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Koto Japanese Restaurant

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80 10th Ave, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4E3, Canada
+1 250-286-1422
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I find Koto to have the best Saki and soy sauce. Top quality and a little different. Service was a bit slow and I think it's a bit more expensive than the rest. But very traditional and some may find it the best in town. I know many people like the 'new' style of sushi with creams and sauces. I'm... More 

Thank BC K
Campbell River, Canada
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85 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with the family to celebrate a birthday. My brother and his wife were super impressed with the freshness and preparation of the sashimi and sushi! Our family grew up in Japan and appreciated the quiet and familiar environment with the kotatsu and low ambient lighting. The kids enjoyed their yakitori, gyoza, tempura, chicken kara-age, and udon. The toro... More 

3 Thank Mark T
Campbell River, Canada
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85 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

My dad and I enjoyed the unagi, toro, and uni sushi which tasted fresh and clean. The tempura and chicken teriyaki were perfectly cooked and presented. We especially enjoyed the quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

2 Thank Mark T
Campbell River, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Delicious and fresh sushi and Japanese cuisine , simple relaxing and clean atmosphere and very friendly staff . I have been dining at kotos for years and I have tried other sushi places in town I always come back to kotos the sunomono is to die for

Thank Desiree P
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Sushi was very delicious, a little more pricey than other sushi places I have been to, but I don't mind as long as food is good. I do prefer rolls which I thought this restaurant lacked in, but the few we had were excellent, very fresh and presentation was beautiful. Atmosphere was very clean and quiet. Food took a long... More 

Thank Carla B
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I have been to this family owned restaurant many times. The sushi was excellent. It can be a bit slow when busy. Other than that, everything was excellent.

Thank Linda L
Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Food are average, we had 2 set lunch with rice and noodle. A bit salty, and seems that there is MSG in the food. Service is good, staff are polite, yet the shop is too dark , maybe they wanna deco it with ancient Japanese style, the paper lamps on the ceiling block most of the light. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank linlai530
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131 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

We asked for a japanese-style separate booth, and selected sushi, sashimi and tempura. Everything was absolutely fresh, and the presentation first class - as in Tokyo where we have lived. Whilst not cheap, the quality and style were exceptional, and this was one of our best meals on Victoria Island !!

Thank RocketmanGeneva
Poynton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

We arrived late only ten minutes before last orders, our food was served very quickly but to a very high standard

Thank Stephen M
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

Good food. Slow service. Fun booths. Miss Tony. It is good but a little on the expensive side. Nice quiet location and nice for couples. The menu hasn't changed much over the years from when it was the only sushi place in town.

2 Thank P E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 10th Ave, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River
  • Phone Number: +1 250-286-1422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?