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Japadog

#310 of 2,781 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Japanese, Hot Dogs
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530 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5J3, Canada
604-569-1158
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just for something different

Not your upscale dining, nor your two can dine for $10.99 but if you want something different you should try Japadog. Been there before with lineups mostly the younger set. Saw their shrimp dog ad and wanted to give it a try but they were sold out. Wife went for the "love meat" I had the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
ShamrockRoseThistle
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Vancouver, Canada
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English first
Derby, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

liked the multicultural ambiance and good food, close to L'Hermitage hotel. Friendly people and funny too.

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Not your upscale dining, nor your two can dine for $10.99 but if you want something different you should try Japadog. Been there before with lineups mostly the younger set. Saw their shrimp dog ad and wanted to give it a try but they were sold out. Wife went for the "love meat" I had the "Tonkatsu" which was a... More 

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Montreal, QC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Visiting Vancouver and looking for a place to grab a bite for dinner -- nothing fancy, nothing too expensive, not food-court style, but something DELICIOUS.. That's what Japadog delivered!!!!! Coming from Montreal with lots of options for cheap eats, I was sooo surprised and delighted with my experience here. Soooo yummy !!! There was a 20- 30 min. line up... More 

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Markham
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

small place, line ups are out the door only because the place is so small. Delicious hotdogs and awesome fries. Friendly service

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Ashburn, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A novelty no-doubt, but you have to try it. Something about waiting in a long line to be served by cute, efficient Japanese girls who have little comprehension of English, and wolfing down your

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Durham, NC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This place is exactly what you would expect: Japanese flavors + hotdogs. But they take it a step further with high-quality dogs. Definitely worth a try!

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Melbourne
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We walked past Japadog a few times, around a long queue each time and thought, 'there must be something good about this place' - and there was. A little nervous in the queue that we'd order the right hot dog - but I don't think it matters, they all look good, taste different, are low cost, quick and enjoyable.

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Guelph
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Every time I'm in Vancouver, I hit up JapaDog and try something new. The concept is awesome and everyone should be able to find one that works for them! Note that each location has a limited option, none seem to have everything on the menu.

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Winnipeg, Canada
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My friend and I ate here for dinner one night and had a great time. It's a little space on Robson but the food was very good and a nice change from a sit-down chain restaurant. The fries were especially delicious!

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Edmonton, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

These really are some of the best hot dogs you will ever have. The restaurant itself is small and cramped so prepare for a wait and if it's a nice day get them to go to eat outside. I always order the Kurobuta Terimayo which is their signature dog. Comes with seaweed flakes, caramelized onions and the hot dog itself... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 530 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604-569-1158

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Hot Dogs
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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