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Shiro Japanese Restaurant

#277 of 2,830 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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3096 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
(604) 874-0027
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Victoria, Canada
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118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We popped in on a whim, having checked out a nearby cycle shop and needing to eat before heading to a concert. The restaurant was busy, orders were flying about in Japanese, and everyone there seemed to be relishing what they were eating. We sat at the bar to accommodate 5 of us. Sashimi was very fresh, the tuna melt... More 

Thank Helen R
Brantford, Canada
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105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Even though I dined at closing the staff was gracious and kind. Everything i ordered was superb. I just wish the portions were bigger. Highly recommended.

Thank CharlieHawk
Hong kong
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100 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

- typical setup, small with about 10 tables - we ordered assorted a sashimi - tasted fresh w/ 3geoduck 2of /octopus/ 4 pcs of salmon/surf clam 3 /4 pcs of tuna - special scallop roll - spider roll- soft shelled crab - gyoza- least of my favorite -shiro special roll - roll has a bit more than enough rice in... More 

Thank timtimmarley
Prince George, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

overtime we are in Vancouver, we make a point of eating at Shiro's. We have been dining here for over 20 years and the food and service are consistently excellent

1 Thank JanicePGBC
Toronto, Canada
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is a good place. It's run by Japanese, not Chinese pretending to be Japanese. It's not pretentious at all; you get decent and authentic food in humble yet comfortable surroundings, and you will be treated with genuine friendliness. If you want a Bazooka Kamikaze Volcano roll or a San Francisco Pittsburgh Rainbow roll, go somewhere else, point being that... More 

1 Thank Alex C
Rock Creek, Canada
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531 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Every dish they make has incredible flavor. Fresh crunchy veggies great meat dishes done right. Busy and family oriented. Lots of dishes to choose in from.

1 Thank Marie J
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

This is a great neighborhood restaurant with tasty sushi and cooked Japanese dishes for a reasonable price. Will definitely visit again.

1 Thank Gabriel S
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I love Shiro. I’ve eaten there dozens and dozens of times over the past, I think, ten-plus years. Unlike the Seattle one that is very upscale-ish (and more expensive), the Vancouver Shiro (no relation, I don’t think) is less so, and is located in a strip mall that includes a doggy daycare as a neighbour. Awesome items that have been... More 

Thank YVR-Renee
Oakville, Canada
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We left a popular Indian restaurant because their arrogant attitude and a 45 minute wait made it easy to look for another place to eat, Shiro was right across the street. What a good decision that was. The staff were very welcoming and the ambiance was inviting. They prepare the sushi at a bar in the middle of the restaurants... More 

1 Thank Barry M
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450 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Our annual Vancouver trip always contains a visit to Shiro's. It still serves excellent sushi and sashimi, comparable to restaurants around the world. The bento boxes are excellent. It does get busy, you can't make a reservation and there is limited parking. However it is well worth the wait and the tables turn around quickly.

Thank LondonFamily88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3096 Cambie St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighborhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: (604) 874-0027

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

Staying in Shaughnessy

Neighborhood Profile
Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails, and charming public parks make for an ideal location to spend and afternoon communing with nature. Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the city, featuring conservatories and an expansive Botanical Garden, taming and sculpting the wild into seasonal viewing areas and enchanting landscapes. Quiet, elegant Shaughnessy excels at providing the Three Gs: Gardens, Golfing, and Galleries.