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Octopus's Garden Restaurant

1995 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1C9, Canada
+1 604-734-8971
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“nigiri” (4 reviews)
“sushi bar” (5 reviews)
“japanese food” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
1995 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1C9, Canada
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The service the food - absolutely glorious ! We go often and are always happy with the unique dishes and friendly staff. Tucked away in Kits it's the best sushi.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Even though we had a reservation, the table ahead of us was behind so we had to wait another 15 minutes. The service was excellent. There is also specials on the board and we ordered a variety of items to try as it was our...More

Thank Where_to_travel_next
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I visited this restaurant with a friend whilst in Vancouver. The traditional entrance leads into a very homely seating area with a sushi bar and some traditional seating with cushions. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating and very patient answering all our menu-related questions....More

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Octopus' Garden is a rather small and friendly place with high-end sashimi and sushi. I sat at the sushi bar and had a standard plate of assorted nigiri sushi, accompanied by a scrumptious bowl of miso soup and a Sapporo. My choice was clearly a...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Food here is excellent and the presentation is a work of art! I am not big on raw fish, but it really is great food here. I wish I could tell you what we ate, but I was with a friend who said to let...More

Thank Derrick1230
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Eat here often when visiting from Toronto. Amazingly food has improved - big time. Try the spot prawns for sure - delicious - you can eat the entire head, super crunchy.

Thank Max B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Make your reservations since the restaurant is small. Get a seat at the sushi bar and say hello to the chef/owner, Sada-san. The menu is small and the daily specials on the blackboard are worth trying. The toro tasting is worth a try, so is...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a must visit! It's small and the attention to detail is spot on! The food was so fresh and delicious! The staff is beautifully dressed and so pleasant. I can't say enough good things, just go! Make a reservation first!

Thank Senoraslife
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've eaten sushi world wide including at the Tsukiji market in Tokyo and this was comparable. Best sushi I've had in Canada and amongst the best anywhere. The ingredients are exceptionally fresh, high quality and expertly combined. There was literally nothing below excellent and we...More

Thank Aroundth
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We made a reservation for omakase ($75/person) on a Friday evening. The restaurant is small and cozy. The octopus-themed decoration is over-killed and make the restaurant looks messy (or homey depending on how you look at it). It is not the place to go if...More

Thank Robin L
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1995 Cornwall Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1C9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-734-8971
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