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Shizenya on Hornby

965 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1V3, Canada
+1 604-568-0013
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brown rice” (81 reviews)
“sashimi” (31 reviews)
“quinoa” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
965 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1V3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tasty Sushi with brown rice where much attention is paid to sourcing ingredients sustainably. We were amazed by the price / quality ratio as it was not very expensive and yet very high quality and tasty. We discovered the place on a longer vacation...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nora2408
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small and nothing fancy for tables or decor but the service is quick and the food is good. Generally very yummy but one roll was average.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rossland58
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Was looking for a great late lunch. Walked into an empty restaurant. Can see 4 kitchen staff working inside. One of the servers or manager was on her laptop at the tables close to kitchen. She wont acknowledge us and we waited for few minutes...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deva G
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I read reviews regarding this place and wanted to check it out. Everything I had ordered was delicious, from the veggie udon to the tataki. Good value for the money!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed September 26, 2018

First time and the last one. We booked a table because we’ve read great reviews but, looks like it was about another restaurant: food is tasteless, service is average, lights are too bright,.. needless to say, it was below expectation

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fabienne C
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

While in Vancouver I, cleverly used TA, to help me find a local Japanese spot. First place I selected was booked till to late, the second was too expensive the third... just right. The restaurant was about a 5m walk from our hotel; the food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 3Tcubed
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I was taken here one evening by some friends while we were filming in Vancouver. A ver unassuming storefront. Once we got to the table and looked at the menu and Sake list we knew we were in for a treat. Our waitress was uber...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joseph U
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Found this restaurant by chance while out looking for somewhere to eat, only a few blocks from our hotel. It seemed busy with people standing outside waiting for tables but within 15mins of giving our name & waiting outside, we were sitting at a table...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

They offer brown rice sushi which is a nice healthier alternative although I still prefer the regular rice. Small location but always busy.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We had an excellent meal at Shizenya. We happened upon it as it was close to our hotel and said they had gluten free items. They had several gluten free options, the service was good, and we enjoyed everything we had. My husband tried a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shannon4343
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Questions & Answers
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Janooo | Reviewed this property |
It seems pretty easy to get a table so I don't know if they take reservations.
June 30, 2016|
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Response from Janooo | Reviewed this property |
I have asked for gluten free soya sauce here and they have it. That, a hold on garlic and some good 'ole brown rice and I think you're set.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 965 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1V3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-568-0013
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