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Miku Restaurant
Japanese | Coal Harbour
338 reviews

We specialize in Aburi, or flamed-seared sushi, which was developed nearly a century ago in Japan. The act of applying fire directly and lightly sear is known to enhance the natural flavors of the fish. Miku owner, Seigo Nakamura, innovated the Aburi concept by creating speciality sauces, using non-traditional Japanese ingredients, to complement the unique taste properties of each fish.

Miku Restaurant is within walking distance from the Pan Pacific Hotel, Canada Place, Trade & Exhibition Centre, IMAX Theatre, Cruise Ship Terminals and Sea Bus. If shopping downtown, join us for lunch and re-energize.

It's entrance is at the corner of Howe Street and Canada Place Way, overlooking the east cruiseship terminal at Canada Place.

**Please note: We do not take reservations for the patio as it is a first come, first serve basis. We also only will hold reservations for an additional 15 minutes.


Blue Water Cafe
Seafood | Yaletown
259 reviews

Applauded for serving some of the city’s freshest and best seafood, Blue Water Cafe is housed in a stunning brick and beam heritage warehouse conversion in the heart of Yaletown.

Executive Chef Frank Pabst is known for his innovative and brilliantly executed West Coast plates, insisting on using seafood from wild and sustainable harvest, while Raw Bar Chef Yoshiya Maruyama is true to the Japanese culinary aesthetic of pure, clean flavours and ample portions that Blue Water Cafe has long been famous for.

An eclectic mix of locals and visitors are dawn to this vibrant, uniquely Vancouver dining room. ‘BEST OF AWARD OF EXCELLENCE' Wine Spectator since 2002.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR PARTIES OF UP TO 14 GUESTS.

Reservations are not required for seats at our bar.

COAST Restaurant
Seafood | Downtown Vancouver
235 reviews

COAST showcases the best quality seafood served with classic style. Fresh oysters along with signature dishes like Dungeness crab cakes, seafood platters, chowders and sushi. Landlubbers may select juicy cuts of Triple A Canadian Prime beef. Wine list features 100 wines under $100, stocked full of gems. Adjacent O Lounge features an intimate split-level room seating 70, with plush, tangerine mid-rise sofas and sultry back-lit columns

Shuraku Sake Bar & Bistro
Japanese | Granville Entertainment District
90 reviews

We offer traditional Japanese cuisine with contemporary flair; the freshest ingredients available, extensive offerings of super premium dai ginjo sake, creative cocktails and a thoughtful selection of wine that pairs well with Japanese cuisine. Our knowledgeable and attentive staff will guide you through your experience in a fun and helpful way. An interior featuring warm colours & Japanese architectural art bathed in muted light await you.

You could describe the menu as ‘sushi-sushi' style. A vibrant menu designed for fun! On the menu you will find small plates, plates for sharing and exquisite plates for passionate Japanese food lovers. On the feature sheets; fresh finds, seasonal items and traditional Japanese offerings valued by our Japanese guests.

Hapa Izakaya Coal Harbour
Japanese | Coal Harbour
141 reviews

Voted “Top Five Izakayas In North America” by Bon Appétit Magazine in 2011; topping “Industry and Readers Choice” 2012 awards for Best Japanese and Best Izakaya in the Georgia Straight weekly: and “Best Casual Chain, Silver” by Vancouver Magazine in 2012, Hapa Izakaya offers a winning combination of a sexy room, well-priced portions of Japanese tapas, sushi, cocktails and premium sake. When Lea and Justin Ault introduced Hapa in 2003 they exploded the izakaya concept in Vancouver, setting the bar high for the host of contenders that followed. In 2010 Hapa was the first izakaya to join the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ seafood conservation program and one of only a handful of Japanese restaurant partners in the program to date. Hapa continues to be a standout for its unique blend of food, fun and culture.

Zest Restaurant
Sushi | Kitsilano
67 reviews

Zest is located in upscale neighbourhood of Vancouver West-side. Atmosphere is elegant and serene such as Japanese simplicity combined with sensuality and elements drawn straight from West Coast landscape. The menu items are mix of traditional Japanese and adventurous with European flare. Presentation is decidedly modern. Chef's Omakase Course (up to the chef menu - requires min 24 hour prior reservation) containing 7 to 8 courses of chef's special creations using seasonal local ingredients is a must have item here. Or you may choose number of small plates accompanying with your wine and sake from the award winning wine/sake list.

Pidgin
Japanese | Gastown
212 reviews

PiDGiN; east/west/food/drink

Minami Restaurant
Japanese | Yaletown
237 reviews

Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Yaletown, Minami Restaurant delivers one of the most unique and innovative dining experiences to Vancouver. Minami follows the pioneering footsteps of sister restaurant, Miku for introducing the Aburi style or flame seared technique to Vancouver’s thriving sushi scene in 2008. Aburi sushi requires no soy sauce or wasabi, as the chefs create specialty sauces using non-traditional Japanese ingredients to complement the flavor properties of each variety of fish.

From the kitchen, seasonal and regional ingredients are integrated into dishes to reflect the diversity of responsible food choices. Traditionally trained Japanese chefs are inspired by global flavors and cutting edge techniques to create a new style of cuisine. The culinary approach evokes passion and beauty, as each dish is artfully plated on custom-designed Arita Yaki plate ware, handpicked by owner, Seigo Nakamura.




Kamei Royale Downtown
Japanese | Downtown Vancouver
7 reviews

Traditional and new? Yes we have them both.

Established in 1976, Kamei Royale was the first Japanese restaurant to introduce the now famous BC Roll and various original sushi dishes found in Vancouver. Presenting the largest counter-top sushi bar and an exhilarating Robata grill showcasing the chef's skills.

Kamei Royale has renovated and renewed itself again in 1990. Bringing forth a brand new bar lounge and Tatami rooms the massive floor space can easily accommodate up to 200 tour groups. Also, with the karaoke lounge now bustling, everyone can enjoy our popular drinks and dishes while singing away to the latest songs ranging from every corner of the planet!

Hapa Izakaya - Yaletown
Japanese | Yaletown
50 reviews

Voted “Top Five Izakayas In North America” by Bon Appétit Magazine; topping “Industry and Readers Choice” Georgia Straight awards for Best Japanese in 2012 and Best Izakaya in 2011, 2012 and 2013; and “Best Casual Chain, Silver” by Vancouver Magazine in 2012. Since 2003, Hapa continues to offer a winning combination of Japanese cuisine, fun, and culture, paired with local seasonal and Ocean Wise ™ ingredients.

Gyu-Kaku - Vancouver
Japanese | Downtown Vancouver
82 reviews

Gyu-Kaku - Vancouver writes...
Social dining - spending time with friends and family - is what Gyu-Kaku (GEW-KAH-KOO) is all about. Gyu-Kaku offers the fun of "shared plates,' inspiring laughter, conversation, and good times. You can't help it – with a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. The staff at Gyu-Kaku are friendly, leading you through the night with helpful suggestions. The sounds around you are of parties and laughter - the perfect choice for first dates, families, and catching up with friends. Gyu-Kaku, meaning "Horn of the Bull" in Japanese provides the authentic Japanese Yakiniku (barbeque) dining experience where our customers share premium cooked meats over a flaming charcoal grill while sipping on Japanese Sake, Shochu and frosty cold beers.

Marina Restaurant
Seafood | Victoria
91 reviews

Enjoy the fresh tastes of the West Coast in a spectacular waterfront setting at the Marina Restaurant. The award-winning Marina Restaurant is a local favourite for delicious seafood, regional cuisine and Sunday Brunch. If you’re in the mood for sushi, our sushi bar can’t be beat.



With sweeping views of Mt. Baker and the Straits of Juan de Fuca, the Marina Restaurant at the Oak Bay Marina offers a feast for all your senses.

Seagrille Seafood & Sushi
Seafood | Central Saanich
37 reviews

Victoria's most spectacular oceanfront dining experience, located at Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa just 20 minutes from downtown Victoria. Enjoy the crackling fireplace or on the heated seaside patios. Savour a fresh approach to pacific rim cuisine. Seasonally inspired ingredients harvested from the sea and grown fresh on Vancouver Island. A temptation of flavours, colours and textures artfully paired with region's finest BC wine. Watch our Japanese sushi chef's prepare amazing creations right before your eyes at Sushi & Sake Bar, open daily for lunch & dinner. Try the chef's seasonally inspired 3-Course menu for just $39.

Hapa Izakaya - Robson
Japanese | West End Vancouver
62 reviews

Voted “Top Five Izakayas In North America” by Bon Appétit Magazine; topping “Industry and Readers Choice” Georgia Straight awards for Best Japanese in 2012 and Best Izakaya in 2011, 2012 and 2013; and “Best Casual Chain, Silver” by Vancouver Magazine in 2012. Since 2003, Hapa continues to offer a winning combination of Japanese cuisine, fun, and culture, paired with local seasonal and Ocean Wise ™ ingredients

Maenam
Thai | Kitsilano
136 reviews

Simplicity, innovation and balance are the key ingredients in chef Angus An’s philosophy behind the authentic Thai dishes served at Maenam. His menu is rooted in balancing intense fresh flavours with seasonal ingredients and locally sourced products, while respecting the tradition and the origin of each recipe. With inspiration found in continuous travel, the menu at Maenam is ever-changing but always served with Thai flare and enjoyed in its traditional context, be it family style dining or riffs on Thai street food.

Cellaring one of the most exciting Riesling collections in Vancouver, the wine list at Maenam is a food focused undertaking and concentrates on lighter reds and a spectrum of aromatic whites. The wine, beer and cocktail list evolves as quickly as chef An’s menu, spanning a range of old and new world styles, with a special focus on the best of British Columbia.

Gyu-Kaku - Broadway - Vancouver
Japanese | Fairview
56 reviews

Social dining - spending time with friends and family - is what Gyu-Kaku (GEW-KAH-KOO) is all about. Gyu-Kaku offers the fun of "shared plates,' inspiring laughter, conversation, and good times. You can't help it – with a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. The staff at Gyu-Kaku are friendly, leading you through the night with helpful suggestions. The sounds around you are of parties and laughter - the perfect choice for first dates, families, and catching up with friends. Gyu-Kaku, meaning "Horn of the Bull" in Japanese provides the authentic Japanese Yakiniku (barbeque) dining experience where our customers share premium cooked meats over a flaming charcoal grill while sipping on Japanese Sake, Shochu and frosty cold beers

Simply Thai Restaurant & Wine Bar
Thai | Yaletown
17 reviews

This is no ordinary Thai eatery it's more like SOHO meets Southern Thailand. Very cool in style, yet very warm in spirit. There's art on the walls, world music in the air, and maybe a celebrity or three, or one of the city's top chefs having a meal. They love Grace's cooking. Grace is the Owner and Executive Chef Siriwan Rerksuttisiridach. Bangkok born and raised, she apprenticed under Penpan Sittitrai, teacher of Royal Thai Chefs for the Royal Family of Thailand. Grace wanted to give Vancouver true Thai cuisine flavoured with her own creativity. Grace and Simply Thai are the real deal. Simply Thai's selection of more than 200 different types wines from BC, Australia, California, Germany and France offers a range of wines that go perfectly with Thai dishes, including Alsatian, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer. It's such a well-thought-out selection that Simply Thai has annually won New York Wine Spectator's “Award of Excellence”.

Max's Restaurant - Cuisine of the Philippines
Filipino | Killarney
17 reviews

Max's Restaurant takes after the innate characteristics of Filipinos - hospitality, generosity and passion for good food. It elevates dining to an absolute experience for the palate. Recipes have been intricately developed for more than 60 years & given a modern twist to cater to the increasingly discriminating tastes of customers. It is almost impossible to put boundaries to the Filipino meal as it is a blend of influences from other cultures, such as Chinese, Spanish, Japanese & American. At Max's Restaurant, the freshest ingredients are chosen painstakingly, cooked passionately, and served generously. The menu is an exciting anthology of must-try dishes to feast upon from appetizers all the way to desserts. A spacious dining area & two functions rooms, great for business meetings, corporate parties/events & presentations, as well as Wedding & Baby Showers, Baptismal, Kiddie & Birthday parties.

Kamei Baru Japanese Seafood Restaurant
Japanese | Downtown Vancouver
26 reviews

Introducing and spreading Japanese seafood from 1972, today we are the most experienced traditional and fusion Japanese seafood restaurant in Vancouver. Now we introduce another new level of fusion seafood.

We introduce Kamei Baru.

Teppan Village Japanese Steakhouse
Japanese | Whistler Village
9 reviews

Located in the heart of Whistler since 1989, Teppan Village is the ultimate destination for Japanese cuisine. We feature freshly prepared ingredients, the finest AAA Alberta steaks, seafood, sushi and vegetarian options. Experience a casual, lively and sleek urban atmosphere, showcasing our specialized Teppanyaki chefs that promises to be a highlight of your stay in Whistler.

Hapa Izakaya - Kitsilano
Japanese | Kitsilano
99 reviews

Voted “Top Five Izakayas In North America” by Bon Appétit Magazine; topping “Industry and Readers Choice” Georgia Straight awards for Best Japanese in 2012 and Best Izakaya in 2014; and “Best Casual Chain, Silver” by Vancouver Magazine in 2013, Hapa continues to offer a winning combination of Japanese cuisine, fun, and culture, paired with local seasonal and Ocean Wise ™ ingredients.

Tang's Bistro
Asian | Kitsilano
Reviews coming soon

Oriental Cuisine, a good place for gathering, eating & drinking.

Zen Japanese Restaurant
Japanese | West Vancouver
31 reviews

The term “edible art” is an appropriate way of describing Zen’s menu. Inspired by traditional Japanese cuisine, the inventive menu is heavily influenced by the abundance of wonderful West Coast seafood and produce. The premium is on quality, with the best offerings from Japan being served daily. Sushi and Sashimi creations are staples, but Zen has something special for any and all diners including a selection of highly innovative tempura, teppanyaki, and delicious robata (Japanese barbecue) highlighted by chicken yakitori, garlic short ribs, and simply grilled fresh fish. Adventurous diners can choose “omakase” and have our master chef put together the day’s finest selections. Zen’s knowledgeable staff will assist you in choosing the perfect beverage to accompany your meal from an unparalleled inventory of premium sake and specialized beer and wine lists. Zen is also a perfect venue for social and business gatherings

Hugos - West Vancouver
Global, International | West Vancouver
9 reviews

Hugos offers diners an array of globally influenced delights to share among family and friends. The menu boasts authentically flavoured and specially prepared dishes that the owners have discovered during more than 20 years living and travelling around the world. From South East Asian curries and Neapolitan style pizzas to Chinese porcupine prawns and smoked hickory ribs, there is something for everyone. The staff provides professional yet friendly service to both newcomers and its large following of return guests in the warm ambiance of fireside dining during winter and one of the best covered decks for lounging during warmer weather.
There is usually at least one special event each month throughout the year celebrating occasions such as Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, Oktoberfest, New Year"s Eve and Summer Equinox. With it's comfortable seating, original art and decor, terrific food and service, Hugos is a much loved neighbourhood gem that is fast becoming a dining destination.

Ban Chok Dee Thai Cuisine
Thai | Langley
12 reviews

Ban Chok Dee Thai Cuisine has been serving some of the tastiest Thai food in the Fraser Valley since 2009. We are the only 'Thai Select' certified restaurant in Langley.

Our traditional Thai menu is cooked with fresh, authentic herbs & is presented Thai-style to be a treat for the eyes & the taste buds. Manager & Executive Chef Parinya’s goal is to provide you with one of the most complete Thai dining experiences you can find outside of Thailand.

Thai can be spicy, but it doesn't have to be! Our servers can help to customize your meals to suit your tastes. Vegetarian & Gluten-Free options are available on a majority of our dishes & we also have a kids menu.

Our bar is fully stocked, & our wine list is constantly evolving to best complement our dishes.

For the most authentic Thai food experience, we recommend dining-in, but we also provide other options, including Take-out, Group Orders, Catering/Parties & even Thai Cooking & Carving Lessons!

Bua Thai Cuisine
Thai | Commercial Drive
3 reviews

Let our friendly staff serve up authentic Thai cuisine prepared by real Thai cooks!

Fire Pots
Contemporary Asian | Burnaby
15 reviews

Fire Pots offers Modernized Chinese and pan-Asian hot pots. We also serve Asian fusion tapas and desserts. We are equipped with a full bar with a cocktail list and various wine and beer selections.

Posh - Kingsway
Japanese | Burnaby
3 reviews

Welcome to Posh - Kingsway! We are the first Exclusive All You Can Eat Sukiyaki (Japanese Hot Pot) in North America!

Red Flaming Teppanyaki
French / Japanese | Richmond (British Columbia)
42 reviews

Surround yourself in the exotic flair of the Far East as an artful array of contemporary Japanese cuisine is grilled to perfection right before your eyes. Amazement is ensured to set in as our talented chefs twirl their knives and create volcanoes of fire while serving up assorted vegetables, lobster, steak, chicken and more. Create the perfect pairing of flavors by perusing the specialty sake, fine wine, and creative cocktail from our drink menu.

Taki Japanese Grill
Japanese | Kelowna
Reviews coming soon

Opened in 2006, Taki Japanese Grill specializes in authentic Japanese cuisine. We offer comfortable seating in a relaxed atmosphere with traditional and modern Tatami rooms. Taki have also recently doubled the size with the addition of a new lounge, bar, and outdoor patio.

Bambudda
Asian | Gastown
74 reviews

Innovative Chinese cuisine in a modern setting.
Homestyle Cantonese fare paired with modern dim sum. Our bar opens out onto the street, complemented with a cocktail list that includes hand crafted Asian influenced offerings. A truly unique dining experience - come and enjoy the flavours of Bambudda.

Sen Zushi Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Japanese | Victoria
24 reviews

At Sen Zushi, the Japanese owner and chefs ensure an authentice taste experience where both traditional and contemporary dishes are sure to delight. A combination of ancient Japanese exterior and modern yet relaxing interior takes one to a place removed from everyday concerns. Please enjoy our sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine to your heart's content.

Big Ridge Brewing Co.
Brewery | Surrey
12 reviews

Welcome back to the Big Ridge Brewing Co; We have re-opened our doors at a brand new location at 5580 152nd Street at the intersection of Highway 10 in the new Panarama Place development.

We are excited to show you everything we've been working on: our room, our Fresh Beer, and our new inspired menu.

Our restaurant offers a comfortable space for one or for large groups, including a 100 seat patio. The whole family is welcome. We offer a children's menu for those under 12.

Walk into our Pub for a seat at the bar or a table with your friends, play a game of pool or watch the game.

Our Fresh Beer is made on site and you can't get it anywhere else!
Make a reservation for our restaurant side today. Please note that our patio and pub seating is available on a first come first served basis. Call us directly for large group bookings.

We look forward to seeing you soon.