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Tojo's Restaurant

#291 of 2,906 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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1133 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G1, Canada
+1 604-872-8050
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Province of Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant in August. Great location and service. I think that every dish that I tried is fantastic! In my opinion is THE BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD!

Thank gquadro
San Diego, CA
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176 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The staff and chef tojo make this a night to remember and the omakasi is tailored to your tastes by the chef himself so speak up and share what you want. Good sake and plum wine but be warned...expensive overall. We have great sushi and sashimi all over the world and this will be a higher priced experience for sure

Thank jennifer s
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

For the first time in a decade I returned to North Americas most acclaimed Japanese restaurant. I was a semi regular at their older smaller location and was curious if it still was turning out the same quality of food that had made Tojos famous with the famous . In a word yes , service food and surroundings were outstanding... More 

Thank Anonomoose13
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is interested in exacting the maximum amount of money from your pocket in exchange for the smallest average portions of sushi . Service was based on the theory of how many dishes can they bring st the same time to clutter the table so you can leave fast. The quality of the sushi on the limited menu was... More 

Thank Drooks1
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144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The sushi (no rolls for us) tonight was great! We knew what we were ordering and were aware of the costs so we were ok with the bill. We flew to Vancouver to have good sushi and that is what we got! Yea

Thank richard g
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I've been here several times (a few years ago) and loved it, but was extremely disappointed last night. We had the 5 course Omakase menu - it was mediocre at best. Some courses were terrible (very overcooked snapper, etc). There are a dozen better options for Japanese food in Vancouver - don't waste your money here. I felt they were... More 

Thank Jones506
San Francisco
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is my third visit over many years - going back to when Tojo's was in its previous upstairs location. It has consistently blown me away. On this visit, I ordered the five course Omakase menu (roughly translates to 'I put myself in your hands, chef'). Tojo-san still spends six nights a week behind the sushi counter. Every course was... More 

Thank Equities4me
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228 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We ate here 20 years ago and was happy to see that it was still around, however, they did change location. You don't have the wonderful views anymore. Chef Tojo was still there busy making sushi in the middle of the restaurant and would interact with diners at the sushi bar. We had the omakase and was not blown away... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here last night with a large group of people and we were extremely well cared for. Furthermore, we had a chef's tasting menu that was delicious and demonstrated the true skill of this chef! I highly recommend this great restaurant!

Thank e0910
Vancouver, Canada
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113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Really enjoyed it here. It's pretty expensive though, so if you are traveling in budget, try somewhere else. If you are a foodie, you have to come here...

Thank AkisTsik

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1133 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-872-8050

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