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Guu Izakaya

1314 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1L4, Canada
+1 647-351-1314
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“beef” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (2 reviews)
“wait list” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1314 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1L4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friend recommended this place and had all the right to do so! Atmosphere was excellent and service great. Every time someone left the place the staff waved goodbye and shouted thanks in Japanese. It was fun to listen to and added a personal touch to...More

Thank erethil
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

First time going to this location. It wasn't that busy when we went at 530 pm. The staff are super friendly. The food is absolutely delicious. Everything is cooked perfectly, the bbq beef and short ribs are marinated and so juicy. The garlic mayo is...More

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is my favourite restaurant in all of Toronto. Actually, it's my favourite restaurant anywhere! The food is spectacular and very reasonably priced. I highly recommend the salmon tataki, maguro tataki, and wagyu udon - just mind-blowingly delicious!

Thank Emma S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Just fantastic. Great food and super friendly and Happy staff. Very lively so get ready for a fun time out.

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed April 25, 2018

If you like Japanese food, then this is a must visit place in Toronto. Exciting, fun and cutting edge food. Get there as soon as you can before the wait list is too long.

Thank Pennryan
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We had heard about Guu and had visited the other restaurant on Bloor near Bathurst a few years ago. I did some checking and found out that the restaurant has an excellent reputation so we booked a dinner for four. We ordered at least nine...More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Nice experience there ! When you come in and leave they shout at you to say hi and bye. It's a bit surprising at the beginning but it's nice. The service is quick and good. The food is sooo good ! Not too expensive, it...More

Thank Sasuke785
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere with greetings shouted at you upon entry! Love it! Fresh food with specials and features changing daily, as well as their permanent menu. Must haves: deep fried Brie cheese with blueberry sauce, beef carpaccio, salmon or tuna tataki, karaage. I have spent many...More

Thank nahalnytsa
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is a big pet peeve of mine. I love restaurants in certain tourist areas, probably because they are frequented by business travellers who will default ask if you require separate bills. Why is it so hard? Even if your POS system doesn't like it,...More

Thank Yummo C
Reviewed December 31, 2017

The food is just amazing! Lots of choice and extremely fresh. The staff is very nice. I highly recommend this small local Japanese restaurant.

Thank MarLyn007
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Late Night, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1314 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario M6K 1L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 647-351-1314
Guu is known as the first Izakaya (Japanese tapas) establishment in Vancouver, offering the most authentic real izakaya experience to Vancouver locals and Toronto. GUU is as close as you can get to the “real deal”…unless of course, if you visit Japan! Guu is aiming to be your “recharging spot”, where you refill your positive energy through our food and ambiance. Using freshest local ingredients with Japanese traditional culinary techniques (and our energetic passion), you will find real “umami” in our carefully created delectable dishes that make you feel “Guuu’d”!
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