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Mikado Japanese Cuisine - Southside
Mikado Japanese Cuisine - Southside

Mikado Japanese Cuisine - Southside Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.mikadorestaurant.com
  • Phone: (780) 432-4500
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:30 Am - 4:00 Pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00 Pm - 10:00 Pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00 Pm - 11:00 Pm, Sunday: 4:00 Pm - 9:00 Pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Yuwa Sakaguchi
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private rooms are complete with two types of seating styles: the traditional Japanese style tatami rooms or the more modern tables & chairs.
  • Private Party Contact: Tomoya (780) 432-4500

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 98 street
  • Public Transit: bus route 59 and 74
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Mikado Japanese Cuisine - Southside
In 1972, Mikado Restaurant opened as the first Japanese restaurant in Edmonton.
Mikado has many customers who have continued to visit since opening in 1972.
Mikado relocated in 1989, modernized the interior design & business increased.
Since that time, we have strived to be "Precious moments with precious people.

”In the spring of 2004 a second location was opened up on the Southside.
Mikado has many unique qualities, such as the importing of fresh fish from Japan on weekends.
Visit us to experience the food, service & atmosphere that is only available at Mikado.Continued

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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "I've enjoyed Mikado for many years. Initially it was the write up in the paper about the "sushi pizza" that drew me in but Mikado has so much more to offer than that. The food is amazing. The variety of dishes such that you can order something new every time. Staff is friendly and and efficient. I recommend this place to anyone who asks me where to go for dinner in Edmonton."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Honestly I travel a lot and I travel for food sometimes and it's never a disappointment here!"
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "This is my 3rd visit there, and 1st through Open Table. The service we received fell short of expectations. Being a Tuesday night, the restaurant wasn't busy. Yet we waited almost an hour for the food to arrive. No explanation nor apology was offered for the tardy service either. When we asked for the bill and I asked for change back, the waitress reminded us there was no service charge as if she was afraid we were not going to tip her. We did but not the customary 15%. Would seriously consider going back there again."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed the service and the large portions of food! The staff was very attentive and gracious which impressed my lunch partner as it was her first time there. I would definitely go back for lunch or dinner for a special occasion."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "I like it at all and i am a regular customer! Just a improvement suggestion: let us do reservations throught opentable after 5pm please."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "This place is as good as it gets! Great food and phenominal service!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "The service and food were great. We made reservations online and were seated right away. The food was brought out quickly and the rolls were good size and delicious. I would highly recommend."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Had a great time at Mikado southside. It was my first time booking online and requested tatami room. Booking was achieved and we were seated in a tatami room. Food was great, as always. Server was very friendly and accommodating. The only thing that we noticed is how the dragon eyes' portion is now smaller (with the price) and the taste is a little bit bland than it used to be. Overall, we all have a great time and will consider Mikado in our future dining destination."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "My wife and I were celebrating a special occasion, and as we were visiting during the week the restaurant was not busy. Service was very fast, food was good, and it was pleasantly quiet. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 1/6/2014
  • "This was my first time at Mikado and I will make sure to come again. They have a great box concept which allows you to try different things in one meal and perfectly set for one portion size."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Excellent as usual & our server was very good as well.Our favourite restaurant."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "Great restaurant. Did not eat in the private rooms, only in the main dining area. Found the tables for 2 a little close together. Felt like I was dining with the strangers in the table beside us. Staff were very attentive an food was great. I recommend trying one of there flavoured saki's. We look forward to returning again."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Mikado was accommodating in reserving a room for us and holding the reservation due to traffic. Service and food was great. Mikado does some of the food items the best."
    Dined on 12/12/2013
  • "Food was nicely prepared and beautifully represented. Staff was friendly and helpful, although it did take awhile for the waitress to come to our table. Enjoyed my lunch bento box and would definately eat here again!"
    Dined on 11/25/2013
  • "I love their Sushi. I haven't been to Japan, so I don't know what authentic tastes like, but the fish tastes pretty damn fresh here."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "The food was good, as always. Our service, however, was awful. We waited at least 15 minutes before someone took our order, and it wasn't even our waitress. When our waitress finally came, you couldn't hear a word she said. We will be back because we love the food, but if this was our first time, based on service alone, we would never return."
    Dined on 10/5/2013
  • "We had a really great time, the food was amazing and service was great! They have a very large menu so there is something for everyone at this restaurant. :)"
    Dined on 9/24/2013
  • "I requested a private room for my husband and I. We made the reservation on open table and when e arrived, we were informed that we could only request a private room if we made the reso over the phone. I was not too happy about this and after complaining they finally put us into a room. The service and food were very good once we actually got in the room. The prices are a bit expensive but it is a good once in a while place to go."
    Dined on 9/20/2013
  • "The sushi was amazing but the service was sub standard. It took the server forever to bring the food and bill and even longer for the machine to pay. We waited for about 10-15 minutes for her to bring the Interac machine. We find the Mikado West end location more enjoyable than the other locations due to the quality of service and atmosphere. Out of the three locations the south side has the worst ambiance."
    Dined on 7/18/2013
  • "Excellent as always,our grandsons,11 yrs& 7yrs old think this is an awesome restaurant. Especially that we had a special room."
    Dined on 8/5/2013
  • "We had the sushi boat and it was perfect for two people. Very fresh and I was very impressed with the taste. I will be back for sure"
    Dined on 7/20/2013
  • "I am not a Japan-food nor Sushi fan. However the meal (Bento Box at lunch) was truly excellent. I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/24/2013
  • "We had a great time trying new things at Mikados for our double date. We ordered the coast to coast (which comes served on a wooden boat) There was enough sashimi (pardon my spelling) and sushi for all four of us. We also had 2 orders of the fantastic dragon eyes (a must have!) Had great time in one of the private rooms."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "We always enjoy our twice-a-year visits to Mikado South. The staff is invariably cute and friendly, the food is always terrific, and so is the sake."
    Dined on 6/25/2013
  • "The creativity of the rolls was great, and they were tasty, but I also like to have some traditional rolls with my fusion stuff. Overall, though, very tasty and interesting."
    Dined on 6/29/2013
  • "Great, fresh food as always. Service was excpetionally fast."
    Dined on 6/20/2013
  • "It was my son's birthday, we were seated iin a tatami room & they gave him a dish of green tea ice cream at the end. The Dragon Eye's & tofu tapas were delicious! We had bento boxes all around & all were great."
    Dined on 6/14/2013
  • "Great food and service. Two of my friends have never been before and enjoyed themselves. We will all be coming back again."
    Dined on 5/18/2013
  • "Food is mediocre. Was disappointed at one of the cooked beef dishes. The menu said with melt cheese like texture on the beef . When it was actually on the table, I did not find any melt cheese like texture on the beef, and the beef was somewhat dry."
    Dined on 4/20/2013
  • "Came for my daughter's 14th birthday party and booked a Tatami room, which is why I listed this as quiet. If you are not in a room, the noise level is much higher because this is such a hot spot. The service was extraordinary, attention to detail and speed and efficiency second to none. We brought our own cake and it was brought to the table at the exact perfect moment. Everything fresh and delicious with the exception of the spider roll, whose crab meat I felt was overcooked. Everything else was perfect. It is the perfect spot for a very special occaision. *If you want a tatami room, you must book ahead!"
    Dined on 4/6/2013
  • "Good food. Good service. Nice environment for talking. I'll come back."
    Dined on 3/29/2013
  • "My table had the Miso soup dragon eyes and the avocado tempura roll. The presentation was excellent. The only problem I had was that the avocado was more mushy than I like."
    Dined on 3/29/2013
  • "As frequent diners at the Mikado we definitely enjoy the food. Dishes are always tasty and well prepared. Usually the service is exceptional, however the past 2 visits the service has been sub par. Perhaps just a staff turnover."
    Dined on 1/20/2013
  • "The food was great. We dined early in the evening so the service was fast and the restaurant was quiet. I am relatively new to sushi and this was a great experience for me."
    Dined on 3/13/2013
  • "Honestly one of my favorite restaurants. Atmosphere is always good and the food never disappoints!"
    Dined on 3/1/2013
  • "Wish they were open till at least 11pm through the week Mon-Thurs Other than that everything was great."
    Dined on 2/17/2013
  • "Love the Dragon Eyes to start! The service was friendly and really fast!"
    Dined on 2/13/2013
  • "A great first time at Mikado. It's nice to find a restaurant that you can reserve at and arrive to find out that it is a private room. The food was beautiful and tasted just as good. I can't wait to come back."
    Dined on 2/9/2013
  • "Sushi was fresh and tasty, but there seems to be a problem with Opentable reservations at this restaurant. Booked for 7:30 pm and email confirmation said the same thing, but when I got there the staff said it was booked for 8 pm. I checked my opentable app and it seemed like the time was automatically changed with no notification whatsoever. The staff was very accommodating and gave me a table within 15 mins, but the food came out pretty slowly since the place was so busy."
    Dined on 2/2/2013
  • "Outstanding service and incredible food - always a favourite for sushi when in Edmonton."
    Dined on 1/22/2013