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Tatsu Japanese Bistro

€€ - €€€Japanese, Seafood, Sushi
1441 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3X8, Canada
+1 604-558-2285
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tempura” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (14 reviews)
“blueberries” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
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1441 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3X8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Bistro is set amidst many different types of restaurants [including other Japanese/Sushi restaurants--- but is in the very "top rung"!! The diversity of the menu, the quality/freshness of the ingredients is amazing... and the professionalism of the service is simply great!! We had 6...More

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

To be fair I've only gotten take out from here but every time I have the food has been fresh and delicious. I typically get the tempura udon and a side of negitoro roll, which is pretty hearty and filling. My go to place for...More

Thank Ee-JinL
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Tasty, not exceptional. For the price point it is acceptable, and I find their decor charming. This is why they get a pass.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Best Japanese food on Commercial Drive, very reasonably priced, great food and usually very busy! Highly recommend for lunch and dinner :-)

Thank L-Jay-YYC
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy this restaurant. Usually can get a table, and the food is excellent. Tuna sashimi is fresh and beautifully presented. The rolls are great and garlic butter edamame is simple and delicious. The food is prepared with integrity and care. Definitely recommend.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Selected this Japanese restaurant out of the 3 on the same block because it looked nice inside. My teenager and I opted for udon - tempura and Nabeyaki. They arrived piping hot. We both thought that the soup base was yummy. The teenager was very...More

Thank Mtanaka
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in when the line up for Kishimoto was too long. It turned out to be a good choice. Had a salmon and crab salad which was salmon sashimi and what seemed like canned crab. Garnished with blueberries and raspberries with...More

Thank CMac0693
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Great restaurant right on the drive. Great tasting food even for those who dont eat fish. Lots of possibilities. Great prices. Always busy, best to have reservations. Great with kids. We have been coming here at least once a month for the past 3 years.

Thank mismcfly
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Every time we eat at Tatsu, we are impressed. The menu has so many geniusly crafted dishes that you've never seen before in a sushi restaurant. Their even combination of taste and presentation makes Tatsu the #1 choice for Japanese food on Commercial Drive. I've...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

We got the sashimi platter and sushi platter to share between 4 of us and were absolutely thrilled with the food! It's incredibly fresh, gorgeous presentation, and delicous!! This has made it onto my top sushi in Vancouver list for sure!

Thank Sarah K
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises
of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy
counter-culture. Straddling the line between
sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by
students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups,
and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat
counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which
well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 3X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-2285
  • E-mail
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