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Japanese Bistro Hatzu

1175 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1N2, Canada
+1 604-559-7707
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tempura” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (9 reviews)
“truffle” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1175 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1N2, Canada
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We used a Groupon to check out this little restaurant, set in a sea of other restaurants on Davie Street. I really hope they succeed, but I am worried because we were the only clients in the hour that we spent there. The menu is...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I have tried Sushi Bella which is a decent sushi joint operated by the same owners so naturally I had to check out their latest establishment: Bistro Hatzu. We were a group of 4 and had the following: spicy chunky sashimi, ebi mayo, chicken karaage,...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Food was well prepared and well presented. Very tasty rolls. The kids loved the teriyaki chicken. I had the cutlets that you cook on the little burner that they brink to the table. My wife had the ‘lazy roll’. Food and service excellent! Served by...More

Thank rwong2018
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We went to this restaurant with another couple and we ordered appetizers to share. The garlic edamame was deep fried and salty, the eggplant with miso sauce was tasty, the chicken karrage was standard but the last appetizer, scallops were over-cooked. We like the Gyu...More

Thank benni82018
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

A couple of years ago I raved about this wonderful neighborhood gem in the West End. But I cannot do so anymore. They closed for a couple months to "work on their nenu" but when they reopened, it was no longer the Japanese menu we...More

Thank 682terryj
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner with a friend while I was visiting in Vancouver. The sushi was really yummy and fresh. The tempura was great too. It was pretty busy but we hardly had to wait for our food. The staff was super friendly and the...More

Thank Alia31
Reviewed September 28, 2017

What a find! We had no difficulty getting a table at 6:00 but when we left at 8:00 there was a line-up...on a Wednesday night. So word is getting out, this is more than a sushi bar. Every dish we had was unique and super...More

Thank Agneta D
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Lovely restaurant conveniently located on Davie near Bute. The atmosphere was pleasant, it's clean and most service staff are nice Korean people! However the food is really Japanese and we enjoyed delicious rolls, tempura and spicy tuna tataki. Nice selection of Sake, and overall a...More

1  Thank Martin L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Busy morning did not stop for lunch we were hungry so dropped in here around 1 Waitress was so welcoming. We always share dishes and did so here Ordered miso rainbow sushi gyoza and three others. The presentation was gorgeous and flavours delectable. Clean and...More

Thank Syl D
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Don't ever get these guys delivered to you. They're so tight on soy sauce that your dinner is ruined. I was a long time customer here and spent over $60 on sushi every time I had it delivered, to have only been given 3 packets...More

Thank Tom F
Davie Village
Davie Village is the vital LGBTQ heart of Vancouver.
It is the only like area in the world to have a
permanent four-way rainbow crosswalk, to symbolise the
city's solidarity with many of the businesses, ranging
from bars to bookstores, that keep the area vibrant.
By day, it is a people-watching stop, with fantastic
boutique cafes, but at night is when it really shines,
humming with neon lights and nightclub music inside
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 Davie St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1N2, Canada (Formerly Sushi Bella)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Davie Village
  • Neighborhood: Davie Village
  • Phone Number: +1 604-559-7707
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Bistro Hatzu is located in the West End, a vibrant neighbourhood in downtown Vancouver. At Hatzu, we provide Japanese-inspired cuisine covering a range of authentic to fusion dishes. In Japanese, the word hatsu means “first,” and we chose it for our name to symbolize the importance we place on first impressions. The moment you first walk into our friendly setting, your first sight of our beautifully crafted dishes, the first flavour to captivate your mouth; with all these firsts, we hope to create an inviting and memorable dining experience for you.
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