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Bistro Sakana

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
1123 Mainland St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5P2, Canada
+1 604-633-1280
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“yam tempura” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (16 reviews)
“sockeye” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
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1123 Mainland St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5P2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for the happy hour special: $10 pint of Sapporo, yam fries, edamame & mango cali roll. Great deal. My companion had chicken karage , and a dynamite roll. We continued with the king salmon sashimi and ebi mayo. The single dishes were about...More

Thank Givin'er
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve written elsewhere that making sushi is a form of art and Bistro Sakana certainly maintains this fact in a forceful way. Located in the Yaletown area of Vancouver, Bistro Sakana offers traditional Japanese flavours combined with local West Coast elements to create a truly...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect evening out at Bistro Sakana tonight in Yaletown! We made reservations for 6 and whole most of the younger crowd took advantage of the pub establishments and their happy hour - we enjoyed a very quiet and pleasant and peaceful outdoor...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We loved this stop for dinner. Great service. Staff was very friendly. We enjoyed Chef's choice. dessert was awesome.

Thank Jedilostinspace
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went here based on the recommendation of a good friend who has lived in Vancouver for 2 yrs and we enjoyed one of the best sushi restaurants we have ever visited....food was phenomenal in quality of the fish and the expertise of the chef...More

Thank DiegoCandela
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wonderful experience with clients from Toronto on a Thursday evening. Amazing presentation, massive sake menu and super friendly wait staff.

Thank Trent N
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The staff were really helpful and happy to offer advice if asked. The selection we were recommended for 2 adults and 2 children was perfect. We had a mix of different sushi along with Gyoza's and beef. Really enjoyed it and would thoroughly recommend.

Thank MartinDManchester
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This place is a bit more low key than many other sushi spots in the city. The quality is amazing and the service is good, with some slow exceptions from time to time. Prices are not the lowest and I find that it lacks in...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is well known in Vancouver for the owner's efforts to be trained as a female sushi chef -- something resisted by traditionalists. Regardless of the higher debates the food is excellent. They have regular lunch specials which are worth it for a quick...More

Thank RJMJanes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were suppose to head to Minami across the road but decided to go for a walk and wonder around to check out the other restaurants and found this across the road! It was a great find, not only were the prices better but the...More

Thank Liz0r
Yaletown & False Creek North
Yaletown has risen from the ashes of its
rough-and-tumble industrial past into one of
Vancouver's new chicest neighbourhoods. The place
responsible for originating of the phrase 'skid row'
might not call to mind independently-owned boutiques
and terraced cafes, but having swallowed the
waterfront lines of False Creek North, the resulting
amalgamation transformed the area into an elegant,
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Beverly C
5 June 2016|
Response from PGN99 | Property representative |
Hi Beverly, Yes, we do. Both a beef and tofu version. Thanks for your inquiry. Bistro Sakana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 14:45
17:00 - 22:45
17:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 Mainland St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5P2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Neighbourhood: Yaletown & False Creek North
  • Phone Number: +1 604-633-1280
  • E-mail
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