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Miku

70-200 Granville St | Corner of Canada Way and Howe St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2R6, Canada (Downtown)
604-568-3900
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Ranked #8 of 2,810 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $0 - $80
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Howe Street & Canada Place Way
Description: We specialize in Aburi, or flamed-seared sushi, which was developed nearly a century ago in Japan. The act of applying fire directly and lightly sear is known to enhance the natural flavors of the fish. Miku owner, Seigo Nakamura, innovated the Aburi concept by creating speciality sauces, using non-traditional Japanese ingredients, to complement the unique taste properties of each fish. Miku Restaurant is within walking distance from the Pan Pacific Hotel, Canada Place, Trade & Exhibition Centre, IMAX Theatre, Cruise Ship Terminals and Sea Bus. If shopping downtown, join us for lunch and re-energize. It's entrance is at the corner of Howe Street and Canada Place Way, overlooking the east cruiseship terminal at Canada Place. **Please note: We do not take reservations for the patio as it is a first come, first serve basis. We also only will hold reservations for an additional 15 minutes.
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Beautiful view overlooking the waterfront. The decor itself is nice as well with a patio-type outdoor seating. While I was there, they opened up all the panels so no matter where you were in the restaurant, it was kind of like you were outside with a gentle breeze coming off the water blowing in your hair. It's not an every... More

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Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Great food, unique items on menu, very very good service, wonderful cocktails and premium sakes, great location and views. A great night out for sushi in all metrics!

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I submitted a review of Miku a while back of their old location, but they have since moved to a new location with a terrace and big windows looking over the water and mountains. However, Miku still continues to be the best sushi restaurant I have ever eaten in. I also recommended it to about 4 or 5 others while... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Lovely restaurant, would recommend the Premium Aburi and Aburi Lobster Tail. Ask for a window table when you book for a view over the waterfront.

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Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Excellent and fresh sushi experience. Although it's a bit pricey, the sushi is unique and creative. Reservations are a must. We had the Aburi Salmon Sashimi, Sockeye Sashimi, Salmon Maki, Miku roll and Red Wave roll. All of it was delicious. Faaria, our server, was excellent and made sure my wife's egg allergy was addressed by the kitchen. Wonderful experience... More

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Calgary, Canada
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250 reviews 250 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Reservations using Opentable worked well. Requested a window seat at lunch and we were accommodated. Very busy restaurant, but nicely set up, outdoor seating with heaters, great view of the harbour. Service was very good, seats and tables comfortable. Menu was well explained and their speciality items worth a taste. Prices very reasonable. If you enjoy Japanese food done with... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We were staying at Fairmont Waterfront and Miku is just across the street from us. Fresh sushi and very relaxing atmosphere. Recommend to try the sake combo.

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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wanted to try "fresh, authentic" sushi and heard that this was the place to go. We enjoyed the lively atmosphere, the waterfront view, the excellent service, and the wonderful food. I felt it was appropriately priced and would be comfortable recommending to anyone.

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Dallas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Super swanky. Sophisticated. Stays true to the integrity of traditional Japanese food but injected with a modern twist. This place is awesome. I recommend getting a seat at the sushi bar so you can watch all the chefs make sushi. They love to use blow torches here and its interesting to watch. I would say be prepared to spend around... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We ate here after reading the reviews and couldn't have been happier. From the moment we walked in we were treated like special guests, yet still in a relaxed & comfortable way. From the friendly waitress who assisted us through the menu with great knowledge & passion, to the chefs who chatted to us as we watched closely over the... More

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