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41 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z5, Canada
613-789-7559
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • 41
    Very good
  • 37
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  • 21
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  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pre-cooked burger patty ruined it for me!

We've been to this somewhat pretentious feeling restaurant a few times and always enjoyed the food; it's very creative and interesting and the staff were always willing to help work around my food sensitivities. It's a bit pricier than we normally would spend but we like to splurge here... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Wendy B
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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174 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We've been to this somewhat pretentious feeling restaurant a few times and always enjoyed the food; it's very creative and interesting and the staff were always willing to help work around my food sensitivities. It's a bit pricier than we normally would spend but we like to splurge here occasionally because the food is so good. Imagine by shock and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I was at Kinki's a couple of weeks ago and met a friend at the bar for a cocktail when finally after having a look at the menu, we decided to stay to eat. I was really happy we did. I hadn't been back to this restaurant in a long time and it was for no reason in particular. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Welcoming entrance upon arrival. Warm atmosphere allowed a comfortable experience. Menu suggestions superb. "Ring of Fire" maki rolls were quite the indulgence; flavorful, new and the perfect step away from classic sushi. Timeliness: impeccable. The menu information, along with the suitable pairings, gave the opportunity for specific indulgences. Our server was Elle who kindly guided us along a refreshing experience.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place was very good. We were there in the summer on the patio. The food and view was great. The server made great suggestions. Overall great experience.

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Toronto, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Sushi and tapas were simply delicious! Menu is quite eclectic, and there was something for everyone. Design is very simple but tasteful, and the service was great. Definitely will be back!

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The food was amazing and fresh butte portions were very small for the amount you pay. I left feeling in satisfied. But I'm a big eater so it may not be a fair review. The food was so good though. I hate rating it a 3 star experience. Bit I went on more than one occasion and every time it... More 

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Toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Just had lunch there. Surprised by some of the harsh reviews. I am a bit picky about sushi and I thought this place was great. Exceptionally fresh fish. Reasonably priced - not cheap but not expensive. The eel nigiri could have used more of a sear and less of sauce, but that's a minor complaint. I will go back for... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My friend and I decided to stop by here for dinner and realized soon afterwards that it was a mistake. The atmosphere was nice enough on the patio but it took us a long time to order because we were bombarded with a most confusing menu. It was quite an extensive menu but the way they were sectioned off were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stopped in for a quick lunch cause I had been craving sushi. I've been to this place in the past, but then because of some issues with the owner spending time in jail etc, I took a bit of a break. However, today figured id try again. As usual, the service is a tad slow but I was pleasantly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We walked by this restaurant looking for a place and decided to try it. Had I read the previous I would not have picked this location but that was a last minute decision. I must say that the sushi that we ordered were not bad. Not the best that we ever had but not the worst ever. I have some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-789-7559

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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