Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in Vancouver

It’s been said that Vancouver’s best sushi is comparable to the ‘good stuff’ served in Japan. Tourists often claim that fresh and delectable sushi can be found on every street corner of our city.  And, as sushi connoisseurs, we Vancouverites would be quick to regale our good fortune for having a sophisticated and abundant selection of this unique Japanese cuisine in our midst. But on every block?  It ain’t quite so. However, you won’t have to look far to find the BEST MADE-IN-JAPAN-style fish and rice that our multicultural city has to offer.

Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in Downtown Vancouver

Guu (Thurlow)

838 Thurlow St | 604-685-8817 $$ | Japanese

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Tiny. Cozy. Always packed
The tuna sashimi is consistently fresh and melt-in-the-mouth.

Kaide

Recently moved to Granville St. | 604-681-5886 $$ | Japanese

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Ideal for take-out.
Try the marinated tuna.

Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in Kitsilano, Point Grey and Kerrisdale

Suika

1626 W Broadway | 604-730-1678 $$ | Japanese

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Ajisai

2081 West 42nd Ave | 604-266-1428 $$ | Japanese

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Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in North and West Vancouver

On the hunt for the best sushi on the North Shore? Here are the top five spots.  

Ki Isu (West Van)

1532 Marine Dr | 778-279-8843 $ | Japanese

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Yanaki

1449 Marine Dr | 604-708-5006 $$ | Japanese

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Hole-in-wall style. Ideal for take-out.
Fresh food, expertly crafted rolls.

Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in the West End

Hapa Izakaya (Robson)

1479 Robson St | 604-689-4272 $$ | Japanese

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Gyoza King

1508 Robson St | 604-669-8278 $$ | Japanese

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Kingyo

Kingyo Izakaya Denman

871 Denman St | 604-608-1677 $$ | Japanese

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Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in Yaletown

Ki Isu (Yaletown)

1275 Pacific Blvd | 604-899-0366 $ | Japanese

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Minami

1118 Mainland St | 604-685-8080 $$$ | Japanese

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Kaide

Recently moved to Granville St. | 604-681-5886 $$ | Japanese

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Best Casual and Takeout Japanese (Sushi) Restaurants in Burnaby

On a mission to find Burnaby's best sushi? This multicultural area is known for its authentic Asian cuisine, specifically Japanese. Here's where to find the most satisfying fish on rice...

Tairyou Ichiba

4300 Kingsway | 604-451-3331 $ | Japanese