Tag Archives: japanese

Ebisu

Ebisu on Robson 827 Bute (upstairs), Vancouver BC 604.689.8266 Website Ebisu is a delicious disaster. I like Ebisu – the food and presentation are both fantastic and the service is fast and efficient. So what’s the problem? How come I’m … Continue reading

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Kosetsu

Kosetsu Japanese Restaurant 1635 Robson St, Vancouver BC (604) 602-0021 Overall Kosetsu is good. There’s nothing bad about it – I predict that it will soon flourish based on it’s price and location. But I probably won’t be back anytime … Continue reading

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Kingyo

871 Denman, Vancouver, BC (604) 608-1677 Website Kingyo is a darling Japanese Izakaya (tapas) restaurant on Denman. If I was rich enough I would go there everyday. But I’m not. So I’ve been there twice. The first time we went … Continue reading

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Towa Sushi

So good you’ll learn how to afford it. 2116 4th St SW – Calgary, AB 403.245.8585 Website Calgary does have awesome sushi; it just tends to cost an arm and a leg. There’s Sushi Club in Kensington, Miki Sushi bar on … Continue reading

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Tanpopo

Tanpopo – mediocre sushi, mediocre service, but a larger than average selection. Add: 1122 Denman (near Pendrell), Vancouver Tel: 604.681.7777 Mediocre sushi at affordable prices! What more could you want? The real point of going to Tanpopo seems to be … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Den

Lion’s Den Cafe “5 out of 5 stars!” –Nicky Lau 651 E 15th Ave, Vancouver (at Fraser and Kingsway) 604.808.2180 Website This extraordinarily friendly cafe is run by Ken and his wife. The easy-going couple will make you feel at home with … Continue reading

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Zakkushi

Charcoal Grill Diner Zakkushi  823 Denman (near Robson), Vancouver 604.685.1136 Website Delicious Japanese tapas. So, the real question is…why didn’t I go here sooner? Why did no one tell me about this place? It’s friendly, loud, and oh so freakin’ … Continue reading

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Miko Sushi

Miko Japanese Sushi Restaurant Address: 1335 Robson St, Vancouver Tel: 604.681.0339 Miko is more traditional than other Japanese restaurants in the area — a definite call out to Japan, and less of a holler to Japanese-Canadian. Echoes of tradition strike … Continue reading

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Sushiyama

Sushiyama Japanese restaurant   Address: 371 East Broadway (at Kingsway), Vancouver Tel: 604.872.0053 Get anything, it’ll be dee-licious! Sushiyama’s menu is six long pages of fresh eating goodness. The maki listing is longer that what you’d find at most places — … Continue reading

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Shima

Shima Sushi Address: 1088 Denman St, Vancouver (between Comox and Pendrell) Tel: 604.683.0218 Shima is most definitely the truck stop of sushi restaurants. That’s not exactly a bad thing. Everything there is really straightforward and affordable. Shima’s got no flash; which is … Continue reading

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