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Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

226 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37934-1905
+1 865-675-0201
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (37 reviews)
“shrimp” (22 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
226 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37934-1905
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have several friends who love this place. I'm not sure if it's the show from the cook or if it's the atmosphere that's different from other restaurants that appeals to them but, I'm convinced it's not the food. Unless, they like for all their...More

Thank trixiedu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I were out shopping and decided to have sushi for dinner. We arrived at 4:45 PM at Wasabi and found that it did not open until 5PM. We waited the 15 minutes and are glad we did. We ordered a bowl of...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I was reluctant to give this restaurant just one star but I had to. My wife and I arrived about 1:00pm on Memorial Day. There was no wait. When we went in, the Host asked me if we wanted a table or a booth. I...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Very good my kids enjoyed it. Food was very good and the chef was great. You know it's good when a 10 year old and a 14 year old both like the food.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have never been to Wasabi's before and we decided to go with some work friends. We all enjoyed the experience overall. We made sure to sit at the grill and the chef was amazing and very humorous. You could tell he took his job...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Pleasant place with an attentive staff. The eel hand roll was the best I have ever had. The sushi was fresh and the tempura delicious. The crunchy roll was above average.

Thank Blackbear09
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place delivered on our expectations. It was fun and very tasty. We needed a break from bad underperforming restaurant food and Wasabi came through for us.

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a fairly standard Japanese hibachi steak house. The food is always good, and the prices are fair. If you like this type of food, you will love it. We went for Mother's day, and had reservations. When we called, we asked specifically if...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Our family loves Wasabi! We celebrate almost every birthday in our family at Wasabi. Really great food and a good show to go along with it.

Thank Marshall B
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our waitress left a little to be desired but the chef made up for that with great personality. The soup broth that comes with the entrees was very bland and watered down. However there's just no comparison to their ginger dressing they serve on the...More

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12 April 2017|
Response from james k | Reviewed this property |
Both seem the same. Depends on which area you are in.
Eileen F
29 January 2016|
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Response from SUNSTARSNG | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37934-1905
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-675-0201
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