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Koto Japanese Restaurant

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80 10th Ave, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4E3, Canada
250.286.1422
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very tasty and excellent service

Sushi was very delicious, a little more pricey than other sushi places I have been to, but I don't mind as long as food is good. I do prefer rolls which I thought this restaurant lacked in, but the few we had were excellent, very fresh and presentation was beautiful. Atmosphere was very clean and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
Carla B
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Campbell River, Canada
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My dad and I enjoyed the unagi, toro, and uni sushi which tasted fresh and clean. The tempura and chicken teriyaki were perfectly cooked and presented. We especially enjoyed the quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

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Thank Mark T
Campbell River, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious and fresh sushi and Japanese cuisine , simple relaxing and clean atmosphere and very friendly staff . I have been dining at kotos for years and I have tried other sushi places in town I always come back to kotos the sunomono is to die for

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Thank Desiree P
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Sushi was very delicious, a little more pricey than other sushi places I have been to, but I don't mind as long as food is good. I do prefer rolls which I thought this restaurant lacked in, but the few we had were excellent, very fresh and presentation was beautiful. Atmosphere was very clean and quiet. Food took a long... More 

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Thank Carla B
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I have been to this family owned restaurant many times. The sushi was excellent. It can be a bit slow when busy. Other than that, everything was excellent.

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Thank Linda L
Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Food are average, we had 2 set lunch with rice and noodle. A bit salty, and seems that there is MSG in the food. Service is good, staff are polite, yet the shop is too dark , maybe they wanna deco it with ancient Japanese style, the paper lamps on the ceiling block most of the light. The atmosphere is... More 

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Thank linlai530
Geneva
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We asked for a japanese-style separate booth, and selected sushi, sashimi and tempura. Everything was absolutely fresh, and the presentation first class - as in Tokyo where we have lived. Whilst not cheap, the quality and style were exceptional, and this was one of our best meals on Victoria Island !!

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Thank RocketmanGeneva
Poynton, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We arrived late only ten minutes before last orders, our food was served very quickly but to a very high standard

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Thank Stephen M
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Good food. Slow service. Fun booths. Miss Tony. It is good but a little on the expensive side. Nice quiet location and nice for couples. The menu hasn't changed much over the years from when it was the only sushi place in town.

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Thank P E
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food it is excellent and the atmosphere is great -- Japanese with some concessions to the West Coast B.C. location. The serviceare friendly, although not very speedy. But the downside are the prices -- way too high for what is offered. There are other Japanese restaurants in Campbell River that may lack the atmosphere of Koto, but they offer... More 

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Thank Ron R
Campbell River, Canada
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This restaurant has been in Campbell River a long time. They have great food and service. I find them a little slow on weekends, only because their really busy.I also find it expensive . This is my 3rd favourite place to eat sushi ( 1st-Takao's Kitchen 2nd -Wasabiya Japanese )

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Thank Alissa2014

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 10th Ave, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: 250.286.1422

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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