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About Blowfish Restaurant + Sake Bar
Modern Japanese fusion cuisine served within a vibrant atmosphere. Blowfish Restaurant is a dining destination for those looking for a dynamic, social dining experience.
Blowfish opened its doors in 2003 and has since been known as having the BEST sushi in Toronto. Firmly established as a King West hot spot, Blowfish is the perfect location for a business lunch, intimate date or a celebratory event.
BarFish Cocktail Bar & Lounge is located next to the Blowfish dining room and serves creative cocktails created by our award winning mixologist. Enjoy some of Toronto's top local DJ's Friday and Saturday.
For reservations call 416 860 0606 or visit www.blowfishrestaurant.com
Toronto, ON M5V 1M7
Creative Japanese, Sushi, Contemporary Asian
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Tuesday 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday - Thursday 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Friday - Saturday 5:00 pm to 11:30 pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Listen and enjoy the sounds of Toronto's top local DJ's Friday - Saturday at BarFish Cocktail Bar & Lounge
Blowfish offers full custom catering services virtually anywhere in the city. Whether your gathering is small or large, intimate or casual, professional or romantic, we understand each event is unique and will arrange everything according to your precise requirements.
Our catering service can arrange for you all aspects of your event including rentals, flowers, decor and entertainment.
For corporate and event catering and to get a better idea of what you can do and what we can do for you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
650 King Street West
Public Transit Stops: 504 King Street Car stopping at Bathurst,
511 Bathurst Street Car stopping at King Street West
Daniel Ken Dutra Miyamoto
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night
Special Events & Promotions:
For private functions we offer a number of versatile options and work with you to create a unique and custom tailored culinary event for your special celebration or corporate function. For parties of eight or more, we recommend offering your guests a customized event menu. We will work with you to create a personalized menu as simple or as complex as your event demands. We are also available to help in the selection of wines and spirits that will best accompany your menu decisions. For a consultation and to plan your event, please submit this form.
Blowfish Restaurant + Sake Bar Ratings and Reviews
This restaurant scores high on creativity but not so much on the quality of food. Unfortunately for Japanese cuisine, this could be a deal breaker. The decor and atmosphere were great, so were the wait staff. If they could put more effort into better raw material, this place can still have a lot of potential.
Great service, love the décor. Very cool looking restaurant. Our server brought out plates of treats for my birthday, enough for the whole group to try, which was very nice. Only real complaint would be the lighting - it is very dark inside this restaurant. It is difficult to read the menu. Two members of our party had to use their phone's flashlight in order to read, and we noticed our neighboring table doing the same thing. This restaurant is a lot of share plates, which is great, but we had 9 people and it was a bit of a hassle trying to share plates up and down the table because not everyone sat directly next to their partner. Would go again though, I think it's a nice spot to have a date.
Began to frequent Blowfish when it first opened. Quickly established itself as one of my go-to spots for fun dining. Hadn't been there in a decade so was a little apprehensive about returning for a taste. No worries - the food quality and ambience were as good as ever. Well done to Tak and his crew for maintaining such a high standard all these years!
Food was delicious and service was great overall. Their sushi rolls were our favourite. The only down side is now that it's winter weather, it was too cold in the restaurant. Every time the door opened it made us uncomfortable and difficult to enjoy our delicious meal. Ask to sit away from the door!
We were from out of town, and I was dying to try their sushi. We were definitely satisfied, Food was absolutely amazing! Service was outstanding! Our waitress was very attentive, personable, and gave great recommendations. I was also in the service industry for a very long time, and she gets an A plus plus! We sat at the bar so it was a bit more private, our food and drinks came out in a very timely manner. Great choice of music, great vibe overall. We will be making the trip back for sure!
Food tasted like a poor attempt at copying Nobu.
The service was dull, when I asked the waiter what other dishes he recommended he said "You guys made good choices, I don't have any" after only ordering 4 small plates for 2 people.
Most notably, I ordered the Tuna Tartare which tasted way too sweet to even consume and after eating a bite of it and telling the waiter how poor it was, I still ended up paying for it with no apology.
If you are using good quality fish, there is no point in drenching it in sauce, especially tuna.
The wagyu beef gyoza dumplings were mediocre and did not have much flavour. The deep fried shrimp was over sauced and was a poor attempt in copying Nobu's spicy rock shrimp tempura. The tuna sushi with truffle oil was decent but I would much rather eat sushi elsewhere.
Many of my friends trust me for restaurant recommendations and I will not be recommending or returning to Blowfish unless if they improve their food and customer service.
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