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Shinka Sushi Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great find! We were looking for a sushi place with great reviews and some innovative VEGAN options (instead of a simple cucumber or avocado roll), SO HAPPY we tried this place. The food was amazing! My husband is a true carnivore and he...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kudos to the chefs and our waiter Joel! The food and ambiance here were incredible! The chef Bee went above and beyond by creating some amazing specialty dishes for us. We found this place based on reviews we read on TripAdvisor. When we walked into...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sabryna51
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the way back from checking out the butterflies at the Cdn Museum of Nature, I dropped in at Shinka Sushi for a quick lunch and am glad that I did! The miso soup was hot and tasty, the green tea ditto, and the Shrimp...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rudysterr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner at Shinka after recommendations from friends and the food exceeded our expectations! Every dish was incredible. We eat sushi quite often and can say that this was the best sushi experience we've had in Ottawa. Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank montana1994
Reviewed December 14, 2018

The best sushi I have had in Ottawa. Great service for quick lunches. Fresh. Delicious. Attractive. A no-brainer.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We had a very delightful meal at Shinka Sushi. You could tell that the ingredients were fresh and of good quality. We really enjoyed all the sushi we tried. i found them to be very authentic and not smothered with sauces that overwhelm the taste,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BuLoOoSki
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little place with quality sushi and attentive service. The options are unique and they’re very well presented. This will probably be my go to sushi spot.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ottaniketj
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Checked around on the Internet and found this place. Made reservations online which did not seem to go through properly, although it did not matter as when we arrived, there were plenty of tables available. The place is not very big and did fill fast...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank leaffan1
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Hi all My wife and I wanted a Japanese food on a date night. I found this place on the internet and it seemed okay so I booked it. We arrived to a very small location, 3 tables deep, 3 tables across and not very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dmcgillis2006
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Had a great experience at this little spot on Laurier Ave in Ottawa. Excellent sushi, Great service. Nice vibe here too. I have eaten sushi in some of the top spots in other cities like L.A., NYC and Toronto and this place ranks up there...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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