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Tawara

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103-15153 56 Ave, Surrey, British Columbia V3S 9A5, Canada
+1 604-574-5353
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Surrey, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2014

I ate at this restaurant a few times a couple of years ago and I was enchanted by the cool jazz tracks, the amiable and talented owner, Pyo and of course the quality of the sushi and sashimi. I don't go that way very often so I dropped in for a bite of lunch and to discuss plans for my... More 

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Canada
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

We have become regular customers of this great Japanese Restaurant... Fresh and prepared upon order. You won't be disappointed. Try the Lovers Roll and Crunch Roll... both are fantastic. Also, they have Kids Combo... It's a great way to introduce your little ones to Japanese food. Highly recommend it; enjoy!

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Vancouver B
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

The food is fresh, the presentation devine. Cost is not outrageous either. On my last visit I had gomaae, agedashi tofu and the lobster roll and it was so filling I took most of the lobster roll home for lunch the next day. Even the take-out portion was thoughtfully done, with a package of wasabi and soy sauce included.

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Surrey, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

It was our second time to visit Tawara. My hubby and I visited couple of months ago and were happy with the food and the service, so this time we went there with our family members. As we were 7 adults and 2 kids, we ordered quite a lot. We ordered Salmon nigiri, Tuna nigiri, Unagi nigiri, Salmon sashimi, Tiger... More 

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1 Thank Johanna S
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

I used to love this place when the previous owners were here (I think it switched possibly inJuly 2012) the owners were wonderful, don't understand the previous review, I never experienced that once and used to eat here like 2 times a week, but anyways....it is under new managment. I didn't know this going in to eat but new something... More 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2012

The location is not incredible but the service was. The cost is in line with good sushi places and the service made it worthwhile. There were 4 of us and we spent quite a bit but ate a lot of sushi and sashimi because the fish was so good. They provided us with a free appetizer without any request, which... More 

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All Over
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2011

The ambiance here is great with high ceilings and very authentic feel. The food is average and the price is ok.

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Surrey, Canada
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198 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2011

Have dined in and done take out. Sushi is the best in surrey and their cones are fabulous. You won't be disappointed if you dine here. Most of the time they bring you a little free appy before your order comes. Nice touch.

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2 Thank Josie K
Smyrna, Georgia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2011

I'll say, I don't think it's the best sushi in the world, but for the price, it's a great little place in Surrey. The staff is friendly and the kitchen is right there in the middle of the restaurant. Great atmosphere.

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2 Thank klyjones
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2010

This is a great family run sushi spot. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff (particularly the husband and wife owners) and beautifully presented yummy food. A little pricey but worth it in my opinion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $16
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103-15153 56 Ave, Surrey, British Columbia V3S 9A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Surrey>  > Newton
  • Neighborhood: Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 604-574-5353

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