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871 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
604.608.1677
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Ranked #22 of 2,822 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 2:45 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We are regulars here and are never disappointed and constantly surprised with new innovative dishes ... They are even able to accommodate celiac which can be difficult with Asian foods... A must if you visit Vancouver

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Montreal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food and the ambiance was perfect! Though it's a bit pricy, the quality of the food compensate for everything else! I wish I could go back to Vancouver just to eat at Kingyo again.... reservation required since it is pretty popular!

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My friends and I popped in after work on the spur of the moment and found dinner to be prompt, courteous and especially delicious! We shared a number of plates, including 2 salads, the tan-tan noodles, sushi and tempura. Everything we ordered was excellent. In addition, I loved the wood carving decor. Will be back!

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Most unique sushi experience ever. Everything was Excellent and full of flavor. Special guidance not to add soy sauce by the server to a dish was appreciated. The delicate flavor would have been lost. Next time I'm in Vancouver will visit again for sure.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very tasty interesting food with great service and atmosphere. We already decided to eat there and we're looking in the window when a local resident, we believe, said 'great restaurant' as she walked by. Her tone of voice sounded like she wished she would be there that night. We shared four dishes, of which, the sea urchin and duck in... More

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I wanted to try this place out because what piqued was that the menu says kobe beef, not kobe style beef or wagyu beef, you can't call it kobe unless it's from kobe..as far as I know Japan has ceased exporting kobe for awhile now, and even if you do find it it's very expensive. Of course when I asked... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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285 reviews 285 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
387 helpful votes 387 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Yet again went back to Kingyo for lunch. Though the 8th anniversary lunch special looked tempting (and the table next to me ordered it and it looked fantastic), I, once again, ordered the tonkatsu. It was outstanding. Reminded me on Tonkiki in Meguro. Perfectly cooked rosu katsu. Great rice, excellent miso shiro and loved the brown rice tea. The staff... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

in vancouver seems to be the largest japanese city outside japan as far as restaurants are concerned.but that one is special,furnished with some small tables a counter in front of kitchen and a large table where you sit with other guest. inexspensive food japanese or semi japanese but good and different.the staff there is unbelievable fast and it had been... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Even though my reservation was lost they still accommodated us. The restaurant had a cool looking communal table in the middle and the vibe was very hectic. The noise level was very high and the place moves at a fast pace with the very friendly waitstaff running between tables. The tapas portions were a very nice size and everything was... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If you're in the mood to try something different and fancy a culinary experience, visit Kingyo. You'll get delicious exotic dishes, singing waiters, and an informal but friendly atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Kingyo

Address: 871 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604.608.1677
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:45 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Japanese

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