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Wasabi Chi

Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-1840
+1 515-528-8246
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sushi” (47 reviews)
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
“red curry” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-1840
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of favorites in Des Moines...but the last few times have been below par! The sushi rolls are lacking...the sauces aren't as good...and the entrees were eh. I thought maybe we hit it on a bad night..so we went back...still eh....More

Thank e_swanson86
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fast, friendly service and excellent food. I've eaten here many times and really need to bring my professional camera with tripod to do the beautiful and delicious food justice. This trip, I had sushi and sashimi. Other trips, I've had the Bento Box. Would love...More

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant after it was recommended to me for a date night place with my husband. We sat on the bar side and quite liked it. It was nice & quaint. The other side sits more people and seemed busier. (Walked through to use...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My sons and I visited Wasabi Chi the other night for dinner because they remembered liking a dinner there a year or so ago. We left disappointed. I enjoyed my miso soup, edamame and few pieces of sushi, however, the three meals we ordered and...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Met two other people here for a business lunch. Waitress was attentive and helpful. Very good selection on menu, with gluten free items marked. The red curry chicken was very good - enough spice to cause appreciation for water. Would like to go back for...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a quaint lil place but is amazing when it comes to service, smiles, and amazingly good food with Supreme artists making your food. Our server Holly was amazing and helped us order foods we weren't accustomed to. It wasn't just a meal...More

Thank HonestJJReviews
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I had dinner at Wasabi Chi tonight. They got enough parking lots and a lot of staff to manage the peak hours without problem. The service is good, very fast. The tuna and the scrimp I had were very fresh. The Thai food they serve...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I ordered a Philadelphia roll, tuna and avocado roll, miso soup and pork dumplings. The miso soup was wonderful. small cubes of tofu, some very nice seaweed leaves and a great broth served nice and hot, perfect for a cold March day. Both rolls were...More

Thank André K
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

When you think Des Moines Iowa, top notch sushi restaurants are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, Wasabi Chi could hold their own against most sushi restaurants in the U.S. I travel for work and sushi is a favorite. Fresh food,...More

Thank H341CAkevins
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Sushi probably isn't the first type of food that comes to mind when you think of Des Moines Iowa but that could change after a visit to Wasabi Chi. I was in town for business and didnt want to eat a heavy meal before driving...More

Thank Musicman1434
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-528-8246
Newly opened. Just reviewed today in The Des Moines Register Newspaper. Great value, service and sushi as well as various Asian dishes.
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