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The Wave Island Sports Grill & Sushi Bar

525 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-3801
+1 509-747-2023
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“sushi rolls” (4 reviews)
“our waiter” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub
$$ - $$$
525 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-3801
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They have more traditional rolls and Americanized ones. I love more traditional sushi; cream cheese and mayo do not belong in sushi. So I only tried traditional rolls. I like to order spicy tuna everywhere I go and use that to judge sushi places by....More

Thank StenaJoy
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Another downtown restaurant lost my reservation then wouldn’t accommodate a party of 4. The Wave bent over backwards to do so, especially when they learned about our experience with the other restaurant. They didn’t rush us even though they were busy. Very nice experience for...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is pretty cool when it comes to just hanging out with friends. There is a lot to this small place. The food is delicious and the staff is friendly.

Thank Danielaili
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My mother and children visited this place, and I loved it! I recently began eating sushi, so I depended on our waiter recommendations, I have to say he was very helpful! Our waiter was awesome! The sushi was awesome! The only negative thing I could...More

Thank lilbiglady
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Always really good, great service. Huge, multi cultural menu. Great drinks, close to the Davenport Historic and Tower Hotels. Great sushi! Plenty of items that are not sushi. Fun for all, huge restaurant.

Thank dragontravel2012
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I love the variety on their menu, the atmosphere was awesome the server was very attentive and friendly! We will be back here for sure!

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have never.been to this particular combination of sports bar and sushi bar...but the sushi is outstanding and the beer selection is phenomenal...all with NFL football playing in the background. Seriously, the food is great and menu is varied beyond sushi so there is something...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Service was good. Food was also good but not spectacular. We ordered drinks during happy hour but wasn't told until we ordered a second, that 1/2 price drinks only applies to the back bar.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A group of five us came in for dinner this evening. It's was busy so we expected a wait. We walked in and gave our name and were told it would be 20 minutes (pretty typical) so while we waited they asked if we were...More

Thank Alyssa k
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

One of our favorite sushi bars in town. Open late and great happy hour. You get a lot for your money. The Ralston roll is one of my favorites

Thank bigfrogribbit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Japanese, Bar, Sushi, Asian, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: +1 509-747-2023
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Corner of 1st & Howard in downtown Spokane, formerly RAW, the WAVE is a Sports/Sushi Bar, with award winning food and comfortable cool atmosphere. Business, family, friends, it's a spot for everyone with soemthing for everyone! Open 7 days a week, we offer lunch, dinner, a late night vibe, catering, and private rooms. Catch the WAVE!
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