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Otokomae at Kitanoya Guu

375 Water Street #105, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6, Canada (Downtown)
6046858682
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Ranked #315 of 2,873 Restaurants in Vancouver
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese, Tapas
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Francisco, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was my second visit to this Izakaya in Gastown. It has a fun vibe but isn't overly noisy as some Izakayas can be. It's great place to eat alone at the bar, or with a group at a table. If you're looking for sushi DO NOT go here! You'll find sashimi but NO rolls!! You can order off the... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Really unique place, worth a visit. The service was excellent, there is a wide selection of food to choose from and the atmosphere gave off a really good vibe.

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Maybe it's because it's located in Gastown or perhaps it's the bigger space relative to the other Guu, but this location is definitely my favourite - both for the food and the ambiance. I had a party here before and they accommodated our group of 10. I think it's best when you have a big group (just plan and make... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Guu is the only Japanese Izakaya style restaurant that I go to in Vancouver. The prices are good, but you just can't beat the flavours. Dishes that I recommend are the Kimchi Bibimbap, Tuna Tataki, and Maguro with 5 Color sauce. Without a reservation and not going right when it opens you will always have a wait because the place... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Guu is like a Japanese tapas bar--and these sort of bars with small dishes are popular in Japan--but unfortunately pretty rare in Canada and the States. So, with a desire for Takoyaki and other wonderful bar foods, we went to Guu--near Canada Place. The food was mostly terrific (a couple dishes were only good) and the bill was quite a... More 

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usa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We walked in without reservations and were told it would be a 30 minute wait for a table which was fine with us. After about 30 minutes we were seated at the bar and thought about leaving since it's not what we had been expecting, but decided to give the place a try anyway since the food looked so good... More 

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santa monica, ca
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Everything was delicious...squid, eel bibimbap, edamame, scallops, all of it. There were so many dishes I wanted to try, but unfortunately I have only one stomach. Great beers, too - the Blanche de Chambly is one of my favorites. Yes, it can get loud. Yes, sometimes the service gets a little scattered because the place can be hectic. Yes, it's... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My third visit to Guu, always enjoyable evening, the food is great with fairly ingenious combinations. The idea is cheap fast Japanese tapas and there are always different choices with the daily special menu always seems to have something interesting and new. Tried the fried brie and mango which was awesome. Main problem is I end up too full before... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I came here with a few others around 5:30 on a weeknight so there were still plenty of seats available. I like that the layout is a lot more roomy than the other 2 Guus I've been to (Guu with Garlic and Guu Izakaya in Toronto). We probably ordered about 8 dishes between the 4 of us and most of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Having seen excellent reviews for this restaurant, I had high hopes when my sister and I found ourselves in Gastown for dinner. The place was packed when we got in, which was promising, and we were seated at the bar. The noise of the place was pretty overwhelming and the yelling of the wait staff added to it, but most... More 

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Additional Information about Otokomae at Kitanoya Guu

Address: 375 Water Street #105, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6, Canada
Phone Number: 6046858682
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese, Tapas

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