Ask for Luigi

Restaurant: Ask for Luigi Cuisine: Italian Area: Vancouver (Gastown) Address: 305 Alexander Street Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)428-2544 Hours of Operation: Tues-Thurs 11:30 am – 2:30 pm/5:30 pm – 10:30 pm, Fri 11:30 am – 2:30 pm/5:30 pm – 11:00 pm, Sat 9:30 am – 2:30 pm/5:30...

Shima-ya

Restaurant: Shima-ya Cuisine: Japanese Area: Vancouver Address: 5589 Victoria Drive Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)322-4649 Hours of Operation: Tues-Sat 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm/5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Sun 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Lately, I’ve been trying to cut back on my food intake...

Hachibei

Restaurant: Hachibei Cuisine: Japanese Area: Fairview Address: 778 W 16th Avenue Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)879-3357 Hours of Operation: Mon-Sat 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent When I first moved to Canada, I remember being asked if I ate Sushi and Sashimi everyday growing up in Japan……I...

Tokyo Thyme

Restaurant: Tokyo Thyme Cuisine: Japanese Area: Vancouver West Address: 5405 West Blvd Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)263-3262 Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Sat 11:30 am – 8:30 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent About couples years ago, we drove all the way to Kerrisdale to...

Rajio

Restaurant: Rajio Cuisine: Japanese Izakaya Area: Kitslano Address: 3763 10th Avenue Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)558-1679 Hours of Operation: Sun-Thurs 5:30pm – 11:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm – 12:00am 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Getting older is no longer fun….I wish this would be my last birthday so that I can stay...

Octopus’ Garden

Restaurant: Octopus’ Garden Cuisine: Japanese Area: Kitsilano Address: 1995 Cornwall Avenue Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)734-8971 Hours of Operation: Mon-Tues & Thurs-Sun 5:00pm – 10:30pm  (closed on Wednesdays) 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent As a sushi addict, I feel like it is my mission to try all the Japanese...

Sushi by Yuji

Restaurant: Sushi by Yuji Cuisine: Japanese Area: Kensington Address: 2252 Kingsway Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604)434-0003 Hours of Operation:Mon- Closed, Tues-Fri Lunch 12:00 – 2:30 pm/Dinner 5:00-9:30 pm, Sat & Sun 3:00 – 9:30 pm 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent I was driving on Kingsway when I first...

Toshi Sushi

Restaurant: Toshi Sushi Cuisine: Japanese Area: Mount Pleasant/Main Street Address: 181 E 16th Ave Parking: Street Parking Phone: (604) 874-5173 Hours of Operation: Tue-Sat Dinner 5:00-9:30 1: Poor 2: OK 3: Good 4: Very good 5: Excellent Constantly rated as one of the top Japanese restaurant in Vancouver, I have never seen Toshi without a line up. This tiny...