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Asuka Japanese Restaurant - CLOSED

108 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B9, Canada
+1 416-975-9084
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
24 Jan 2017
“So Sorry to See this Restaurant Close”
6 Dec 2016
“One of the first, One of the best!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
108 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 25 January 2017

After 28 years of truly great food and a go to spot for locals seeking their Asian fix, Asuka has closed. The building is to be torn down to make room for street level high end retail. Wish Asuka could afford to stay in the...More

2  Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Asuka is one of the first sushi restaurants I went to when I was first introduced to sushi many moons ago. This place hold fond memories of good meals with friends and family over the years and there has never been a time where food...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Tiny place, lower level (basement), easy to miss. Fills up quickly at lunch. The menu covers all the usual sush/Japanese staples but there are quite a few items meant to be shared or for a group. Service always pleasant and prompt. I thought the nigiri...More

Thank busyeater
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The atmosphere is a bit sketchy, but it doesn't matter if you are there for the food! The seaweed salad was excellent and the spicy tuna rolls melted in your mouth (in a good way- not because they were warm...). We both ordered a Chirachi...More

Thank MLV_Greece
Reviewed 2 October 2016

It starts at the front entrance...dirty. There are cob webs around the sushi bar and the display case is full of grime. The tables are sticky. What was once a great place has become a disgusting hole in the wall. If you want good sushi,...More

1  Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We used to love this place. It was always a fun experience to sit at the sushi bar and interact with the chef. We were looking forward to a return visit, but were disappointed. The food was OK, but nothing spectacular. The personal experience matched...More

Thank Hilltopgal
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This very good sushi bar was just one block off Bloor but it's located down a few steps from street level. Asuka has curtained booths if you are a small group, or a romantic couple, and the tables are separated by Japanese screens throughout the...More

Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Firstly, the service was nice, we were immediately welcomed and seated across from the sushi chef. I was craving something warm so ordered the Niku Don Buri, which in the past I've loved. This time, the texture seemed off, and upon tasting it, it was...More

Thank KookyPirate
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Fantastic little restaurant in Yorkville serving great traditional sushi. Highly recommended. Can be a little hard to find as it is tucked away in a basement, but well worth finding.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This little hole in the wall in Yorkville is apparently quite famous for stars that have come by during TIFF, etc. but on most regular days it's accessible to us normal folk. Good, higher than medium end but not quite high end sushi at reasonable...More

Thank elmundounpanuelo
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-975-9084
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