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Samurai Sushi House

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Japanese, Fast Food, Sushi
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5888 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 3A8, Canada
604-325-8597
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Best take-out sushi value

I have been a regular at Samurai for over 12 years and it remains the best take-out value for sushi in Vancouver. Tip # 1: phone ahead to order; otherwise, you will end up waiting in line - especially at meal hours - in a rather restricted space. Even a 20-minute lead makes a huge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

They serve you a lot of food and the prices are fair. It's cash only!! However the quality wasn't that great. I got chicken teriyaki don and spicy tuna roll I through half of it out. Not the greatest joint in the area. Although not a lot of options around.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great sushi at a very cheap price. We could not ask for a better local experience. Food was excellent.

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I have been a regular at Samurai for over 12 years and it remains the best take-out value for sushi in Vancouver. Tip # 1: phone ahead to order; otherwise, you will end up waiting in line - especially at meal hours - in a rather restricted space. Even a 20-minute lead makes a huge difference. Tip # 2: if... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

My favorite go to sushi takeout restaurant! Sure, the service leaves something to be desired but their sushi more than makes up for it. My husband and I always order the Maki Combo B....offers a little of everything and super huge portion size.

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North Vancouver BC Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Ordered take out 4 times recently. Huge portions and good. We ordered bento box dinners, sushi orders on the side, udon soup for my husband one time. Tempura was good, huge alaska rolls, was too full to finish. Picked up one order on a sunny Saturday afternoon off hours and the place was packed. Would highly recommend this place.

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Toronto/Ottawa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We kind of flipped our when we say the size of each piece of sashimi that this place serves (think: fillet!). We went for an early lunch and fish was incredibly fresh. We also ordered rolls, and they, too, were massive. And it's not just a ton of rice, as some other sushi places serve, it's massive pieces of fish,... More 

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Vancouver Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I live in the neighbourhood and go there often. Food is great, plentiful, and the price is better than almost anywhere. There is often a line-up of Japanese patrons outside, which should tell you a lot. The interior is small and crowded, which is PART of the reason for a line-up. I prefer to buy it there but bring it... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

The quality of sushi here is average to good at best. The service has much to be desired, but I generally just get something to go as there is no real sit-down space most of the time. Prices are decent and it's very close to oakridge skytrain.. Just beware, there is no Debit machine so bring cash!

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Bellingham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

This restaurant serves Sushi with a large roll of anger behind its cash register. I wanted to replace the Tuna Sashimi with Salmon, which is a small request. I have no problem paying extra for it; just give me what I want. The woman cashier frowned and angrily went into a well prepared speech (heavy Chines accent): "you can not... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The Samarai Sushi House is a little storefront along the restaurant rows of Davie St. It was recommended by a local and lived up to its reputation for massive fish portions and modest prices. Five visits in May 2012 were uniformly terrific. Best Chirashi I've had this side of the Toyko fish market - a sampling of many slabs of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5888 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 3A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604-325-8597

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Fast Food, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?