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5688 Yew Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 3Y3, Canada
(604) 263-8068
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Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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It was our daughter' s b- day so decided she would like sushi, so went on a Saturday evening without reservations. The menu had a good selection of choices and found prices higher than a lot of Japanese restaurants. Recently came back from Tokyo in the summer so I found the smaller size sushi quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
pwong8548
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Vancouver, Canada
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  • Doing business
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Calgary
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104 reviews 104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

On a business trip in Vancouver, I decided to treat myself to a nice meal one evening. Shota is a Japanese restaurant in the popular Kerisdale neighbourhood in Vancouver. I made the assumption that a restaurant in this area would offer excellent Japanese fare. I was wrong. I had the prawn teriyaki main. It was completely ordinary and virtually tasteless.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

It was our daughter' s b- day so decided she would like sushi, so went on a Saturday evening without reservations. The menu had a good selection of choices and found prices higher than a lot of Japanese restaurants. Recently came back from Tokyo in the summer so I found the smaller size sushi quite authentic, although a few reviews... More 

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32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were in the area and asked if we could have an early reservation for eight people and a baby which was perfectly accommodated in a nice quit corner of the restaurant. We have been to Shota many times and the food is always excellent. The variety of the fish, the variety and innovative quality of the rolls, and the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Delicious high quality sushi. Great for a special occasion. They give you a complimentary Kerrisdale roll on your bday :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I usually go to asa sushi across the street but thought I would try a new sushi restaurant in Kerrisdale today Well the waitress was rude hardly smiled and took a long time to come When she did arrive with my order I was shocked I ordered a spider roll which was small six piece roll that was not authentic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My girlfriend took me to this great Japanese restaurant by her house in Kerrisdale. Loved it so much me and my husband have been going to Shota for years and taking our friends and family there. A great family owned business . Consistently excellent food, reasonable prices and great service. I am Japanese and make my own sushi and their... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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58 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My sister wanted to take me out for lunch and highly recommended Shota as a great place to eat and a great place for sushi. When we arrived she pointed to the many celebrity comments posted on the walls. Michael J Fox and others obviously had a much better experience than we did. Our server seemed quite nice as she... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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98 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My family and I have been coming regularly now five or six times a year for over a decade. They are consistently good and reliable. Although not a top flight gourmet place the quality has always been above average and they make an effort to introduce new items - although the menu for the most part has been unchanged for... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Big fan of Japanese food and especially sushi. This place is really bad. Sushi and noodles were horrible.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

As a vancouverite I come here whenever I'm craving a dish of great sushi. The rolls are outstanding and the sashimi fresh and great. Make sure to try their Tobiko fried rice, spicy tuna sashimi platter, and specialty rolls. Lunch prices are extremely reasonable, 13 bucks gets you a specialty roll meal. Excellent food, a go to for myself and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5688 Yew Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 3Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: (604) 263-8068

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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