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Tojo's Restaurant

#216 of 2,848 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Shaughnessy
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
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1133 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G1, Canada
604-872-8050
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Montreal, Canada
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had dinner here last night with a large group of people and we were extremely well cared for. Furthermore, we had a chef's tasting menu that was delicious and demonstrated the true skill of this chef! I highly recommend this great restaurant!

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Thank e0910
Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed it here. It's pretty expensive though, so if you are traveling in budget, try somewhere else. If you are a foodie, you have to come here...

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Thank AkisTsik
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best Japanese I've ever experienced. Fast and carefully mastered service, great sushi. The sirloin is to die for. Good choice of sakes. Not cheap but well worth it.

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Thank FrancoAmsterdam
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place inside , great sushi bar but to be honest food is average , sitting at sushi bar is misleading as well , supposed to be 150 bucks for chefs picks , got bill and was charged 275 ! When I asked they said its 150 and up ! Sorry but was it the 3 pieces of prawn tempura... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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211 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely not the best Japanese restaurant I've been to. Portions are quite small for the price. The service was good & chatting to Tojo was nice. The Sablefish with Tojo's secret marinade is the standout dish for sure!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you can't make it to travel to Japan, please come here and have a authentic Japanese experience. From service to food this is truly revisiting Japan for my wife and me (actually we talked in dinner to go back to Japan!). In case you have been to Japan and miss it, come here and you will remember all your... More 

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Thank Abel A
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We booked Tojo's for our special meal in Vancouver. My kids are usually fine with Sushi, but it was very pure play delicous but the kids were not convinced meaning it was all a little stressful. The food was brilliant and the man himself was there, I couldn't fault the service just was extra expensive with kids there and as... More 

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Thank Liam M
New York
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

My boyfriend and I came here on a recommendation from a friend (it's about 15-25 minutes by train from downtown, depending on where you're coming from). We hear that Chef Tojo invented the California Roll, and it's gotten a lot of local culinary awards, so we wanted to try it. The sushi was good, but it wasn't outstanding, and the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to Tojo for years every time I travel to Vancouver from Sydney. We eat lots of Japanese in Australia, every day in fact, but there is no better. Authentic. Innovative. Friendly. I can find no fault.

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Thank Gary L
Winnipeg, Canada
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Yes. It's expensive. If your idea of Sushi is a bento box from your local grocery store for $9 you're probably going to be upset. If you like all you can eat sushi, you're going to be upset. If you think all California rolls are the same - you're going to be upset. If you are looking for something different,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighborhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: 604-872-8050

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Staying in Shaughnessy

Neighborhood Profile
Shaughnessy
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.