Browsing the "Izakaya" Category

Kingyo Izakaya: Lunch Time

We came to Kingyo Izakaya during lunch on a weekday and it was packed! My coworkers wanted sometime really really good, so i suggested we come here. Sadly, I am directionally challenged, so I didn’t realize how far it was [...]

May 10, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch, Robson Street/West End, Seafood

Tokyo Thyme: Time for Japanese Food

Tokyo Thyme has been on my “to-eat” list for a very long time, but it’s always out of the way for me as I live and work far away from Kerrisdale. M was very skeptical like he usually is. We [...]

April 25, 2014 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Kerrisdale, Kid Friendly, Seafood, Sushi

Itadakimasu Izakaya: Japanese Food on Main

Itadakimasu Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant on Main street. They are only open for dinner and they have some good drink specials at night. We came here for a triple birthday party as they had great drink specials and good [...]

April 24, 2014 Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers
Hapa Izakaya

Hapa Izakaya: Japanese Tapas on Robson Street

Earlier last month a few of my friends and I were dining at the Hapa Izakaya in Coal Harbour. I’ve been to Hapa several times and had no issues, but that particular dining experience was horrible and I felt bad [...]

January 13, 2014 Dessert, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night, Robson Street/West End, Seafood, Tapas, Three Beakers

Rajio: Rockin’ Rajio Dining Package

Rajio is owned by the same people who have brought us Suika Izakaya and Kingyo Izakaya. It is located close to the UBC campus. Rajio is Japanese for Radio, so you will notice their logo is a radio. and Rajio teamed up [...]

August 24, 2013 Izakaya, Japanese, Kitsilano, Seafood, Sushi, Three Beakers

Kingyo: Best Japanese Bento Box in Vancouver

Kingyo has always been a great place to go at night, but I’ve never been here for lunch. Plus, working so far from Denman street, it would be a bit of a trek to go there, eat, and return to [...]

June 18, 2013 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, lunch, Robson Street/West End, Seafood
Zakkushi Charcoal Grill

Zakkushi Charcoal Grill: Delicious Japanese Skewers

Zakkushi Charcoal Grill serves a bunch of tapa dishes and specializes in skewers. They have a few locations in Vancouver and one in Toronto. M really wanted a good dinner, so I suggested Zakkushi. After all these years, I have [...]

June 10, 2013 BBQ, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Riley Park/Little Mountain, Seafood, Sushi
Suika Izakaya

Suika Snackbar: SupaSUIKA Dining Package

I’ve been to Suika Snackbar several times in the past few years and it’s always been a great experience. They have sister restaurants located around town – Kingyo and Rajio. Suika means watermelon, Kingyo means goldfish and Rajio means radio. [...]

May 13, 2013 Fairview, Izakaya, Japanese, Sushi, Three Beakers
Guu Garlic

Guu Garlic: Lunch Time

Guu Garlic is open for lunch from Tuesday to Sunday 11:30am till 2:30pm. It’s a nice place to go for lunch if you want to spend about $10 and have a good Japanese meal. I was never able to make [...]

April 7, 2013 Downtown, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers
Akari Japanese Restaurant

Akari Japanese Restaurant: Sushi In Delta

Akari Japanese Restaurant is located in Delta at Strawberry Hill. I would have never thought to have Japanese food in this area. Plus, I never frequent this area anyways. The restaurant has been around for 15 years and is operated [...]

March 10, 2013 Delta, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Three Beakers

Rajio Japanese Public House: Japanese Izakaya Near UBC

Rajio is owned by the same people who have brought us Suika Izakaya and Kingyo Izakaya. It is located close to the UBC campus. Rajio is Japanese for Radio, so you will notice their logo is a radio. I came [...]

February 19, 2013 Izakaya, Japanese, Kitsilano, Three Beakers

Sushimoto: Mouthwatering Aburi Sushi in Burnaby

Sushimoto is a Japanese restaurant located at Holdom Station in Burnaby. It is just steps away and is a hit in the neighbourhood. They have the usual good stuff you can find at a Japanese restaurant – sushi, sashimi, and [...]

December 8, 2012 Izakaya, Japanese, North Burnaby, Seafood, Three Beakers

Sushi K Kamizato: A Hidden Gem in Coquitlam

Sushi K Kamizato is run by Chef Keith and his wife Chika in Port Coquitlam. It is Japanese owned and they serve awesome sushi and its very different from Sushi Town or California Sushi. The owners stay true to their [...]

November 28, 2012 Coquitlam, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese

Guu Otokomae: Guutine, so Canadian Eh?

Guu Otokomae is located in Gastown and is very close to Waterfront Skytrain. M and I came here very late at night, so we were able to get a table effortlessly. It’s usually best to have reservations, but we just [...]

November 19, 2012 Four Beakers, Gastown, Izakaya, Japanese, Late Night

Kingyo: ‘Simply Kingyo’ Dining Package Review

Kingyo is a Japanese Izakaya restaurant that is located on Denman Street. It’s a great place to chill at night over some drinks and dishes. The environment is lively and they have a variety of different of dishes. Vaneats is [...]

November 17, 2012 Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Robson Street/West End

Minami: Yummy Aburi Beef in Yaletown

When I came back from vacation, I headed out to Minami with @Lensflaaare and @Floyvr to see what all the hype was about Minami. Minami is the sister restaurant of Miku. They are popular for their aburi sushi. It’s located [...]

October 22, 2012 Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood, Three Beakers, Yaletown

Miku Restaurant: Aburi Sushi Gourmet Cuisine

Miku has been around since 2008 serving delicious Japanese food. They are best known for their aburi style sushi. It’s sear-flamed sushi. You won’t need any soy sauce or wasabi with any of their items.I’ve heard much about it, but [...]

October 4, 2012 Downtown, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood

Suika Japanese Snackbar: Stingray, Pig Foot, and Other Odd Dishes

Suika Japanese Snackbar is owned by the same people who created Kingyo Izakaya. It is located on Broadway near Fir St. I’ve been to Suika Snackbar a few times and it’s a great place to dine with friends over yummy Japanese [...]

July 17, 2012 Fairview, Four Beakers, Izakaya, Japanese, Seafood