everything I've ever eaten here has been delicious. The island is a great place for food and Nori hands down has the best sushi on the island. The prices are completely reasonable and the staff are friendly. Nori is always busy so expect to wait.

Thank AnyaPorphyria
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nori can be great. Depending on hat you get the food can be awesome, though much on their huge menu is just average. The atmosphere of the restaurant is really hit or miss though. The place is small and at times seems very crowded and...More

1  Thank Edward N
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Nori is a a restaurant not to be missed if you are in Nanaimo. Get there early, as it fills up quickly, and sit at the bar so you can see the food beautifully prepared. Right now it is only open for dinner. We tried...More

Thank PacificNW50
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1 October 2017|
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Response from Beachbum9206 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!
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Response from Jcdae | Reviewed this property |
There is no all you can eat but honestly portions are great and quality really excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203-6750 Island Hwy N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9V 1S3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-751-3377
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