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55 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M4P 1G8, Canada (Yonge and Eglinton)
+1 647-347-3864
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17:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
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Toronto
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621 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Noisy. Japanese style decor. Outstanding fish both as sashimi as well as grilled. Many different specials imported from Japan. Extensive saki menu. Recommended.

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Thank Lawrence2300
Toronto, Ontario
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

As a Japanese person, I was so shocked to see how they made me feel like that I was back in Japan. All the staff are Japanese and it is one of the few places that are run by real Japanese people. The background music was a bit too Japanese (we may not play this kind of old instruments in... More 

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Thank LoveLoveFruit
Toronto
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I went there with my partner on a cold Saturday night. Knowing it was going to be busy, we made a reservation on line on their website. It was a good thing since it was already packed by the time we got there. The food was excellent (we had the seafood salad, benito takaki, egg plant, grilled salmon fish, chicken... More 

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Thank yyzzaku
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Food: Has authentic Japanese taste. Serving size is just right. Quality and food presentation are alright. Value for money! Very affordable. Relaxed atmosphere for our 2:45pm lunch. Service is warm, polite and friendly.

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Thank Rexell A
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

I have been here a few times for small gatherings or big parties. Izakayas are usually in a loud setting hence a good place for gatherings but if you do not like loud and crowded settings for family dinners, this might not be the place. The food come in small portions but I love the food here and it is... More 

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Thank Yen900
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

First time trying this restaurant. Made a reservation Friday evening to celebrate my friend's birthday. We were greeted and seated right away on the hightop tables. The restaurant was simple but lovely. It looked very well kept and clean including the washrooms - which is a definite plus. After much time deciding what to eat we ordered: 1) Fin's Seafood... More 

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Thank Cindy L
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

They are very attentive and their food is great! It is a nice place that I will drop by sometimes. The portion maybe small but you can try different dishes at once. This is a real Japanese place you should go try!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I love the atmosphere, a real Japanese restaurant managed by Japanese. Located near Eglinton, very close to the subway station. Price is not really expensive.

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Thank catcafe217
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

Salmon is melt in your mouth, I'm still dreaming about it. Great selection of sake. Can't wait to come back!

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Thank Dani T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

I used to work in the area so I made regular trips to Fin. The service is great, the food is amazing and the ambiance is less loud that a typical Izakaya in Toronto. The food is also fairly priced. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Sushi, Japanese, Asian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:30
Thursday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:30
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:30
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M4P 1G8, Canada
    (Yonge and Eglinton)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 647-347-3864
Description
Fin Izakaya is all about authentic and comforting Japanese dining experience. Our menu reflects moments of its own finest ingredients from land and ocean. Our seafood and other fresh ingredients are always hand-picked by our chefs. Fin's "Izakaya" is a casual place for kicking back with friends after work, and definitely enjoying plenty of sake and beer with foods that complement them. Our hospitality spirits from Japan with a warm welcome,"Irasshaimase!" will always bring you a smile and a great time!

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North End
The North End is a nucleus of specialty food restaurants and shops, especially around its Mount Pleasant Village area. Frequented by antiquers for its numerous collectable shops, furniture spots, and oddity stores, the North End is a maverick of the quaint and quality. Vintage toy stores, accessory shops, and cinemas welcome perusers to step back in time, while the wide pedestrian squares and the large medical and business community inject it with a dose of modernity. With numerous cafes and Toronto's greatest number of independent booksellers, it isn't uncommon to see folks in this area at their leisure, reading outdoors and in eateries, and taking life a bit more slowly – even if it's only during their lunch break.
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