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Hiro Sushi

Downtown Toronto
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171 King St. E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416-304-0550
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Why had I stayed away for years?

Friends re-introduced me to lunch at Hiro which is admittedly pricier than your average non-Japanese sushi barn, but you get tons better sushi. I have not been for dinner in many years and still have not gone again, but been twice for lunch in as many weeks and thoroughly enjoyed it each time. "One... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Tony L
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Toronto
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markham
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I eat sushi and sashimi fairly often - and I make some dishes at home, too. What fascinates me about eating at Hiro's (this is only my second time, but each left an impression) is that the food does taste different from what you think Japanese restaurant food ought to taste like. It is softer, gentler, has more flavour. It... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Sit at the sushi bar, have omakase, and enjoy. We've been going to Hiro's for almost 20 years, and are never disappointed. The fish is fresh, and the flavours are always delicious. It's an experience and an evening of entertainment and tasty delights. Definitely recommend!

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Toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Hiro is really the only legitimate high quality sushi bar in downtown Toronto. Sit at the bar and order omakase. The bill will be high, however, the product is worth the cost. Most people in this thread have no idea what they are reviewing. Fresh sushi? Fresh does not equal good or best quality when it comes to sushi. Most... More 

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Toronto
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64 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Friends re-introduced me to lunch at Hiro which is admittedly pricier than your average non-Japanese sushi barn, but you get tons better sushi. I have not been for dinner in many years and still have not gone again, but been twice for lunch in as many weeks and thoroughly enjoyed it each time. "One and a half" off the lunch... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food at Hiro Sushi is very good with nice presentation, but the service is extremely slow and if you don't want to spend several hours having dinner then this isn't the place to go.

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Mississauga, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Arrived at 2.15 and left just after four. Thar's a lunchtime recommendation in itself! We had never lunched at Hiro before bur we were not disappointed. The creativity and flavors of the dinner menu are more than adequately represented at lunch. This is top quality Japanese food, a million miles from the "As-Much-As You-Can-Eat" varieties all over Toronto. Everything was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Honestly this may be the worst sushi place I've ever been to. Not that the sushi wasn't fresh. The service was slow. The sashimi was embarrassingly small I mean tiny pieces. The sushi was tiny and was average at best, but the price was not cheap. This place is just bad. I love sushi so much I'm heading to Origins... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Love this little unassuming place. The menu says to let them know if you don't like wasabi and I wasn't sure why until the sushi arrived. The wasabi is mixed into the sushi but is addictive once you've tried it. Not a great ambiance and a little pricey but great fresh sushi.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

hi ... as a treat, we took the kids to t.o. for some post-xmas shopping & dinner out. my wife raves about this place & she is right! it is the the freshest i have ever tasted. Try the SALMON TRIO. I read some negative reviews concerning pricing & longs waits. It was $350.00 for 4 people, but we left... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My boyfriend and I are big sushi fans, but this was truly awful. We had to flag down a waitress after waiting 20min to have our order taken. When we finally started eating our dinner, we were appalled to find an inedible amount of wasabi mixed into our "spicy tuna roll" - we can both take spice, but we couldn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 171 King St. E, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
  • Phone Number: 416-304-0550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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