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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

sushi was phenomenal, very fresh and perfectly put together. they were knowledge about Gluten Free options and gave good recommendations about the menu overall. only complaint was that they put all of our rolls onto one platter so everyone has to eat off the same...plate. I would suggest that you could request separate plates.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 7, 2020 via mobile

Our first visit to fernie to go fishing. A long day’s drive to get here and a remarkable Japanese restaurant next door made an easy decision for dinner. All the typical Japanese menu items but served with a little flair made it a special evening....We shall return to fernie later this year.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 28, 2020 via mobile

Incredible Friday night feast in the valley. Yama brings the heat and this night was no exception. So grateful to have awesome sushi in Fernie. Quality, price and service is amazing.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 20, 2020

We thought prices were high compared to our favorite sushi restaurants but we expect that in a tourist destination. I was extremely surprised to be asked for a gratuity when I picked up our food. I told her to add another $10 for them -...I would have done so anyways but I think it's rude to ask for it. After paying and leaving I discovered a pickup fee of $6.35. Holy smokes - I have to pay for the privilege of NOT using the restaurant facilities! Ok, so time to enjoy the $150 birthday dinner for 4 adults and two children. Or not... I can't believe they would put shredded white onion in a spicy tuna roll. And again in the Kazan roll, the lobster roll and the Fernie roll! The onion overpowered every other flavor. The $21.75 Dragon roll was thankfully unsullied but nothing to write home about. ALL of the rolls had so little actual seafood in them that we could barely taste it. The miso soup was good and the Ramen was ok, though a little boring said Stacey. I love sushi and have had many excellent meals and a few that were mediocre. But we won't be back here again!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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January 16, 2018|
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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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August 10, 2015|
Response from Sightsee595244 |
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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Yes, Yamagoya offers takeaway services.

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