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“Great buffet”
Review of Ginza Sushi

Ginza Sushi
Ranked #269 of 813 Restaurants in Vaughan
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Toronto
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great buffet”
Reviewed March 17, 2012

Good service, good selection. Loved the beef terriyaki. Lunch buffet is the best value. Make sure you only order what you can eat or they charge you for leftovers.

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English first
Toronto, Ontario
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great sushi”
Reviewed February 13, 2012

Fresh sushi, great service, nice atmosphere. Will definitely go back.

Visited December 2011
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Toronto
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Ok, but nothing inspiring”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

I will do a comparison review of two Ginza locations: the one at Yonge/Clark and the new one on Duffrin/Major Makenzie plaza (lets call it Ginza Maple).
Well, let me start by saying that Ginza Sushi at Yonge/Clark has been there for a long time and the all-you-can-eat concept was introduced just recently. Previously, it was well known for its decent sushi and hordes of Thornhill dwellers roaming this relatively small establishment. Nowadays, they focus primarily on AYCE and Thai (Korean) options.

Food:
Ginza Yonge/Clark: still decent. Don’t expect exquisite taste, but all in all not bad for AYCE.
Ginza Maple: awful, just awful. Rise is frozen, sushi taste like paper and everything tastes the same. The boys and girls working there have no idea what sushi supposed to taste like, they remotely know how to roll them and what goes where, but there is no saving this place without a new chef. So if you actually tried good sushi made by a Japanese chef, prepare to spit a lot of this food out. I mean it – not just go “mew, not the best”, but wonder how could you ever put it in your mouth.

Service:
Ginza Yonge/Clark: mediocre to bad. Somewhat better for a la carte menu orders, but bad for the AYCE. Orders often get mixed up, they rarely bring you all that you’ve ordered and we had a waitress come to us and inquire if we want to scale our order down – there were too many items on it in her not-so-humble opinion. There were six hungry adults at the table, so we said ‘no’. Didn’t get all we ordered anyway. If you want to assess a service at this place, imagine a Chinatown Mom-Pop place and you’ll get the idea. Waiters unceremoniously pushing customers out of their way, you “excuse mes” get ignored and the cleanness of tables/plates is doubtful.

Ginza Maple: service is surprisingly good. This is its strongest point – but doesn’t compensate for uneatable food. The boys and girls working at this place really try – all they need to do now is learn how to smile. Regardless, you get what you've ordered and promptly.

Ambiance:
Ginza Yonge/Clark: the owners took over the adjacent unit and turned it into a larger restaurant with an attempt at “modern chick” design a while ago, but introducing white seating in a place where the tables are wiped onto the floor and debris lands everywhere is just laughable. The décor is cheap and tacky looking, but somewhat better than you’d find in other small eateries north of Steeles.
Ginza Maple: it’s new and there is a real strive here for modern décor. Its all wood paneling and darkened light – too bad this joint is loved by kiddies birthday parties and loud families.
Recommendation: get take outs from Ginza Yonge/Clark. Stay away from Ginza Maple.

  • Visited January 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Best sushi in the area by far”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

Eat there few times and once we went there for the "all you can eat: lunch.
I have to say that this is the best sushi in the area by far and the price for such a good sushi is really low.
Made few deliveries from them and the sushi always comes fresh just as if you would order it in the restaurant.

Highly recommended and we will keep eating there.

  • Visited December 2011
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Toronto, Canada
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449 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Great quality sushi at a great price”
Reviewed November 9, 2011

Numerous locations, all deliver. This place is great, and offers Thai food as well.

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