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Harajuku Izakaya


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"Izakayas" are informal Japanese gastropubs popular throughout Japan known for serving tapas-style food. Located in the Royal Bank Building in Whistler Village, Harajuku's interior is inspired by a Japanese village in the early 1900s. Our cosy nooks and large booths make it suitable for locals and visitors alike. We offer a great selection of sake, draft beer and sake margaritas!!
$14 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Spent 6 days in Whistler and went here twice for dinner. Food is so delicious. Excellent staff. The servers are amazing. Helpful, friendly and delightful. The restaurant has a fantastic atmosphere and its a restaurant where you can easily go on your own and feel...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank summerberries
Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

Japanese style tapas style food! We had the fried squid, garlic Brussels sprouts, and Takoyaki! The food was outstanding and the service was even better. Suggest you make reservations as this a very popular and very busy place.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JillyBean9827
harajukuizakaya, General Manager at Harajuku Izakaya, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Hot order! Thanks so much for the love, we hope to host you again very soon!

Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

The pictures on the web made this restaurant look smarter than it was. In reality it was rather dingy and everything was a bit tatty. We had a booth for our group which was next to a larger party of youngsters who made a lot...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank BronteBucket
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with my family for dinner and the food was excellent and so was the service. The waitresses were all very helpful and kind as well would recommend this place! Would recommend Brussels sprouts and black cod

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank K9994VQstephanier
harajukuizakaya, General Manager at Harajuku Izakaya, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2019

Arigatou gozaimasu so glad you enjoyed your experience with us, come back again soon!

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Was extremely disappointed. We really wanted Ramen, but the place next door had just closed. This place also offered it, but on a much more limited form. We all had the ramen, most had the miso base, and I had the soy base. The service...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed June 12, 2019

The servers and chefs are all so friendly. They make the best Japanese food in Whistler, made us feel homesick. Loved Creamy Vegan Ramen #1!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank estulina
harajukuizakaya, General Manager at Harajuku Izakaya, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Arigato gozaimasu! So glad you love our food & service so much we hope you come again soon!

Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

Harajuku is an absolute must if you’re visiting whistler. The food is incredible, decor and atmosphere are super fun, and the prices are very reasonable. I have eaten here several times and the service, quality of food, and overall experience is always consistent. The avocado...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank chardanger
harajukuizakaya, General Manager at Harajuku Izakaya, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2019

Thanks for choosing to dine with us so often, regulars like yourself are so important to our business, arigatou gozaimasu!!!

Reviewed May 5, 2019

Parking lot was under construction, hard to get in and out. But it was worth the walk across the construction mess. Sashimi was fresh, food was excellent, and the desserts were really good! I am from LA, where there is lots of good Japanese food....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Eric C
Reviewed April 19, 2019

I've been here twice now, and both times I was very impressed with the food, the service and the ability to accommodate allergies (considering I literally cannot eat at any of the other Japanese restaurants in Whistler). The food is outstanding, and the servers are...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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harajukuizakaya, Manager at Harajuku Izakaya, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2019

Arigatou gozaimasu we're so thrilled that you had such a great experience please come again soon!

Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

We (family of four) were in Whistler for just over 2 weeks of skiing and boarding. Over the course of our stay we dined here 3 times after discovering this place on last year’s trip. I find that all the Japanese restaurants I like are...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brenero
harajukuizakaya, General Manager at Harajuku Izakaya, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2019

Arigatou gozaimasu! So glad you found us and for choosing to dine with us multiple times! See you next year :)

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