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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant surprise from restaurant setting, staff friendliness to food quality. Glad to witness that Edmonton restaurant scene has taken a giant step forward. We had a variety of food that night, sushi, sashimi, ramen, salad and braised beef shank. All were extremely well prepared...and presented. A great venue for individuals who live on the Southside of Edmonton.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed September 21, 2021

We are from out of town and make it a priority to come to this restaurant every visit. Friendly staff and great service, all of the food we have ever tried is amazing, and it is reasonably priced. Cannot recommend enough! Make sure to get...the Shaka Shaka fries.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 10, 2021

Food here tastes great and atmosphere is eclectic. Lots of options especially if you want to share with the other people at your table. A bit expensive but worth it.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed February 14, 2021

We ordered online for delivery and was very disappointed in the quality of their pressed sushi platter. The food did not taste fresh, the rice was not moist and the flavours were not as authentic as we would’ve preferred. We will not be returning here.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed November 21, 2020 via mobile

Friend and I walked up and down Whyte Ave for about 20 min looking for somewhere to have dinner. Did not have Japanese style food in mind, however walking back towards hotel we saw this restuarant, with several separated booths and tables. Atmosphere was warm...and welcoming, service was exceptional, and the menu selection had a great variety including interesting twists on traditional Japanese (tacos). We had Fukomaki (tempura shrimp roll, a bit large in diameter to eat), 3 kind of sahimi (tuna, salmon, and squid), Ebi Mayo (really good - recommend), and our favorite of the evening - Perfect Crime (tuna, avocado, cucumber, cream cheese, jalapeño). Complemented with fantastic green tea.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 5, 2020

We went here for lunch and was taken by surprise how delicious the food was. The sashimi were fresh and melt in your mouth. The presentation was fabulous and the tasted awesome!!! It was so tasty that we returned with our family that same day...at night for dinner. We absolutely loved the pressed salmon, pressed avocado. The steak was brought out on a volcanic stone from Fuji mountain, it was to die for!! We tried the bloody hell chicken was very spicy but the chicken was crunchy and full of flavour. I would recommend to have the sauce on the side. The 5 Kind sashimi was delish! The Shaka Shaka fries were amazing. Chef's platter was alright. Tako Wasabi is a must! Both the desserts were good, but the almond tofu pudding is so Yum. The quality and creativity is top notch. Highly recommend this place. Our servers at lunch and dinner were great!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 19, 2020

Ever since we came back from Japan, Canadian Japanese food has never tasted the same except this place reminds us of our time in Tokyo Japan. Sushi rice was spot on, especially the Salmon Roll. The short rib teriyaki was perfectly done. Service was attentive.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 15, 2020 via mobile

I recently go there to eat, but everything is so overpriced for the portions we get. Most likely wont be coming back. The servers were wearing a gloves, essentially for there own safety cause they don't change it or wash the gloves and that bothered...me a lot. I didn't feel safe!!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

We were hungry before an Oilers game so we decided to try Dorinku on Jasper Ave. on the recommendation of a friend. We were glad we did. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was lively. Dorinku is close enough to the Ice District and...the re-vitalization of downtown Edmonton is slowly coming along. It wasn't too long ago that downtown Edmonton was not the place to be unless you wanted to be panhandled. The food at Dorinku was flavourful and unique. It was tasty but the portions were a bit small. I want to go back and try some of their other creations. Definitely worth a visit before or after an Oilers game.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

This very nice restaurant has authentic Japanese food. Excellent customer service starting at booking a table. Table for 11 dear people my family and friends and everyone just were so happy with the food, drinks and service and I got a surprise dessert for my...birthday. Yay!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, Dorinku offers takeaway services.

Dorinku is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4