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Minami Restaurant

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Sun., 03-24

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Established as the second location of the Aburi Brand in North America, Minami Restaurant offers a combination of Japanese and West Coast cuisine in a comfortable, rustic atmosphere. Minami presents the Aburi take on red meats and seafood dishes to enjoy with your choice of sake, wine, or specialty cocktail. From intimate gatherings with family and friends to professional corporate events, our welcoming atmosphere with amazing cuisine and impeccable service creates a lasting dining experience. Aburi Sushi is a corporate symbol of our company, enjoyed by local Vancouverites and international travellers alike. Minami is excited to introduce the innovative concept of Aburi Sushi appetizers. This
US$23 - US$37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My perspective is a little skewed coming from the east-coast where good quality sushi is expensive and hard to find. I wandered in not knowing what to expect and only wanting a little snack at 2 pm. The decor was slick and clean. I felt...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rogue_Wave_Traveler
Reviewed February 12, 2019

All of us had the Aburi Sholai for dinner. This chef's selection was excellent from start to finish.It was a combination of business and friendship. We arrived just before 7 pm and left after 10:30. Despite the time span, service was impeccable with each flight...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robert H
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Great food. Attentive service. Very nice ambience. We had the lunch set menu with a great variety of dishes. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Way2Cheap
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

I had a great dinner last night unfortunately every time I come to the restaurant the hostess team never make us welcome I feel in my way in and in my way out that They are doing me a favour The service three stars I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 545farahy
Aburi R, Guest Relations Manager at Minami Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Dear Farahy, thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent dining experience with us. While we are thriled that you enjoyed our cuisine, we are very sorry to hear that the service you received during your evening did not meet the...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019

If you want to experience Japanese cuisine with an elegant twist, this is the place to come to. Elegant presentation with creative culinary touches. Don't expect any traditional sushi dishes.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MoreTravelSoon
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Where to start....well...I guess I'd have to say start with the calamari.wr all said we'd never eat calamari again unless we're in Vancouver. We shared2 lunch specials amongst the three of us and it was quite enough. The service was as good as the food....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carol P
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Visited Minami for lunch in October 2018. This was my first time for lunch at Minami, and I wasn't disappointed. You can choose from lunch menu, or you can order a la carte like dinner also. A lot of choices. Service was good and food,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 950kt
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

We booked a late dinner 9.15 expecting to listen to band and eat a slow served set menu to see in the new year. Couldn’t fault the food it was excellent a fantastic taste, smell and see experience and if based on food I’d give...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 573darrend
Aburi R, Guest Relations Manager at Minami Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Hello Darren, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent dining experience with us. Thank you for choosing to celebrate the new year with us during your stay in the city. While we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was suggested to us by our concierge, Lisa, at the Westin Grand. We could not get a reservation, but it is amazing what a concierge can do for you. We arrived and they were expecting us, we had some great seats at the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GlenK868
Reviewed December 29, 2018

I went here with my Wife, Sister in Law, Daughter and Son in Law in other words there were 5 of us for lunch, we ordered 2 plates of Calamari which are cooked in a tempura batter and come with a couple of cooked cherry...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ken H
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I don't remember seeing one (we visited in January 2016) but there were a few different sections to the restaurant. We were toward the back, close to where the restrooms are and there was no TV in that area. It wouldn't... More
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