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“Service with energy and gusto to match the food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Kingyo

Kingyo
Ranked #22 of 3,706 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: West End
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Service with energy and gusto to match the food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Japanese Tapas. Our server Jane was a little bunny bouncing about with delightful energy, suggestions, food, and more food.

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tacoma, Washington
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Unexpected authenticity combines with cozy atmosphere and friendly staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

We lived in Japan for three years and this felt like we had returned. Excellent food and incredible value. We were so pleasantly surprised by the variety and the wonderfully authentic food. You can't go wrong here. Be sure to make reservations! We waited over 90 minutes, but it was so worth the wait!

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Thank Pilgrim012
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Kingyo- Izakaya worth eting at”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

Izakayas have sprouted up all over Vancouver for the past few years, It started with Hapa Izakaya which unfortunately has gone down hill. I really like Kingyo for its ambiance and food. The only unfortunately thing about Kingyo is that if you are having a great time you cannot linger over dinner. This popular restaurant limits you to a seating time and will ask you to leave once you are o=done. Not great if you are with a bunch of friends but great if you want to eat and get out.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank wonderfulholidays
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Kelowna, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Awesome Japanese Izakaya!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

I came here with a group of about 6 people to celebrate a friends birthday. It was an EXCELLENT choice! We spent the night eating our way through most of the menu and enjoyed every dish we ordered. I would absolutely go back - great staff, fun ambiance, excellent food.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Shay0314
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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best Lunch Bento”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

Each item in the bento was amazing - ranging from agedashi tofu, to chicken karage, komboucha squash, soup, pork belly/potato in a white sauce.

Yum.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank appyrae
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