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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only average. Please add more fish to your rolls. They all toast the same. Simple as that. Each roll needs to be unique and stand out based on its ingredients. The lack of competition is why you are #1 in Fernie. Therefore - I suggest...a meal of a variety of foods, and not an assortment of rolls.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed March 18, 2022 via mobile

Sushi are just great, large selection, obviously fresh made on demand, there are 2 private rooms, patio and a sushi bar. Staff is courteous, spoke with a guy from Aylmer Qc. He prepared us ‘deep fried beef sushi’ OMG! Will go back, Reserve !

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed September 3, 2021

My daughter wanted to eat sushi. She loved it. I had tempura dish and a chicken dish. Service was great.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

This place is absolutely overrated. We went there because of the high ratings. It's so disappointed that the food wasn't done properly or in Japanese way. Tempura was really big, good to fill up one's stomach, but not authentic. The broccoli and yam was huge...that the broccoli was boiled before it was deep fried. Taste terrible. Shrimp was full of baking soda flavour. Batter wasn't cruncy but soggy. The sushi rolls were all good size to fill up the stomach but the rice was really tough. Not sure what went wrong. Suspect it wasn't sushi rice, and vinegar and sugar wasn't added. Fish was okay. Soft Shell Crab Karaage was overly deep fried. The sauce was overly sour. Beef Tataki was ok, but not in thin slices. Gyoza was ok. Customer service was good but it doesn't offset the food quality.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 3, 2021

I judge sushi-ya by their chirashi don. It can be a relatively simple dish, but that means there's no hiding the quality of your sashimi or rice. The chirashi at Yamagoya is very good, even exceptional. The sashimi on top is nicely varied, abundant and...beautifully presented. The rice has always been perfect, never sticky, watery or hard, with modest vinegar and sugar. The other sushi and sashimi offerings at Yamagoya are just as good (although I eat the chirashi most visits) I've been lucky to eat a number of sushi restaurants in various places and Yamagoya definitely holds its own among my favourites.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Highly recommend. Best atmosphere accentuated by the best service. Food was so fresh. It was like we were on the coast and the food was freshly caught. Wouldn’t have changed a thing. So grateful for this amazing evening.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed March 24, 2021

Went with some friends for dinner and we were not disappointed with the meal. Service was great and the food was awesome. Definitely will eat here again.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed December 16, 2020 via mobile

We had takeout for 5 and everyone loved it!! The quality and presentation was as good as the best sushi places in the big cities! Very impressed!!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here based on TA reviews. It currently has take out & dine in options during Covid & people were lined up to get in by 4:45 pm. Staff was good but the sushi overall was average at best. Undercooked yam tempura and the sashimi...on the dragon roll tasted a bit old/fishy.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

We had a great sushi experience here. The sashimi carpaccio is to die for. I liked it so much, I had to order another serving. I also tried some of their more interesting choices, the curry roll and the Fernie steak and chi roll. Both...very good but next time, all I’m going to order is the sashimi carpaccio! :-)More

Date of visit: August 2020
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August 2, 2017|
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Response from honest_foodie_travel | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they take reservations as it's pretty informal
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Nancy B
August 10, 2015|
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They don't take reservations. Either get there for opening at 5:00 or second seating which runs around 6:30 which is what we usually do
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yamagoya

Yes, Yamagoya offers takeaway services.

Yamagoya is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5