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Disappointed in Wa's: My old favourite in Calgary

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Disappointed in Wa's: My old favourite in Calgary

Anomay | Mar 27, 2009 08:49 PM

Wa's used to be my favourite sushi restaurant in Calgary. Not anymore, not after tonight's meal.

We used to go to Wa's all the times. However, after a dismayed birthday meal last year (it took them over an hour to serve us food), we haven't been back since.

We decided to give them another try to see things have improved since the drop of quality after their renovation.

The 4 of us ordered the unagi rolls, 2 nagomi maki (their assorted rolls), and a temaki sushi cones combo.

The unagi rolls were the best of the bunch. I remember they used to be melt in your mouth good though. Maybe there was too much sauce this time?

The nagomi maki on the other hand were bad. I found a huge bone inside one of the spicy tuna rolls, and the preparation was sloppy. It seemed like the chef was trying to rush the orders out. I didn't understand why though, the restaurant was only half full at 6pm, even though all the tables were reserved.

The temaki cones didn't impress me either; the tuna one didn't taste fresh and seemed fishy ... the quality overall was less than stellar.

I used to love Wa's. I had some very fond memories of the restaurant - but with so many better Japanese restaurants in Calgary nowadays, we probably will never return.

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