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Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Commercial Drive
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2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
+1 604-255-5550
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17:00 - 21:45
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:45
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St. John's, Canada
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bustling restaurant on Commercial drive...it was busy but we got lucky and got a table for 4 quickly. Food was absolutely great. Classics (nigiri and sashimi) were excellent. House and special rolls were creative. Everything was amazing and excellent. Had some things that you do not see on every sushi menu such as oshi sushi. Tried the special "Smoke infused... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend took me here for my birthday and I was so impressed with the food. Ever bite is just full of flavors, I hardly used soy sauce on my sushi!!! It was such a delightful dinner. The prices are also very reasonable. Cannot wait to come back!

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1 Thank Anne S
Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Yum! Service was fast and very polite. Food was great. Tried about six different dishes and all hit the mark on flavour and Presentation. Pricey yet honestly worth it!!

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1 Thank Jetstt
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This very small restaurant serves delicious sushi and Japanese dishes. The premises are quite crowded with small tables. The service is very good and the food excellent, with a very wide choice if dishes that are beautifully presented. The prices are expensive compared to other restaurants locally but I think the quality, service, choice and decor make them justifiable. You... More 

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Calgary
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

In a city with almost 1,000 sushi restaurants, you have to be special to stand out from the crowd. Kishimoto does this consistently. Even though we live in Calgary, we dine at Kishimoto about 4 times a year. This place always provides excellent quality and service. Yes, it is a small place where you need to wait for a table.... More 

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Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

That was an unexpectedly wonderful place. The restaurant is simple, but the food is incredible. All the details really surprised me and the price was reasonable.

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1 Thank Luiza M
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We went with a group of 8 including my young children. They do not take reservations so they advised we show up early and all together. We did. This is hilarious. So at 5 minutes before opening, we drove by to find parking. It was dark and no one around. We park and stroll to the restaurant, seeing that it... More 

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London
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Love this new finding, had to wait in line prior to restaurant being open but was worth the wait. Pricier side but service was impeccable and food was lovely. Will return again.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

So, went on to search for the best sushi of Vancouver and this place came up in the top 10 of the search results and decide to give it a try. With much of the reviews mentioned no reservations allowed and need to be early as some needed to wait for 30-45 mins despite of arriving 5 mins before restaurant... More 

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Seattle
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great sushi/sashimi and great service. One of those places you can have consistency and a really nice time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:45
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:45
Thursday
17:00 - 21:45
Friday
17:00 - 21:45
Saturday
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-255-5550

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Staying in Commercial Drive

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Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy counter-culture. Straddling the line between sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups, and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit of self-aware graffiti, Commercial Drive has resisted gentrification in favor of continuing to build a thriving den of affordable multiculturalism. Once known as Vancouver's "Little Italy," it has also been the immigration point for Guatemalans, Hondurans, and Portuguese to the city. The resulting hodgepodge makes for poetry readings in espresso cafes, social debates in early-open bakeries, and eco-activism posters pinned up in the many multi-ethnic markets in the area. Commercial Drive is where you go to feel like a local, and if you have them, bring the kids – The Drive has a number of bookshops, toy stores, and attractions to get them involved too.
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