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Umai Sushi

303-4575 Uplands Dr. | Nanaimo North Town Centre, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6M8, Canada
+1 250-585-8900
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (44 reviews)
“lobster roll” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, International, Sushi, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
303-4575 Uplands Dr. | Nanaimo North Town Centre, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6M8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here today for a spot of grub. There were 4 of us and we ordered two of their lunch boxes to share. One couple had chicken and the other had beef. It was genuinely delicious. It was my first visit here and...More

Thank TommySangers
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on an almost weekly basis since moving to Nanaimo in 2014. The menu provides an amazing variety of dishes and the chef comes up with some tasty and creative rolls, often named after local places. If you don't like raw fish,...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I just had lunch here and the food was excellent, the place was full when we arrived which indicates its popularity. the menu has a great variety of Asian delights and judging from the different dishes people were eating and their empty plates all are...More

Thank ANDREW M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very clean and bright place to eat and the sushi is the best ever. It is a family friendly place service was great and quick

Thank lanny776
John P, Owner at Umai Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello Lanny, thank you very much for your encouraging feedback :) We will strive to provide the freshest and best tasting food. Please visit us again!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Went here and it was probably the best sushi I’ve ever had. We got the California roll, cucumber roll, Vancouver roll and brown rice rolls and they were all so good. And the service was great too;) definitely recommend:)

Thank meadowac
John P, Owner at Umai Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello Meadowac, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us an encouraging feedback :) We will strive to continue providing the great experience you had with us at the restaurant. Please visit us again! :)

Reviewed 18 October 2017

They have an amazing selection of sushi with considerations for many food sensitivities! All sushi contains large fish pieces and they don't drown the fish in sauce. They are generous with the ginger too. The food is always quick to come out, and the servers...More

Thank ChristinaCleveland
John P, Owner at Umai Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello Christina, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us an encouraging feedback. We strive to provide and cater to customers with special allergic needs and we are rolling out with more transparent and coherent menu for all of our customers. We...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was very happy to have had this loverly spot recommended to me. They have a fantastic selection of take out in an open fridge as you walk in. It is very well stocked with the largest selection of take out sushi I have seen...More

Thank Scott R
John P, Owner at Umai Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello Scott, Thank you very much for taking the time to give us an encouraging review. We do have a great selection of "GRAB AND GO" orders for customers in hurry for a quick bite. Our sushi is prepared consistently to supplement the demand for...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Fresh and tasty sushi rolls. The combination of flavors the sushi chefs have created are delicious. My favorite is the lobster roll, but I also loved the Las Vegas roll, the Mt Benson roll and well I really could list them all. If you don't...More

Thank beliandmaxi
John P, Owner at Umai Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hello Beliandmaxi, We would like to thank you for taking the time to give us an encouraging feedback. We want to cater to customers with all taste preferences and we are coming out with a new menu with transparent and clearly marked dishes for 'gluten-free'...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We were given sushi for lunch because we are not local so they advised us to try Umai Sushi. Sushi gave them a great deal and for the first time in Umai sushi we were offered three kinds of salmon. I have not met anywhere...More

Thank Martina H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've been there a couple of times for lunch with coworker and dinners with friends. Food tasted great and service was good. I will definitely go back to this place.

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John P, Owner at Umai Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. We will continue to improve our service and food quality :) See you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303-4575 Uplands Dr. | Nanaimo North Town Centre, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-585-8900
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Description
Best sushi in Nanaimo.
Whether you are in need of quick sushi fix on the go or to dine under the everlasting cherry blossom, Umai Sushi got you covered.
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