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Applause Japanese Restaurant

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8269 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-263-8968
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

Excellent Japanese food on the Westside. Broad menu selection. It is usually packed and at times hard to find parking.

Thank TequilaVancouver
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

I work nearby so come here often. The food is very good and it is the only authentic Japanese restaurant in the Marpole area. Set lunches are a good value and the sushi is fresh and varied. Ambience is fine, not too noisy and the service is great.

Thank LarryGVancouver
Vancouver, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

My family and I frequent this place mostly on Sunday afternoons for a late lunch. Our timing is perfect as we won't have to wait in line. They have a great menu selection and daily specials!

Thank aciram64
Vancouver, B.C.
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479 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 663 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

On the recommendation of friends, we experienced 'Applause' not to be disappointed: good food accompanied by great and conscientious service in a casual atmosphere with reasonable pricing. The menu selection is vast encompassing all aspects of Japanese cuisine from sushi to robata to noodles and the like, as well as significant vegetarian options. Special mention is deserving to both the... More 

Thank Dalecorp
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This place has been around in the neighborhood for at least 13+ years (even though changed of hands at least once). However, the qualify of the food, freshness, service has not changed. Sashimi has always been by favorite here ... very fresh! Rolls are perfect size. Fave of mine is the caterpillar roll - yummy. The place is quite small,... More 

Thank doberman_baby
Richmond, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I was enroute back to Richmond when I thought that a cup of coffee would be nice. After parking my car in the parking lot I passed by Applause and decided that a bite to eat for lunch would be a better idea. The California sushi combo for under $10 was a satisfying lunch.

Thank Renegade225
Calgary, Canada
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94 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I would say that Vancouver has the highest concentration of Japanese restaurants of any major city, so there are plenty to choose from. The trick is to find the good ones, and Applause certainly ranks up there. Their menu is extensive and the prices very reasonable. We ordered various types of sushi and the fish portions were generous and fresh.... More 

Thank Aurora R
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

The server we had was very friendly, and we didn't wait long for our sushi, even though we arrived shortly after 9pm. Everything was delicious, especially the california roll made with fresh real raw crab meat. Some rolls are a bit expensive compared to other sushi places, but overall everything was excellent.

Thank Oliver G
lincoln city oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

Found this using Yelp and glad we did. Small inside, wonderful service, amazing food and cheap prices. We will be back.

Thank m.glenn
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is one of my favourite restaurant. The sashimi is REALLY good. In fact we go there a lot, the food is so good. Also the room is small some table have privacy curtains. Reservations is a MUST. The wait staff is very kind, there is free parking too.

Thank Magali D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8269 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 604-263-8968

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