Genki Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant

4.9
365 Reviews
$31 to $50
Sushi
We look forward to welcoming you into our warm environment, with food so good you will swear you just stepped off of the train in Tokyo.
If you are reading this description, please take note that we will only hold your reservation for 15 minutes. After that, you forfeit your reservation. Our apologies for this, we can not hold tables past 15 minutes as this does not help with our other wait times. Thank you for your participation and understanding in this.
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best sushi in Wilmington. Amazing every time.

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SkylerD
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been coming to Genki for two years now, it’s always our choice for date night. Amazing quality food, the service is always wonderful, the owners are absolutely fantastic. They’ve kept it as authentically Japanese as is possible here in the states, and from being stationed overseas for three years it’s my favorite comfort place to go for a reminder of the incredible place I lived in Okinawa. They’re absolutely killing it here, highly recommend you visit!

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vipPedro
Wilmington
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as usual!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My go-to for Sushi whenever I’m visiting Wilmington. Great vibe. Excellent sushi.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

In 20+ years, I’ve never had a bad experience here

OT
OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Without a doubt, best sushi in Wilmington!. Dinner by reservation only...plan ahead?

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The service was good but it took a little longer than I would have expected. The staff did take care of us along the way.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience as always! Food is spectacular!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place never disappoints. Since I’ve moved here, I’ve been a few times. It is worth the wait for the amazing food and the fact that you can only eat there for dinner with a reservation.

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HiroyukiK
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, great food and experience. We look forward to visiting this restaurant every year.

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DaMan
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food great service 8 people working this small establishment. very friendly, oh did i mention the sushi was phenomenal! tight wraps quality fillings.

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vipPedro
Wilmington
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good authentic sushi and excellent service. Have been going for years without any negative experience 👍

SG
SuzyG
Wilmington
4 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So impressed every time we visit

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JenI
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great experience! Delicious food and outstanding service. Had a great birthday at Genki!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service - seriously best sushi in town! Will definitely be back!

KB
KaytieB
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Genki! The food is always amazing and fresh. The staff is always spot on and takes care of you like family. You can’t go wrong with anything on their menu. Best authentic sushi in town

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vipHilda
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent first time at Genko Sushi!

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LauraB
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

They just need more powerful AC. Everything else was excellent

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service !

OT
OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best sushi in town. Most authentic!. You MUST have a reservation

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Shawnna
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Genki is exceptional. While the wait was long, it was definitely worth it for the quality of the sushi we received—my advice: eat a small snack beforehand or order an appetizer (it came out much faster than the sushi). Our waitress was attentive and personable. I only wish we lived in the area so we could visit again soon!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and excellent service

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Genki is always a great choice for sushi. It’s the best in town!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Genki! We eat here once or twice a month. Staff is always friendly and quick as possible, the food is phenomenal! Remeber to be kind to the staff they are doing all they can with limited people and, make your reservation the place is always busy!

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TriciaO
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service. Nice selection of Sake. Knowledgeable and personable wait staff. Best Wagu sushi.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best sushi in the area. The staff is great and the food is always well done. The ownership clearly prides itself on being excellent and it shows.

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Keith
San Diego
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Absolutely fantastic food. Best sushi we have eaten in North Carolina.

KG
KeithG
Tallahassee
8 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food!!!

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vipBadseatingcomforty
Wilmington
13 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So I’m being pretty nice here given COVID and it’s impact on restaurants right now. It took over an hour to get dinner due to staffing issues. Having said that, they were up front about the problem. The time went by fast - actually worked out well for me with my date to talk longer than normal. The food was really good. Thanks for being honest and providing a good experience.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are new to town and wanted to find a good sushi restaurant. After reviewing the listing we selected this one based on its reviews.
We were not disappointed at all. Note: do make reservations as they fill fast.
The service was friendly, attentive, and informative. The sushi was delectable!
We will no doubt return.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After having lived for four years in Japan I can tell you, this place is authentic, right down to the staff welcoming you with a cheery sumimasen! Go for the vibe, enjoy it for the food, go back for the staff and service they provide.

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vipHank
Wilmington
131 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

A professional staff with great food and a packed house. Free parking and easy to get to a great local sushi restaurant
Make sure you order some cooked food in addition to fish. Enjoy nice dinner.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Sushi!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great family atmosphere and the food is amazing! If you’re into spicy definitely try the Fire In The Hole roll. One of the best rolls I’ve ever had!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Best sushi I ever had

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall2food5service3ambience2

Food was great but took a long time to get

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vipericlnc
San Diego
40 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always. Staff appears happy to be there and it shows in their care of the customers.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We Love Genki! The owners are wonderful people and truly care about their restaurant, staff and customers.

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BRinILM
Wilmington
3 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Danny and his staff run the best sushi restaurant in Wilmington - and one of the best I've ever experienced anywhere. Hospitality abounds and the food is superb!

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CourtneyD
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything we ordered off the menu was fantastic. Accurate descriptions on the menu and staff was helpful to answer questions. Flavors were delicious with a variety of sauces and textures. We enjoyed every single bite. We can’t wait to go back and try new items.

FAQs

Genki Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 365 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.