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US$12 - US$16
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed November 8, 2019

Went here with my daughter last week who loves sushi,,,,,,,,,to my surprise it was full.That impressed me.When we got our food I knew why it was full,everything was so good!'I had ebi sunomono salad which had 3 big shrimp in it ($5.50) bigger and better...than most places............then I had avocado rolled sushi 8 pieces ($ 4.50) but loaded with avocado. I was full with just that.My daughter had the Ladys roll ($9.95) which is vegan with beet sauce on it,she just loved it! I cannot wait to go back for lunch!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Best miso soup in Surrey! My wife has the teriyaki chicken roll with a bowl of rice. The tiger roll is great! Always good service and never disappointed with the food. Recommend to everyone!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to Tawara for a quick lunch and we were seated quickly and the waitress brought us steaming cups of tea to start. We both ordered their Bento box special and I was impressed with the amount of variety for the price. It came...with a very fresh California roll, a fresh salad with a fruity dressing, rice, tempura (Amazing tempura at that), miso soup, a battered shrimp with tangy sauce an a orange slice. Our food came out very fast and the server came by several times to refill our tea and check on us. I will definitely come back for lunch.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Ambiance is nice as well as friendly service. Our tea is always topped up and they are always accommodating with my toddler’s dietary restrictions. The price is a bit steep for Surrey, but the Tawara dinner box is large and filling in portion size.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed September 13, 2017

The food is excellent and quick if you are limited in time. Parking is a bit of a hassle because the complex has had construction ongoing for the past year and looks to continue for at least 3 - 6 more months.

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This place is hard to find but worth it.The food was very fresh & the presentation was excellent.The prices maybe a tad higher than a lot of sushi places but not enough to really notice.Its tucked away in this mall.......have a look for it as...its so good.More

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Nice ambience, good service, good food, clean, really enjoyable everything....just thought everything was a little bit too pricey. A couple dollars less for most items would be ideal as the portions weren't that big. Would I come back...probably. Not definitely.

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed January 20, 2017

I've lived in the Sullivan neighbourhood for seven years and had never been to this sushi place before. I was missing out. Firstly the restaurant was well lit, beautifully decorated, professionally staffed, and spacious. We were kindly greeted and seated quickly. Because we had never...been here before we order quite a bit, mostly our "regulars" to compare against other sushi places. To start we had the Agedashi Tofu and Prawn Tempura. Both dishes came out in good time. The Agedashi Tofu has a lovely, delicate batter and is lightly fried. The sauce comes separate so you can choose to dip or pour over. The Prawn Tempura was perfectly cooked and delicious. Our rolls came out quickly after we got our tofu and tempura. The Salmon & Avocado roll is a nice, fresh, roll that is exactly how it sounds. It's a great basic roll. The California roll is smaller than some of the others I've ordered, but just as tasty. The Cali Roll is light on the mayo, which allows the freshness of the filling come through. The Lover's Roll, a specialty roll, was also smaller than I anticipated. I expected it to be a large roll like a typical Dynamite Roll. What it lacked in size, the Lover's Roll made up for in flavour. Unlike other sushi establishments, Tawara takes their spicy tuna seriously. Some spicy tuna is just tuna with a siriacha mayo, but this spicy tuna was mixed and marinated and that made all the difference. Not overly spicy, with the cool smoked salmon and crunch of the prawn tempura makes it a really great roll. This is not the cheapest sushi place I've been too. BUT it's a beautiful restaurant, clean, great servers, and delicious food. I will definitely be back since this is my local sushi place, and it was a great experience. I would recommend Tawara if you like well prepared sushi, in a clean, professional atmosphere.More

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We ordered BBQ Rib Dinner Box (meat was too chewy, won't order this again) Spicy Tuna Roll, Spicy Salmon Roll (good size) , Quinoa Roll. Atmosphere was ok.

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I would eat hear nightly but the prices are way too high. At least double most sushi restaurants. Its unfortunate because the service is great.

Date of visit: September 2016
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Tawara is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5