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Japango

122 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1P5, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
(416) 599-5557
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Ranked #173 of 6,589 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $17
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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English first
Montreal
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

So good fresh and tasty! Quick service too! Keep it under wraps before the magic is lost ... Highly recoed if you like real sushi!

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I found this small ~20 seat restaurant at 122 Elizabeth Street just south of Dundas Street when looking for a place for lunch. I looked in at 11:45am and noticed that more than half of the 20 or so seats were reserved (on a Tuesday for lunch!) and a number of people were standing by to pick up their take-out... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I've been to this restaurant a few times now but haven't written a review for it. It is one of the best Japanese restaurants in the city. Fish are fresh and tasty. This place is called a noodle house, but I have yet tried the noodles. I usually order the Omakase or Moriawase there and let the chef surprise me... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Recommended by friends of friends who work in Toronto. Your food is prepared within metres of you in this tiny but perfect sushi restaurant. This is the place to try every imaginable type of Sushi. Having been once, I returned on 4 separate occasions during the trip. Particularly recommend the bento boxes for value. We walked in as opposed to... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I really recommend this restaurant, for its fresh sashimi, the japango special roll, the tea, and the service! Especially the "japango special roll", amazing! On top of the roll, there's raw scallop. Underneath it's raw salmon. They're half cooked by the "flame gun"(?). When you eat the whole piece in one bite, the scallop and salmon all melt in your... More

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The restaurant is tiny (~20 covers), but will accept reservations in advance. The sushi is delicious, you can watch the chefs preparing it all at the open bar. Prices very reasonable for the quality of the food.

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İstanbul
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

My meal at Japango was the best sushi experience I have ever had... The service was polite and professional. Definitely would recommend this to anyone looking for quality sushi

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toronto
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104 reviews 104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Iate at this restaurant a few times but i dont find it more special than the japanese restaurant next door but the price is more expensive! The atmosphere is cosy and quiet. But not really worth the money though....

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Kansas City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

The sashimi was super fresh and tasty. This tiny little place was such a welcome and fun vibe after a long day in the office. I hope my office sends me to Toronto again soon just so I can come back;)

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Service was fast and professional. It is a very small place, about 25 seats, a conservative menu of sushis. Miso soup was overly salted. Young asian students crowd, which brought life to the restaurant. An ok choice, nothing more or less.

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