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Sushi Bar Zipang

#76 of 2,963 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northeast Calgary
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1010 1 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7W7, Canada
+1 403-262-1888
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came in to order takeout and even though I didn't eat in the restaurant, I had a genuine experience nonetheless. You can tell the employees work very well as a team and the sushi chefs were very professional to watch. It's very rarely you get to see your food being prepared both in front of you and with such... More 

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Thank Kayla R
Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Sushi Zipang for lunch today and enjoyed the experience. Servers were attentive without being intrusive and accommodated a gluten-free request with ease. The sushi was fresh, well presented and plentiful. I enjoyed a combo and loved my crispy salmon - done perfectly with a crispy crust and delicious dipping sauce. This is my go-to for sushi in Calgary.

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Thank Scampy11
Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was informed that this was one of the best sushi places in Calgary. As for the quality of the food - sushi, yes it was very good. Portions were ample, and my wife and did not leave feeling hungry, after having ordered different sushi menus. The fish was very fresh, the wasabi was hot and the pieces were well... More 

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Thank PDZ320
Prince George, Canada
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496 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

great little location in bridgeland. friendly staff. excellent sushi and other items on the menu. average prices for sushi.

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Thank hunglow
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

To each his own, but I don't understand the good reviews on this place. Best sushi in Calgary?? There's no way. Way overpriced, boring selection and small portions. Check out Sakana Grill in China Town, or Hana Sushi in Beltline. Way better quality and quantity. Sorry, this place is way overrated in my view. It is family friendly I will... More 

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Thank Melissa A
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Coming from Lower Mainland, we've been on the quest to finding good Japanese restos here in Calgary. It's a bit pricey (so does most places in Calgary anyway) but the food is worth it by Calgary sushi standards. We came closer to 8pm and the place was still packed. We had no reservation so we were sat by the bar.... More 

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Thank Marj A
Fernie, Canada
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136 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Dropped in in December on the way back from Cochrane. Place was full so we sat at the bar. You really need a reservation for this place. Had all our favourites and then headed out into the extreme cold. Where we were seated, away from the door, was good. Good to ask for a table away from the door when... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Calgary has a lot of sushi restaurants but perhaps due to the distance from the Ocean a lot of them are so-so in terms of fish freshness, or they focus on the fancy looking, big sauce covered sushi rolls rather than the fish. Zipang however is excellent. It is particularly a place for Sashimi lovers. The fish is always fresh... More 

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Thank gary3000
toronto
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365 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I fell for Zipang sushi bar the first time I visit my calgarian son and daughter-in-law a few years ago. I was of course overjoyed that we went there for my belated birthday dinner. Zipang was packed and queued with diners of all ages. Luckily we had reserved a table but still had to wait for some minutes for those... More 

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Thank connie l
calgary
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I went for a dinner with friends/business. Food was good, staff were efficient and unobtrusive. The restaurant was well lit and neat. It's a small cozy place. Standard sushi fare and more. Try it, you'll like it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 1 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7W7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northeast Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Northeast Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-262-1888
Description
Great little sushi restaurant for quality fish that is well prepared. Serves a variety of delicious sushi as well as other traditional Japanese dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?