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Torarenbo Japanese Restaurant

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8191 Park Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6Y 1S9, Canada
+1 604-214-1402
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:15
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Previously I had been to this restaurant for lunch with my friend and was not impressed...last night my partner treated me to a Chinese New Year's Eve dinner there and I have to say my impression totally changed! First off we had a very friendly greeting by the staff and the Manager...we were sitter promptly in a nice quiet table... More 

Thank Andrew W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is not good !!The udon there is poison it smelt like tap water and chemically.The service is very poor .Then we told The manager and then she was talking back and said it was the onions.So she gave us another one and it smelt the same and she even charged us for it and it was poised!!!😡.I also... More 

Thank Hailey D
British Columbia, Canada
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Torarenbo is an authentic japanese restaurant serving up bbq, sushi, sashimi, donburi, udon and small eats like takoyaki. Their food plentifull in both quality and quantity. The takoyaki was expecially good with a crisp exterior and a soft and savory interior covered by mayonaise and other sauces. The beef sukiyaki donburi was fairly good and was incredibly filling. I definitely... More 

Thank Fankriss
Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

Located in a street mall in Richmond, there is nothing fancy about this restaurant, both inside and out, that captures your attention and yet it is always packed, particularly on the weekend. The interior is unpretentious to the point of boring but whatever that is lacking in its ambiance is well compensated by the excellent food complimented by friendly and... More 

Thank Icebergs2
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

Once in a while, I have this craving for sashimi and tempura. Although there are more than 2 sushi places near my home, I would still walk further to get to Torarenbo Japanese Restaurant on Park Road. Why? Because they have quality sashimi. They are a little bit pricier than the other Japanese restaurants but they always served the best.... More 

Thank Angelique218
Portland, OR
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

I come from Portland where good sushi comes at a premium price. So whenever I visit Vancouver, I make it a point to visit a good sushi joint or two. We came here on a Friday evening around 6. We had a large party so reservations were a must. The sashimi is very good. Make sure you order the wild... More 

Thank Portland_visitor
Ladner, Canada
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

My friends and I often frequent this Sushi style restaurant at least once a week. The food is good quality and service is mainly good. The odd time, you have to wait a while or I think they may give you meal to another table by accident, oops! We usually order the sushi or sashimi lunch which is very filling... More 

Thank SLeP21
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

I love their lunch combos. Every time I go I always get either the Sushi lunch or the sashimi combo. You get a bit of everything (udon, salad, sushi/sashimi depending on which you ordered, tempura) Service there is generally great, Chef is Japanese

Thank Amagad
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

True Japanese restaurant..not like some of the fakes in Richmond..Live spot prawns were excellent same for the Yotomaki I think that is right a large clam shell with seafood and butter baked.All the rolls ,sushi, and sashimi are excellent

Thank mexbound51
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

We discovered this place back in 2008 and we have to say it is by far the best sushi we've had in Richmond. We usually order avacado rolls, bc rolls, torarenbo special rolls which are made of tuna, salsa, avacado, & hot sauce, karagi chicken, mixed veg tempura, beef donburi and spider rolls. Those are the ones we typically order,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Japanese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:15
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8191 Park Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V6Y 1S9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 604-214-1402

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