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Doraku Japanese Cuisine - CLOSED

1579 Dresden Row, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2K4, Canada
+1 902-425-8888
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
15 Mar 2015
“Lovely place”
17 Jul 2014
“great sushi.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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1579 Dresden Row, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2K4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2015

I loved this place, the food is awesome, price is good and the whole atmosphere is awesome. Love that the waitress are in kimono's & also they do traditional Japanese serving when bring the food. I also love how some of them spoke Japanese &...More

Thank Snovaaa34
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Difficult to find wheat free options. Even the salads came with wheat in the dressing mixed in so impossible to have even a salad. Excellent sushi but to much old school attitude.

Thank brian154974
Reviewed 11 July 2014

It is five stars sushi food. The slow service did not bother us, as we expected that.. We already lowered our expectation for that as well as the physical place itself... We went there for the food, which truly met our expectations, and little bit...More

Thank TOURtheWORLDMexPal
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Don't be fooled. There is no better in Halifax, and I have tried. My fiancé lived in Japan for 5 years and speaks Japanese. The chef and owners are Japanese, the atmosphere is pretty authentic, and the food is excellent! There is nothing else to...More

Thank PubGatto
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Shrimps were fresh and I like their seaweed salad(real stripped seaweed) and the service was also good. A little sad they did not have sea urchin.

Thank Zoey217
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Tucked away on Dresden Row near Citadel Hill in Halifax is a jewel of a Japanese restaurant. Small and unassuming, this restaurant produces the best Japanese food in the city. Staff are friendly and knowledgable and will guide you through the menu- even making modifications...More

1  Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I went there for lunch and again I was not disappointed by all the great tripadviser reviews. I started my lunch with a miso soup, followed by the sushi combo with a salmon roll and an alaska roll. The miso soup is easily the best...More

Thank PraiseTheHitachi
Reviewed 7 March 2013

This restaurant is a bit of a hidden gem. The staff are very friendly and the food is fresh and delicious. It's a small restaurant, so reservations are recommended for peak times. Some of the tables are enclosed with a curtain, so it gives a...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 17 August 2012

The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere with a relatively small number of tables but they seem to be able to handle larger groups too. We were there at a relatively busy time and had more than one staff member checking on our table when our...More

Thank MctnF00die
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Fabulous food! Great service! However, the name has changed to "Suzuki". I am told it is still same owner. The name change was precipitated by another restaurant in town that has a similar name to Doraku and they needed to avoid people being confused.

Thank Dannyboy96
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  • Address: 1579 Dresden Row, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-425-8888
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