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Kibune Sushi Restaurant

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Kitsilano
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1508 Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-731-4482
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BC, Canada
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275 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I believe this is the oldest restaurant in the immediate area that has not changed names in the last 25 years at least. We pop in every once in a while and always find it good but not great. The selection is average, quality of ingredients is good, but we never walk out saying "Wow, fantastic". Not to be avoided... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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126 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite japanese restaurant in Vancouver. The food is very authentic and they have japanese chef. The price is reasonable. It is right across Kitsilano beach. Parking is hard to find.

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Thank Willy Y
White Rock, Canada
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226 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of our favourite Japanese Sushi in the Vancouver area. We have been coming here for years, and NEVER been disapointed. I suggest that you make reservations, otherwise you may find ourself sitting at the bar or waiting for a while. Like most traditional Japanese, this is not a large place, but the fact that you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for a man early dinner. The place has a nice feel to it with good decorations and seating. You can sit along the sushi bar, some private booths or the 2 tatami rooms. We ordered tuna and salmon sushi, vegi tempura, BC Roll and a California Roll. We asked real crab meat in the California... More 

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Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I had the privilege of going to David Suzuki's favorite Japanese Restaurant and what a wonderful experience it was, a great evening with the Suzuki's and I venture to say we experienced the best of Kibune. The food was great and so was the service. Traditional tatami room gave a very traditional feel to the whole experience.

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Montreal, Canada
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255 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is a nice older Sushi restaurant in the more traditional style. Our booth had the sunken cut-out for your feet - not everyone's "cup-of-tea", but we liked it. We had a varied selection of sushi types & some beers. All the sushi was very fresh. Service was prompt, however it was an older woman who looked very tired and... More 

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Thank deathracer
Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Considerng this place bills itself as an "authentic" japanese restaurant - it would be out of business faster than you can fillet a fish if it were actually in Japan. Very substandard service.

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Thank VannyManny
Vancouver, Canada
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126 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016

I love this restaurant. They have Japanese chef and the food is very authentic. The sushi is always fresh and the price is very reasonable

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Thank Willy Y
Montreal, Canada
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a great sushi diner! Very fresh with ice green rea and a extremely good sake "karakuchi kiippon". It had a note of apple in it. Wonderful:))

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Thank nhawthorn1
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Been here for dinner, the settings are very much like a traditional japanese restaurant. Waitresses in traditional costume. Ordered full menu and it did not disappoint. Very good sushi! Price was also very affordable. Recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 Yew St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-731-4482

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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