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Festival Japan

149 Kent St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P3, Canada
+1 613-234-1224
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
149 Kent St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 24 December 2017

I used to go to this restaurant a lot back in the 1990s but I went away and now I came back and it is not nearly as good. The sushi is not fresh and not very tasty. The presentation is not up to par...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We ducked in here for a late dinner (8:30 pm). Sushi, rolls (spicy tuna & avocado) seaweed salad (wakame), and misto soup were fresh and average. BBQ squid was over cooked. Service was slow.

Thank SjNM123
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place seemed really pretty when you first walk in, but as you travel further back into the restaurant, the chip starts to paint, and the bathrooms have a nasty smell. For how expensive that place was, it would've been better if it had tasted...More

Thank wingofast
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Every time I'm in Ottawa I come here for sushi. It never disappoints. Try either the sashimi combo or the sashimi/nigiri combo if you don't mind the chef choosing what you'll eat. It's always great.

Thank sofiaas2016
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I had some sushi to start and it was melt in your mouth. But I also had some ramen with spicy beef. Problem was the only spice was raw garlic. I suppose I tried to avoid eating too much garlic, but still my mount was...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Just in the city for a few days, we wanted to thank our Ottawa hosts for putting up with us for the weekend and so took them here last Saturday night. The meals were delicious, Chirashi Zushi, Royal Combination, Tempura Combination, and Katsu dinners were...More

Thank Coffeemate5555
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My favourite sushi place in Ottawa. Spicy mayo is just delicious. Good service, and reasonable prices.

Thank edithjacques15
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We went for m daughter's graduation. Nice atmosphere. Private rooms for parties. Anything Teriyaki is very good ... steak, chicken and shrimp. Nice combo platters to try a variety of things. But the best of all is the sushi. Nice think cuts of fish. Nice...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Bad service, unfriendly server, pretty girl tho; she doesnt know how to explain the menu.. how to recommend the food.. According to kids the best part of the dinner was the tiny paper umbrella comes with the drink Disappointing quality of the food, dont try

Thank Mymin
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Visiting Ottawa from T.O....looking for a fine place to eat while walking the freezing cold streets of the capital one mid day in January. Suddenly I spotted FESTIVAL JAPANESE - Fine Japanese Cuisine . I ordered a bento chicken teriyaki lunch-BOX. I was so disappointed....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Kent St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5P3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-1224
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