We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Commercial Drive
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
+1 604-255-5550
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 139: English reviews
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
Level Contributor
54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So amazing!! We had a bit of a wait to get a table, but well worth! Salmon Oshiro, spicy tuna, mamenoki roll, and for desert homemade matcha ice cream; deep fried with white chocolate & caramel sauce! We will be back and often!!

Helpful?
1 Thank Viva V
St. John's, Canada
Level Contributor
47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Bustling restaurant on Commercial drive...it was busy but we got lucky and got a table for 4 quickly. Food was absolutely great. Classics (nigiri and sashimi) were excellent. House and special rolls were creative. Everything was amazing and excellent. Had some things that you do not see on every sushi menu such as oshi sushi. Tried the special "Smoke infused... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank yyt_world_traveller
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 30, 2017

My friend took me here for my birthday and I was so impressed with the food. Ever bite is just full of flavors, I hardly used soy sauce on my sushi!!! It was such a delightful dinner. The prices are also very reasonable. Cannot wait to come back!

Helpful?
1 Thank Anne S
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Yum! Service was fast and very polite. Food was great. Tried about six different dishes and all hit the mark on flavour and Presentation. Pricey yet honestly worth it!!

Helpful?
1 Thank Jetstt
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

This very small restaurant serves delicious sushi and Japanese dishes. The premises are quite crowded with small tables. The service is very good and the food excellent, with a very wide choice if dishes that are beautifully presented. The prices are expensive compared to other restaurants locally but I think the quality, service, choice and decor make them justifiable. You... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank KRandNR
Calgary
Level Contributor
117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

In a city with almost 1,000 sushi restaurants, you have to be special to stand out from the crowd. Kishimoto does this consistently. Even though we live in Calgary, we dine at Kishimoto about 4 times a year. This place always provides excellent quality and service. Yes, it is a small place where you need to wait for a table.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Bob S
Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Level Contributor
62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

That was an unexpectedly wonderful place. The restaurant is simple, but the food is incredible. All the details really surprised me and the price was reasonable.

Helpful?
1 Thank Luiza M
Level Contributor
32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017

We went with a group of 8 including my young children. They do not take reservations so they advised we show up early and all together. We did. This is hilarious. So at 5 minutes before opening, we drove by to find parking. It was dark and no one around. We park and stroll to the restaurant, seeing that it... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Yummo C
London
Level Contributor
30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Love this new finding, had to wait in line prior to restaurant being open but was worth the wait. Pricier side but service was impeccable and food was lovely. Will return again.

Helpful?
1 Thank BradMcan
Coquitlam, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

So, went on to search for the best sushi of Vancouver and this place came up in the top 10 of the search results and decide to give it a try. With much of the reviews mentioned no reservations allowed and need to be early as some needed to wait for 30-45 mins despite of arriving 5 mins before restaurant... More 

Helpful?
Thank λŃÐƦE c

Travelers who viewed Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen also viewed

Vancouver, British Columbia
 
Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
 

Been to Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighborhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-255-5550

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Commercial Drive

Neighborhood Profile
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy counter-culture. Straddling the line between sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups, and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit of self-aware graffiti, Commercial Drive has resisted gentrification in favor of continuing to build a thriving den of affordable multiculturalism. Once known as Vancouver's "Little Italy," it has also been the immigration point for Guatemalans, Hondurans, and Portuguese to the city. The resulting hodgepodge makes for poetry readings in espresso cafes, social debates in early-open bakeries, and eco-activism posters pinned up in the many multi-ethnic markets in the area. Commercial Drive is where you go to feel like a local, and if you have them, bring the kids – The Drive has a number of bookshops, toy stores, and attractions to get them involved too.
Explore this neighborhood