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Guu Kobachi

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735 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-683-0735
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great night in this place, such a fun atmosphere & the food was lovely. We had to wait for a table as it was packed, went next door to left bank for a drink & nearly stayed there but decided to give this place a go & so glad we did. We drunk sake from strange holder... More 

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Thank jackie c
Vancouver, Canada
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129 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a couple of times before writing this review, three times actually. It's time for me to give them some credit. This is a great Guu. In-fact I prefer it over the Robson location, the servers are very personable. We were with a diner that has not been exposed to the Guu shouting experience (that's the only way... More 

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Thank Amy W
New Richmond, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took a chance as this relatively new (?) place had only a few ratings yet. We were impressed by the authentic ambiance and excellent food. The concept is similar to Spanish tapas. We were in Japan before and felt we were there again during this meal. Will come back again.

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Thank Johnvai
Hong Kong, China
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is the 2nd visit to the restaurant after 15 months. Every staff is so enthusiastic creating a joyful ambience. Their Sake selection can satisfy demanding customer and food is full of modern twist and surprises. Great job to the team and I will surely visit again!

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Thank Chris S
West Vancouver, Canada
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298 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice atmosphere, convenient location, friendly service, food although didn't look expensive, but ended up to be on the more expensive side, C$150+ for the 3 of us, including one drink each.

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Thank Lraep
Oak Park, Illinois
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This place is a ton of fun. It really feels like walking into a casual joint in Tokyo. The servers loudly carry on amongst each other, clearly having a great time, and virtually the entire clientele, except for us, consisted of young-ish Asian people. The food was interesting and innovative. I suppose if you took away the atmosphere, and the... More 

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Thank LoraxLawyer
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I came in to eat around 6pm and the staff was very welcoming. Great music that creates a nice atmosphere to eat in. The pitcher of Sapporo is a must have when eating with company for $15. The three types of sashimi were lovely -- each bite had a fresh taste, with a smooth texture that melts in your mouth.... More 

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Thank cq01
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I've been to many of the Guu's and each one has its own specialty. Honestly, it doesn't matter which one you go to -- they're all very good! They do tend to get very busy so try to come earlier than later. Staff is also very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank missjoyceanne
Reno, Nevada
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We especially loved the scallop dish and everthing else was innovative and well done. Our waitress was very sweet and patient with us in explaining the menu

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Thank Gena424
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I visited Vancouver for the first time in April 2014. During this trip, we had a craving for some good Japanese food. We walked down Denman St. from our hotel and found a restaurant named Kingyo, but they were completely full and the wait was over 1 hour. Since we were with our 1 1/2 year old toddler, we didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-683-0735

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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