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Ebisu on Robson

827 Bute Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3Y4, Canada
+1 604-689-8266
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (32 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
“truffle fries” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
$$ - $$$
827 Bute Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a nice atmosphere and large menu this place was promising however poor service, high prices and only average food was disappointing. Nice place for a drink but there are much better sushi places very near by

Thank nina c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The “Japanese” menu items, such as tempura, were not authentic and not well done. Veggie tempura was heavy and thick, not at all like the light crispy tempura at my local sushi haunt. Brussels sprouts were good, but everyone does them lately and they weren’t...More

Thank Yaletowner
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is more of a bar with food than a restaurant. The food was not very good and not very Japanese. It seemed to the kind of place where big groups meet to drink a lot, make a lot of noise and eat something without...More

Thank Richmond C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Had a family dinner here, service was slow, waitress was not attentive to our table. The rolls were just so so for an expensive rest. in downtown Van. To my son's surprise he was charged double price for a double drink, not just a bit...More

Thank ElaineBalul
Obsideon, Manager at Ebisu on Robson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Elaine, thank you for your review. We apologize for the slow service and will discuss about this issue at our meeting. We would like to clarify that double pours are charged 1.5x the price of a single. It has always been like that since...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with friends for Dine Out Vancouver Festival at this restaurant and our overall experienced was excellent. The food presentation is awesome and the foods were all delicious. The staff are friendly and attentive. The place is good, not bright and music volume is...More

Thank Donnel P
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

This place is just amazing, so unique. I've come here every year for several years in all seasons when I'm in town on business alone, with a friend and with a big group. They have nice solo tables, cool 1/2 round booths opposite of the...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Waited over 40 mins and after asking the server 4 times before getting our Double Dragon Roll. The Kamei Katsu Don is terrible. Overall food is terrible. An insult to Japanese food and service. Never again!

1  Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Bar service was the worst. Watched them pour several glasses of beer down the drain because they didn't know how to pour and they were coming out all foam. They had never heard of an IPA. I ordered a honey brown and the lady at...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Terrible service, staff are nice and polite but have no idea how to provide even decent customer service. We watched them pour glass after glass of beer from the taps and pour them out into other glasses because there was too much foam. It took...More

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I recently placed an order for delivery and it was awful. I ordered food worth 100$ almost and it wasn't even enough for two people. There portion sizes are ridiculous small when ordering delivery. There food quality is also very basic and doesn't taste anything...More

Thank parth b
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17 December 2016|
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Response from Obsideon | Property representative |
Hi Erin, Yes Ebisu does carry both fresh and baked oysters that come in daily!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 16
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Bute Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 3Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Robson Street
  • Neighbourhood: Robson Street
  • Phone Number: +1 604-689-8266
The first and only Japanese Restaurant Lounge featuring some of the best deals for food & drinks in town! Delicious tapas & inventive, original sushi created by our master chefs straight from Japan! The trendy modern design of our spacious interior, many big screens and a huge projection TV help to set the perfect ambiance for any occasion from quick business lunches, intimate romantic dinners or large parties of any size!Set in the heart of Robson Street this stylish izakaya restaurant lounge is the hottest new spot that many local dining enthusiasts have been craving for! Our innovative adaptation plays with the contrast of East meets West. Ranging from the freshest sashimi straight out of Japan to home-cooked dishes with a twist. Oriental style pastas, juicy steaks or even sushi rolls seared right in front of you! There is definitely something for everyone!
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