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Kishimoto Japanese Kitchen

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2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
+1 604-255-5550
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was excited to go to this restaurant after reading the reviews on how amazing it was and how great the food is. Keep in mind, Vancouver is full to the rim with Japanese restaurants so if you are going to say it's amazing, it...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had a very good Japanese meal here. Fast service, we were done in less than an hour after arriving at 5:30pm on a Sunday night. It is a busy restaurant so expect to wait. We were just fine to sit at the sushi bar...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was our first time at Kishimoto and we are absolutley in love! I picked this place not only for the good reviews, but also because they serve okonomiyaki. You can order that ahead while waiting for your table, since it needs about 30min cooking...More

1  Thank Jesena
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Kishimoto is consistently rated one of the best Japanese restaurants in Vancouver and deservedly so. The food is absolutely delicious. Service fast and friendly. There's always a line up as they don't take reservations. Having said all this, I do think the rolls are overpriced....More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I came to Kishimoto twice this month already. It's a tiny restaurant with just a few tables, so there is always a line up to it. Food is served pretty fast. The hostess is pretty and friendly. When you leave your name down for a...More

1  Thank zt-travel-n-dineout
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I was in Vancouver for 5 weeks and this was my favorite sushi place. I usually got there around 4:30 for the 5:00 opening and was never the first person in line. I like the oshi here better than the aburi oshi at Miku and...More

2  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Kishimoto is definitely one of my favourite sushi places in Vancouver. The only downside, no reservations and long waits! I normally do take out which I find is the best way to enjoy Kishimoto without having to stand outside for 40 minutes.

Thank Jsc6
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The sushi at Kishimoto was ON POINT! It's hard to get a table but worth the wait. I ended up ordering extra after finishing my second round! Prices can be a bit steep but the food is good. They had some very creative (and very...More

1  Thank Thomwayn
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Drool.... Great spot for sushi. It's not a big restauant but you can put your name down, go for a drink somewhere else and they will give you a call. Great service, atmosphere, food and it's reasonably priced!

1  Thank PatriciaYWC
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

OMG! The Best Best Best donburi bowl I've had in my life and it wasn't even the fish that made it the best it was the rice - they mix it with their special sauce and sesame seeds and it's just incredibly delicious. I had...More

1  Thank Laila R
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
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Ingrid M
18 February 2015|
Response from harteld | Reviewed this property |
I was there for lunch so I can't speak for dinner lineups but I imagine if you go early or late is better than peak dinner hours. fyi I think it opens at 5;00 and it's not very big.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2054 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-255-5550

Kishimoto is a small restaurant on Commercial Drive in East Vancouver.
Our menu is a mix of creative and traditional Japanese cuisine with focus on quality and freshness.
On our regular menu you will find familiar dishes and new favorites.
Special menus feature seasonal and locally inspired items, and fresh fish straight from Tokyo's Tsukiji Market.
Everything is made in house from our soups, sauces, ice cream, and even our own blend of tamari shoyu.
Fresh flowers are picked daily from our garden to garnish your meal.
We aim to provide high quality food and friendly service in a casual, lively atmosphere.
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