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HoSu Bistro

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Queen Street and West Queen West
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean
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254 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416-848-9456
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good but not great

Needed to grab a bite between meetings, we decided to give HoSu a try. Service was quick and attentive. Menu isn't extensive but has all the basics that the average sushi fan would want. Having eaten a lot of sushi in Vancouver, I use that as my guideline for judging quality -- HoSu is good, but if... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I had a great meal at Hosu on a rainy May Sunday afternoon in Toronto. I was a little skeptical of the menu at first - one the left side are a bunch of Japanese dishes, and on the right, Korean entrees (I am always hesitant about these asian restaurants that serve more than one kind of Asian food). But... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Needed to grab a bite between meetings, we decided to give HoSu a try. Service was quick and attentive. Menu isn't extensive but has all the basics that the average sushi fan would want. Having eaten a lot of sushi in Vancouver, I use that as my guideline for judging quality -- HoSu is good, but if you're looking for... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I have been going to Hosu Bistro for the last ten years. It's not fancy, but it is always crowded. That's because the Sushi is fresh, their Korean dishes amazing, the prices are low and the staff is always friendly.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Found this place just walking back from a day of shopping. Doesn't look much from the outside but service and food is good. Great prices also. Fresh food. We had the udon noodle chicken soup dish and the beef bipbimbap and few side orders...grilled squid...sushi. Friendly staff aswell.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Service and food are always consistently good. Really enjoy stopping here for lunch and dinner or just take out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had a quick lunch with very friendly service. It is a great place for families with older children. Ordered sushi and bento boxes.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I keep going back the last three months in hopes that it will go back to the quality it was, however the quality is not improving. The sashimi just doesn't look fresh- it looks like it has been sitting for a while...the white fish is not quite "white" (it looks old) and the taste is not quite right. I have... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My main purpose in reviewing Ho Su Bistro is to recommend their house specialty, kam pong gi, a fabulously spicy, deep-fried chicken dish that's basically like General Tso's chicken on steroids. Everything else we sampled on our Wednesday-night visit was fairly run-of-the-mill, and I wasn't that impressed with the freshness of their salmon roe (ikura) sashimi. Ho Su Bistro is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I came here to Toronto to visit some friends and this place was suggested by a few that actually lived in Toronto. So I expected to be very satisfied with the quality here, but I wasn't. The sushi here was just, ok. Most of the fish I had didn't have a juicy taste, it almost was a bit dry. I... More 

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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My daughter took me to this place tonight before a play. Place was very busy. The food was very good and portions are large. I had the beef udon. Would be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 254 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Neighborhood: Queen Street and West Queen West
  • Phone Number: 416-848-9456

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Korean

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Queen Street and West Queen West
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