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Japanese Village

170 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V5, Canada
+1 613-236-9519
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible7%
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
170 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V5, Canada
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation and arrived early. We were told our table was almost ready and told to wait in bar. We waited and waited ( as did others) and did not get served. Not a single person was served at the bar. We were...More

Thank Richy_Bobby
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I always try to give reviews with a positive and an improvement. In Ottawa on business and the organizers arranged for 20 of us to have dinner at JV. I wasn’t expecting anything special as this form of dinner “entertainment “ is quite dated. Food...More

Thank darcy b
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Have been here for dinner several times, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It is a social dinner, seated around the grill with other diners. The chef provides a show by cooking right in front of you...no worries about your food arriving cold! Tried this on...More

Thank Booklady28
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered filet& lobster and filet& scallop combo. The seafood were awesome. Tender and juicy. They also have a kind of ginger sauce that you can dip the seafood in, very delicious. Then we had our filet mignon, the chef cut the steak in small...More

Thank Tomokooooooo
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Food was excellent, menu selection somewhat limited, but very good quality. The experience is great for large groups. I was very impressed with Japanese Village. Teppanyaki was trendy in the 70s so for North Americans maybe a "seasoned" dining concept but it is one that...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Teppanyaki is well performed with nifty knife and flame action. The food is fresh and tasty. Thing is teppanyaki seems dated. It was very popular in the 1970s, which was the last time I tried it. I can appreciate it's a great group experience, but...More

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The chef cooks at your table and lights up a nice fire, and that is as far as it goes that is good about the restaurant. You get seated at a large table with other guests, so forget having a private conversation. The menu is...More

1  Thank NoWhereNorth
Reviewed 20 May 2017

First time going to Japanese Village Restaurant. Teppanyaki Grill dinner was delicious. It's a great place for couples, families and groups. Restaurant décor was beautiful, too.

Thank Family_Traveller65
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Our family has been going to this restaurant for over 20 years and the food is always delicious! Great fun to have cooking and fire in front of you and the ginger and sesame sauces make the fish and meat dishes. Highly recommend for a...More

Thank BeaverOttawa
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Having visited other Japanese restaurants in other cities we thought we would introduce our two children to this unique dinner experience as having the chef cook the meal in front of you can be very entertaining - or so our experience at other establishments has...More

Thank chris_rooke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-9519
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