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Corner of Burrard Street and Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hot dogs with a lot of Japanese inspired toppings. It's a popular place and the consistently lined up vendor is proof of its goodness.

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Thank damiand10
Belgium
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time I ever tried a Japadog. A Japadog stands for Japanese hotdog and it pretty much looks like a regular hotdog got a Japanese make over. Those little stands are often on more busy crossroads, and usually occupied by only 1 or 2 employees. They have a menu hanging up where you can choose from. I... More 

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Thank Lily T
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Wow! Their signature Terimayo dog was meaty and filling. never thought I'd have a dog with teriyaki sauce, mayo and seaweed, but the combination worked really well

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Thank 654GregP654
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I really love the "Lovemeat" Japadog, with melted cheese and handful of meat! I wish they have these flavour in every store. Currently only Robson street one, and also the some food trucks has this flavour. I also really enjoy their shake shake fries. Reminds me the days when I was in Hong Kong. (McDonalds in Hong Kong have shake... More 

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Thank qin3800
Lorton, Virginia
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258 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Japadog provides a japanese influence on hot dogs. they offer a number of different types of meat for the hot dog and an equally varied number of toppings. Worth a stop.

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Thank kdbauder
Ashford, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We were walking past this stand and remembered that this was 'the thing to eat' in Vancouver. We asked the man serving for his recommendation and bought that. Interesting flavours and the meat seemed good quality for the price.

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Thank Eloisehannah
Vancouver, Canada
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295 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

I've heard so much about Japadog but never had an opportunity to try one until yesterday at the Kaleidoscope Festival in Coquitlam. I did my research reading the descriptions of all the "dogs" on the side of the truck. The Oroshi (Bratwurst, grated diakon radish and "special" soy sauce) was labelled the most authentic or original so I went with... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

You wanna try a fancy hot dog? Than find one of the trucks or go the one store they have a have a Japadog. It tased very special and I love the combination!! Never would have combined these ingredients and now I know better and I am so happy I do.

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Thank Genussspechti
Sylmar
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

The girls I was with during this trip had already outlined in their itinerary a stop at this hotdog stand. I did not miss the opportunity to go and got us the beef terimayo and garlic fries. At the first bite, a variety of flavors come into play. Along with the garlic fries, this will easily be one of my... More 

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Thank Susan L
Hong Kong
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I can't walk by these stalls without having one of my absolute favourites. These r one of a kind and their special sauce and seaweed topping is absolutely mouth watering ... Gulp!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast Food, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Burrard Street and Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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