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Review of Kissa Tanto

Kissa Tanto
Ranked #108 of 4,133 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went off the menu and asked chef to give us his best, and did he deliver! I don't know how many plates of pasta I have had as one of the courses at some of the best restaurants in the world - I have to say this was the best I have ever had, could not stop eating it. Every other dish demonstrated a wonderful skill at building complex layers mixing Japanese and Italian influences. Superb dining!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

WOW....this was such a great experience, we had a great time, our waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu and when we asked questions she was very helpful. Flavours were great, everything looked so good. The dip for the whole fish was ponsu with diacon very yummy. Drink menu great, fun. You can be dressed casual. Loved the ambience and will go back.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

First the good: a very nice space. But loud.
The food is awful, however. Every dish was either inedible or just kind of gross.
Eggplant: thick, gummy slices covered in a foul bechemel.
Pasta: both dishes overcooked. Both so salty I felt like I was eating potato chips.
Waiter's response: not an apology, just a diffident, rather rude presentation of the cheque with no discount or other accommodation for bad food. He told us he had asked the kitchen and they "checked the water," as if that would explain overcooked pasta.
The irony: the menu labels the pasta section as cooked "to the tooth."

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Book early- or you might not get in. We had reservations 3 months out. You must reserve if you are a party of 4 or more.
Italian Asian fusion - unique and inspiring dishes with incredible flavour. We met Chef Joel at the beginning and end of the night. Our waiter, Daniel, was fabulous and really knew his job - making suggestions and we felt he really knew this menu. We recommend getting several dishes and eating family style - appetizers recommended - stuffed olives, meatballs, and the sourdough bread!! 2 pastas, 2 salads and 2 mains. The beet salad was our favourite; and it was hard to choose a favourite pasta. We loved the crispy skin and moistness of the chicken and we devoured the special - pork. For a special treat we shared the green tea cheese cake - so good!!
Highly recommend this special restaurant.

Thank Lynn N
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This is an interesting place with Japanese/Italian fusion food, where "fusion" is a keyword. Very weird, I couldn't read the menu, so many unfamiliar names. Very crowded at night, and because of that the staff is hectic and not attentive. And the place is pricey: the cheapest menu item is around $25.

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Thank Igor I
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