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Tojo's Restaurant

#256 of 2,876 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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1133 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G1, Canada
+1 604-872-8050
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For the first time in a decade I returned to North Americas most acclaimed Japanese restaurant. I was a semi regular at their older smaller location and was curious if it still was turning out the same quality of food that had made Tojos famous with the famous . In a word yes , service food and surroundings were outstanding... More 

Thank Anonomoose13
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is interested in exacting the maximum amount of money from your pocket in exchange for the smallest average portions of sushi . Service was based on the theory of how many dishes can they bring st the same time to clutter the table so you can leave fast. The quality of the sushi on the limited menu was... More 

Thank Drooks1
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sushi (no rolls for us) tonight was great! We knew what we were ordering and were aware of the costs so we were ok with the bill. We flew to Vancouver to have good sushi and that is what we got! Yea

Thank richard g
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here several times (a few years ago) and loved it, but was extremely disappointed last night. We had the 5 course Omakase menu - it was mediocre at best. Some courses were terrible (very overcooked snapper, etc). There are a dozen better options for Japanese food in Vancouver - don't waste your money here. I felt they were... More 

Thank Jones506
San Francisco
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is my third visit over many years - going back to when Tojo's was in its previous upstairs location. It has consistently blown me away. On this visit, I ordered the five course Omakase menu (roughly translates to 'I put myself in your hands, chef'). Tojo-san still spends six nights a week behind the sushi counter. Every course was... More 

Thank Equities4me
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223 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We ate here 20 years ago and was happy to see that it was still around, however, they did change location. You don't have the wonderful views anymore. Chef Tojo was still there busy making sushi in the middle of the restaurant and would interact with diners at the sushi bar. We had the omakase and was not blown away... More 

Thank crazy_cat_sab
Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 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!

Thank e0910
Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

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...

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 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 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.

Thank FrancoAmsterdam
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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: +1 604-872-8050

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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.
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