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871 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L9, Canada
+1 604-608-1677
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kobe beef” (62 reviews)
“sashimi” (58 reviews)
“cod” (30 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
871 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taken here by friends for a 'last meal' before heading out, the place had a great atmosphere and was buzzing from the moment we walked in to the time we left. Food was great, did have help picking from all around with suggestions from staff...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend after hearing many people raving about this place. We had a few signature dishes and the food was good, however the service was sloppy and not very attentive. In Japan there's an hospitality term called:'omotenashi', -aka- anticipating the guests' needs....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Filipe747
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Excellent and for me unusual food combined with very attentive service made this an unforgettable outing! Certainly worth the almost two hours we had to wait for a table on a peak Saturday night. The 12th anniversary specials, incl. drinks were excellent, from the sashimi...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank japoti
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It never ceases to amaze me how good the Japanese food and seafood on the west coast can be. Out concierge recommended this place and my husband and I were blown away. Our server was very attentive and took time to explain the specials and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TravelBugDiva
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We came on a Saturday during their last open hour before midnight for a little bite. Not many Japanese places open so late. We ordered the negitori sushi, tofu and the ramen. All excellent. There were several customers still coming in. The service was very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Where_to_travel_next
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had a great dinner of green salad with avocado and a subtle dressing over very fresh greens, Kobe beef cooked over hot stones individually, and then, best of all, green tea brule, topped with baby blueberries and raspberry, plum (?) sauce, and whipped cream....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marysW7053QP
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Excellent Japanese food in the this quaint little restaurant on Denman. It is busy, so make reservations. Lots of interesting dishes and always fresh. Great find for tourists who want to do something a little out of the way and different.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank B0b125
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

we mistakenly booked a table at this restaurant thinking it was another place recommended by a friend. But service was very friendly and quite efficient, food was fresh and good value, overall it was a good surprise and provided a good family time. Perfect for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eric758521
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Kingyo was delicious!!! Only problem is they are extremely busy especially on weekends.Be prepared to wait so i suggest you make reservation well in advance.I found out the hard way on a Saturday night so opted for take out.Pretty much everything on the menu is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Travaholic99
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It's no wonder this is rated so highly. This Japanese restaurant serves fabulously fresh and interesting dishes at reasonable prices. If you are in Vancouver this is well worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen C
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11 June 2018|
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Response from josemapis | Reviewed this property |
Is not a big place. I did’t see highchairs but a stroller can Fit.
Tina L
2 September 2017|
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Response from 273ricai | Property representative |
We take reservations for the bento boxes as well. So the best way to get those, give us a call as soon as possible. Otherwise you might need to be here 11:15 or even earlier but we cannot guarantee that if you could get... More
Esteban M
16 May 2017|
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Response from Ivicenzo | Reviewed this property |
1 or 2 people you can walk in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 871 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Outline
  • Neighbourhood: Outline
  • Phone Number: +1 604-608-1677
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